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Home Remedies For Mouth Itching
Often wake w/my face itching. Only itches right above mouth. Itching feeling is comin from a tickle inside my skin, not on the outside.
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
Allergies?: You may be allergic or sensitive to some of the foods and liquids you ingest. See your dentist to give you a thorough oral exam to rule out other possible causes. You might want to see an allergist as well. See if you can figure it out yourself. Pay attention to what causes this and if there is some common link (such as citrus, cinnamon, etc.). ...Read more
Intraoral Itching: See a dentist for an examination and evaluation. The cause of the itching will determine treatment, if any, and possible prevention. There are many possibilities here. ...Read more
Food Allergy: It could be that you have recently eaten something that you may have been allergic to, such as shellfish, or citrus fruits in excess, or maybe msg in some soy sauce. ...Read more
Roof of mouth itching and ears. I have a sinus infection and bad allergies is that normal? It's been going on for a couple days
Allergies: Sounds like your allergies are acting up, I suggest you consult an allergist to achieve better long term control of your symptoms and avoid repeated sinus infections. ...Read more
I have strep throat. Took 3 pills250 clarithromycin had to stop due to mouth itching. Got through two days of zpack and itching. Enough to kill it?
Maybe/maybe not: There are some strains that are relatively resistant to that family of antibiotics. A partial treatment may be too brief and you may remain contageous. You might check back with your doc and see if s/he will send out something else. ...Read more
I have the same problem with the roof of my mouth itching also the constant feeling of my ears draining or feels like fluid running into my throat?
23y.o female. Roof of mouth itching conbined with very sore throat. Fever101.6. Ear pain and itching as well. Thoughts?
Dr. Can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat)... or when she is an adult patient who also has a fever of 101.6. ...Read more
Check again: I would thouroughly check your head and hair again for any remaining lice or nits. Often, many of the treatments need to be repeated one week after initial treatment. Also, keep in mind that the shampoos used to treat lice can cause some irritation to the scalp which can induce itching and may not represent a residual lice infestation. ...Read more
I've recently begun to have intense itching of my scalp at night. What causes it & what is recommended treatment?)I have dry mouth--any connection?
More info needed: Most identifiable causes of itchy scalp are associated with rash, scale, or other visible skin abnormalities. A thorough description or a good look at the scalp would be helpful. Any new hair/scalp products being used? Hard to think of a connection with dry mouth, unless you're using an antihistamine for the itch. ...Read more
Discharge after BV treatment, 4tablets by mouth once, no itching but could it be yeast? Will I have to go back to the doc for treatment for yeast?
Smashed an insect on my neck while sleeping 2 days ago & now its a big rash which burns & itches & got an ulcer on that rash? Any home remedy? Or dr.?
ANTIBITOIC TREATMENT: If the rash has become ulcerated, you must see a physician since you may need systemic antibiotics in addition to topical. ...Read more
Is there an over-the-counter or home remedy for a swollen, itchy eye lid? My left eye is swollen and has been for a week. It itches too. Well, my eye lid is itchy not my eye itself. There isn't a knot or anything like that. My eye itself isn't red or
This: This is not time for a home remedy, you have already waited too long to get the situation evaluated by your physician. I suggest contacting your physician immediately for an evaluation. You run the ultimate risk of losing eyesight in that eye. ...Read more
Irritation/allergy: Irritation from licking the lips could cause this. A perioral dermatitis is another possibility. Hydrocortisone 1% cream (available otc) may help. Contact allergy is another possibility, and if the offending substance can be identified, avoidance is the best strategy. ...Read more
Normal: What you feel is the tissue reattaching and healing. As long as there is no pain all is well. ...Read more
Irritated: These areas may be irritated from food exposure. See your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. ...Read more
See your doctor: You need to see your doctor to find out why this is happening. Once that question is answered, then the appropriate treatment can be dispensed. ...Read more
What to do if I just had 3 teeth pulled and my mouth is still numb. I have a gauze in my mouth but it really itches. Why?
Normal: If you just had your teeth pulled those sensations seem normal and should go away within 12 to 24 hours. If not call your dentist. The gauze can be removed when the bleeding has stopped. ...Read more