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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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Why is the roof of my mouth swollen and hurting?

Why is the roof of my mouth swollen and  hurting?

Hot pizza: Is it burned? Common reason for palate pain is burn from hot food. Without a clue, its just a guess. ...Read more

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What could cause a sore throat, swollen tongue, mouth sores, red bumps all over my tongue and the back of my throat and extreme fatigue besides strep.

What could cause a sore throat, swollen tongue, mouth sores, red bumps all over my tongue and the back of my throat and extreme fatigue besides strep.

Seasonal flu: is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. NSAIDs (e.g. Aleve, Advil) or Tylenol (acetaminophen) are also recommended every 6 hours. If concerned, see your PCP for examination. ...Read more

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What causes swollen uvula and redness in back of throat?

What causes swollen uvula and redness in back of throat?

Infection etc.: The swelling process found is equivalent to inflammation which will take time to resolve. ...Read more

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What causes swollen gums on one side of mouth?

What causes swollen gums on one side of mouth?

Infection?: Swollen gums are most likely due to an infection, which could be from several sources. It warrants an immediate visit to the dentist to determine the cause and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What causes swollen lips in the morning?

What causes swollen lips in the morning?

Allergy?: That could be as a result to allergic reaction to certain type of meds. Or foods. See a doctor to determine the cause of the swollen lips. ...Read more

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What causes bump on the roof of my mouth near my teeth?

What causes bump on the roof of my mouth near my teeth?

Infection: A bump near a tooth usually means an abcess. You should see a dentist and get this treated so it does not get worse. ...Read more

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Why is the inside of my mouth sore?

Why is the inside of my mouth sore?

Various reasons: There are a ton of reasons why this could be. Auto-immune, trauma, infection, food. Either way, if your concerned, see your dentist or md. ...Read more

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What I should with the inside of my top mouth swollen and my top gums swollen ?

See a dentist: Swelling is a common sign of infection. You may have more than one dental problem. You need to see a dentist as soon as possible in order to determine the cause of the swelling and what would be the appropriate treatment. If left untreated, things will only get worse and harder to control, not to mention the possibility of an acute flare-up and spread of infection to other parts of your body. ...Read more

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Inside of my cheeks are swollen and sore what leads to that?

Inside of my cheeks are swollen and sore what leads to that?

Several causes: There are several causes for this and i can't tellyou exactly what is going on in your mouth. You need to see a dentist to find the cause and get the proper treatment. ...Read more

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What causes cold sores in the corner of my mouth?

What causes cold sores in the corner of my mouth?

Herpes simplex virus: Cold sores are a re-activation of latent herpes simplex virus infection, at the corners of the mouth or elsewhere. Not all sores at the corners of the mouth are cold sores, though; more commonly, cracking or oozing of the skin here represents "angular cheilitis"--the result of frequent exposure to saliva, and may become secondarily infected by bacteria or yeast. See your dentist for more info. ...Read more

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What's causing my sore mouth and tongue?

What's causing my sore mouth and tongue?

Multiple reasons: There are many reasons why someone may have a sore mouth and tongue, ranging from fungal infections, periodontal disease, auto-immune diseases, vitamin deficiencies and possibly even cancer. The only way to start to find out is visiting a dentist for an examination. ...Read more

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The inside of my cheek is swollen from burning my mouth earlier, help?

The inside of my cheek is swollen from burning my mouth earlier, help?

Burn on cheek: These types of things usually heal on their own rather quickly and without any further problems. Just leave it alone and avoid spicy, hot and acidic foods. If need be, consult with your own dentist. ...Read more

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Why is the side of my tongue sore?

Why is the side of my tongue sore?

Did you bite it?: That's the most likely explanation i can think of... Did you have any recent dental work done etc? ...Read more

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I have small red dots on roof of my mouth toward the back of my throat. My mouth is dry and tongue is red with white coating in parts. My throat hurts?

Not normal: The symptoms you described sound like thrush, a yeast infection of the mucus membrane lining the mouth and tongue, also called oral candidiasis. Oral candidiasis can be treated with topical anti-fungal drugs, such as nystatin, miconazole, gentian violet or amphotericin b. Topical therapy is given as an oral suspension which is washed around the mouth and then swallowed by the patient. See a doctor. ...Read more

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Why does the upper left side of my tongue sore and swollen?

Why does the upper left side of my tongue sore and swollen?

Depends: Maybe you bit your tongue by accident? Maybe you drank really hot coco and burned that side of your tongue? Maybe you are about to get a canker sore? Early symptoms of HIV? I would go to the doctor if the symptoms persist or worsen. By the way, get screened for preventative health. ...Read more