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I keep involuntarily sucking my mouth shut at night, tongue sticks to my palate real tight, mornings can't open fully.Tongue hurts+ tremor.What can it b?
Temporary Trismus: Temporary trismus is divided into intraarticular causes and extra-articular causes. Temporomandibular joint dysfunction represents the most common cause. I agree with others that a you should see a dentist to make sure you do not have an abscess which also represents a common cause. Good luck and well wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Ceased Desonide. bumps on lower lip went away, cracked mouth corners healing, now have soft painless bump on inside of lower lip. What's going on?!
Palate soreness spreading to tongue, gums also strange taste in mouth. White rings on tongue. Pimples and blood blisters inside both cheeks?
Soreness: It appears that you may be developing a viral illness of the mouth. ...Read more
My gums are red, itchy, achy. My teeth feel loose. My lips itch. Eyes hurt. Tongue spot hurt. Red dot in the back of my mouth. French kissed a week ago.
Examination: Could be viral, bacterial, allergic. Please see dentist for examination. ...Read more
Woke up this morning, laying faced down in bed and noticed teeth were pressing hard against my top lip. My lip has now swollen 5 times the size...
See Dentist asap!: This dictates you being seen by a dentist asap to rule out an infection that requires immediate treatment. There are lots of other possible causes for what you describe and although some may not require treatment, we cannot diagose your situation over the internet without a history, clinical exam and x-rays. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
White bumps near the corner of my mouth and on my top lips. is this angular cheilitis? it feels sore when i lick it with my tongue
Why do my teeth snap together biting very hard down closed and sometimes biting my inner cheek uncontrollably in my sleep?
Edges of mouth red, flaky dry skin now larger with crusty covering area 2 cm long. Inside mouth 1cm from corner to corner feels like burning eat/drink?
Top teeth chip in crack now brown lines appear in between the crack teeth guns swollen at the top into my nose?
See your dentist: Cracks can be found in all your teeth but if they become symptomatic(ie. Pain) or large enough to stain then you should see a dentist. The gums are a separate issue. At minimum you have gum disease and because of the swelling you may have an abscess. Either way these issues are detrimental to maintaining your teeth you need to see a dentist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It feels like cheeks& mouth are swollen, not visibly. I keep scraping the insides of my mouth&lips with my teeth & the insides feel sore/irritated.(?)
Random swollen painful gums over 2 teeth causing extreme pain to side of mouth. Area looks red and feels bruised when biting down?
INFECTION: What you describe is characteristic of a dental infection, most likely from the death of the nerves and tissues within the tooth or teeth. These types of situations can go downhill very vast and even spread to other areas of the body causing very serious complications so get an appointment with a dentist ASAP! If your face swells or you get a fever, and you can't get to a dentist, consider ER ! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
My entire mouth is pale yellow, my tongue is yellow striped. Tiny canker sores are forming on tongue sides + elongated red bumps forming under tongue?
Needs to be seen: You will have to see a local dentist, primary care physician or ENT specialist. We cannot diagnose or treat patients over the internet. A medical and dental history along with a personal clinical exam is required. ...Read more
Allergy?: Your symptoms are not specific. the thing that comes to mind is some type of allergy. Try a non-prescription antihistamine such as claritin, zyrtec and allegra, in addition to a nasal steroid spray, also nonprescription, such as nasalcort. Pay attention to what else may be a trigger for this, such as food, or drinks. And see if there's anything abnormal in the mouth (redness, ulcers). Good luck ...Read more
The back gum between my two front top teeth is turning white, I have 3-4 tiny painful white bumps on tongue, green mucus like pus coming from gum. ?
Downturned mouth =: corners of mouth are downturned or sagging. ...Read more
Downturned mouth: The most common reason for a downturned mouth is a stroke, in which usually only one side of mouth droops and leaks saliva. Of course, chronic frowning will do it in patients who are unahppy. Some medications could do it by causing a dystonic reaction, which is usually temporary. I am not aware of any primary mental/psychiatric condition that does this. Very rare degenerative neuro diseases might. ...Read more
No way to know: I would be concerned if, and only if, your mother shows other signs of severe mental illness -- fairies influencing her, stealing her thoughts, persecuting her, making her their queen, etc. Don't try to understand people's folk / cultural / cult beliefs. Some medicines given to people with known mental illness cause abnormal mouth movements; perhaps unknown to you, she is being treated. ...Read more
When im not smiling and just casual the corners of my left side of mouth is regular but my right side is slanted down. Do you know why this is?
Likely a palsy : Question. Does the left eye close as firmly as the right ? Can you wink with both eyes equally ? If you open your lips to see all your teeth is it equal both sides ? If not, this suggests a Bell's palsy where a branch of the nerve supplying your facial muscles has become inflamed/functions poorly. You should see your doc for evaluation & treatment. ...Read more
What does it mean to feel like you have a film inside your mouth? Corners of mouth are dry and lines (wrinkles) going down each side of my mouth have appeared (seems like overnight)..
Xerostomia?: Overnight changes may be caused by medications that induce dry mouth by diminishing salivary gland secretion also known as xerostomia which can lead to increased bacteria in the mouth and a plaque. This can also contribute to dry skin. However this is just a shot in the dark and there are many other potential causes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a rash at the corner of my mouth and it feels like a cold sore and my mouth feels like it's pulling down at the corner?
I have been sick and down with fever. The corners of my mouth have cracked and I have very small bumps on my lips. Should i be worried?
Maybe cold sores: These may be cold sores - part of your illness & fever. If you can see a doctor or get to a clinic, do. It might help speed up your recovery and prevent complications. In the meantime rest, drink lots of fluids, keep the sores clean & moist with blistex. Best wishes - try to be seen! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If I turn my eyes to the corner (up, left, down, right) without turning my head I can faintly see 2 big dark spots in center. What is that?
I hit my head hard against the corner of an open kitchen cabinet door, do I need to seek medical treatment? Hi, about half an hour ago i was bending down beneath an open kitchen cabinet door, and when i stood back up, i hit my head with a pretty good amou
I dropped my cellphone on the front of my head while laying down. The corner of the phone hit me. Could this cause a concussion?
Probably not: unless you have a really big phone you should be ok. ...Read more
Yesterday i reached down and hit the middle of the top of my head on the corner of my wardrobe. Now I have a throbbing pain in my left temple, help?
Common symptom: You had a "contusion" which can be associated w pain and swelling. Usually icing and taking an otc med like tylenol, (acetaminophen) motrin, alleve, advil etc can be helpful. If other symptoms such as vision canges, dizziness, balance problems confusion arises- then proceed to be seen immediately. Otherwise- you just "bumped your head". ...Read more
I bumped the top of my head the corner of a metal wall fixture a week agoVERY hard. My head still hurts, but the has gone down some. What to do?
Unlikely that: you sustained any intra cranial injury if you had no loss of consciousness or any nausea/vomiting in the week following your injury. Sounds like main injury is outside the skull. If symptoms are improving, you are probably going to be ok. See your doctor if symptoms persist. ...Read more
Have it evaluated.: Bumps under the skin could be as a result of different reasons of which could include an ingrown hair, acne, infection, abscess, or an allergic reaction to various things like detergents or soaps or to medications. Have it evaluated by your physician to get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
No: Angular cheilitis is caused by saliva in a deep crease of skin at the corner of the mouth. Usually the saliva gets there during sleep. Some of the irritation is due to enzymes in saliva. Much of the irritation is due to yeast and staph bacteria in the saliva. Try otc Miconazole or Clotrimazole in corners of mouth several times a day, especially at bedtime. It is most common in people who have lost. ...Read more
Drooling: It might be due to different reason. First check with a dentist to check for gum or dental disease. ...Read more
Angular Chelitis: The condition you have may be Angular Chelitis. When this condition is present, the underlying cause must be identified. Dietary causes as well as anemia and infectious etiologies are all possibilities. You need an in person exam to evaluate the potential causes of this condition. Your physician can decide treatment of the underlying cause. ...Read more
Try breaking off a : Leaf from the aloe vera plant, and placing the sap on the lesions. ...Read more
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