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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 does a cold sore look like in corner of mouth?

What does a cold sore look like in corner of mouth?

Initially a bump,: Blister and then it crusts over & is yellowish. ...Read more

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What is the best and fastest thing at CVs for a cold sore in the right corner of mouth?

What is the best and fastest thing at CVs for a cold sore in the right corner of mouth?

Sore throat: Ibuprofen 800mg by mouth three times a day would be my answer. Saltwater gargles. Look into your throat with your cellphone light and take a picture. If it appears dark red or you see pus draining out of your tonsils, or if you have a fever and it hurts close to 10/10 to swallow you should probably see an MD in urgent care ASAP otherwise go in the morning. ...Read more

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What causes rid of a cold sore on the corner of your mouth?

What causes rid of a cold sore on the corner of your mouth?

Try this: Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in european studies to help expedite healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half. Studies also show that regular use can help v recurrences. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a cold sore on the corner of my mouth its very painful but I don, are there any other causes for cold sores?

Cold sore: A sore in the corner of the mouth may be due to a virus. However, if you have dentures, chronic secretions on the side of the mouth caused by the dentures may cause breakdown of the skin at the corners of your mouth. There are over the counter meds that may be effective (check with your pharmacist), as well as some prescription meds you can get from your doctor. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a cold sore on the corner of my mouth its very painful but I don', are there any other causes for cold sores?

What to do if I have a cold sore on the corner of my mouth its very painful but I don', are there any other causes for cold sores?

Cold sores: Are caused by the herpes simplex viruses. Your Dr can prescribe oral Valtrex (valacyclovir) or another antiviral medication. Laser txs are used to treat cold sores. Melissa Officinalis or lemon balm (cream) expedite healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by 1/2. Studies also show that regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation w lysine 1, 000mg orally 3 times a day at onset, can help. ...Read more

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So I have a cold sore on the corner of my mouth and it has been hurting for a few days so I squeezed it and puss stuff came out is this mersa?

Probably not: Its hard to be certain. Cold sores can easily become colonized by normal skin bacteria, which probably caused the pus you saw. The only way to tell if it is MRSA is to get a culture. But if you are otherwise healthy and this is not getting worse, you ought to be able to just ride this out. ...Read more

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I have a huge cold sore in the corner of my mouth! It really stings when having any type of liquid or hot food. Please help?

I have a huge cold sore in the corner of my mouth! It really stings when having any type of liquid or hot food. Please help?

Dermatologist: If that bothered you that much, you should see a dermatologist for prescription medicine. Otc meds not going to help you. ...Read more

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My cold sore in the corner of my mouth has scabbed over & is starting to crack and bleed making the healing process take longer. Will neosporin help?

My cold sore in the corner of my mouth has scabbed over & is starting to crack and bleed making the healing process take longer. Will neosporin help?

Angular cheilitis?: A sore exactly in the corner of the mouth could be oral herpes (cold sore), but more likely is angular cheilitis, a different problem. It's often due to a superficial yeast infection, and antifungal creams may help. Neosporin probably won't help much. See your doctor and take it from there. Good luck! ...Read more

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I was using arm&hammer advance white toothpaste &now I think have a cold sore on the corner of my mouth and maybe a pimple on my lip? How do I fix it?

Toothpaste?: Could be from toothpaste but is unusual. Do you think you might have been exposed to herpes simplex virus. Kissed a boy with a cold sore recently? Or do you have history of cold sores. Dr can prescribe Valtrex (valacyclovir) or you can buy abreva lip sore treatment over the counter. Don't squeeze pimple or anything on lips, since that will create greater infection. ...Read more

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Difference between a cold sore and a pimple on corner of mouth?

Virus vs bacteria: A cold sore is a virus typically on lips or inside your mouth. A pimple is a bacterial infection. If it is truly a pimple it is bacterial and either infection in the gland in the corner of your mouth or on the skin near the corner. A cold sore is a herpetic virus, usually more painful typically lasting 10 days to 2 weeks. ...Read more

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Inflammation and pain in corner of mouth? Got told I had a cold sore a couple of weeks ago, but looked like bruise (boyfriend bit my lip night before

Inflammation and pain in corner of mouth? Got told I had a cold sore a couple of weeks ago, but looked like bruise (boyfriend bit my lip night before

May be: Angular chelitis or herpetic stomatitis are lesser of the serious problems than human papilloma virus in sexually active young adults these days. See your dentist for diagnosis & remedy. ...Read more

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Small raised rash on corner of mouth doctors said its not a cold sore and gave me triamcinolone acetoneide cream when will this rash heal?

Small raised rash on corner of mouth doctors said its not a cold sore and gave me triamcinolone acetoneide cream when will this rash heal?

Probably won't: Triamcinolone cream, a corticosteroid, is not the treatment for the most likely cause which is Angular Cheilits (inflammation of the angles of the lips). This condition has multiple causes. Treatment with an OTC anti-fungal cream will often cure it (such as Lotrimin). Avoid constantly licking the area. For more information go to: WikiWand. Com and search: Angular cheilitis ...Read more

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Having cold sore-like bumps on the corners of my mouth. What could it be?

Cold sores: There are several possible causes of your symptoms, but herpes would be my first assumption until I heard more and examined you.

We can now de-stigmatize herpes and understand this infection to a much better degree given the tremendous research that has changed everything we know about herpes in the past few years.

Other rare issues could be allergies, vitamin c deficiency and a fungal infection. ...Read more

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I have a soretred patch at the corner of my mouth, it doesn't feel like a cold sore but vaseline isn't helping.

I have a soretred patch at the corner of my mouth, it doesn't feel like a cold sore but vaseline isn't helping.

Angular chelitis: If the ends of you lips overlap as you sleep, saliva may accumulate there. This will cause a rash or sore. Do you sleep on that side? A combination of a mild cortisone cram and an antifungal cream applied twice a day should help. If not, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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The corner of my lip is super dry and chapped. It hurts to open my mouth I think maybe it's a cold sore but I'm not sure. How do I make it go away?

The corner of my lip is super dry and chapped. It hurts to open my mouth I think maybe it's a cold sore but I'm not sure. How do I make it go away?

Angular Cheilitis: There is a condition called cheilitis where lesions develop in the corners of the mouth and they can be persistent. They can be from lip-licking, nutrient deficiencies, dry mouth etc. These can become subject to opportunistic infections. Using a topical antibiotic and discouraging harmful behaviors (lip licking) may help. ...Read more

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Cold Sore (Definition)

Also referred to as fever blisters, cold sores are small, painful fluid-filled blisters that are usually found around the lips. Cold sores are very contagious and can be spread by mouth to mouth contact and can spread to the genitalia and cause genital ...Read more