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What is a dry patch in the mouth mean?

What is a dry patch in the mouth mean?

Dry patch in mouth.: Any part of your mouth that is not moist is a concern. It could be as simple as a food allergy or as serious as oral cancer. Although oral cancer is rare it should be taken very seriously. Schedule an appointment with your dentist for an evaluation. ...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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How can I treat dark dry patches under my mouth?

How can I treat dark dry patches under my mouth?

Not sure: I am not sure where the patches are - in the mouth or on the skin? Either, or - they need to be looked at first until treatment can be initiated. ...Read more

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I have too dry patches on each side of my mouth it's getting worse then befor it is getting to the point where it's dis coloring my skin .... Help!

I have too dry patches on each side of my mouth it's getting worse then befor it is getting to the point where it's dis coloring my skin .... Help!

Dry patches: If it is on the outside of the mouth, it could be a candidiasis infection. A cream can be prescribed for that. If it is on the inside of the mouth it should be cultured to allow for a definitive diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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Red patches around my mouth?

Red patches around my mouth?

Need more info: Red patches around the mouth may be due viral infection like herpes, vitamin deficiency, fungal skin infection etc. Try taking an over the counter multivitamin and if the lesion does not go away in a couple of weeks, see your doctor. ...Read more

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White patches inside the mouth. What does this indicate?

Leukoedema, leukopla: Leukoedema is a white patch inside the mouth that can be wiped off with gauze. It is normal and nonpathological. Leukoplakia, on the other hand, is a white patch inside the mouth that cannot be wiped off. It represent tissue change and could be pathological, as it may progress into red color as it grows, develop acanthosis, and carcinoma in situ. ...Read more

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What could a white patch in the mouth mean? Is it serious?

What could a white patch in the mouth mean? Is it serious?

InfectionTraumaCanc: White patches inside the mouth can be caused by Infection Inflammation Trauma Cancer Other underlying conditions and Diseses Common infction are Thrush,bacteria ang viruses Allrgic reaction to food can cause inflammation,swelling and white patches Get it checked by your Family Doctor ...Read more

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Hi sir am having some kinda patch inside my mouth on right side. Is this a serious problem cause am worried bout it please let me know..I smoke cgrtte?

Hi sir am having some kinda patch inside my mouth on right side. Is this a serious problem cause am worried bout it please let me know..I smoke cgrtte?

Smoking: The "patch" would have to be personally examined by your own dentist, preferably an Oral Surgeon for a clinical diagnosis. Any type of tobacco increases your risk of cancer, regardless! It's your health and your life, and you must take responsibility for your actions. ...Read more

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