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What causes red patches inside the mouth?

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Posted on Tue, 22 Jul 2014
Question: Hi I am XXXX I have some small red patches inside my mouth from last 3 years , what is the reason and how it will be cured there is no problem from it at all.
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Answered by Dr. Dipti Singh (1 hour later)
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Detailed Answer:
Hello,

Thank you for consulting with HCM. This is Dr. Dipti Singh here to answer your Query.

There are many reasons for these red patches. It can be because of smoking or any fingal infection or any autoimmune disease like lichen planus or pemphigus. The treatment are different for the diseases. Can you send few good quality pictures of those patches. You can upload the pictures using the site's uploader provided on this page.

Awaiting your reply...

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Dr. Dipti Singh
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What causes red patches inside the mouth?

Brief Answer: need a picture Detailed Answer: Hello, Thank you for consulting with HCM. This is Dr. Dipti Singh here to answer your Query. There are many reasons for these red patches. It can be because of smoking or any fingal infection or any autoimmune disease like lichen planus or pemphigus. The treatment are different for the diseases. Can you send few good quality pictures of those patches. You can upload the pictures using the site's uploader provided on this page. Awaiting your reply... Regards Dr. Dipti Singh