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26 Jan 2010

white around mouth
7 year old - white around mouth. Sign of what?
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childhood diseases
paediatrician

01 Jan 0001

I really need a little more information to be certain about the cause of your child's white appearance around the mouth. This could be due to anaemia or a candida infection [thrush] or due to a viral infection called herpes stomatitis. Please ask your doctor to see your child.
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