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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 sipped a coffee of a friend who was diagnosed with strep next day. 72 hrs later I've chills/malaise. Preemptive to test strep? No sore throat yet.

I sipped a coffee of a friend who was diagnosed with strep next day. 72 hrs later I've chills/malaise. Preemptive to test strep? No sore throat yet.

See MD for an exam: 29 year old lady with chills/malaise. Please visit your physician for a full exam. A physician can examine you in person and not only take into account your symptoms, but also examine you physically. MD needs to know your vital signs, medical history. I would test for strep if you were in the office, however, malaise/chills with no fever are not enough to give you antibiotics with no rapid strep. ...Read more

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My friend just developed a sore throat today, went to dr and has strep. I took a sip of her coffee yesterday. Chances I'll get sick?

My friend just developed a sore throat today, went to dr and has strep. I took a sip of her coffee yesterday. Chances I'll get sick?

Strep Throat: 29 year old lady with a concern about strep throat after sharing coffee with a girlfriend with strep throat. There is a good chance that you will develop strep throat and if you do it will develop relatively quickly. Please wait and if you start to develop symptoms of a sore throat then visit a physician ASAP for a rapid strep test to confirm the diagnosis prior to antibiotic therapy. Good luck ...Read more

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Why does drinking coffee make my eyes itchy and throat sore? I take PPIs and antihistamines daily

Why does drinking coffee make my eyes itchy and throat sore? I take PPIs and antihistamines daily

Avoid coffee: Obviously you are reacting to something in the coffee. You can change brands and see if that helps. If the symptoms persist, then try tea or some other beveridge. ...Read more

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Why do I get a sore throat after eating certain foods? It's usually foods high in fat (peanut butter, olive oil, etc.) and sometimes, coffee. Thanks!

Why do I get a sore throat after eating certain foods? It's usually foods high in fat (peanut butter, olive oil, etc.) and sometimes, coffee. Thanks!

May be reflux: Of acidic stomach contents. Fatty foods, coffee, chocolate, a bunch of meds, large meals, lying down or bending over after eating, pepiermint, chamomile can all increase reflux into esophagus. Can go all the way up to the throat in some people. ...Read more

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I started with sore throat. Now I constantly clearing throat and mucus and coughing. Stuffy nose. When I drink tea or coffee seems to make worse?

I started with sore throat. Now I constantly clearing throat and mucus and coughing. Stuffy nose. When I drink tea or coffee seems to make worse?

Throat discomfort: Top diagnoses to think about this time of year would be strep throat, allergic sinusitis & post-nasal drip, all of which can be tied into each other. To help with symptoms, you can obtain an antihistamine like Allegra & pair it with a nasal steroid like Flonase, both are OTC. Gargle with Listerine. Plenty fluids. If you are having fevers and the mucus is yellow-green, see your doc for antibiotics. ...Read more

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My throat is not sore but has a whitish color on the roof of my mouth?

My throat is not sore but has a whitish color on the roof of my mouth?

White color: Generally speaking a whitish color on the mucosal surfaces of the mouth can represent fungal colonization. Additionally, depending on risk factors like smoking/alcohol consumption, a focal area of white plaque may represent a cancerous lesion (often associated with ulceration). Any suspicious lesion or discoloration in your mouth warrants an exam and some follow-up. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I have a bad sore throat I looked in my mouth and my throat has pimpels or something?

I have a bad sore throat I looked in my mouth and my throat has pimpels or something?

Get a throat culture: Sounds like you have a common bacterial (can also be viral) infection such as streptococchus. Get it checked out with your general md. ...Read more

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Can stress cause mouth sore and throat sore?

Can stress cause mouth sore and throat sore?

Yes: Stress can cause your body to use up b vitamins more quickly and make it easier to form mouth sores, however, a sore mouth is something that should be evaluated by your doctor or an ENT doctor. ...Read more

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How to relieve a very sore throat and other mouth related things?

How to relieve a very sore throat and other mouth related things?

Salt water: Salt walter gargles, tylenol (acetaminophen) and Ibuprofen can all be very helpful in relieving sore throats.
However, if the pain is severe or the symptoms persist, then you should see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Can you please help on how to relieve a very sore throat and other mouth related things?

Can you please help on how to relieve a very sore throat and other mouth related things?

Relief: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. ...Read more

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I have constant mouth sores and sore throats, and red and white patches all over the back of my mouth and under my tongue. What might cause this?

I have constant mouth sores and sore throats, and red and white patches all over the back of my mouth and under my tongue. What might cause this?

Candida or!??: It could be candidiasis, pemphigus vulgaris, pemphigoid or acute herpatic gingivostomatitis. Do you have fever, headache and malaise. Please get a checkup and some urine and blood analysis if possible for candida antibodies. It is hard to diagnose your case because of the similarities of symptoms with other cases. ...Read more

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Hello, I think I can see my epiglottis in my mouth when I open it really wide. The back of my throat feels sore and as if there is something stuck there. Should I be worried? Thank you

Hello, I think I can see my epiglottis in my mouth when I open it really wide. The back of my throat feels sore and as if there is something stuck there. Should I be worried? Thank you

Uvula not epiglottis: You may see your uvula but it is difficult to see epiglottis. You have pain with swallowing. Feels like something in your throat. I would recommend drinking lots of fluids. Get rest. It may be allergies and post nasal drip. See your doctor for pain after1 week or fevers and worsening. Hope you feel better ...Read more

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What could cause a burning sore mouth and throat?

What could cause a burning sore mouth and throat?

Many things!: Medications (steroids, ssri inhibitors, psychotropic drugs certain cardiac meds and anti-hypertensives - the list is too long to include all!), medical conditions (yeast infection, lichen planus, iron and certain vitamin deficiencies, reflux, hormonal issues- again too many to list here). The cause is multi-factoral and requires "medical detective " work to determine and often fruitless. ...Read more

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What are probable causes of a burning sore mouth and throat?

Many causes: A great resource for information regarding burning mouth is www. Mayoclinic. Com. ...Read more

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I have sores in my mouth with a sore throat what could this be?

I have sores in my mouth with a sore throat what could this be?

Strep throat: No one likes a sore throat! the most common disease is a strep throat. This is easily treated with antibiotics. You should see your primary dr for a quick test then get the correct treatment. For your sore throat symptoms, try gargling with salt water a few times a day in addition to steam showers. ...Read more

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I have a sore throat and the roof of my mouth is red?

I have a sore throat and the roof of my mouth is red?

Strep Throat: You should consult your doctor as you may have strep infection in your throat and may need antibiotics. ...Read more

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What's going on? Sore throat swollen roof of my mouth

What's going on? Sore throat swollen roof of my mouth

Maybe strep, flu, etc.: Nose and throat symptoms can be from cold viruses, strep throat, allergies, etc... It can be difficult to tell what the cause is. If symptoms only last 1-2 days, it was likely allergies, irritation, or a mild cold. Doctors have rapid 5-minute tests for strep, so a primary care doctor can diagnose strep and start antibiotics "right away", which means within the first 3 days of strep symptoms. ...Read more

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Sore throat and a lil bump on the roof of my mouth, what could this be?

Sore throat and a lil bump on the roof of my mouth, what could this be?

Needs to be seen: These types of situations require a personal visual examination and evaluation. Merely giving you a list of possibilities serves no real purpose. If you want to know what you have and what would be the appropriate treatment, if any, you will need to see a physician. ...Read more

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How to treat this bad sore throat horrible taste in mouth?

How to treat this bad sore throat horrible taste in mouth?

That depends: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician ; get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. ...Read more

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What can cause a bad taste in my mouth and why is it making my throat sore?

What can cause a bad taste in my mouth and why is it making my throat sore?

Acid Reflux?: Just a guess. See your dentist and physician for a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can you explain if it's possible to wash my mouth with diphen hydramin syrup to reduce my sore throat?

Can you explain if it's possible to wash my mouth with diphen hydramin syrup to reduce my sore throat?

Yes: This gargle works: mix 3 teaspoons maalox liquid with 2 teaspoons Benadryl (diphenhydramine) liquid and one teaspoon chloraseptic spray (take the spray top off the spray bottle), . Gargle and swish well for at least a minute and spit out. You can repeat every few hours; don't swallow since you'll be loading up on benadryl (diphenhydramine). ...Read more

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What do you think it could be if you have a sore throat on one side but it feels more like a cut and hurts worse when you open your mouth to eaor yawn?

What do you think it could be if you have a sore throat on one side but it feels more like a cut and hurts worse when you open your mouth to eaor yawn?

Cannot diagnose: This needs to be seen to be correctly diagnosed and managed. May be viral, Strep, other. Let a doctor take a look and treat you appropriately. Best wishes. ...Read more

Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more