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Can Fluoride Be Absorbed Through The Inside Of The Mouth
No: Fluoride is usually not absorbed through mouth mucosa. Fluoride varnish, once applied, sticks firmly to the enamel and doesn't get absorbed in the body through one's mouth. Otherwise, you will need to take Fluoride drops or pills to supply necessary Fluoride to your body. Fluoride containing mouth washes also don't contribute to Fluoride concentration in your body unless accidentally swallowed. ...Read moreSee 2 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
Is it possible that the clay that holds the crown in place, can seep through into the gum and cause a slight sensation to the right side of my face?
What causes ulcers in the mouth and all the way through the digestive tract and on the vaginal area?
Sjogren's is rare...: Usually small ulcers, or aphthous ulcers, are benign symptoms and are similar to canker sores. They can be caused by viruses, eating too many acidic or sugar-rich foods and candies. If the sores are also in vagina or in GI tract, you should be evaluated by a doctor. Any persistent sore in your mouth should be evaluated by dentist or physician! ...Read more
How long can HIV survive outside the body? Is it small enough to be absorbed into the skin? How thick is the palm of the hands in forms of protecting?
If you had a very small hole in stomach and gas leaked through it into the peritoneal cavity, could the smell of the gas escape thru pores in the skin?
What can cause the jaw joint in the inside of your mouth from where your mouth opens and closes to hurt?
TMJ syndrome: Temporo-mandibular syndrome is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. Benign click is not considered a pathology. Proper diagnosis is the key to successful treatment. See Orofacial Pain practitioner for a consultation and treatment options if needed. They are the expert in this field. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
No EVIDENCE THAT IT: There is no evidence to suggest that it gets absorped the regular soaps and shampoos do not stay on the skin for long as these are washed away after app;ication. ...Read more
Clarification: Unless you are have a spontaneous spinal fluid leak with spinal fluid, headaches, this may be unrelated to any brain disease. Would recommend you check with your pcp, to make sure that there is nothing else going on. ...Read more
Could inserting a showerhead with the water at high pressure into the vagina cause an air embolism (ensuring the labial lips are not sealed)?
Unlikely: but why!! If air trapped one could postulate that if trapped air I guess coud push up channel and into abdomen through Fallopian tubes. Should not have vascular access. ...Read more
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Mouth microbes: The gingival crypts -- areas that hold the teeth can be teeming with microorganisms. You'll recognize this ecological niche every time you floss- that's what we call a biofilm - a complex community of germs living together. It's a great environment to live in -- free food, heat, 'water', lots of space...That's why morning breath stinks -nothing 'thrown' at the bacteria all night so they propagate ...Read more
Sorbitol from lidoderm patch, can this reach the gastrointestinal system and cause discomfort from the absorption through the skin?
Doesn't protein get digested by protease in the stomach/denatured by the HCL in the stomach so how can it enter the body through ingestion?
Digest then absorb: Proteins are made up of long chains of dozens or hundreds of amino acids. HCL and pepsin in the stomach & protease breaks the proteins down into individual amino acids, which can then be absorbed through the intestinal lining into our bloodstream. See http://study.com/academy/lesson/protein-digestion-and-absorption-process.html for more details. ...Read more
No: Angular cheilitis is caused by saliva in a deep crease of skin at the corner of the mouth. Usually the saliva gets there during sleep. Some of the irritation is due to enzymes in saliva. Much of the irritation is due to yeast and staph bacteria in the saliva. Try otc Miconazole or Clotrimazole in corners of mouth several times a day, especially at bedtime. It is most common in people who have lost. ...Read more
Can a virus or bacteria get into the body through the ears? Or is it only the eyes, mouth, and nose?
Infections: Different viruses & bacteria enter our bodies thru different pathways. In addition to what you've noted, don't forget sexually transmitted diseases eg genitals as another source of entry. To specifically answer your question, yes, bacteria can cause an infection of the outer ear aka swimmer's ear. Best way to avoid infections is to wash your hands. And get your vaccination status updated. ...Read more
Can HIV be transmitted by touching urine with the palm of your hands? No breaks in the skin. Even the tiniest amount of fluid?
Can herpes be located only in the inside of the vagina and not the outside of the vagina?or it is most likely present in both places??
Can the infection from the abscess spread to the throat through. Tissue, or in other words cause white, red, an yellow patches to appear in the mouth?
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