Mucosal Disorders Treatment

Mucosal disorders (mouth sores and blisters) can arise primarily from the oral cavity or reveal an underlying systemic condition. Dr. Shazib works closely with patients and their healthcare providers in diagnosis and managing these complex conditions. Some common mucosal conditions managed include the following:

  • Autoimmune conditions
    • Lichen planus
    • Pemphigoid
    • Pemphigus
  • Canker sores (recurrent aphthous stomatitis)
  • Infections
    • Yeast (thrust)
    • Viral (herpes)
  • Oral contact allergy and hypersensitivity reactions
  • Manifestations of underlying systemic conditions
    • Lupus
    • Crohn disease
    • HIV
    • Sjogren disease
  • Pre-cancerous conditions
    • Leukoplakia
    • Erythroplakia
    • Actinic cheilitis (lip pre-cancer)
    • Dyskeratosis congenita (pediatric)
    • Oral submucous fibrosis

There are several ways for our oral medicine specialist to treat mucosal disorders in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Dr. Shazib may recommend a topical ointment, a mouth rinse or other therapies. For more information on this and other treatments, call New England Oral Medicine at 207-613-6272 today!