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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 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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I have small pimple on my penis and I haven't shave in a mouth or 3 because I was scared so I'm guessing I have Razor Burn. Any way to get rid of them?

I have small pimple on my penis and I haven't shave in a mouth or 3 because I was scared so I'm guessing I have Razor Burn. Any way to get rid of them?

Where exactly is it?: If pimple is near hair growth at base of shaft then it may be a pimple, if not near hair then have parent schedule you to see dermatologist ...Read more

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Can you get canker sores on your lip? I get a lot of canker sores in my mouth so was thinking if its possible. And pimples on lips?

Can you get canker sores on your lip? I get a lot of canker sores in my mouth so was thinking if its possible. And pimples on lips?

Could be: Herpetic clusters. Difficult to diagnose without a clinical exam. Canker sores can be present on the inner aspect of the lips. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I have small whitehead pimples on the corner of my mouth that follow my lip line and they won't go away (it's been a week) how can I get rid of them?

I have small whitehead pimples on the corner of my mouth that follow my lip line and they won't go away (it's been a week) how can I get rid of them?

Squeeze: These are quite common. Usually tiny and visible only when closely observed with skin pulled tight. Need not be treated. If you can tolerate some pain you can squeeze them out. ...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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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more