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When the corner of mouth droops, what would be diseases that would cause it and are they usually sudden?

When the corner of mouth droops, what would be diseases that would cause it and are they usually sudden?

Your mouth?: Are you noticing this on you or somebody else? One or both sides? Need more information. Sudden onset of facial drooping can be a stroke or facial palsy. (7th cranial nerve problems) are there other associated symptoms like headache, focal seizure, double vision or droopy eyelids ? ...Read more

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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Cracks at corner of mouth after oral?

Cracks at corner of mouth after oral?

Friction, drying: I assume you mean after oral sex you find cracks in the corners of your mouth. It's not serious, in all likelihood. There is a small chance that you have a sexually transmitted disease on your lips, and that requires treatment. But more likely is that the friction and motion of the sex act, plus perhaps the drying quality of genital secretions on your lips, combine to cause the cracking. Lubricate. ...Read more

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Cluster inside cheek and corner of mouth?

Oral lesions: Bumps inside the mouth may be benign growths from trauma or salivary stones. It can also be an early sign of something more concerning like cancer if you have a history of smoking. If it is painful, it may be an infection. See your doctor for further examination. ...Read more

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I have cracks at corner of mouth. What can I do?

I have cracks at corner of mouth. What can I do?

Angular chelitis: Angular chelitis(cuts at the corners of the mouth) can have an etiology from bacteria, fungus, a loss in vertical dimension, or iron deficiencies. See your dentist for proper care as soon as possible. Proper diagnosis is key for proper treatment. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of redness in corner of mouth?

What could be the cause of redness in corner of mouth?

Irritation: You may have a few different things. It could be an area that doesn't dry out much (licking) and may or may not have a fungal infection, possible viral lesion such as a form of herpes labalis, it could be from trauma of a split lip that just hasn't healed. ...Read more

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The cracks in the corner of mouth won't heal. What do you recommend?

The cracks in the corner of mouth won't heal. What do you recommend?

Angular Chelitis: You probably have angular chelitis though generally there is some itching or burning associated with it but not always. One thing that can cause this is eating a lot of acid containing foods like tomatoes or oranges. You might try using Hydrocortisone cream over the counter 4-5 times a day but will most likely need prescritption strength to clear it up. Your dentist is the best person to see. ...Read more

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I have something on my corner of mouth( exterior), it looks like someone cut me. It is been now 2 days.. I have not kissed for a while though ?

 I have something on my corner of mouth( exterior), it looks like someone cut me. It is been now 2 days.. I have not kissed for a while though 
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Cheilosis: Cheilosis. /chei·lo·sis/ (ki-lo´sis) fissuring and dry scaling of the vermilion surface of the lips and angles of the mouth. You may have riboflavin deficiency. Try eating more cheese, beef, lamb, almonds, eggs or sesame seeds. ...Read more

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I have a pimple on corner of mouth. What should I do?

Dont squeeze: Dont try to get rid of it by squeezing, wash your face gently with soap and warm water when you take bath or shower, if it does not go away see your doctor. ...Read more

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Have health anxiety. If you think about corner of mouth wanting to droop, can Anxiety actually make you feel like it's gonna happen?

Have health anxiety. If you think about corner of mouth wanting to droop, can Anxiety actually make you feel like it's gonna happen?

Health anxiety: Yes. If you think about it, anxiety can make you "feel like it's gonna happen." In fact, anxiety is one of the only things that can make a person "feel like" a corner of their mouth is going to droop. There is no sensation associated with a mouth corner that's about to droop. Schedule an appt with your psych MD and talk abt treatments for anxiety. B4 then, try a distraction -- the x word, a bath? ...Read more

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Odd question.Ive had a twitch come and go for months now.Always on left corner of mouth. Started again last night and continues after 7hours.Normal?

Odd question.Ive had a twitch come and go for months now.Always on left corner of mouth. Started again last night and continues after 7hours.Normal?

It's not normal 4 u: It's probably not normal. Muscles can do this when they are tired, after an injury, or a viral infection, or problems with nerves that control muscles. Most muscle twitching is a benign problem however. Sometimes it is a good idea to keep some videos of it to show your doctor. ...Read more

Fissure (Definition)

Grooves or clefts in various anatomical structures such as the brain (transverse fissure between cerebrum & cerebellum), the skull (sphenoidal fissure), the liver (for the ligamentum teres), the lung (oblique fissure), the spinal cord (ventral median fissure), or other structures such as the palpebral fissure between upper & lower eyelids. Can also be a tear in a structure ...Read more