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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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Do cold sores on the mouth also cause genital herpes?

Possible: Cold sore is cause by hsv i while genital herpes is usually caused by hsv ii. Could a cold sore cause genital herpes? It would be possible if the sore is actively shedding virus during oral sex. With cold sore, avoid contact until the lesion is healed over. ...Read more

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Are the sores on my tongue herpes?

Are the sores on my tongue herpes?

Herpetic sores: Hi it is hard to say that without looking at the sores and finding out symptoms. However, it is possible that the herpes virus can cause sores in the mouth . Please check with your physician and dentist as soon as possible ...Read more

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I have bumps at the back of my tongue do herpes cause this?

I have bumps at the back of my tongue do herpes cause this?

Taste Buds: Everyone has bumps on the back of their tongue. They are a special type of taste buds. ...Read more

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Can you get herpes cold sores on your tongue. Because I have this big red sore on my tongue since sunday?

Can you get herpes cold sores on your tongue. Because I have this big red sore on my tongue since sunday?

Yes: Yes you sure can. They are usually painful sores. If you see your doctor at the first sign of a cold sore he/she can prescribe a medicine to help. Usually Famvir (famciclovir) or Acyclovir are used. ...Read more

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Can you get herpes cold sores on your tongue. Because I have this big red sore on my tongue since sunday?

Can you get herpes cold sores on your tongue. Because I have this big red sore on my tongue since sunday?

Canker sore: What you are describing sounds more like an apthous ulcer, or canker sore. It has a red center with a whitish rim. It can be pretty painful and last a good week or two. There are otc products like kanka or zilactin that can reduce pain. Your dentist can prescribe apthasol or cauterize it with a laser. Herpes, or cold sores tend to appear on the outer part of your lips rather than in your mouth. ...Read more

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I get white painful bumps on my tongue every time i drink beer. Is it a coincidence? Can alcohol cause that? I've never had herpes but could i on tong

I get white painful bumps on my tongue every time i drink beer. Is it a coincidence? Can alcohol cause that? I've never had herpes but could i on tong

Sensitivity to beer: Since u say it happens every time u drink beer, i would say that precludes it being a coincidence. I can't say for sure what ingredient in the beer is the offending agent, but clearly u r sensitive to something in beer. And "sensitive" u can read as "sort of allergic". It could be wheat, could be any number of things. Try switching brands. Try a diff't liquor, like spirits, to see if same thing ha. ...Read more

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Can canker sores and herpes outbreak in mouth, underneath tongue, can they look alike ?

Can canker sores and herpes outbreak in mouth, underneath tongue, can they look alike ?

Yes: Canker sores appear in the mouth area (tongue, gums, lip) and are small, shallow ulcers that make talking and eating uncomfortable they are gray in color and have a distinct edge. The sores will usually heal within 10 to 14 days.The cold sore location of those infected with the herpes virus may occur on the roof of the mouth, the throat, the inside of the cheeks, the front of tongue and the lips. ...Read more

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Can u get herpes frm sharing a cigarette while u have a cut on ur tongue w/ someone who has herpes2 in mouth, genital but don't have any sores rite now?

Can u get herpes frm sharing a cigarette while u have a cut on ur tongue w/ someone who has herpes2 in mouth, genital but don't have any sores rite now?

Yes: The absence of actual sores is no guarantee that the person is not shedding virus. In other words, a person can be contagious even if they don't have actual sores. ...Read more

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I have herpes simplex 1 and instead i get canker sores on my tongue what can I do to get rid of them faster or prevent them?

Different Causes: Hsv & aphthous ulcers can both benefit from in-office laser therapy (takes less than 5 minutes and significantly reduces pain and length of the presence of the lesions. Hsv episodes can be reduced and on occasion "prevented" with a daily Valtrex (valacyclovir) regimen. Aphthous ulcers, unless you are lucky to have pinpointed what cause yours to surface more readily, there is not a medication that you can take. ...Read more

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I have herpes simplex 1 and get cold sores on my tongue and inside cheeks can I use the same over-the-counter products as i would for a lip cold sore?

I have herpes simplex 1 and get cold sores on my tongue and inside cheeks can I use the same over-the-counter products as i would for a lip cold sore?

May be oral aphthae: Herpes inside the mouth is uncommon. Oral aphthous ulcers are much more likely. The cause of oral aphthae is not known; sometimes oral ulcers are associated with other diseases or with systemic medication. There is no standard (nor very successful!) treatment for oral aphthous ulcers. Check with your doctor to see if he or she can make a more definitive diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more

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Under tongue hubby has red puffy sore with white in it? Herpes? Also red spots on penis that don't look like sores and not painful. Itch and burn pee

Under tongue hubby has red puffy sore with white in it? Herpes? Also red spots on penis that don't look like sores and not painful. Itch and burn pee

Unrelated: Probably not from same cause. Need to see dentist or oral surgeon and also physician or urologist for examinations to determine causes and treatments. ...Read more

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Why do I get canker sores on my tongue instead of a blister on my lip? I have herpes simplex 1

Why do I get canker sores on my tongue instead of a blister on my lip? I have herpes simplex 1

Different animals...: Canker sores aren't to be confused with cold sores (which result from herpes virus). Canker sores are not viral, and they are not infectious - they are similar to other immune type reactions, such as dermatitis, etc, and are frequently related to stress (local or systemic). The lesion on your lip would more likely be a cold sore, and your tongue is a more typical place to get a canker sore. ...Read more

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What causes herpes to affect the areas beyond the mouth?

What causes herpes to affect the areas beyond the mouth?

Herpes: Herpes only affects the skin at which the infection occurs. It does not migrate to any other part of the body. There are two types of herpes. 75% of us have type one-- which we used to call "oral". And 25% have type two! the "genital" herpes. ...Read more

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I have other sores in my mouth too. Could it be herpes?

I have other sores in my mouth too. Could it be herpes?

Herpes?: Oral lesions need to be seen in person in order to properly and accurately diagnose them. See your general dentist, an oral surgeon, or an ENT specialist. ...Read more

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Can herpes simpelx cause a rash around the mouth?

Can herpes simpelx cause a rash around the mouth?

Yes and no: Herpes commonly causes a rash with blisters that are painful but mild cases can give a blistery rash. ...Read more

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Help please. Could genital herpes cause herpes on the mouth?

Help please. Could genital herpes cause herpes on the mouth?

Herpes Transmission: Herpes simplex virus (hsv) has two types: type i generally infects the mouth and produces "fever blisters". Type ii more commonly is genital. However, performing oral sex on someone infected with hsv i or ii can result in oral herpes. There are blood tests that can quickly determine if you've been infected with either strain. Antivirals help to reduce shedding and infection. ...Read more

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Could someone get eye herpes if someone with sores in their mouth breathes on them?

Could someone get eye herpes if someone with sores in their mouth breathes on them?

No: Herpes flares up in the eyes because it is already in that persons body. You can only catch herpes type I from someone else if you are immunosuppressed. Type II herpes is transmissible but requires direct fluid contact and this is unlikely in an ordinary breath. Also there are many reasons for sores in the mouth and your friend might have one of the other causes. ...Read more

Herpes (Definition)

There are different types of herpes infections; herpes simplex infection of mouth (gingivostomatitis) and lips (labialis) are the most common. Others include genital herpes, and herpes zoster. Herpes infection could very mild to very dangerous depending on the type and location of the body affected. I ...Read more