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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 had small tonsil stones in only one tonsil, this tons bigger than the other which also sticks out towards the front of my mouth more is this normal?

I have had small tonsil stones in only one tonsil, this tons bigger than the other which also sticks out towards the front of my mouth more is this normal?

Yes: A small amount of asymmetry in paired organs is quite common and is normal. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Hi drs, i hve kissed my gf deeply (mouth).I hve hep b.Is there any chance of transmission .Im very much afraid.I hve tonsil stones too.

Hi drs, i hve kissed my gf deeply (mouth).I hve hep b.Is there any chance of transmission .Im very much afraid.I hve tonsil stones too.

Heb Transmission: Hepatitis b can be transmitter by sweat and saliva in addition to sexual transmission. Tonsil stones, also known as tonsilliths are unrelated. It is a recurrent condition related to the shape of one's tonsils and the likelihood of a fragment of food being stuck in a groove of the tonsil tissue. Gargle after eating to reduce the risk and reduce bad breath. ...Read more

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How long does 'tonsil stones' stones and if i rinse my mouth with water how long will it be till it's gone?

How long does 'tonsil stones' stones and if i rinse my mouth with water how long will it be till it's gone?

Need to see ENT Doc: ' tonsil stone ' are result of food particles lodged in the tonsil crypts , result of recurrent tonsillitis , or due to poor oral hygiene , may cause bad breath , some times need the help of the doctor to remove them . ...Read more

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I have white spots on my lungs and weird veins growing in my mouth and I have tonsil stones is this a type of mouth cancer ?

I have white spots on my lungs and weird veins growing in my mouth and I have tonsil stones is this a type of mouth cancer ?

Hard to say: Those problems could be unrelated , holly. Tonsillolith of tonsil stone is pretty common condition and that can give you problems with bad breath -but not cancer. Veins growing in your mouth could be a superficial blood vessels on the inner lining of your cheek -and that could be normal as well. But, i think you should see your doctor and discuss with him/her your concern and go from there. ...Read more

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I have two recurring ulcer/blisters and inflamed taste buds dull ear ache and regular tonsil stones all on one side of my mouth. Thoughts?

I have two recurring ulcer/blisters and inflamed taste buds dull ear ache and regular tonsil stones all on one side of my mouth. Thoughts?

Yes: MANY possibilities, but rather than guessing I would recommend that you see a Dentist, Oral Surgeon, Physician, or ENT, for examination, correct diagnosis, and treatment plan. ...Read more

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Stuffed up nose 4 a few days, started 2 drain 2day. Then tonsils & back of my mouth area, not my throat hurt & tonsil stones. My tongues swollen also?

Stuffed up nose 4 a few days, started 2 drain 2day. Then tonsils & back of my mouth area, not my throat hurt & tonsil stones. My tongues swollen also?

Postnasal: Drainage from allergies causing your throat to hurt. Drink plenty of fluids and take some antihistamines . You may need prescription nose spray. Consult with your doctor if no better or your condition worsened ...Read more

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Will I get my tonsils removed. I have had strep every year and tonsil stones which are symptomatic. they are the size of huge pea.

Will I get my tonsils removed. I have had strep every year and tonsil stones which are symptomatic. they are the size of huge pea.

You could: Speak to an Ear Nose Throat doctor about all the risks and benefits. Sounds like you may not qualify if the strep is only once a year . Some prefer 3-4 per year. Nonetheless if it is obstructing your airway they may consider and clear you surgically. Please see an Ear Nose Throat Doctor. ...Read more

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Tonsil Stones (Definition)

Tonsil stones are white or yellow globs of foul-smelling mucus and bacteria that collect in the tonsils near the back of the throat. Tonsil stones are not dangerous, but ...Read more