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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Got bit by deer fly on head 5 days ago, now I have a head ache my eye is swollen and tender; allergic reaction?

Got bit by deer fly on head 5 days ago, now I have a head ache my eye is swollen and tender; allergic reaction?

See MD: Please see your MD. Infection versus reaction. You may need steroids/Benadryl and or antibiotics. You definitely need a full history and physical to ensure your safety. ...Read more

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I noticed parts around my mouth got swollen and kinda hurt. Only thing I ate was brazil nuts. Is it a possible allergic reaction that I had?

I noticed parts around my mouth got swollen and kinda hurt. Only thing I ate was brazil nuts. Is it a possible allergic reaction that I had?

Possible but: In the absence of itching, allergy is less likely. If you must eat brazil nut again in the future, consider consulting an allergist who can confirm or disprove this link for you. ...Read more

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Why does my mouth burn and feel swollen? I know it's not an allergic reaction

Why does my mouth burn and feel swollen? I know it's not an allergic reaction

Irritation?: Allergic reaction is usually associated with itching When it burns, it points more to an irritant (very hot beverage, toothpaste-esp with whitening agent, mouth wash etc) If the problem persists, see your dentist. I presume that it does not involve your tongue. ...Read more

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Swollen eye and mouth, think is an allergic reaction from (kinetic sand)?

Swollen eye and mouth, think is an allergic reaction from (kinetic sand)?

Angioneurotic edema: Swelling of the eyes and mouth is usually caused by an allergy to something taken internally. You should consult her doctor to try to figure out what she is allergic to. It is often difficult to know for sure what causes it. If she has noisy breathing or struggles when taking a breath, she should be taken to the ER. ...Read more

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Bottom lip is swollen for no reason. Might this be an allergic reaction to something in my house?

Bottom lip is swollen for no reason. Might this be an allergic reaction to something in my house?

Lip swelling: Can be causes from food or drug allergy or anything your ingested, such as supplements, vitamins, otc agents and can also be caused by an inherited disease or other immune disroders, see an allergist to help you identify the cause. ...Read more

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How can I ease a swollen lip after an allergic reaction?

How can I ease a swollen lip after an allergic reaction?

Medication: Either an antihistamine or a steroid or both, depending on the severity of the reaction, can aid in reducing the swelling. Your physician needs to prescribe these meds. ...Read more

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I kissed a guy Friday at noon and then Saturday afternoon my lip is swollen on the left side and has bumps. Is it Herpes or an allergic reaction?

I kissed a guy Friday at noon and then Saturday afternoon my lip is swollen on the left side and has bumps. Is it Herpes or an allergic reaction?

Allergic to a kiss?: A picture would certainly help us here please, since there are thousands of reasons for lip swelling. Sorry, but it would be inaccurate at best to hazard a guess as to your cause at this point. ...Read more

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I have developed a very swollen bottom lip. Not sure if allergic reaction or bite. I have taken Tellerge 180 mg over an hour ago? No change. Can I take Celestamine as well? What else can I do to reduce swelling. It is quite painful.

I have developed a very swollen bottom lip. Not sure if allergic reaction or bite. I have taken Tellerge 180 mg over an hour ago? No change. Can I take Celestamine as well? What else can I do to reduce swelling. It is quite painful.

Angioedema: The commonest cause of swelling of the lip in the absence of trauma or infection is an allergic reaction. You have already taken an antihistamine. Celestamine contains antihistamine but also has a cortisone like substance which may be helpful. Applying a cold compress may also help. Angioedema usually subsides within 24 hours. If you have associated throat or breathing problems go to emergency roo ...Read more

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I threw up around 4am as a result of an allergic reaction, and now when I swallow my tonsils are swollen and flemmy. What can I do?

I threw up around 4am as a result of an allergic reaction, and now when I swallow my tonsils are swollen and flemmy. What can I do?

Pls see a doctor: Your throat is swollen, possibly due to the allergic reaction or less likely due to to vomiting, please see a doctor for evaluation, meanwhile take an antihistaminic, but make sure someone drives you to the doctor, good luck ...Read more

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How to treat red swollen bump on only left vagina lip? Think it's from shaving or had allergic reaction to tub cleaner

How to treat red swollen bump on only left vagina lip? Think it's from shaving or had allergic reaction to tub cleaner

Red swollen bump: Could be folliculitis or bartholin's cyst. Would be wise not to self treat it. I suggest you see a doctor for this. ...Read more

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Birth control pills and swollen tongue. Is it the birth control even though I have taken only one so far, or an allergic reaction?

Maybe: A swollen tongue usually is indicative of some type of allergic reaction. If you experienced the swelling just after taking the pill you may be allergic to an ingredient in the pill. Or you may have been exposed to some other allergen in something you ate. Either way an allergic reaction that causes your tongue to swell can be dangerous and you should see your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Had an allergic reaction now I have what looks like a allergy spot on my penis head. How do I know it's not herpes?

Had an allergic reaction now I have what looks like a allergy spot on my penis head. How do I know it's not herpes?

Probably not: An allergic reaction should not lead to herpes...But wondering what was allergic reaction and if you know you had herpes in past (ie.? Same raah you had before) however if it doesn't look like prior "rash" (or never had herpres) see your dr. If doesn't get better. ...Read more

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After allergic reaction to penicillin following itching from head to toe then turned into skin pricking, tingling, burning, molting skin?

After allergic reaction to penicillin following itching from head to toe then turned into skin pricking, tingling, burning, molting skin?

Allergy: Allergy can be accompanied by an intense skin reaction which causes loss of superficial skin. If this is an acute and severe reaction it may actually be life threatening, but most commonly skin is shed a week or two after an allergic response ...Read more

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My mom has allergic reaction having face swelling & running little fluid from head hairs pores due to usage of ciprofloxicin 500 mg. Kindly advice?

My mom has allergic reaction having face swelling & running little fluid from head hairs pores due to usage of ciprofloxicin 500 mg. Kindly advice?

Allergic reaction: This is a serious allergic reaction and she needs immediate medical attention, please take her to the hospital as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I have had an allergic reaction to Bactrim, I currently have hives from head to toe, literally. What dose of benadryl can I take?

I have had an allergic reaction to Bactrim, I currently have hives from head to toe, literally. What dose of benadryl can I take?

Depends: Benadryl is sedating and interacts with alcohol and other sedating meds. 25mg is usually a good starting point. Always read and follow the directions provided with any otc medication. Also recommend a long-acting medication such as cetirizine for sustained effect when treating new hives) Notify the treating physician and, if hives occur in other circumstances, see an Allergist. ...Read more

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My bf got red pin point bumps on the head of his penis. Is it an allergic reaction the the condom or is it an std?

My bf got red pin point bumps on the head of his penis. Is it an allergic reaction the the condom or is it an std?

Asked and answered: It is not an STD. None would show up this quickly and he wore a condom. Your question has been accurately answered! ...Read more

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Had head to toe allergic reaction itchy painful 10 am yesterday. Took Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to calm it down. Still have a sore throat. Should I be worried?

Had head to toe allergic reaction itchy painful 10 am yesterday. Took Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to calm it down. Still have a sore throat. Should I be worried?

No unless...: Allergic reaction can resolve with benadryl (diphenhydramine). If itching persist and or rash develop should consult a physician. If develop short of breath that is a medical emergency. ...Read more

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Have really bad pollen allergies. Get swollen itchy bumpy red lips, tongue and mouth when I eat random fruits. Could this turn into a severe reaction?

Be cautious: Could just be oral allergy syndrome or might progress, avoid eating those fruits that cause you problems, and better check with an allergist, good luck ...Read more

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2 weeks after flu shot, tender and swollen occipital lymph nodes on right side of head and behind ear - possibly be immune system reaction or virus?

2 weeks after flu shot, tender and swollen occipital lymph nodes on right side of head and behind ear - possibly be immune system reaction or virus?

Look elsewhere: This is very unlikely to be attributable to the flu shot. Since it is so localized have your scalp and ear examined.
Thinking outside the box, sometimes knots in the muscles can be mistaken for lymph nodes. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


Dr. John Chiu
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Allergic Reaction (Definition)

Sensitivities to substances, called allergens, that come into contact with the skin, nose, eyes, respiratory tract, and gastrointestinal tract. They can be inhaled into the ...Read more