Causes of Mouth Sores in Babies
Oral ulcers are the most susceptible to oral mucosal disease, and a 6-year-old baby incidence rate is relatively high, the ulcers usually appear on the tongue, floor of mouth, cheek, vestibular, soft palate, lower lip on the inside, etc., round, oval, and gathered into bundles or irregular in shape.
There are various types of mouth sores in babies.
It is important to learn about the various types of sores so that you are able to identify the mouth sores:
What Causes Cold Sores in a Baby’s Mouth
When a fluid-filled blister appears in or around your baby’s mouth, she has a cold sore, which is sometimes called a fever blister. This means your child has contracted herpes simplex virus.
·Cause of mouth cold sore：Vaginal Canal
A baby may also contract the virus for cold sores during birth. If the mother has genital herpes in her vaginal canal during childbirth, she can pass the virus onto her child.
·Cause of mouth cold sore: A Kiss
Your baby may have contracted the virus that causes cold sores from a kiss on her mouth. People who carry the herpes simplex virus pass the virus along through physical contact with the sore. So if a friend or family member experienced a cold sore outbreak and kissed your baby on the lips, that person could have given her the virus. The virus may even be active in a person who isn’t experiencing a visible breakout. If the virus is dormant or inactive, a person can’t pass it onto another person.
Your baby can get infected with the cold sore virus by sharing toys with another child who carries the virus. Babies and young children often put toys in their mouths. If the baby or child has a cold sore outbreak or the virus is active in their saliva, they can pass on the virus by putting the toy in their mouth, giving the toy to another child for him to put in his mouth.
·Cause of mouth cold sore: Utensils
Your baby may be experiencing cold sores in her mouth because she shared a utensil, such as a spoon or fork, or a cup with a person actively carrying the herpes simplex virus. Infection occurs much like with a kiss. Even if a cold sore hadn’t broken out on the adult’s mouth area, he still could have given the baby the virus through his infected saliva.
What Causes ulcers in a Baby’s Mouth?
·Dental ulcer caused by trauma
Mainly due to scratches, stab, bacterial infections, and other reasons, such ulcers were one-time, easy cure, most will not recur.
·Caused by lack of vitamin b oral inflammation
Ulcers usually appear in baby’s lips, lip or tongue.
·Baby body heat causing oral ulcer
Higher calorie foods or dry weather will easily cause heart heat hot air rushing out in vivo, to your breath to cause oral ulcers.
·Herpes virus infection causing oral ulcer
These viruses belong to the primary virus, and reproduction in a cell, when the baby is relatively weak, and these viruses are particularly active, ulcer has a significant deterioration. Ulcers sometimes occur after respiratory diseases such as colds, and appeared in speed.