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Blister In The Corner Of My Mouth
Herpes simplex virus: Cold sores are a re-activation of latent herpes simplex virus infection, at the corners of the mouth or elsewhere. Not all sores at the corners of the mouth are cold sores, though; more commonly, cracking or oozing of the skin here represents "angular cheilitis"--the result of frequent exposure to saliva, and may become secondarily infected by bacteria or yeast. See your dentist for more info. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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
A purpleish discolouration of the soft palate inside the top of the mouth behind the teeth. Some noticeable small mouth sores. What's your thoughts?
Palate discoloration: This can be several things. It depends on where on your palate the discoloration is and their relation to the mouth sores. What color the mouth sores are, how large they are, what is the color, etc. It is best to get this examined while they are prominent and easily seen. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a pimple in the back of the roof of my mouth, right in the middle. There is also swelling with smooth bumps on the left side roof of my mouth. What are these?
Needs to be checked : It depends on the size and color of this 'pimple' and also if it is painful or painless. Anything that is red or painful is more like due to an infection or inlammation(can be a virus infection). If it is painless then you should show it to your doctor unless it startes getting better within the next 7-10 days.. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Various causes...: When cheek hurts, problem could be abnormality on the cheek itself (biting own cheek, cyst, inflammation etc), teeth on that side, referred sinus pain, abnormality of the nerves leading to the cheek. Try good oral hygiene first: brush properly with soft toothbrush and floss regularly, gently brush tongue and cheek, warm water rinses, etc. If problem persists--general doc, dentist, referral prn. ...Read more
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Hello I have a reddish, pink swollen and semi -painful bump on the inside of my mouth near the middle to upper part of the inside of my cheek. Cancer?
Need more info: It depends on how long has it been there that you know off? If it is increasing in size and has been there for more than 2-3 weeks, then you need to go see a doctor to get it checked out. It is quite common to have canker sores in the mouth but they heal within 10-15 days with or without treatment. Anything that does not heal in 3-4 weeks is suspect for cancer. ...Read more
I have dark red spots on the bottom of my mouth under the tongue on the floor of my mouth. Not painful?
Don't wait: The dark spots are most likely blood vessels called varicosities. If spots weren't there before, but now they have been there for a week or so, and not going away, then please see a physician or dentist. The floor of the mouth is a really common area for oral cancer and it is best to definitively determine what the spots are than to wait for something unfortunate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have red bumps on the bottom of my feet that blister then dry. the started in the middle then spread to the top and the heel.
I have canker soars all over the inside of my mouth including the roof of my mouth. Over the last 2 day the left side of my face has also broken out, ?
Virus or allergy: There are a number of different species of virus that can cause your symptoms. Some can be treated with antiviral medication. A severe allergic reaction can cause similar symptoms. See a doctor. At the very least you can get help with the symptoms. You also will want someone to know what's going on if things are getting worse. Get medical help immediately for trouble breathing or swallowing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Infection: A bump near a tooth usually means an abcess. You should see a dentist and get this treated so it does not get worse. ...Read more
Dry patch/rash in the middle of the right side of my upper lip. Entire bottom lip dry and chapped. What can this be?
Many possibilities: Bumps under the skin could be as a result of different reasons of which could include an ingrown hair, acne, infection, abscess, or an allergic reaction to various things like detergents or soaps or to medications. Have it evaluated by your physician to get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
My mouth feels like it has cuts.On the roof of my mouth and around the sides of my tongue. There's a white bump on my tongue?
Hello, I have this cluster of blisters in the corner of my mouth. It came up quickly. It looks like a cold sore, however, it doesn't hurt or tingle. ?
I can't tell if I have three small cuts or cold sore blisters in the corner of my mouth. I had dental work done on that same side of my mouth.
I recently popped two blisters on the corner of my mouth and a clear fluid came out. I did not have pain, swollen lymph nodes or crusty scabs. Hsv-1?
I'm having blisters around d corner if my mouth.This occurs often .What causes this & how can I treat it.I also have blisters when I have toothache?
I have a red patch on one side of the corner of my mouth, i thought it may be a coldsore, but there seems to be no blisters. What could it be?
Needs an evaluation.: You could ask your pcp or perhaps a dentist. Could be infectious, or more serious and you should not put off having it evaluated. ...Read more
Since a few months I have a returning sore crack on right corner of my mouth. Could it be herpes even though I never had any blisters? Or what is it?
I have a spot on the corner of my mouth almost like a pimple that will not go away. its not a fever blister or a cold sore. what can i do?
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I've had a cold; but I have this small, painless bump on the corner of my mouth. I have been tested, i'm STD free. Doesn't look like blister not red?
I ve tiny bunch of blisters around near corner of mouth and its growing slowly, please can u advice of possibilities?
Two possibilities: It could be infection with a herpes virus; typically hsv 1 which causes oral lesions often times associated with stress, sun exposure or other illnes. Genital herpes which is hsv2, can also cause oral lesions so you should see your doctor for treatment. Angular chelitis can cause inflammation in the corner of your mouth; it can have several causes but moisture that accumulates at night is one. ...Read more
Perleche: Often dry, red or cracked rashes in the corner of the mouth are caused by a yeast infection and is known as perleche. Over-the-counter anti-fungal creams can often help. Fever blisters can occur in the corner of the mouth as well, but are treated with prescription anti-viral medicines. ...Read more
Corners of mouth have been dry and burning on and off for three weeks with no redness and no signs of blisters or cracking.
Cheilitis: First make sure you are not on a fad diet that depletes nutrients and vitamins. Cheilitis (lips) and glossitis (tongue) are classic for vitamin deficiency. Take daily multivitamins and supplemental vitamin C 1000mg per day. Apply moisturizing lip balm. If these measures fail, go see a dermatologist. ...Read more
I’m not sure if I have a coldsore or impetigo, it started as blistering spots on the corner of my lips but has now spread on to my mouth?
How to tell difference between fordyces spots and HPV on lip? Tiny white clusters in corner of mouth, across top lip. Painless. Not blisters/oozing
Fordyce granules: You are describing Fordyce granules. Fordyce granules do not usually wax and wane like herpes labialis (aka fever blisters). Herpes labialis has a prodral tingly different sensation on the lips before the blisters form. Herpes labialis forms fluid filled blisters that rupture and takes about 2 weeks to heal. Fordyce granules do no blisterand are not painful. They are simply ectopic sweat glands ...Read more
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