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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 can I use to get rid of these herpes sores on my lips?

What can I use to get rid of these herpes sores on my lips?

Cold sores: Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) expedites healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half. Studies also show that regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation with lysine 1, 000mg orally three times a day at the onset, can also hasten healing. Your physician can prescribe oral valtrex (valacyclovir). Laser treatments are also used to treat cold sores. ...Read more

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I have lip herpes and I want to get rid of it. What do I have to do to heal my lip herpes faster?

I have lip herpes and I want to get rid of it. What do I have to do to heal my lip herpes faster?

Natural healing: The good news is that area has fantastic blood supply and so healing will occur rapidly. Inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling) is the body increasing the blood flow to the injury to bring healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. Dressings and ointments are of no value there. There are anti-viral medicines to help them heal faster that your doctor can rx. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of a herpes sore on the inside of my lip it's bothering me.

How can I get rid of a herpes sore on the inside of my lip it's bothering me.

Herpes: I come from the school that the best herpes treatment is the oral anti-viral medications. These can get to the root of the problem, which is in the nerve leading to that area of skin. Your physician should give you a refillable prescription for herpes medication. ...Read more

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Do I have herpes of the tongue/mouth and if so how do I get rid of it?

Do I have herpes of the tongue/mouth and if so how do I get rid of it?

Culture: Oral herpes is common and can be diagnosed with blood test or culture. Antiherpetic medicines can help eradicate a lesion but will not cure you of the disease. Good luck. ...Read more

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Sore inside my mouth. I know for a fact it's not herpes. I just need ideas/options on how to get rid of it?

Sore inside my mouth. I know for a fact it's not herpes. I just need ideas/options on how to get rid of it?

Oral Sore?: If you know for sure that it's not herpes, then you probably should know what it is and how best to treat. Not being a dentist or a physician, I'm not sure how you know this for sure. I'm a dentist with years of experience and training and don't always know what oral lesions are just by looking. Cause determines treatment. Try salt water rinses, 3% hydrogen peroxide, orabase, etc. Good luck, doc. ...Read more

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I drunk from a cup that friend with activated lip herpes drunk before me but I heard about treatment you can do before first symptom to prevent it?

I drunk from a cup that friend with activated lip herpes drunk before me but I heard about treatment you can do before first symptom to prevent it?

Yes: See your doctor. There is medicine available to minimize symptoms. First see if you indeed get it from the exposure. If you do see a doctor who can order the medication. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of herpes?

How can I get rid of herpes?

Can't, yet.: Herpes can be managed with antiviral medications, which can both treat and suppress outbreaks. Depending on frequency, your doctor can help decide what's best for you. Although most people have fewer outbreaks after several years, and rarely may eventually clear the virus, there is no cure yet. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of lip scabs and dryness?

How do you get rid of lip scabs and dryness?

Skin care: First, try to avoid mouth breathing. This is very common during pollen season when everyone suffers from sinus issues. Next, get a good moisturizing lip balm with a sunscreen added to prevent sun damage and hold in moisture. Lastly, try not to bite or chew on your lips. ...Read more

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How to get rid of herpes blemishes?

Herpes: There is no treatment that can cure herpes. Antiviral medications can, however, prevent or shorten outbreaks during the period of time the person takes the medication. In addition, daily suppressive therapy (i.e., daily use of antiviral medication) for herpes can reduce the likelihood of transmission to partners. ...Read more

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Tell me how can you get rid of herpes?

Tell me how can you get rid of herpes?

You can't: You can't get rid of herpes. You can only treat the outbreaks or take medications to prevent them from happening. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of crack lips in winter?

Lip balm: Cracked lips in winter are best treated with lip balm. Chronic lip licking and tearing off of the hardened, peeling skin makes it worse. If lip balm doesn't appeal to you, move south. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of cold sores on your lips?

How do you get rid of cold sores on your lips?

Topical tx or laser: Cold sores can be treated with a topical such as zovirax (acyclovir). There are also oral pills you can take to lessen the length of time the cold sore is around. A dental laser can also be used to lessen spread of cold sore and length of time is lasts. ...Read more

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Eczema on lips, what does it look like and how do you get rid of it (the eczema)? Permanently

Eczema on lips, what does it look like and how do you get rid of it (the eczema)? Permanently

Prevention: It appears very similar to chapped lips...red, cracked, crusty, dry, itchy. Preventing inflammation of the lips requires daily maintenance. Avoid licking lips. My favorite lip balm is Carmex and Blistex Medicated. Sometimes topical steroids are necessary. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of genital herpes?

How do you get rid of genital herpes?

Can't: All you can do is control outbreaks with anti-viral meds & staying healthy and your immune system strong. Sorry. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of bumps across your lip liner?

How do you get rid of bumps across your lip liner?

Moisturizer: Try a simple chapstick or vaseline or aquaphor before applying your lip liner. ...Read more

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Suggestions, please. How do you get rid of a bump near a cut on your upper lip?

Suggestions, please. How do you get rid of a bump near a cut on your upper lip?

Cold pak: Look for the cause. If cause is related to trauma, swelling then may be cold pack can help. If it is some infection see your doctor or dentist. Good luck. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a wart on your lip?

LIP WART: DERMATOLOGISTS OFTEN FREEZE THESE OFF.
SOME CAN BE CUT OF AFTER AN ANESTHETIC.
DEPENDS ON THE SIZE AND THE EXACT LOCATION.
DO SEE A DERMATOLOGIST.
BEST LUCK. . . ...Read more

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Suggestions, please. How do you get rid of a blister on your lip?

Suggestions, please. How do you get rid of a blister on your lip?

See Dentist/MD: Cold sores, also called fever blisters, are small blisters on the lip and around the mouth. The blisters may break open, leak a clear fluid, and then scab over after a few days. They usually heal after several days - 2 weeks. Cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex virus. If you have a persistent problem with these blisters than you need to see a dentist or an md for farther diagnosis and tx. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of chapped lips and fast?

How do you get rid of chapped lips and fast?

Vaseline ointment: Frequent application of vaseline before and after you eat, drink and brush your teeth will help you regain lip skin barrier. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of those little bumps around your lips without pain?

How do you get rid of those little bumps around your lips without pain?

Leave alone: Little bumps around the lips are probably sebaceous cysts which are benign and require no treatment if there is no symptoms. If they grow then you need an exam to rule out other causes. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of bumps on your lips nand keep in mind that I have never sexual activity?!

How do you get rid of bumps on your lips nand keep in mind that I have never sexual activity?!

See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a boil on your vagina lip?

How do you get rid of a boil on your vagina lip?

Warm compresses: If you are not getting resolution with warm compresses or lying in epsom salt bath - let your doctor know. ...Read more

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Suggestions, please. How do you get rid of a cold sore above your lip?

Suggestions, please. How do you get rid of a cold sore above your lip?

Expedites healing: Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in european studies to help expedite healing of cold sores. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a fever blister on the lip?

How do you get rid of a fever blister on the lip?

See below: Tincture of "time". Wait it out, healing simply takes time. But pain meds and oral gels for the pain can help. Also, if this is chronic, talk to you doc about a trial of antivirals and whether your particular case warrants this. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of herpes virus in the eye and how long does it take?

How can you get rid of herpes virus in the eye and how long does it take?

Depends: Most herpes in the eye is on the eye in fact the cornea. Treatment is with topical antiviral drops with good effectiveness in most cases within about 5 days. Herpes can also affect the interior of the eye, but this is rare. It can also be treated with systemic antivirals. Treatment takes longer and there is a risk of visual loss in these cases. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of a cold sore scar on your lip??

How do you get rid of a cold sore scar on your lip??

Limited options: If you are referring to an active cold sore, medications like Valtrex (valacyclovir) can speed healing a little bit, but it mostly needs just time. If you are talking about a true scar it will become less noticeable in time, but scars can really only be revised, not eliminated. Talk with a plastic surgeon about your management options. ...Read more

Herpes (Definition)

There are different types of herpes infections; herpes simplex infection of mouth (gingivostomatitis) and lips (labialis) are the most common. Others include genital herpes, and herpes zoster. Herpes infection could very mild to very dangerous depending on the type and location of the body affected. I ...Read more