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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 allergic reaction to fruit cause a pea-size lump inside my tongue? It's tender but not painful, slight swelling. What can I do?

Can allergic reaction to fruit cause a pea-size lump inside my tongue? It's tender but not painful, slight swelling. What can I do?

See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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I have a purple, and red hard lump that looks like a bruise on the roof of my mouth, what causes this ?

I have a purple, and red hard lump that looks like a bruise on the roof of my mouth, what causes this ?

More information ...: There are many causes of a lump in the mouth, how long has it been present, is it painful, was there injury? The most common cause of a lump in the mouth is an ulcer, however there are other causes, some of which are serious and mandate Dr review. www.fauquierent.net/mouthmass.htm is a webpage with a sensible summary of causes for further information ...Read more

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I have large lump on roof of my mouth. It does not hurt and came on suddenly. Any ideas what the cause may be. It is fairly hard, red, and bruised?

I have large lump on roof of my mouth. It does not hurt and came on suddenly. Any ideas what the cause may be. It is fairly hard, red, and bruised?

Evaluation: Without seeing the lesion it is hard to know exactly but a few things come to mind. A lump in the roof of the mouth could be a torus palitinus, median palatine cyst, palatal abscess or a tumor. See an ENT or oral surgeon for evaluation. ...Read more

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My daughter bruises easily, frequently bleeds from mouth and nose and experiences petechiae. Shes had a complete blood count which was normal. What other causes are there for these symptoms?

My daughter bruises easily, frequently bleeds from mouth and nose and experiences petechiae. Shes had a complete blood count which was normal. What other causes are there for these symptoms?

ECCHYMOSIS: ECCHYMOSIS in a young woman demands prompt attention. You need full blood workup for clotting disorders and autoimmune problems. If you have had a recent URI you may have bone marrow supression and severe platelet deficiency. IE TTP VS ITP. SEEK PROMPT MEDICAL EVALUATION . FACV level/MTHFR/PROTEIN C&S/RPR/AT3/CIRCULATING LUPUS ANTICOAGULANT/ANTICARDIOLIPID ANTIBODY. Also HEE CONSULT ...Read more

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Last week i discovered what i thought was a bruise on my tongue, however on close examination this is a hard immobile pea size lump looks like a bruise?

Last week i discovered what i thought was a bruise on my tongue, however on close examination this is a hard immobile pea size lump looks like a bruise?

Possibilities : It may be a bruise or a result of an injury (bite fibroma), but best to have it checked by your primary care doctor, who may refer you to an oral surgeon or ENT doctor. ...Read more

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Can you actually bruise your tongue?

Can you actually bruise your tongue?

Tongue bruise: I know personally that you can badly lacerate your tongue from biting. The tongue is mostly muscle and usually repairs itself when cut. I did check with an ENT doc and he told me that in rare cases patients who cut their tongue may develop some scarring. ...Read more

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Is it possible to bruise the underside of your tongue?

Is it possible to bruise the underside of your tongue?

Yes: Sadly you can bruise your self with a toothbrush slipping, a fork ... If its problematic please consult with a dentist. Hope this helps. ...Read more

Bruise Or Contusion (Definition)

Bruises, or ecchymoses, are discolorations and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. A serious disease called pupura presents as a cluster of small bruises called petachia. Petachia often appears as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a problem. ...Read more


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Bruising (Definition)

Bruising = a contusion with ...Read more