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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Does hormonal acne ever go away? Ways to prevent it? The only time i ever get acne is right before my time of the month. It is usually only one or two pimples. It is always in the same general area - chin/mouth and it is really frustrating how it always

Acne : Acne in middle aged woman is quite common. Fortunately, there are many effective treatment options. Please read about some treatment options such as possibly spironolactone (hormone blocker), antibiotic, or other therapies at the link below. I hope that helps a little. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A common human skin disease characterized by areas of scaly red skin (seborrhea) with blackheads/whiteheads (comedones) , pinheads (papules), large papules (nodules), pimples & possibly scarring. Occurs mostly on face, upper chest & back. Treated with benzoyl peroxide, salicylic ...Read more


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Pimples (Definition)

Pimples are a kind of acne, and are a condition where oil gets trapped in a pore of the skin resulting in small area of ...Read more