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Signs Of Shocking Diseases Seen In Your Mouth First!

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As humans, we are no strangers to diseases. Each one of us, at some point in our lives, suffer from ailments, be it minor or major.

There are literally hundreds of diseases that affect human beings, some of which have no cure!

As we know, diseases of any form can hamper a person's daily activities to some extent, depending on the severity and these can also deplete a patient's quality of life.

Most diseases induce a lot of pain and discomfort in the patients' lives and they can also become psychologically weaker due to the fear and anxiety of further health complications.

Many a times, the symptoms of certain deadly disorders are so subtle that people tend to not notice them until it is too late!

So, it is extremely important to keep a close track of your health and go to a professional when you experience any changes in your health.

Did you know that there are symptoms of certain dangerous disorders that can show up in your mouth first?

To find out what these symptoms and diseases are, have a look below.


1. Crohn's Disease

Crohn's disease is an inflammatory bowel disorder and its initial symptoms include lesions and ulcers in the mouth, especially on the inside of the cheeks and lips.


2. Diabetes

If you are experiencing constant bleeding in the gums, receding gums, dry mouth, loose teeth, etc., you must definitely get yourself checked for diabetes!


3. Oral Cancer

Some of the initial symptoms of this deadly disease are red and white lesions in the mouth, especially on the tongue and roof of the mouth, they are usually painless, so it might be difficult for the patient to notice them.


4. Anaemia

This is a blood disorder in which the red blood cells (RBCs) count in the blood decreases due to iron deficiency. The initial symptoms include the inner lining of the patient's mouth turning very pale and dry.



It is also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease. GERD is a digestive disorder which can disturb the acid balance in your stomach, causing extreme acidity. The initial symptoms can include painful ulcers in the mouth.


6. HIV

This fatal sexually transmitted disease, as we all know, has no cure and one of its initial symptoms include multiple lesions and ulcers in the mouth, which keep recurring.


7. Stress

Extreme stress can also lead to the formation of ulcers in the mouth and dryness in the mouth due to hormonal changes that occur in the brain.

Read more about: diabetes, cancer, ulcer, acidity
Story first published: Wednesday, August 3, 2016, 11:09 [IST]
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