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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 baby is teething and rubbing his tongue a lot could this be thrush?

My baby is teething and rubbing his tongue a lot could this be thrush?

White coating?: Do you see a thicker than normal white coating on your child's tongue or cheeks... If so, this may be thrush. Although babies tend to put everything in their mouth when teething. This might only be your child's way of dealing with teething. ...Read more

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My 3.5 mo baby is really fussing in every feed.Checkd with GP no thrush no ear infection.Teething maybe.Afraid shell associate feed wth being upset :(?

My 3.5 mo baby is really fussing in every feed.Checkd with GP no thrush no ear infection.Teething maybe.Afraid shell associate feed wth being upset :(?

Maybe diet related: Are you breast feeding? If so, has anything in your diet changed? If you're nursing watch your intake of dairy foods, chocolate, caffiene etc. She may also be uncomfortable if she's not having regular bowel movements. If she's gassy you should burp her more frequently and try some gas drops. ...Read more

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Do the white spots in my baby’s mouth mean he has thrush?

Do the white spots in my baby’s mouth mean he has thrush?

Maybe...: ...Thrush typically comes on the inside of the cheek, edge (not top) of the tongue, and inside of the lips and gums. It also does not come off with gentle rubbing. If that's what you see, thrush is likely. Fortunately, it's usually easily treatable, and not dangerous except in children seriously ill to begin with. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of thrush in a babys mouth shes 2 weeks and 3 days old?

How do you get rid of thrush in a babys mouth shes 2 weeks and 3 days old?

Thrush: At this young age I feel it is best to see your pediatrician for advice and treatment. You should be going to her two week check. If you have already gone, call the office and ask for advice. It is not dangerous and unless she is not eating is not an emergency. ...Read more

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What are the causes of thrush and how to treat thrush in the mouth?

Fungal infection: Thrush is a fungal infection. Oral thrush and other candida infections can occur when your immune system is weakened by disease or drugs such as prednisone, or when antibiotics disturb the natural balance of microorganisms in your body. Antifungal medications usually are able to treat it. See your dentist or physician. ...Read more

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What can cause your tongue and mouth to have a raw burnt feeling? No thrush per primary care it's been that way for 6 weeks

What can cause your  tongue and mouth to have a raw burnt feeling? No thrush per primary care  it's been that way for 6 weeks

Burning mouth: Burning tongue may be caused by dry mouth or a hormonal imbalance. See your dentist and if they rule out dry mouth, see another doctor. ...Read more

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What if your baby has thrush really bad to the point his hole mouth from top to tongue is white and has to take a DNA test will it mess up the test?

Yes it might: Since dna testing is seldom urgent why not treat and cure the thrush first and then worry about the dna testing later on. Why is the thrush so severe? Is there any chance there is something wrong with the baby's immunity? See your pediatrician. ...Read more

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Could oral thrush that's really really bad cause a DNA test to not be 99.9%? Whole mouth white all DNA match but three things?

Could oral thrush that's really really  bad cause a DNA test to not be 99.9%? Whole mouth white all DNA match but three things?

Not: It depends what dna test you are talking about. For dna probe for candida infection test has 80% sensitivity (positively tested diseased people) and 98% specificity (negatively tested healthy people). Or you are talking about dna paternity test? Which is a different story. ...Read more

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Teething (Definition)

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