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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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Used klricid 500mg bd.now white tongue & perserive taste s irritating. How can i develop taste buds?

Used klricid 500mg bd.now white tongue & perserive taste s irritating. How can i develop taste buds?

Clarithromycin: Klaricid like any antibiotic kills good bacteria as well as bad ones. The good bacteria also inhibit thrush. Try yogurt and probiotic. If that fails might need medication for thrush. ...Read more

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Taste buds back of tongue normally large?

large taste buds: The taste buds at the back of the tongue on top are the ones that sense bitter foods/things but have a dentist look for a better diagnosis. ...Read more

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What to do if i ruined my tongue/taste buds?

What to do if i ruined my tongue/taste buds?

Please elaborate: What exactly did you do to cause such damage? Is it physical or chemical in nature? If more info was included, a better answer could be given. Make an appointment with an ENT. ...Read more

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Please help! what happens to taste buds when tongue is burned?

Please help! what happens to taste buds when tongue is burned?

Burned tongue: They get burned as well. This may temporarily affect taste depending upon what part of the tongue was burned. You will heal and the taste should return to normal. ...Read more

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Enlarged taste buds with white patches on tongue. What are some possibilities as to what may have caused this?

Enlarged taste buds with white patches on tongue. What are some possibilities  as to what may have caused this?

White patches: This could be any number of things, both normal and abnormal. An accurate answer and diagnosis requires additional information and a thorough clinical and visual examination. Any lesion in your mouth that does not resolve within 7-10 days needs to be examined. Call your dentist for an appointment. ...Read more

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Wondering y the sides of my tongue keep swelling like my. Taste buds on the sides?

Wondering y the sides of my tongue keep swelling like my. Taste buds on the sides?

Multiple Possibility: This can be as simple as biting your tongue while you sleep, to food allergies, systemic or oral medication side-effects. Pay attention, see if you can find any patterns: when i drink wine at night, my tongue is swollen in the morning, or yes, there is slight pain involved and an area of abrasion present. These other clues will allow a more accurate diagnosis. Additional ?, see your dmd or md. ...Read more

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Help docs! my tongue broke out in enlarged taste buds. Why?

Help docs! my tongue broke out in enlarged taste buds. Why?

Taste buds: Could be sensitivity to food, poor oral hygiene, inflammation from smoking, viral, bacterial, from medications plus lots of other things. Perhaps even normal circumvallate papillae in the back of your tongue that were always there and you just noticed them. See your dentist or physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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