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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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Swelling around my lips, outside of mouth.?

Swelling around my lips, outside of mouth.?

A few things: More information is needed. How long was the swelling present for? Are you allergic to any types of foods or makeup? Did you sustain any trauma or have any cosmetic procedures like (juvederm or restylane). You may have an allergic reaction. See your md. ...Read more

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Why is the skin around my mouth white?

Why is the skin around my mouth white?

Discoloration: Whitening of the skin can be from irritation causing inflammation that can result in pigment loss. If the loss is partial and mild, it can be restored in most cases. However, if the loss is more severe as in vitiligo , then complete restoration may be less realistic. ...Read more

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Red patches around my mouth?

Red patches around my mouth?

Need more info: Red patches around the mouth may be due viral infection like herpes, vitamin deficiency, fungal skin infection etc. Try taking an over the counter multivitamin and if the lesion does not go away in a couple of weeks, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Small white circles on inside gums near teeth. Herpes?

Small white circles on inside gums near teeth. Herpes?

Need exam: Could be herpetic lesions, forscythe granules, blocked minor salivary gland, fistula from abscessed tooth, or so many other things. Please schedule appointment with your dentist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Top teeth chip in crack now brown lines appear in between the crack teeth guns swollen at the top into my nose?

Top teeth chip in crack now brown lines appear in between the crack teeth guns swollen at the top into my nose?

See your dentist: Cracks can be found in all your teeth but if they become symptomatic(ie. Pain) or large enough to stain then you should see a dentist. The gums are a separate issue. At minimum you have gum disease and because of the swelling you may have an abscess. Either way these issues are detrimental to maintaining your teeth you need to see a dentist. ...Read more

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Skin around my lips getting white?

Skin around my lips getting white?

Food intolerance: There has been some evidence that white around the lips may be related to food intolerance. Symptoms include upset stomach or reflux as well. ...Read more

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Waking up with swollen red wrinkly circles around the eyes dark red bumps around face and neck? 

Waking up with swollen red wrinkly circles around the eyes dark red bumps around face and neck? 

Contact Dermatitis: Contact dermatitis is a condition in which the skin becomes red, sore, or inflamed after direct contact with a substance. There are two kinds of contact dermatitis: irritant or allergic. Treatment is to find the cause and treat with prescription topical cortisone. ...Read more

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Red dry wing like patches on temples towards corners of the eyes. Also dry patches under eyes.

Red dry wing like patches on temples towards corners of the eyes. Also dry patches under eyes.

Side effect?: Your medication lists Retin A (tretinoin) and Tretinoin - both can cause drying of the skin and redness. The skin around the eyes is very thin and sensitive. Moisten your face with water at bedtime and cover area with layer of vaseline to help hydrate skin at night. Contact your MD who prescribed the medications and have it checked out. ...Read more

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How can I clear black spots around my mouth and lips edges?

How can I clear black spots around my mouth and lips edges?

Home remedies: you can try home remedies like lemon juice which will gently bleach your skin. Make sure to use sun block on your lips and face to keep the spots from getting darker. Use a good moisturizer since dry skin can make the spots worse. ...Read more

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I've noticed lumps in my gums when I squeeze two fingers around my mouth and slide them around. They're present in the same location on both sides acr?

I've noticed lumps in my gums when I squeeze two fingers around my mouth and slide them around. They're present in the same location on both sides acr?

Lumps on your gums: your lumps are likely Tori or bony outgrowths from your gums but should have an exam by a specialist to be sure hope this helps ...Read more

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Lump in my mouth around my teeth?

Lump in my mouth around my teeth?

Infection?: The swelling is most likely an infection which would require antibiotics along with specific treatment depending upon the cause and extent of the problem. See a dentist as soon as possible as these types of situations can become more serious very quickly. ...Read more

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Fordyce spots, vaginal discharge, tiny whitish spots in corners of mouth that travel up sides of upper lip.

Not related.: Fordyce spots and vaginal discharge are not related. Fordyce spots are glands that are visible on the lips. Not related to infection. There are several causes for vaginal discharge which are often infection related. ...Read more

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How typical our teeth craze lines on front upper teeth?

How typical our teeth craze lines on front upper teeth?

Very typical : Condition. Craze lines, the tiny cracks (lines) that affect only the outer tooth surface, cause no pain or discomfort and require no treatment. For prevention night guard appliance is recommended. Rec>: see your dentist for examination and additional information. ...Read more

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Why are the gums around my teeth white?

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Why are the gums around my teeth white?

Many reasons: White around the teeth can be anything from food debris to cancer. That said, more common causes are fungal infections like thrush, tissue changes like leukoplakia that occur with smoking, bad oral hygiene, or overuse of alcoholic mouthwashes. The tissues at the edges are thin and are sensitive to systemic changes like diabetes and vitamin deficiencies like scurvy. See your dentist soon. ...Read more

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Some teeth in the back of my mouth have thin black lines on them. Are they cavities?

Get it checked: Could decay. Could stain. The only way to know is to, see a dentist and get checked. Decay will continue to get worse over time so do. To wait. See a dentist asap. ...Read more

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Consistent red, flaky skin around mouth?

Consistent red, flaky skin around mouth?

Many possibilities: Many causes include eczema or atopic dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis, perioral derm, contact derm or allergic reaction, irritant dermatitis, dryness or sun damage, actinic keratoses. See your doctor or dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more