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Carp Like Mouth
What could cause me to have a soapy/metallic/coppery like taste in my mouth? It's been approx 8-10 days now and 24 hrs a day. Should i be concerned?
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
It looks like some blood in the top of my mouth almost could look like blood inside my skin. What does that mean?
Very common: Very common to have blood under the oral skin secondary to simple oral trauma. If persistent or severe see your doc as you could have a clotting or platelet disorder. ...Read more
If a plantar wart was to be spread to the genitals or in the mouth, would it still be the same type of wart? Treatable in the same way?
Virus with fetish: Treatment depends on location. All hpv are not same, there over 60 types most of the time go away on their own. Yes genital & mouth possible to be the same as they all cause cancers, main culprits 6 11 16 18 quadirvalevt vaccination is available as they cause ca of cervix, vagina, vulva throat, anal penile cancer in men. Young woman need vaccination to prevent above cancers. ...Read more
How do I treat this? I had a cut inside my mouth. I thought it would heal over time. Now it is has turned into a giant pimple like thing in my mouth that looks white and it hurts when ever I do anything. Now it really hurts right under my lip where the c
Mouth Bitterness: Mouth bitterness can be related to hygiene that is not adequate. But often there is something else Many medications will cause bitterness in the mouth. Athletes rub DMSO on there sore joints and get a fish taste in their mouth. If you are dehydration and a low grade sinus infection be a cause. See your DDS/DM 1st then your MD to check it out. Biotene mouthwash is good for the interim. ...Read more
Over 30 days, cracks corners of mouth, appears white like scar tissue, spreading, small white ulcers, some swelling, been treating with peroxide, abreva, neosporin, chap stix no results
I cannot open my mouth more than thumbs width. It's been like this for about a week. What is the best course of treatment to regain full use of my mouth?
Splint therapy: See an orthodontist who is proficient in TMJ problems. A splint is probably warranted along with range of motion exercises. Moist heat to the area in front of the ears will help loosen the tissues as well. It sounds like the disc has been dislocated and is swollen preventing you from translating your condyles. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is there a cure for oral lichen planus? I have been told by both my doctor and my dentist that I have lichen planus in my mouth, and that there isn't anything that can be done to get rid of it. I was hoping that maybe they're wrong and would like any advi
Oral : Oral lichen planus is an inflammatory condition that affects mucous membranes inside your mouth. It may appear as white, lacy patches; red, swollen tissues; or open sores on any soft tissues of the mouth. These lesions may cause burning, pain or other discomfort. The disorder occurs when the immune system mounts an attack against cells of the oral mucous membranes. The reason for this is unknown. It cannot be passed from one person to another. Oral lichen planus is usually a chronic condition that causes little or no symptoms. It usually is diagnosed at a dental exam and verified by an small biopsy. Treatments are usually undertaken only of the lesions are painful and/or ulcerative. Treatments that suppress the immune system abnormalities, such as topical or systemic steroids may improve more severe lesions and lessen pain. People with oral lichen planus may also have related lichen planus lesions on the skin, genitals or other parts of the body. Further information and treatment may be obtained by a board certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rest, hygeine, meds: Stress is by far the most common cause of cold sore which is the recurrence of herpes viral infection. It is a self limiting condiction and normally heal in 2 weeks. Rest and stress control will help the healing process. Oral hygeine is very important for prevention of secondary infection. Certain medicatons such as Acyclovir can speed the healing but not too much. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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