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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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What are the causes of mouth ulcers and how can you prevent them?

What are the causes of mouth ulcers and how can you prevent them?

Many causes: Ulcers can be the result of injury to the mouth as in biting the lip or bumping the gums with the toothbrush. They can also be due to medications and allergic type reaction to foods. More serious ulcers are due to various illness and even cancer. The treatment will depend on the cause of your ulcer. ...Read more

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What can lead to acid bumps/ulcers in the mouth, i get them kind of often?

What can lead to acid bumps/ulcers in the mouth, i get them kind of often?

Depends: Upon what is causing the ulcers. This can be due to something very benign to something very serious like low white blood cell count (neutropenia), HIV. See a doctor for a complete work up. ...Read more

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How many types of mouth ulcer do we possibly have risk to get?

How many types of mouth ulcer do we possibly have risk to get?

Many: There are many conditions that cause mouth ulcers. This information is available from other sources that can dedicate more time and space. Some types are contagious, can be caught from others and some are diet, trauma or medically related. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of bulimia and how can I gently confront someone?

What are the symptoms of bulimia and how can I gently confront someone?

Binge and purge: The person will often eat a lot of food in a short amount of time ( bingeing), usually in response to stress. The person will then feel guilt and self-loathing and will try to get rid of the food by vomiting, laxative use or other means (purging). If you are worried about someone's eating pattern, it is best to talk in a non-blaming tone and make the person aware that there is treatment. ...Read more

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What are the consequences of the stomach acid reflux to the larynx? And how can we cure them?

What are the consequences of the stomach acid reflux to the larynx? And how can we cure them?

See below.: Acid that refluxes to the larynx can cause voice changes, pain, dental erosions and raises your risk of developing cancerous changes in the esophagus. Gerd this severe should be assessed by your doc and controlled with medications such as Omeprazole in addition to the standard gerd precautions. ...Read more

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How can we prevent xerophthalmia and what are the health teachings to avoid these disease?

How can we prevent xerophthalmia and what are the health teachings to avoid these disease?

Vitamin A: Hi Melissa588 Some dry eyes are the result of major diseases that happen to affect tear production, but one major cause is too little vitamin A in the diet. Taking a vitamin A supplement (WHO has reccomentations) can prevent this kind. Otherwise, the treatment is basically artificial tears, and treatment of the underlying disease (usually something like rheumatoid arthritis). Hope this helps. ...Read more

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How long can people with untreated cervix cancer live?(p.S can you give me the ans in the numbers of years?)

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How long can people with untreated cervix cancer live?(p.S can you give me the ans in the numbers of years?)

Depends on stage? : Could be from few months to a few years to many many years - if it is caught in a very early stage and is completely cured. All depend on the stage . Early stage can be cured. It is very important to have regular screening pap smear as recommended by your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about the most common type of cancer of the skeletal system?

Can you tell me about the most common type of cancer of the skeletal system?

Metastases: Cancers starting in the bone itself or cartilage are uncommon. Cancers that begin in the bone marrow and affect the bone are more common but even more common are those that come from other places like lung or breast. ...Read more

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How are ulcers in the mouth cured?

TIME: An apthous ulcer{canker sore}is a virus that lasts about 10 days.No cure but otc. Gels - bakeing soda or hydrogen peroxide rinses help.Less stress is also helpful. ...Read more

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How can one cure and prevent ulcers of the mouth?

How can  one cure and prevent ulcers of the mouth?

See details: Try a vitamin b complex daily. There is some data in the older literature that this may help prevent. Try kenalog (triamcinolone) in orabase ointment on the ulcer 3-4 times a day to speed healing. ...Read more

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What are the causes of canker sores in your mouth and how do you get rid of them?

What are the causes of canker sores in your mouth and how do you get rid of them?

Stress or trauma: Canker sores can be more common during periods of high stress, trauma and vitamin deficiency. They will heal in about 10 days to 2 weeks. Over the counter medications can make you feel better. Avoid spicy food that can be irritating. Some people are sensitive to sodium laurel sulfate. Taking vitamin b complex supplements can prevent canker sore for many people. ...Read more

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Can you inform me about herpes simplex, how it spreads, and how bad the symptoms are on parts of the body.?

Can you inform me about herpes simplex, how it spreads, and how bad the symptoms are on parts of the body.?

Are you asking this: As part of a school assignment ? If no - please ask a more specific question and re-ask. If yes, please do original research ; work. ...Read more

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What are side effects of hemodialysis, how we can avoid them?

What are side effects of hemodialysis, how we can avoid them?

Control oral liquids: The more the liquid intake is, the more the need to remove fluids during hemodialysis, the more chances are for cramping, fatigue, and low blood pressure. Very strict salt intake makes it easy to drink within 50 oz per day. No cured meat, pickles, cheese, salted nuts will make life easy. Under 2000 milligrams of sodium per day is the way to go. Will also save need for blood pressure meds. ...Read more

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What are the potential problems of of a patient using their own medication and how can they be overcome?

What are the potential problems of of a patient using their own medication and how can they be overcome?

?: I don't understand the question. A patient should use their own medication. There are always side effects and some have risks of abuse but this is why they are prescribed after evaluation and discussion with the doctor. Follow-up and monitoring is mandatory. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are cankersores of the mouth and how come people get them?

Could you tell me what are cankersores of the mouth and how come people get them?

Apthous ulcers: Although the reason for developing these lesions remains a scientific mystery, they are small idiopathic lesions found in the softer folds of mouth tissues. There can be some tingly feeling in the area prior the arrival, and about 3 days after they erupt for them to disappear. Changes in weather, diet, and stress have been know to increase the chances of development. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me about the actual symptoms of the flu and how do they differ from those of a common cold?

Can you please tell me about the actual symptoms of the flu and how do they differ from those of a common cold?

Sicker with flu: With true influenza, in addition to the runny/stuffy nose and congestion, you also get a much worse cough, chest tightness, fever is much higher and much more of headaches and body aches with influenza. While a cold is irritating and you feel under the weather, influenza makes you feel like you have been hit by a truck and run over again! ...Read more

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What are the causes of someone to sleep with their mouth open?

What are the causes of someone to sleep with their mouth open?

Information: Most of the time it relates to the anatomy of the nose , mouth and throat. Anatomical obstruction of air flow through the nose can cause it as well as chronic allergic rhinitis. Sometimes there is no dirct cause, but simply a habit pattern. ...Read more

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Please tell me what are some of the common triggers in life that lead to alcoholism?

Please tell me what are some of the common triggers in life that lead to alcoholism?

Alcoholism: There are common triggers in life that could cause someone to drink, but not necessarily lead to alcoholism. If someone is suffering from alcoholism, the triggers trigger uncontrollable drinking which are part of the pattern of alcoholism. Best to get an assessment with an addiction specialist to see if alcoholism is part of the problem. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me about the 3 types of digestive ulcers?

See below: Not sure who told you there are three types. Most common causes include infection with h.Pylori, anti-inflammatory meds and malignancy if that is what you were referring too. ...Read more

Oral Ulceration (Definition)

Oral ulcerations appear as necrotic or eroded areas on the oral mucosa, including the tongue. Most such lesions are idiopathic (aphthous) or of viral etiology (e.g., herpes simplex virus [hsv]; rarely herpes zoster [vzv]). Oral ulcerations may be caused by fungal, parasitic, or bacteriologic pathogens; malignancy; ...Read more


Ulceration (Definition)

Exact synonym so far as this pathologist is concerned. An ulcer is a lesion on a body surface (outer or inner) in which the epithelium and at least some of the underlying connective tissue has been lost specifically to necrosis (cell death) rather than just mechanical or chemical injury. All ulcer craters ...Read more