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Fungus In Mouth And Throat
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
Oral ulcers: I don't know of any viruses that cause all of these symptoms, but herpetic ulcers can be seen in the mouth and throat. It is possible that ulcers can also be seen the esophagus. Esophageal ulcers could cause some chest discomfort. See your doctor. ...Read more
Throatitch: Itching most likely allergy however can be secondary to irritant or inflammatory agent, e.g. alcohol, smoking. Dry mouth can be from same, dehydration, mouth breathing during sleep, medications, salivary gland degeneration/ atrophy, radiation therapy, etc. keep mental diary re; when these sx occur, see correlation. ...Read more
Herpes virus: Herpetic stomatitis is a contagious viral illness caused by herpes virus hominis (also herpes simplex virus, hsv). It is seen mainly in young children. This condition is probably a child's first exposure to the herpes virus. The sores occur in the mouth and throat. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Ulcers in mouth sore throat cough that is painful on the throat and my chest, and sometimes itchy feeling in the chest ?
I have blisters in my throat with a furry tongue and sore throat. My nose and mouth are also itchy ?
Sounds viral but: would see your doctor for an exam and history. If he/she recommends, treatment or further testing. It is difficult to know what you mean by "blisters" and "furry" ...Read more
Nose humidifies more: Your respiratory system is designed with a natural humidifying organ, your nose. When you do not breathe through it, the air bypasses its humidifier and reaches the throat and lungs still dry. When you do breathe through your nose, the air is 100% humidified by the time it reaches those places. Your nasal membranes secrete about a quart of fluid a day, much of it water vapor reabsorbed in the lung. ...Read more
Sore throat: A hole in the gum is suggestive of a primary problem with the teeth. I could represent a cavity of the tooth with erosion of bone and early abscess formation. It could be from a tooth socket that is communicating with the sinuses. Either way, you really need to see a dentist and possibly and ENT if there is involvement of the upper or lower jaw bone and possibly sinuses if in the upper jaw. ...Read more
I have these weird red spots on the roof of my mouth and back of my throat.No pain and itches sometimes dry mouth sinus drainage in throat only?
Have checked: The only good way to determine if something is abnormal or not is to have it evaluated by either a dentist or physician. I would suggest having it looked at by one of those health care providers. ...Read more
Oral Symptoms!!: Good day; Require more information before offering possible diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Can other fungus invade the mouth and lips other than albicans that CAN be contagious and passed on? peeling in sheets and white tongue
Fungus in the mouth: Candida has many species, with Candida albicans being the most common. Indeed, many fungi can be found in the mouth. The question is 'what' caused your yeast overgrowth, as those with 'normal' immune systems won't be susceptible. So I wouldn't worry about passing on any fungus - the body can routinely handle that, however I wonder 'what' underlying problem there may be that u need to get fixed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How come breathing through the mouth dry the windpipe and cause sore throat, but not through the nose?
Hair Cells: When air is filters though the nose there are hair cells and mucous cells which help to clean ands sort of humidify the air. This is usually worse in winter when the heat comes on and the air lacks humidity drying out the mucous membranes. ...Read more
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