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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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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 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.

Neither can we: You would have to be seen by a dentist in order to determine what you have and whether or not it's related to your recently dental treatment. It could be accidental abrasions, canker sores of something else. ...Read more

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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'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?

See a dentist: It is hard to tell you what is causing the blisters but you are looking at some sort of infection. It maybe viral, fungal, or bacterial. The best thing for you to do is see a dentist about this and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Zit on the corner of my mouth. It hurts pretty bad. Help? No blisters just feel bumpy.

Zit on the corner of my mouth. It hurts pretty bad. Help? No blisters just feel bumpy.

Warm compresses: Apply warm compresses to this. If the pain seems out of proportion to the lesion that is visible, there is a chance it is MRSA and it should be seen promptly. ...Read more

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I had some teeth extracted last week. Will a small tear of the corner of my mouth blister up?

I had some teeth extracted last week. Will a small tear of the corner of my mouth blister up?

Usually Not: Most tears in the corner of the mouth heal by themselves, but if still red after a week you should see your dentist and ask if you need topical anti-fungal therapy to apply. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Get checked: Without a proper exam of the rash it would be difficult to give the best answer. Consider sending us a picture. Testing may be necessary ...Read more

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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 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?

Angular cheilitis: Is inflammation of one or both, of the corners of the mouth. The condition is a bacterial or fungal infection. Stress and weak immune system are a contributory factors. If untreated will take a several weeks to heal.
Rec.: see you pcp for the diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I ve tiny bunch of blisters around near corner of mouth and its growing slowly, please can u advice of possibilities?

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

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I have a dry patch in corner of mouth, it looks lije fever blister, what can I do to heal it?

I have a dry patch in corner of mouth, it looks lije fever blister, what can I do to heal it?

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

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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

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Cracks in corners of mouth for a few days. Tried blister, lip balm, vaseline. None have helped and seems like it's made it worse. Help! What do I use?

Two creams: Try mixing an over the counter cortisone cream and anti-fungal cream in equal amounts. Applied at several times a day. If that does not work I would see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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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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I have what look to be a blister I n right corner of bottom lip. Also my tongue gets sore if I eat any thing spicy, salty, tarty. Dryness of mouth.?

I have what look to be a blister I n right corner of bottom lip. Also my tongue gets sore if I eat any thing spicy, salty, tarty. Dryness of mouth.?

Does sound like it: Dry mouth can cause what you describe. The lip corner is call 'angular cheilosis'. Multiple medication can cause the dry mouth. There are dry mouth substitutes on the market -- biotene is one of the better known. There are prescription products to help with the lip and dry mouth also. Look for a good, caring, dentist. ...Read more

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The corners of my mouth are cracked and sore, is it true that colde sores blister and eczema doesn't?

The corners of my mouth are cracked and sore, is it true that colde sores blister and eczema doesn't?

Third Possibility: It could also be angular chelitis which always occurs in the corners of the mouth. There can be many causes & like herpes & excema is made worse by periods of stress. Your dentist should be able to help determine what's going on and how best to treat it. Cold sores do generally blister or "come to a head" while eczema generally doesn't. Angular chelitis does not either. ...Read more

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Pimple or herpes? I've had 2, 1 at the corner of mouth, 1 between nose & lip. Both have a hard lump, puss came out when squeezed, and no blister

Pimple or herpes? I've had 2, 1 at the corner of mouth, 1 between nose & lip. Both have a hard lump, puss came out when squeezed, and no blister

Lump: Your lump is probably an inpetiginous pimple. Do not squeeze the pimple as it will spread the infection. Use an antibiotic ointment for treatment ...Read more

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I am experiencing lip blister. The following also describe me: Mouth sores and Painful cracks at the corners of mouth. I am worried it could be a wart?

I am experiencing lip blister. The following also describe me: Mouth sores and Painful cracks at the corners of mouth. I am worried it could be a wart?

See a dentist: See a dentist for an evaluation as to proper diagnosis and treatment as appropriate. Sounds like you may have more than one thing going on. ...Read more

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Help-i have redness & small blisters & cracks (burns?) from laser hair removal on face, neck & corners of mouth what should I use to heal w/o scars?

Ointment: It sounds like you may have some mild burns from the hair removal laser. Any cracks or blisters should be covered with antibiotic ointment and kept clean. Avoid any sun exposure until you are cleared by your treating physician to reduce any damage. The face usually recovers very quickly from this type of treatment. ...Read more

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I am experiencing painful cracks at the corners of mouth and mouth pain. The following also describes me: Lip blister. My medication ‘Amtriptyline’ has caused severe dry mouth and cracked lips. I’ve used OTC histamine mouth wash. Did nothing. HELP!

I am experiencing painful cracks at the corners of mouth and mouth pain. The following also describes me: Lip blister. My medication ‘Amtriptyline’ has caused severe dry mouth and cracked lips. I’ve used OTC histamine mouth wash. Did nothing. HELP!

Cracks/blisters: Make sure you haven't got into the habit of constantly licking your lips. Sometimes things as simple as petroleum jelly applied to the corner of your lips works. If necessary see your own dentist for an evaluation and treatment. He/she may refer you to your primary care physician or a dermatologist if cause is not readily apparent. ...Read more

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Do herpes blisters on lips always ooze or pop? I've had little white pimples near the corner of mouth, both sides. Some a little below of the corner. They do itch but barely burn. I've had them for about 4 days now, I went to the doctor twice, consecutiv

Oral herpes: Oral herpes outbreaks typically go red bump to blister (clear fluid) to pimple to open sore to crust/scab over 7-14 days. Recurrent outbreaks usually are in more or less the same spot every time. Most doctors are good at recognizing oral herpes, so you probably can rely on your doc's opinion. But if uncertain, testing can be done to know for sure -- for virus in the lesion, or blood test for HSV1. ...Read more

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Very tiny blisters on top lip lie at corners. Not like cold sores. Tried aquaphor. Didn't help. Almost like chapped but bit oozy help please? Is chell?

Very tiny blisters on top lip lie at corners. Not like cold sores. Tried aquaphor. Didn't help. Almost like chapped but bit oozy help please? Is chell?

Perleche?: There are certain limitations imposed by this format which include the lack of a photograph of the skin lesions about which you requested information, So it's impossible to tell you the correct diagnosis and/or therapy, My Best advice would be to call and make an appointment with the dermatologist. Perleche and other problems can evolve. That is a mild yeast infection, but there are many others ...Read more

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I have recently observed that I have small blisters around bottom my upper lip i.e., at corners. Can you please let me know how yo get rid of this.

I have recently observed that I have small blisters around bottom my upper lip i.e., at corners. Can you please let me know how yo get rid of this.

Chelitis?: This is caused by many reasons, chiefly nutritional deficiencies and infection. There are other causes as well. Be assessed and have the underlying cause treated. All the best. ...Read more

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So since Friday I was pretty sure I had a cold blister on the corner of my lip until I read about angular cheilitis. Right now it's crusty any ideas??

So since Friday I was pretty sure I had a cold blister on the corner of my lip until I read about angular cheilitis. Right now it's crusty any ideas??

Difficult...: It is difficult to tell without looking at it but the fact that it started as a blister and now has developed a crust seems to be associated with a cold sore. Usually should go away in a few days. If it persists then you should get it seen by your doctor. ...Read more

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How 2 treat blisters in the mouth?

How 2 treat blisters in the mouth?

Mouth blisters: If they are herpes (cold sores), doc can prescribe antiviral med to suppress virus & lessen symptoms. Rinsing mouth with mixture of warm salt water, peroxide, & mouthwash may help. Otc topical pain meds like orajel or anbesol can lessen discomfort. If blisters don't improve within few days, see fp or dentist for evaluation & treatment. ...Read more

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What causes blisters on the mouth?

Many things: True blisters can be from trauma, viruses, oral medications. It is useful to keep track of what things might trigger the blisters or perhaps see your dermatologist for a definitive diagnosis ...Read more

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What can I do to blisters in the mouth?

What can I do to blisters in the mouth?

Aphthous ulcers: These are common. Change toothpaste to detergent (sodium laureth sulfate) free brand. Avoid spicey, acidic (tomato, citrus)oragel or other topical analgesics. Tylenol, (acetaminophen) aspergum (aspirin gum numbs mouth). If symptoms persist or are recurrent, get checked by doctor. If possible, reduce stress in your life. Also, there are over-the-counter products coat the ulcer and can reduce pain. ...Read more

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How do you treat blisters in the mouth?

How do you treat blisters in the mouth?

Depends on the cause: The first step is pain control. Most find benefit from avoiding spicy and acidic food and drink. You might also avoid things that are crunchy in favor of soft foods. Some people get benefit from over the counter pain relievers. There are many things that can cause oral blister or ulcers, usually viral infections. However, you should visit your doctor if they arose after you took a new medicine. ...Read more

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How do I figure out what is this blister on my toddlers mouth?

How do I figure out what is this blister on my toddlers mouth?

See a doctor: Blister in the mouth may be caused by a varied number of things from canker sores to viruses. Your child's pediatrician will be able to tell the difference and recommend appropriate management ...Read more

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Blistering (Definition)

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