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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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Can you get a cold sore on your gums?

Can you get a cold sore on your gums?

Definitely, yes: Canker sore is the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The condition is idiopathic (the cause is not known) recurrent aphthous ulcers is usually self-limiting. Cold sores typically result from a viral infection called herpes simplex virus (HSV) and are also self-limiting. ...Read more

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Can you get cold sores INSIDE your mouth? Can't tell if I have a cold sore or canker sore, help!

Can you get cold sores INSIDE your mouth? Can't tell if I have a cold sore or canker sore, help!

Cold vs Canker sores: Cold sores are typically on the outside of your lips nose even eyes. Have a professional RX an antiviral for you.They may be pills or a salve or both. Compliance is the key to healing. Ensure you take the dose where youare supposed to. ...Read more

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Can you get a cold sore on the roof of your mouth?

Yes: You can get cold sore on roof of your mouth or every area in your mouth ,and the cause is viral infection. ...Read more

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Can you get a cold sore in your wrist?

HSV 1: I am not aware of herpes simplex type i affecting the wrist it often is found on the lips, skin around mouth, nose, chin, mouth, cheeks, & even eye or genitalia. ...Read more

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Can you get a cold sore on your chin?!

Can you get a cold sore on your chin?!

Yes: Cold sores can occur anywhere but around the mouth is common. ...Read more

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Can you get a canker sore from burning your mouth on pizza?

Can you get a canker sore from burning your mouth on pizza?

No, canker sores: is the most common oral lesions. Most tongue ulcers, infections will clear up by themselves within a week or two. You should see your GP or dentist if the ulcer gets worse or lasts for longer than 2 weeks. Oral cancer appears as a growth or sore in the mouth that does not go away. If concerned see your dentist ASAP. ...Read more

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Can you get a cold sore on finger?

Can you get a cold sore on finger?

Herpetic whitlow: It's possible to develop herpes simplex virus lesion on a finger or thumb. ...Read more

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Can you get a cold sore on bridge of your nose after a cold?

It could happen: Recurrent oral herpes (cold sore) outbreaks usually occur in pretty much the same place every time, usually on or near the lips. But it can happen anywhere nearby, including the nose. If the bridge of your nose is a new place, a cold sore is less likely. If this is your first possible outbreak, probably it's something else. If in doubt, see a doctor for professional evaluation and testing. ...Read more

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Can you get a cold sore by biting on your lip?

Herpes virus: Cold sore is caused by herpes virus which is transmissible by contact (usually kissing). Once you've been infected you always have the virus which can be reactivated by stress, sunburn, trauma, fatigue, underlying illness, having procedures such as laser or chemical peels. ...Read more

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Can you get a cold sore on your tonsil ?

Yes: A viral infection can affect any of the area of the oral cavity (mouth) or oropharynx (back of throat). ...Read more

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I'm just wondering, if you sucked in helium can you get a cold sore on your lips and etc.?

Yes but...: A cold sore is caused by a virus and therefore, sucking on helium will not cause a cold sore. You can get a cold sore on your lips as an independent occurrence simultaneously. ...Read more

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Can you get a cold sore on eye?

Can you get a cold sore on eye?

Yes, it is serious: You can most certainly get herpes simplex (the virus that causes cold sores) in the eye. This can be serious, so if it happens, you must see your doctor to start oral medication right away. Do not delay. ...Read more

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Can a cold sore in your nose be contagious if you pick it?

Cold sores: Yes. If the cold sore is painful, it is usually viral as in herpes. If it is an open sore and oozing, it could be strep or staph infection. ...Read more

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Can you get a cold sore in the eye?

Yes.It is not cold s: Herpes simplex viruses type 1 and type 2 can both cause cold sore , but predominantly type i causes c.Sore and type 2 causes genital one. But the cold sore virus -can cause eye infection inv- cornea, conjunctiva, eyelids, and inner eye strs called choroid and retina .Cn cause meningitis, encephalitis, pharyngitis, up.Resp. In imm.Supp. Individuals they can cause wide spread inf. Inv. Lungs, esophag. ...Read more

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Is it normal if you get a canker sore or a cold sore for your lip to swell really bad?

Is it normal if you get a canker sore or a cold sore for your lip to swell really bad?

No, see doc soon...: Uncomplicated canker sore or cold sore of lip should run its uneventful course though expecting to suffer from topical pain. Topical undue swelling needs to be checked out ASAP to see if developing nearby soft tissue infection-cellulitis. To do things correctly, follow instructions in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. Best wishes to health... ...Read more

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Can you get a cold sore on your collar bone?

Can you get a cold sore on your collar bone?

Unlikely: Cold sores usually occur near mucosal surfaces like the mouth. If you have a sore over your collarbone area it is more likely folliculitis or pseudofolliculitis which is simply an acutely or chronically inflamed hair follicle. If it is more lateral near your bra strap, you may have irritation from your bra strap. Another possibility would be a boil or subcutaneous abscess. ...Read more

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Cold Sore (Definition)

Also referred to as fever blisters, cold sores are small, painful fluid-filled blisters that are usually found around the lips. Cold sores are very contagious and can be spread by mouth to mouth contact and can spread to the genitalia and cause genital ...Read more