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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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My son just recently had strep throat and now he has these large bumps on his tongue. Can u tell me what us that?

My son just recently had strep throat and now he has these large bumps on his tongue. Can u tell me what us that?

Possibly normal: If they are on the back of his tongue and they do not hurt, then this is normal. We all have several very large taste buds (called vallate papilla) on the back of our tongues, but rarely realize they are there. Now that you are "looking" because of the strep throat you are noticing these taste buds.
If they do hurt then have him reevaluated by his doctor. ...Read more

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I have sores all over my mouth that are big and keep getting worse. I have strep throat while this is going on. And idea what it might be? Also I have these bumps between my fingers.

I have sores all over my mouth that are big and keep getting worse. I have strep throat while this is going on. And idea what it might be? Also I have these bumps between my fingers.

HFM: Could be hand/foot/mouth virus (coxsackie a19) a common viral infection in the summer that usually affects younger people. Can last up to 14 days, with blisters in throat, mouth, gums, hands and feet. ...Read more

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Can strep throat cause your tongue to hurt and yellow?

Can strep throat cause your tongue to hurt and yellow?

Strep: The tongue in strep is usually red with enlargement of the papillae that make it resemble a strawberry or raspberry. All the best. ...Read more

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Help! Could strep throat causes sores tongue and mouth?

Help! Could strep throat causes sores tongue and mouth?

See doctor for strep: Strep can cause a sore throat and mouth. Virus can also cause pain and sores. If you think you have strep it is very important to see a doctor and get it treated asap. Strep is contagious and can cause serious infections. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if a tongue ring can cause strep throat or throat infections?

Can you tell me if a tongue ring can cause strep throat or throat infections?

No: No, there should be no relationship between a tongue ring and those other conditions. ...Read more

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I had strep throat took abt and now I have red bumps on my left palm that do not itch but causes skin breaks that get scaly?

I had strep throat took abt and now I have red bumps on my left palm that do not itch but causes skin breaks that get scaly?

Scarletina...: Some strains of strep that cause strep throat also secrete a toxin that can cause skin things to go on. One of these is exactly what you are describing - the cracking palms. You can also develop a fine red rash on the body - that's what your great-grandma used to call scarlet fever. As long as you have taken your antibiotics as directed, this will pass and you will be fine. ...Read more

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What could cause my toddler to have a sore mouth. Strep throat swap was clear?

What could cause my toddler to have a sore mouth. Strep throat swap was clear?

Most are viruses: Toddlers are constantly chewing/sucking their fingers or touching the world around them. That gives them ample opportunity to sample every virus or bacteria that exists in their environment. Their mouth/throat is the entrance to their immune system and tonsils that react when stimulated. Strep is sensitive to antibiotics but the viruses must run their course. ...Read more

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I was wondering are dull white bumps strep throat?

Strep Throat: Though there are several signs and symptomsfor strep throat, the only way to know for sure is to be tested. If you have a sore throat, regardless of the other signs and symptoms, it's a good idea to have your doctor test you. ...Read more

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I'm just wondering, if your childs tongue is white could they have strep throat?

I'm just wondering, if your childs tongue is white could they have strep throat?

Possibly: The tongue surface is layered with cells that peal off and are swallowed leaving its regular color. When kids are not feeding well, whatever the reason, these cells can heap up and give a grayish white appearance. A fungus called thrush can have a similar appearance but is quite uncommon in non-infants. ...Read more

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Is a bumpy tongue normal for strep throat?

Is a bumpy tongue normal for strep throat?

Strep: Strep throat is diagnosed by soreness, a low grade fever and white cotton ball 'dots' on the throat. There are large bumps on the tongue normally at the back. Please see your md for a diagnosis as strep throat can lead to more serious conditions. ...Read more

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Can strep throat infect the cheeks and tongue?

Can strep throat infect the cheeks and tongue?

No.: The typical symptoms of streptococcal pharyngitis are a sore throat, fever of greater than 38 °c (100 °f), tonsillar exudates (pus on the tonsils), and large cervical lymph nodes. Normal bacterial flora are more likely on tongue/cheeks. ...Read more

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About a child having a strawberry tongue while having strep throat. What does it look like?

About a child having a strawberry tongue while having strep throat. What does it look like?

Like a strawberry: Yes, strep infection can produce a red tongue with slightly elevated lighter colored bumps looking like a strawberry. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with strep throat 3 days ago. My tongue suddenly started hurting really bad. What is going on?

I was diagnosed with strep throat 3 days ago. My tongue suddenly started hurting really bad. What is going on?

Strep endotoxins: Likely you have "strawberry tongue", a condition associated with strep infections. Certain strep bacteria secrete substances called endotoxins that can cause the type of pain in tongue you describe. As your strep is treated and the bacteria killed, more of the endotoxins can be released. Continue your antibiotics as prescribed, use Ibuprofen for pain, and call doc if not improving or tongue swells. ...Read more

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Strep throat and burning tongue linked?

Strep throat and burning tongue linked?

Burning tongue: The causes of burning tongue syndrome are not always known, and there may be more than one cause. Although not known as a common cause for burning tongue, strep throat should not be ruled out.
Once the strep throat is treated, if the burning tongue symptoms remain, see your dentist or an ENT specialist. ...Read more

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My throat started hurting today, this evening I looked at it and seen it was red and several red bumps. Should I be checked for strep throat?

If you also have: Fever, yes. Although you're just over the age range for Rheumatic Fever as a complication of infection with certain strains of Group A streptococcus, having a positive Rapid-Strep test or throat culture means you need a 10-day course of Penicillin. You would not be contagious to others after 24 hours on antibiotics. If your sore throat is from a viral illness, it will not respond to antibiotics. ...Read more

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Was treated for strep throat 3 weeks ago. Tongue still painful now and I noticed a growth way in back on tongue. Loss of taste. Burning on tongue.

Was treated for strep throat 3 weeks ago. Tongue still painful now and I noticed a growth way in back on tongue. Loss of taste. Burning on tongue.

See md: Go to see your doctor and get yourself checked. Especially ask to examine the growth on the back of the tongue. Your doctor then can refer you to see an ear nose and throat doctor for further examination including a biopsy if the growth is confirmed and looks suspicious. ...Read more

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My husband thinks he has strep throat because of the white bumps on his throat which he scrapped off. Does that he doesn't have strep anymore?

My husband thinks he has strep throat because of the white bumps on his throat which he scrapped off. Does that he doesn't have strep anymore?

Strep throat: No. First of all, he should be diagnosed by his doctor who will prescribe an antibiotic if he has it. Be careful with the scrapings because they maybe contagious. ...Read more

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I've got what looks to be sores all over my lips. And I on my tongue. Could this be from my strep throat?

I've got what looks to be sores all over my lips. And I on my tongue. Could this be from my strep throat?

Not likely...: I would suggest you go to urgent care or ER today and let a doctor take a look at this and treat you accordingly. ...Read more

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I've had strep throat throughout my life. Right now there are red bumps in the back of my throat but they are not white. Had it for 3 days so far.

I've had strep throat throughout my life. Right now there are red bumps in the back of my throat but they are not white. Had it for 3 days so far.

Chronic tonsillitis: May be associated with seasonal allergies, chronic sinusitis and possible even tonsil "stones". It is not fun to be sick all the time and be on antibiotics half a year, So, Although it is a painful, "bloody" surgery as an Adult I would consider having an ENT take a look to see if you are a candidate for elective removal of tonsils and adenoids. ...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


Strep Throat (Definition)

A throat infection caused by a strep bacteria that responds ...Read more