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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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Could my untreated thyroid be causing the white film in my mouth?

Could my untreated thyroid be causing the white film in my mouth?

I don't know: What sort of thyroid problem you may have, so i can't say exactly, but it is not likely to be the cause. ...Read more

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Constantly feels like i have a thin waxy film in my mouth and a feeling of something in my throat! Cause?

Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
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Constantly feels like i have a thin waxy film in my mouth and a feeling of something in my throat! Cause?

Anxiety: symptoms are not a sign of illness, they are the mind's ability to produce the "flight or fight" response which gives rise to many physiological changes include nausea, sob, insomnia, dry mouth, aphasia, tremor and sweating. Depending on the cause of your anxiety symptoms, your health care provider can adjust your medication. ...Read more

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About 15-30mins after I brush my teeth & use mouth wash, I get for a lack of a better term a type of film in my mouth. What causes it?

About 15-30mins after I brush my teeth & use mouth wash, I get for a lack of a better term a type of film in my mouth. What causes it?

Probably alcohol: Many mouth washes have alcohol in them that can dry out the mucus membrane of the mouth giving the feel of a film. Try a mouth wash without alcohol. ...Read more

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Dry mouth and dry blood on tongue and bloody phlegm . Can it be caused from thyroid nodule ? Have been diagnosed with a 1cm nodule calcified within .

Dry mouth and dry blood on tongue and bloody phlegm . Can it be caused from thyroid nodule ? Have been diagnosed with a 1cm nodule  calcified within .

Not related: Thyroid calcifications will not bleed into the oral cavity. Dry mouth (and likely dry throat and nasal passages) will often result in blood from the gums or the delicate tissues of the nose. A bloody nose can reveal itself inwardly ("post-nasal drip") or externally when the nose is blown. Have your. ...Read more

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Can x-rays from doctor, and dentist cause cancer? Averaging 2 x rays a year, for teeth using film in the mouth.

Can x-rays from doctor, and dentist cause cancer? Averaging 2 x rays a year, for teeth using film in the mouth.

NO: Diagnostic x ray emits very little radiation dental x-rays even much less , your exposure twice a year is very safe . Speak to your doctor.All with in the safe limits ...Read more

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Can the thyroid be causing bad taste in mouth?

Can the thyroid be causing bad taste in mouth?

No: I have never heard of this occurring, unless you are referring to the taste of the medication used to treat thyroid disease. ...Read more

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After brushing my teeth, what is causing a slimy film all over the inside of my mouth. Usually appears within an hour I have used numerous different toothpastes and nothing helps. My father is experiencing same problem.

After brushing my teeth, what is causing a slimy film all over the inside of my mouth.  Usually appears within an hour I have used numerous different toothpastes and nothing helps.  My father is experiencing same problem.

Many good answers: All my colleagues have made good points. In addition, i mention that brushing removes the surface deposits on your teeth. When well removed, it takes only a short time for salivary components to reform a layer called the pellicle, this may be what people are describing. Upon this thin pellicle layer adhesion of bacteria takes place and is termed plaque. Pellicle. ...Read more

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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more