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Two weeks ago I started to get small blisters in my mouth, at first it didn't really hurt, but its getting worse. Could this be a food allergy?

Two weeks ago I started to get small blisters in my mouth, at first it didn't really hurt, but its getting worse. Could this be a food allergy?

Allergy unlikely: Unlikely to be a food allergy; more likely a sensitivity to a toothpaste or mouthwash. Could be viral or bacterial - you should see a dentist to get a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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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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Why do I get radiating pain/dull ache/nerve pain from my teeth when eating hot or cold, spicy food or even just being outside I have two crowns, one that always bothers me as its always sore and slightly inflammed. My dentist said I need to get my gums cu

Why do I get radiating pain/dull ache/nerve pain from my teeth when eating hot or cold, spicy food or even just being outside I have two crowns, one that always bothers me as its always sore and slightly inflammed. My dentist said I need to get my gums cu

Perio endo lesion: There could be two different things going on with your crown. Dull ache and radiating nerve pain indicates that the nerve in your tooth is diseases and you should be evaluated for root canal. It also sounds like your dentist is concerned about a gum, periodontal problem in this area also.
Perio-endo lesions can occur together and need to be treated together. ...Read more

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I get burps quite often these days and few of them end up with acidic food approaching my mouth. Is it something I should worry about?

See MD if chronic: What you describe is consistent with gastroesophageal reflux disorder (GERD) which is common but treatable, and need evaluation to optimize. Start with omeprazole or similar, and if chronic should see Gastroenterologist to discuss options. Happy to consult. My recent publication (on PubMed) also highlights endoscopic (non surgical) options given mounting concerns of long-term PPI use. ...Read more

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Why is it whenever I eat dry foods, the skin around my mouth and my lips get dry and flaky?

Why is it whenever I eat dry foods, the skin around my mouth and my lips get dry and flaky?

Processed food: Most dry foods are processed in some way. These processed foods have bisphenol a which blocks an important protein in liver involved in cadmium detoxification. Cadmium can lower 25-oh vit d3 which can cause dry skin on lips. Cadmium is a ubiquitous pollutant you can read about on my web page. ...Read more

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If some one you know has HPV in there mouth can you get it if you drink from there cups or ate food they made.

If some one you know has HPV in there mouth can you get it if you drink from there cups or ate food they made.

Yes, possiblly: Hpv is a viral disease and can be spread by contact or toutching contaminated persons or fomites. How long the virus might live on a fomite like a cup and still be infectious is not known exactly but it should dry out in a few minutes or after washing. Contaminated food would be unlikely. ...Read more

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There is a cut on the right side of my mouth from me trying to get food from between my braces how do I get it to heal?

There is a cut on the right side of my mouth from me trying to get food from between my braces how do I get it to heal?

Gum "cut": Keep area spotlessly clean. Brush gently 2x/day. Floss or WaterPik daily. 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water used 3x/day as a rinse will help healing. Dab on w Q-tip the OTC Benzocaine in Orabase 3x/day. Report your problem to your treating Dentist or Orthodontic Specialist. ...Read more

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After two hours of lunch I feel like the food coming back in my mouth... I don't have acidity... Is this GERD?

After two hours of lunch I feel like the food coming back in my mouth... I don't have acidity... Is this GERD?

GERD: Yes, this is likely gerd (acid reflux). You don't necessary sense the acidic flavor. Most of the time, the contents of your previous meal come back up. However, this doesn't mean you have gerd. Most of healthy people have this occurred from time to time, unless you are being bothered and has consequence of the disease. ...Read more

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My mouth has been dry as cotton for the past two days no matter how much water I drink. I'm not hungry either and when I do eat food tastes funny. No other symptoms.

My mouth has been dry as cotton for the past two days no matter how much water I drink. I'm not hungry either and when I do eat food tastes funny. No other symptoms.

Evaluation: The list of possible causes is very long. We only get 400 characters here to answer your questions. Recommend you see your doctor for an evaluation including lab work. Sorry I can't be more helpful but the possible causes of your complaint are lengthy and require appropriate medical intervention to determine the cause. Best of luck Dr. R ...Read more

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Started choking on food when eating/swallowing. Throat full of phlegm. Constant lump in throat feeling always swallowing. Afraid to eat-there've been 2 times I almost didn't get food out of mouth/throat in time. Cough, rib/chest pain. Ideas/Help please?

Started choking on food when eating/swallowing. Throat full of phlegm. Constant lump in throat feeling always swallowing. Afraid to eat-there've been 2 times I almost didn't get food out of mouth/throat in time. Cough, rib/chest pain. Ideas/Help please?

Be seen: What you are describing medically would be called dysphagia, there are multiple causes. Among the more common is chronic reflux disease leading to constrict ute of the esophagus. Consider being seen. Work up would likely include a swallowing study and an egd. ...Read more

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How to get rid of cuts in your mouth caused from acidic food?

How to get rid of cuts in your mouth caused from acidic food?

Wil heal: What were you eating that cut your mouth? Are you sure there are cuts and not something else? Allergy, virus, other causes? If it is from food then you need to avoid this in the future. Cuts in the mouth heal in a few days. Warm salt water rinses will, help you feel better. If it does. Ot heal in a week see a dentist. ...Read more

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I suffer from dermatitis, I get like a rash round my mouth, how can I get out off working with food?

I suffer from dermatitis, I get like a rash round my mouth, how can I get out off working with food?

Perioral dermatitis: Isn't usually caused by food. You need to see your dermatologist for correct diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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How do you get yeast infection in mouth from food?

How do you get yeast infection in mouth from food?

NO: Yeast is a normal resident in the mouth but becomes problematic if it "over" grows. ...Read more

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I have stomach problems if I eat alot of food ill get bagged up so bad it feel like its coming out my mouth. Wats wrong???

I have stomach problems if I eat alot of food ill get bagged up so bad it feel like its coming out my mouth. Wats wrong???

Eat smaller amounts: You probably have stomach reflex which makes you feel "bagged up" with food. YOu may try smaller, more frequent servings and some oTC meds for acid relief. If no improvemtn in a month or so, get checked by a local doctor for specific assessment and advice. Feel better ...Read more

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How long before I get used to my new tooth bonding? It’s been a few days, and my mouth still feels very strange. It’s almost like I have a layer of food stuck to my teeth, and I just want to wipe it away. How long before my mouth feels normal again?

How long before I get used to my new tooth bonding? It’s been a few days, and my mouth still feels very strange. It’s almost like I have a layer of food stuck to my teeth, and I just want to wipe it away. How long before my mouth feels normal again?

Give it more time: If you are still not used to it after a few weeks, you may wish to have your dentist re check the bonding. It could possibly be over contoured and need some adjusting. Also perhaps it needs to be polished so food won't stick. ...Read more

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How come I get a bad taste in my mouth after eating or drinking certain foods & drinks?

How come I get a bad taste in my mouth after eating or drinking certain foods & drinks?

Acid containing food: Certain foods or drinks that contain a lot of acid may be reacting with the fillings in your teeth. ...Read more

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If I lay on my back about 10 minutes I feel hot pain in my chest my mouth get dry only water or food will help stop the pain? I have fatty liver.

If I lay on my back about 10 minutes I feel hot pain in my chest my mouth get dry only water or food will help stop the pain? I have fatty liver.

Possible GERD: Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) occurs when stomach contents can lead to irritation or the esophagus with chest pain. You should avoid eating late at night and make sure that you avoid acidic foods and alcohol, and sleep with you head elevated on a couple of pillows. See your MD for testing and if symptoms persist, you may need to see a surgeon for definitive repair. ...Read more

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Can you get mouth ulcer from burning the inside of your mouth on hot foods?

Can you get mouth ulcer from burning the inside of your mouth on hot foods?

Yes: Pizza burns are very common on the palatal area. It usually is self limiting and heals within a couple of days with or without treatment. A topical anesthetic like Benzocaine can give you some relief and is available over the counter. ...Read more

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I get these painful mouth sores that hurt when food rubs against them. What could be causing them?

I get these painful mouth sores that hurt when food rubs against them. What could be causing them?

Mouth sores: The list of possible causes of mouth sores cannot even fit within the space allowed us for an answer. Even if we gave you a list of possibilities, you wouldn't know which type you had, why you have them and what to do about it. Therefore, it would be wise to see a local dentist for an accurate diagnosis, along with appropriate treatment if necessary or advice on prevention, if possible. ...Read more

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I burnt the roof of my mouth with hot food, and there is a blister. How do I treat this? Also could this get infected?

I burnt the roof of my mouth with hot food, and there is a blister. How do I treat this? Also could this get infected?

It will heal: Although it is painful at times but it would heal by itself. Take it easy and you can apply otc toothache cream. It will take the pain away till it heals in a few days. Good luck. ...Read more

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Whenever I eat salty foods such as soft pretzels I get a clear blister on the inside of my mouth on my lip. Is that normal?

Whenever I eat salty foods such as soft pretzels I get a clear blister on the inside of my mouth on my lip. Is that normal?

Always?: Has this always been the case? If so, then I am thinking you are just really sensitive to the salt, or maybe even something else (brewer's yeast, etc) in those foods. It may just be causing irritation to the lining of your lips. If it is always in the same location...or if this is a new thing for you, however, I'd probably get it checked out, just in case. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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After eating certain food I get a really bad pain on the mouth of my stomach and the pain attacks my back. What is this awful pain?

After eating certain food I get a really bad pain on the mouth of my stomach and the pain attacks my back. What is this awful pain?

Ulcer vs. Pancreatit: It could be peptic ulcer or gallbladder disease or pancreatitis. Get Pancreatic enzymes, stools for hidden blood, abdominal ultrasound. See your doctor soon to rule out these possibilities ...Read more

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I have pain in my lower esophagus. Acid is sometimes poured out from my stomach to my mouth. This get worse when I eat oily foods and coffee.

Classic acid reflux: You have classic symptoms of acid reflux. There are certain foods that are most likely to cause acid symptoms: fatty/fried/greasy/oily food, butter, eggs, cheese, caffeine (coffee, tea, sugary drinks like Coca-Cola), chocolate, peppermint, tomato product (juice, sauce etc) and citric acid product (orange, lemon, lime, grapefruit, etc). Please minimize these items in your diet. Take PPI medication. ...Read more

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A person has genital herpes (hsv2). His saliva enters another person's mouth through food. Will that person get genital herpes now?

A person has genital herpes (hsv2). His saliva enters another person's mouth through food. Will that person get genital herpes now?

Not Likely: Herpes requires disruption of the protective surface to cause infection. If there was a cut in the oral mucous membranes, a herpes infection can start there, but this is unlikely, although possible. The herpes virus will not travel intact through the stomach which is very acid and can not reach the genitals just by sharing food. ...Read more

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Whenever I drink soy milk, or eat food with soy, my mouth gets itchy, and I get bumps on the roof of my mouth. Does that mean I'm allergic?

Whenever I drink soy milk, or eat food with soy, my mouth gets itchy, and I get bumps on the roof of my mouth. Does that mean I'm allergic?

Good chance!: Since soy is a common food additive, it is important to know. A rast assay for soy can slice the issue! ...Read more

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If you have gas build up in your stomach and you have food or drink in your stomach is it normal for some food to get burped into esophahous/mouth?

If you have gas build up in your stomach and you have food or drink in your stomach is it normal for some food to get burped into esophahous/mouth?

Not usually: Occasionally food and stomach juice may back wash into the esophagus, but when there is increase in frequency & severity of these episodes damage to the lining of the esophagus occurs. A barrier exists that prevents this from occurring frequently at the junction of the esophagus and stomach; GE sphincter. A lot of problem with reflux is underestimated. Consult with a doctor for control. Take care ...Read more

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