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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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I have a painful Spot on my bottom left gum.my jaw and lymph nodes swollen. isnt like a blister,big swollen lump.mouth cancer? or wisdom teeth pain?:(

I have a painful Spot on my bottom left gum.my jaw and lymph nodes swollen. isnt like a blister,big swollen lump.mouth cancer? or wisdom teeth pain?:(

Dental abscess: Dental abscess infection may spread to the face, brain or neck. Direct spread from a dental source can account for up to 10% of brain abscesses. See your dentist for a preventive treatment. Take care. ...Read more

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64 year old man with a large 1 1/2" red spot slightly swollen &Tender next to mouth appearing 2 days ago?

64 year old man with a large 1  1/2" red spot slightly swollen &Tender next to mouth appearing 2 days ago?

Get examined please.: It is difficult to diagnose like this. But you can call Health Tap prime. We are available for Video conferencing and is HIPPA compliant. ...Read more

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My tonsils and uvula are really swollen and theres white spots on them what's goin on?

My tonsils and uvula are really swollen and theres white spots on them what's goin on?

Viral or bacterial?: This could be a viral infection as it can present with redness, swelling, pain and white patches. Strep throat is another cause but it often has a higher fever and more clinical/body symptoms where the viral is usually more local symptoms. Viral is self limiting but strep can have long term side effects with non-treatment, best to have it checked out by local doc or walk-in clinic. ...Read more

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My tonsils are swollen and my uvula is connected to my right tonsil. it's been like this for a month now. I see white spots in the back. What is wrong?

My tonsils are swollen and my uvula is connected to my right tonsil. it's been like this for a month now. I see white spots in the back. What is wrong?

Maybe nothing or ...: Large tonsils, in & of themselves, aren't necessarily abnormal. Nor are white spots on back of throat (might be food!). If you're feeling sick eg sore throat, fever, swollen glands, etc, that's something different (retropharyngeal abscess?). Bottom line, you need to go see your family doc for evaluation & testing. ...Read more

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My tonsils and uvula are both swollen the tonsils more than the uvula, both have white spots and I have difficulty swallowing. could this be mono?

My tonsils and uvula are both swollen the tonsils more than the uvula, both have white spots and I have difficulty swallowing. could this be mono?

Sore throat: Pus in the back of the throat area could be due to Strep, mono or other infectious causes. Good to get a culture of that in a docs office or urgent care center where you can get placed on the right treatment. Sometimes a clue to the etiology is your contacts prior to the symptoms you have-- if you've been around someone with Strep, then it's Strep most likely. Kissing with a new partner-mayb mono ...Read more

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I have had this spot in my mouth for about 4 days and cheek is swollen! what could it be?

I have had this spot in my mouth for about 4 days and cheek is swollen! what could it be?

No idea: Your question gives me absolutely no information. It's like me telling you I have a spot on my car, fix it. Be more descriptive and perhaps someone can help you. ...Read more

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Uvula (Definition)

A piece of normal tissue that is seen at the back of ...Read more