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Mouth Sores Questions

Mouth Sores

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by 0 · July 30, 2014 at 8:47 AM

I started Paleo a week ago, and after about 4-5 days of the diet, I have noticed some strange things in my mouth--dry/chapped lips (never a problem pre-paleo, so not winter-related), sore/raw roof of mouth, and back of tongue is sore and it... (more)

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KaylaMadison 0 · July 30, 2014 at 8:47 AM

Castor oil is a good treatment for dry and chapped lips. 1. Simply apply castor oil to your lips several times a day. 2. You can also make a soothing treatment using one teaspoon of castor oil, one teaspoon of glycerin and a few drops of fresh... (more)

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by 573 · September 16, 2014 at 7:37 PM

A couple weeks after eating a more Paleo diet, I got painful cracks at the side of my mouth for the first time ever in my life. Some googling says it's called angular cheilitis and can be caused by deficiencies (maybe in iron, zinc, or... (more)

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justin_6 0 · January 27, 2012 at 7:01 PM

when i was a vegan, i suddenly developed angular cheilitis (fungal infection) as well. what helped me was eating beef - high in iron, zinc, and b12. if i remember correctly, both zinc and b12 help the body keep fungus in check. the fact that... (more)

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by 1227 · September 16, 2014 at 7:33 PM

Recently I had some mouth sores on the roof of my mouth. I googled the problem for the possible cause. Among probable causes: cinnamon, citrus, chocolate, walnuts, macademia nuts to name a few of the things that I had been eating a lot off some... (more)

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Travis_Culp 0 · November 07, 2011 at 4:35 PM

Raw tree nuts and most types of fruit will do that to me as well. If I eat nuts, they're roasted and I tend try to eat the types of fruit that deliver the most nutrients for the least reaction, which are oranges and papaya. You wouldn't... (more)