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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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How does one treat a cold sore in the mouth?

How does one treat a cold sore in the mouth?

If it is caused by: Herpes you should take oral valtrex, (valacyclovir) that is the quickest way to get rid of it. Your doctor can prescribe that for you. ...Read more

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Is it common to get a first cold sore on the edge of the mouth and also have none of the first time symtoms?

Is it common to get a first cold sore on the edge of the mouth and also have none of the first time symtoms?

Ans: Yes well remember canker sores are viruses. You can get a small outbreak of 1 or 2. And they will resolve in a few days or so. If you get them regularly and multiple you may want to see your doctor for medication ...Read more

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Could a cold sore erupt on the roof of your mouth?

Could a cold sore erupt on the roof of your mouth?

Yes, but: If you only have that one sore and no other symptoms it's probably something else. ...Read more

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Hi docs! what could I do for a cold sore in my mouth?

Your doctor can : Prescribe Valtrex (valacyclovir) or another antiviral which can actually help regarding transmission to others. Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream). Brief supplementation w lysine 1, 000mg orally 3x a day at the onset, can hasten healing. Your dermatologist can provide laser treatments. ...Read more

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Having cold sore-like bumps on the corners of my mouth. What could it be?

Having cold sore-like bumps on the corners of my mouth. What could it be?

Cold sores: There are several possible causes of your symptoms, but herpes would be my first assumption until i heard more and examined you. We can now de-stigmatize herpes and understand this infection to a much better degree given the tremendous research that has changed everything we know about herpes in the past few years. Other rare issues could be allergies, vitamin c deficiency and a fungal infection. ...Read more

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What does a cold sore look like in corner of mouth?

Initially a bump, : Blister and then it crusts over & is yellowish. ...Read more

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Are there ways to make my cold sore in my mouth go away?

Are there ways to make my cold sore in my mouth go away?

If it is from the he: Herpes virus then PO Valtrex (valacyclovir) the dose is 2 grams now and 2 grams in 12 hours please call your gyn. ...Read more

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What causes rid of a cold sore on the corner of your mouth?

Try this: Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in european studies to help expedite healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half. Studies also show that regular use can help v recurrences. ...Read more

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Would it be okay to take some lysine for a cold sore in the mouth?

Would it be okay to take some lysine for a cold sore in the mouth?

Lysine: Brief supplementation with lysine 1, 000mg orally 3 times a day at the onset, can hasten healing. Your physician can prescribe valtrex (valacyclovir). Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in european studies to help expedite healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half. Studies also show that regular use can help v recurrences. ...Read more

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What is the cause of cold sore? I got it and it's painful inside my mouth.

What is the cause of cold sore? I got it and it's painful inside my mouth.

VIRUS/BACTERIA: The term cold sore is usually used indistinctly for aphtous ulcers(bacterial) and/or herpetic stomatitis(viral). Most people suffer from these infections due to a depression of their immune system (low defenses).Also when someone has been exposed to the sun or some irritating food like chocolate, pinuts, hot pepper, etc. ...Read more

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What can I do if my cold sore popped but the inside of my mouth is in pain?

What can I do if my cold sore popped but the inside of my mouth is in pain?

OTC pain meds: Should resolve without specific treatment. Use OTC pain meds. Sometimes saline rinses help. ...Read more

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I am starting to get a cold sore inside my mouth and i'm curious as to how I have gotten it?

Very common: Depending on the study, between 30% an 80% of population have the herpes virus. There is no way to know how you got it. There are prescription drugs that an be applied, but lysine does very well in most patients in suppressing herpes and perhaps other viruses. This is available at most health food stores and is very safe, but perhaps not as rapidly effective as the prescription drugs. ...Read more

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How to treat a white cold sore that I have in my mouth?

See a periodontist: You need to find out if the sore is viral or bacterial in nature so that the proper medication can be prescribed in the meantime go to the drugstore and get an over the counter ointment that treats cold sores to cover and protect the sore area. ...Read more

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Cold sore or herpes inside my mouth. Could it be either?

And some: There are many potential causes of oral mucosa ulcers (sores), including cold sores and herpes infection. However, there are other causes that may include contact allergy reaction, immunobullous disorders. A proper evaluation by a dermatologist is warranted. ...Read more

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I have a cold sore in the crease of my mouth, what to do?

Cold Sore: Your doctor can prescribe valtrex (valacyclovir). Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in european studies to help expedite healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half. Studies also show that regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation w lysine 1, 000mg orally 3x a day at the onset, can also hasten healing. Your dermatologist can also provide laser treatments. ...Read more

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Canker.Cold sore inside mouth, what to do?

Cols sore: Cold sores are caused by viruses and can last 7-10 days and be very painful. There are some over the counter cold sore meds that are effective. Check with your pharmacist. If they persist, your doctor can prescribe some topical medication or possibly an oral medication that will hasten the resolution of them. ...Read more

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Can you get a cold sore on the roof of your mouth?

Yes: You can get cold sore on roof of your mouth or every area in your mouth ,and the cause is viral infection. ...Read more

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Cold Sore (Definition)

Also referred to as fever blisters, cold sores are small, painful fluid-filled blisters that are usually found around the lips. Cold sores are very contagious and can be spread by mouth to mouth contact and can spread to the genitalia and cause genital ...Read more