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How do I keep my toddler from putting things in his nose and mouth?

How do I keep my toddler from putting things in his nose and mouth?

Keep out of reach: Toddlers instinctively put everything in their mouths because it might be food. Do a sweep of your house and get everything that isn't nailed down out of his reach. And brace yourself for the next stage, when he starts climbing to reach stuff he can't get to now. That's the reality of rearing children - it gets more and more aggravating 'til they graduate from college. But grandchildren are great! ...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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What causes ulcers in nose and mouth?

What causes ulcers in nose and mouth?

Virus: Most ulcers in the nose and mouth are caused by viruses, and resolve in 5-10 days. They often recur. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the changes in my nose and mouth?

Can you tell me the changes in my nose and mouth?

More information: No. Not without more information about the changes you are experiencing. ...Read more

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My face breaks out around my nose and mouth with what looks like circles of dry scaley skin what could this be?

My face breaks out around my nose and mouth with what looks like circles of dry scaley skin what could this be?

Rosacea, dry skin: Given your age, numerous causes exist for the break-outs and dry scaley skin, including atopic dermatitis, roseaca, sebaceous dermatitis, psoriasis. With age, sebaceous glands produce less oil, contributing to driness, which further is exacerbated by stress, alcohol, dehydration, smoking, dry or cold weather. Treatments: topical anti-inflammatory or anti-histamine creams, moisturizers, hydration. ...Read more

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I've been plugging my nose and mouth and trying to blow my nose to get it to pop but it wouldnt even budge. What do I do?

I've been plugging my nose and mouth and trying to blow my nose to get it to pop but it wouldnt even budge. What do I do?

Did you do,it right?: You are describing a valsalva manuever. For it to work pressurized air must get behind the soft palate to gain access to the eustachian tube openings. Therefore as you close the mouth and blow out while plugging your nose a little air must leak out thru the nose. If you are doing it right then tube might be tight. Sudafed may help, if tight. ...Read more

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My girlfriend started bleeding from her nose and mouth today out of the blue. It lasted between 20-25 minutss. Do you know why this happened?

My girlfriend started bleeding from her nose and mouth today out of the blue. It lasted between 20-25 minutss. Do you know why this happened?

Nose bleed: A nose bleed can cause drainage into the throat which is likely what she is experiencing. If it stopped within 25 minutes it is most likely a normal nose bleed-anterior, and I would not be concened. If she has excessive bruising, bleeding from the gums, then some bloodwork is warranted. ...Read more

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I am sneezing blood from nose and mouth.

I am sneezing blood from nose and mouth.

Myriad causes: There are so many possible causes: infection, trauma, bleeding disorders. Have you had nosebleeds? Have you been exposed to tuberculosis? Are there other symptoms? It sounds like you need a good overall check-up and possible specialty care if an issue can't be easily found. ...Read more

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I got bad breath with nose and mouth?

I got bad breath with nose  and mouth?

Infection?: Infections, periodontal disease or a hiatal hernia could cause this. An ENT and dentist could rule out the different possibilities. ...Read more

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