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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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What could be the cause of dry mouth and dry tongue?

What could be the cause of dry mouth and dry tongue?

Many causes: If the dryness is new, it may be dehydration, a medication side effect, or part of an infection. If it lasts longer, work-up would consider the above options as well as others, such as a possible auto-immune or thyroid issue, or other problems. If it persists, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Cause of dull eyes and bumps at corners of mouth?

Cause of dull eyes and bumps at corners of mouth?

Dull eyes: The bumps could be a herpetic rash. See your primary care doctor soon to have the rash looked at. ...Read more

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Help! what can cause dry mouth and tongue feeling raw and dry? Also roof of mouth is sore?

Help! what can cause dry mouth and tongue feeling raw and dry? Also roof of mouth is sore?

Side effects: Could be a side effects from certain meds. Like antibiotics, are you on any meds.? Also severe stress causes similar symptoms ...Read more

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What are the causes of dry and numb lips?

What are the causes of dry and numb lips?

Dry lips: Dry or chapped lips can be caused by lack of moisture to the lips. The condition can be worsened by the sun or the wind. ...Read more

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Could my chonic dry eyes and the dryness at the corners of mouth be caused by vitamin deficiency?

Could my chonic dry eyes and the dryness at the corners of mouth be caused by vitamin deficiency?

See below: Possibly, but a number of conditions can be associated with with this such as sjogrens, hypothyoidism, and other conditions. See your doctor to be further evaluated. ...Read more

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What cause mouth shedding and skin irritations at corners of mouth on the inside?

What cause mouth shedding and skin irritations at corners of mouth on the inside?

Variety of possibili: most commonly this is perlech. It can be due to yeast. You can discuss this with your physician about anti-yeast medication, in further clinical evaluationto see if there is another possible cause. ...Read more

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Whats the pathophysiology with mouth breathing and dry skin surrounding the mouth?

Mouth-breathing: Mouth-breathing is commonly caused by nasal obstruction. It could be swelling of the nasal membranes due to allergies or infection, or enlargement of the turbinates, small bones inside the nose, or even a deviated nasal septum. If it's a chronic problem and you want to have it evaluated, see an ENT (otolaryngologist) and a ct will probably be necessary. ...Read more

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What is the cause for dryness of mouth and breathing through mouth and decreased secretion of saliva? What are the remedy for these?

What is the cause for dryness of mouth and breathing through mouth and decreased secretion of saliva? What are the remedy for these?

Dry mouth remedies: There are many causes of dry mouth so i'll focus on easy remedies: breath through your nose, chew sugar free gum, don't smoke or chew tobacco, drink plenty of water, maintain room humidity with a humidifier. (dry mouth also increases risk of gum disease so practice good oral hygiene and use a mouth rinse.). ...Read more

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Whats causing red blood shot dry eyes with constant hard crust in eyes with bumps top and bottom of eyelid?

Whats causing red blood shot dry eyes with constant hard crust in eyes with bumps top and bottom of eyelid?

Blepharitis: I see you posted several questions about lid darkness, irritated eyes, etc. Lid margin disease can exacerbate dry eye and cause redness of both the lids and eyes. Also causes crusting. Try warm compresses for 5 - 10 minutes followed by lid scrub pad such as occusoft or similar brand. I recommend you see an ophthalmologist for further evaluation as you may need additional diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of extreme dry eyes and dark circles?

What could be the cause of extreme dry eyes and dark circles?

Might be eczema: If you are a person with allergies, asthma, etc it may be due to eczema. Atopic dermatitis can cause dark circles around the eyes and dry eyes to boot (atopic keratoconjunctivitis). Do you have rashes on your body? If so, you may have your answer. I would see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What are some causes of dry mouth?

What are some causes of dry mouth?

Dry mouth: Common causes in my practice include anticholinergic side effects of medication, such as antidepressant or antihistamine meds, mouth breathing due to sinus or nasal problems, dehydration from vomiting, diarrhea, and uncontrolled diabetes. It can be caused by autoimmune diseases such as sjogren's syndrome. ...Read more

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What causes ulcers in nose and mouth?

What causes ulcers in nose and mouth?

Virus: Most ulcers in the nose and mouth are caused by viruses, and resolve in 5-10 days. They often recur. ...Read more

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Treatment of excessive mouth watering?

Treatment of excessive mouth watering?

Medications: If you also have excessive sweating you may have a condition where the autonomic nervous system is over active and many of the secretory glands are working excessively. There are relatively safe medicines with modest side effects to control the condition.. Diagnosis must preceed treatment. ...Read more

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White coating on the tongue and chronic dry mouth . Any tips , causes etc ?

White coating on the tongue and chronic dry mouth . Any tips , causes etc ?

Dry mouth: There are many causes of dry mouth and white coating on the tongue like side effect of certain medications, certain diseases and infections (diabetes, anemia) to name a few. See your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment or referral to a specialist. ...Read more

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