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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 the dry skin around my mouth be causing acne?

Could the dry skin around my mouth be causing acne?

Not likey: Dry skin around your mouth can be from cold air, allergies to toothpaste, cheap metals in fake jewlery, nail polish and more. Acne comes from inflamed oil glands from hormone changes, stress, lack of sleep, genetics and more. See you doctor to get the correct therapy for both issues. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of dry skin around my mouth?

What can I do to get rid of dry skin around my mouth?

My first question: is are you a lip licker, which commonly creates dryness around the mouth. If yes, it needs to stop or you will never clear the dryness. If not a lip licker, what kind of lip stick are you using. I prefer ones with sunscreen as sun exposure will dry your skin. ...Read more

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I have red flaky, dry skin around my mouth, what is this and treatment?

I have red flaky, dry skin around my mouth, what is this and treatment?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I get dry skin around my mouth when i eat tomato/spicy sauces. any idea what it could be? how can i treat it?

I get dry skin around my mouth when i eat tomato/spicy sauces. any idea what it could be? how can i treat it?

Here are some...: Glad to know you're so observing to identify the sequence of events as described. One fact in life that may wish to know is life is a constantly changing & adjusting dynamic process of struggle to cope with reality, certainty, & uncertainty of daily living for survival, growth, & continuation from inception to eternity. So, it's logical to carefully adjust down and rid the possible culprit, watch, ...Read more

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Bulima . I'm completely hooked on bulimia , I've got pain in my muscles , dry skin around my mouth , sores on my hand and constant headaches . ?

Bulima .
I'm completely hooked on bulimia  , I've got pain in my muscles , dry skin around my mouth , sores on my hand and constant headaches . 


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Yes - that sounds: like issues related to Bulimia. Treatment of symptoms when serious - is best by a multidisciplinary team. This often includes nutritionist, primary care provider, psychiatrist or psychologist (or both) as well as an addition specialist. Please let your doctor know about your eating behaviors. ...Read more

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What help very dry skin around the lips and mouth?

Moisture: Chapped lips? Hydrate well- water is best. You can apply lip balms with beeswax base or oil base creams. Remember that lips require solar protection just like your skin – apply & reapply balms or creams with a minimum spf of 15. Going skiing ?- protect from sun & windburn by covering with a scarf or a ski / snowboard face mask with visor. Dry air? - use a humidifier. Try not to lick your lips! ...Read more

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Went to dentist and I have dry flakey skin around my mouth what is that called?

Went to dentist and I have dry flakey skin around my mouth what is that called?

Skin dryness: The gloves that dentist use can dry the skin and lips during treatment. Once you have the flky skin, try using vitamin e oil(400iu) for a few days applied to the surface. It will be absorbed into the surface and moisturize it. Also the next time that you go to the dentist, apply the vitamin e oil before the procedure(best way is to puncture a capsule with a pin and apply). ...Read more

Dry Skin (Definition)

Skin lacking adequate moisture feels tight and uncomfortable. This can result from impaired lipid production within the skin leading to water loss. Patients with eczema are prone to dry skin. Other possible causes include low environmental humidity, excessive use of soap, or internal causes such as hypothyroidism. Application of moisturizing cream or ointment immediately ...Read more