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Doctor insights on: Home Remedies For Downturned Mouth

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Are there any mental conditions that would cause someone to permanently have a downturned mouth?

Are there any mental conditions that would cause someone to permanently have a downturned mouth?

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

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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Why does my mom believe in fairies and have a downturned mouth?

Why does my mom believe in fairies and have a downturned mouth?

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

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What condition could my mother have; she hears voices and always has a downturned mouth?

What condition could my mother have; she hears voices and always has a downturned mouth?

Seek help: It's hard to say since the direct assessment of your mother's condition is needed. Are these sx new? Has she always had them? In any case, hearing voices is not exactly a good sign. Seek help to diagnose and treat her. Good luck! ...Read more

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What are some home remedy for cold sores in the mouth?

What are some home remedy for cold sores in the mouth?

No cure- it's herpes: More than likely it's caused by a herpes outbreak (hsv-1 typically). Drinking acidic fluids can make the situation worse; with poor dental hygiene, the burden of bacteria will allow the ulcers to fester. In certain instances, medications such as Acyclovir can help. Otherwise, the burden of oral bacterial can be tamed by the use of either listerine or a warm salt water gargle for 1min, 3 times daily. ...Read more

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Any home remedy to treat mouth painful ulcers or any medication?

Any home remedy to treat mouth painful ulcers or any medication?

Many: Applying licorice root is proven to relieve pain and help canker sores to heal more quickly. There are lozenges made of licorice available. Other common home remedies include apple cider vinegar and baking soda. For reports on many home remedies from those who have tried them see http://www.earthclinic.com/mobile/cures/canker_sores.html ...Read more

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Can you suggest a home remedy can I use to heal a cut inside my son's mouth/ lip?

Can you suggest a home remedy can I use to heal a cut inside my son's mouth/ lip?

Tincture of time: If you do nothing at all, the self healing properties, and enzymes of saliva will promote healing over a week to 10 days. ...Read more

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Could you give an easy, home remedy for the mouth/coldsore- herpes simplex please?

Could you give an easy, home remedy for the mouth/coldsore- herpes simplex please?

Treating Herpes: Treating herpes has become routine and simple in american medicine. There are three common oral herpes medications that are generally very effective. I often use the generics as a first line approach. Your family physician can get this prescribed for you for acute outbreaks or for suppression of outbreaks if these happen frequently. ...Read more

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Is there any home remedy for teeth grinding besides a mouth guard?

Is there any home remedy for teeth grinding besides a mouth guard?

Relaxation: Often, teeth grinding is a subconscious release of daily tension/stress. If you can reduce your stress and especially before bedtime (like: do not watch tv news before going to sleep). Try to either watch a comedy on tv or read something light ( not work related) and see if this helps. Some are helped by exercise or yoga. ...Read more

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Downturned Mouth (Definition)

A downturned mouth is a clinical finding in which the corners of the mouth slope downwards, as if frowning. This ...Read more