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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 pimples on your tongue?

Can you get pimples on your tongue?

No: You cannot get a traditional "pimple" on your tongue like on your skin. A pimple on the skin is a blocked oil gland or pore which has become infected with bacteria. The tongue does not have oil glands or pores, so it doesn't get pimples. However, there are all sorts of other lumps and bumps which can form on the tongue (but not pimples). If you have something, get it checked by a dentist or ent. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get a pimple on your tongue?

Is it possible to get a pimple on your tongue?

No: Pimples are limited to the skin surfaces that contain hair follicles and oil glands. The tongue has neither. You can get something similar with an infection in various glandular structures in the tongue. ...Read more

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What causes white pimple on tongue and how can I get rid of it?

What causes white pimple on tongue and how can I get rid of it?

Mucocele: Could be a mucocele. Underneath the tongue is a very common place for them and it may be rupturing after a few days looking like an ulcer. Mucoceles are caused by an obstructed or ruptured salivary gland duct, hence clear fluid within. Some mucoceles spontaneously resolve on their own after a short time. Others are chronic and requmucire removal through minimally invasive sx or the use of a laser. ...Read more

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Sometimes I get a white pimple on my tongue frenulum. After 1-2 days it dissapears but after a few days it may reappear (in the same spot).no pain?

Sometimes I get a white pimple on my tongue frenulum. After 1-2 days it dissapears but after a few days it may reappear (in the same spot).no pain?

See your dentist and: Get it checked out. Hopefully it's nothing, but they can work this up further, if they have to. Better to be safe than sorry. They'll know more by examining it closely to see what it is. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have a white bump on my tongue. It looks like a pimple. I usually get them occasionally. I tried to pop it but nothing. What is it? Why do I get it

I have a white bump on my tongue. It looks like a pimple. I usually get them occasionally. I tried to pop it but nothing. What is it? Why do I get it

Depends: Depends on location, duration, exact size. You really need to have an examination the next time it occurs. Watch your diet, hygiene, medications, any pain? Seek care for this to determine what it really is. ...Read more

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I always get pimple under my tongue, what can be the cause of it? Usually one at a time, approx 1-2mm in diameter, afrer days it turns into an ulcer.

I always get pimple under my tongue, what can be the cause of it? Usually one at a time, approx 1-2mm in diameter, afrer days it turns into an ulcer.

Mucocele: Could be a mucocele. Underneath the tongue is a very common place for them and it may be rupturing after a few days looking like an ulcer. Mucoceles are caused by an obstructed or ruptured salivary gland duct, hence clear fluid within. Some mucoceles spontaneously resolve on their own after a short time. Others are chronic and requmucire removal through minimally invasive sx or the use of a laser. ...Read more

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Can you get pimples in your mouth?

Can you get pimples in your mouth?

Abscess not pimple: A "pimple" located on the gums several (5-8) millimeters away from the gumline would often be a nerve that has gone bad in the tooth and either root canal treatment or tooth removal are recommended treatment. If it is located close to the gumline, then that is a periodontal (gum) abscess. See your dentist if you have any swelling in your mouth. ...Read more

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Why do I get a water pimple in my mouth?

Why do I get a water pimple in my mouth?

Mucocoele: When a minor salivary gland (of which there are many in your mouth) has it's duct blocked, a small swelling filled with clear liquid is common. If troubling it can be treated surgically but they often resolve on their own. ...Read more

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How to tell why I have a pimple on my mouth and a good way to get rid of it/take care of it?

How to tell why I have a pimple on my mouth and a good way to get rid of it/take care of it?

Pimple in mouth: A pustule in the mouth will express yellow fluid when disturbed. But, if this looks like a clear bubble, that is something different. This is A mucocele. It is a crushed minor salivary gland that can not release its fluid into the mouth. The fluid backs up and the tissue ballons out. Eventually this breaks and heals or may start all over again. If it becomes larger than a pea have a DDS/DMD check ...Read more

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Can you please tell me some good ways to get rid of this white cold sore/pimple thing on my mouth?

Can you please tell me some good ways to get rid of this white cold sore/pimple thing on my mouth?

See a dentist: Since we can't see and therefore diagnose what you have over the internet, it's best to see a dentist who can determine what you have and what needs to be done. ...Read more

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I had a pimple of my face close to my mouth that I popped last week and is now an open sore. It doesn't hurt or itch but I can't get rid of it. What d?

I had a pimple of my face close to my mouth that I popped last week and is now an open sore. It doesn't hurt or itch but I can't get rid of it. What d?

Dangerous area face?: A pimple close to the mouth may be in the dangerous area of the face as the infection from this area has a potential to be carried onto brain through a vein called angular facial vein which opens into cavernous sinus inside the skull which are venous (blood) containing spaces on either side of bone called sphenoid bone in base of skull. Many important nerves are in those sinuses. Consult MD ...Read more

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I get small red pimples that don't come to head on cheeks. They cluster together around my nose/mouth almost making it look like I have whiskers, help?

I get small red pimples that don't come to head on cheeks. They cluster together around my nose/mouth almost making it look like I have whiskers, help?

Many possibilities: You may have acne rosacea, seborrheic dermatitis, perineal dermatitis, or some other inflammatory skin condition. See your doctor or dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. You may need topical and/or oral antibiotics, antifungals. ...Read more

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I get itchy redness with small pimples around my mouth every now and then what could this be?

I get itchy redness with small pimples around my mouth every now and then what could this be?

Many answers: Itchiness may mean that you may be allergic to something the area surrounding your mouth has been in contact with. The potential allergens range from food, juice, or even toothpaste but the skin rash may not occur until 2-3 days after the contact or as early as minutes after depending on the allergic mechanism. If you can't find the answer, you need to see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Pimples (Definition)

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