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Inside of mouth is sore and swollen. could it be dehydration ?

the inside of my lips are swollen and sore, no bumps, more like chapped. but it has been this way since Dec. eating seems to irritate it more. My tongue almost feels burnt. could it be dehydration ?
Thu, 5 May 2011
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Hi,kathy this symptoms are suggestive of stomatitis and glossits means inflammation of mucosa and it is mostly due to vitamin deficiency of be-complex and folic acid.Please get in touch with your doctor and take regular supplements.Try to take more of fruits and salads.bye.
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