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I found that I was drinking from a moldy cup, ive stopped but have a bad cold sore inside my lip, headaches.. What to do?

I found that I was drinking from a moldy cup, ive stopped but have a bad cold sore inside my lip, headaches.. What to do?

Probably OK: Molds are everywhere in the environment. Stomach acid will usually destroy them. So relax. If you get worse, though, for whatever reason, and have uncontrolled fevers, trouble breathing, weight loss, or fever for more than 3 days, etc. do get seen to see if you need antibiotics. Antifungals are unlikely to be needed! ...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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One sore and white film building in mouth. I've stopped eating. No sores on body. Anxious bout testresults. Wht can do to help anxiety?

One sore and white film building in mouth. I've stopped eating. No sores on body. Anxious bout testresults. Wht can do to help anxiety?

See your doctor: You describe symptoms that can only be honestly assessed by your doctor in his or her office. Only after a thorough evauation will he/she be able to come up with what's wrong and what to do to get you better. ...Read more

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Sensitive mouth or injections==which caused itchy sore lips?

Sensitive mouth or injections==which caused itchy sore lips?

Is there a rash ?: Cannot say from your description. Your evaluation will try to clarify the relationship of these symptoms. Things to consider include lip balm, lipstick, other topical applications and foods. ...Read more

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I've got a really small painless mouth sore inside my bottom left lip.Any idea what it is?

I've got a really small painless mouth sore inside my bottom left lip.Any idea what it is?

Coldsore: It is likely to be cold sore by viral infection or stresses and oc cream mostly will be effective but treat with oral viral medication esp valtrex (valacyclovir) will be effective but your best way to have your fd to ascertain rarely can be serious if it persisted then you need biopied not likely. Best of luck ...Read more

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I frequently get mouth sore (shallow white indents) under my lips or tounge. They never appear in a bunch always one at a time.?

I frequently get mouth sore (shallow white indents) under my lips or tounge. They never appear in a bunch always one at a time.?

Aphthous Ulcers: Canker sores are small ulcer craters in the lining of the mouth that are frequently painful and sensitive. Canker sores are very common. About 20% of the population (one out of five people) have canker sores at any one time. Canker sores are also medically known as aphthous ulcers or aphthous stomatitis. ...Read more

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I have a sore the outside corner of my mouth where lips meet. It's been there for about a month. It reopens everyone I open my mouth , help?

I have a sore the outside corner of my mouth where lips meet. It's been there for about a month. It reopens everyone I open my mouth , help?

Mouth Sores: The most common cause is "angular chelosis" and can be a fungal or bactierial infecction easily treated with an anti-fungal ointment. Itcan also be related to vitamin deficencies or othe more serious disorders. It also can be relted to an allergic reaction to lip gloss. ...Read more

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What should I do to treat my frequent occurrence of mouth sore (shallow white indents) under my lips or tounge. They never appear in a bunch. ?

What should I do to treat my  frequent occurrence of mouth sore (shallow white indents) under my lips or tounge. They never appear in a bunch. ?

Aphthous Ulcers: The cause of recurrent aphthous stomatitis is unknown, although several factors are suspected including genetics, stress, nutritional deficiencies, diet, hormonal changes, and immunological disorders. The best treatment is Aphthasol (amlexanox) for this condition. ...Read more

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The corner of my lip is super dry and chapped. It hurts to open my mouth i think maybe it's a cold sore but i'm not sure. How do I make it go away?

The corner of my lip is super dry and chapped. It hurts to open my mouth i think maybe it's a cold sore but i'm not sure. How do I make it go away?

Angular Cheilitis: There is a condition called cheilitis where lesions develop in the corners of the mouth and they can be persistent. They can be from lip-licking, nutrient deficiencies, dry mouth etc. These can become subject to opportunistic infections. Using a topical antibiotic and discouraging harmful behaviors (lip licking) may help. ...Read more

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Does everyone who have tonsillitis have a sore lip and mouth?

Does everyone who have tonsillitis have a sore lip and mouth?

No: Tonsilitis can occur just in the back of your throat in the tonsil area. You may not have any other symptoms iin your mouth. Because of the possibility of strep, see your doctor for an evaluation and treatment that may be needed. ...Read more

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I have sore skin around mouth and lips, what is it that I should do?

I have sore skin around mouth and lips, what is it that I should do?

Many causes: First i would look at what you are eating, acidic foods (lemons, limes, oranges, pineapples) can cause irritation around the mouth. If that doesn't seem to be your cause, then look at the toothpaste you are using and try an all natural one, throw out old lipstick or chapstick. If not the causes see your dermatologist for evaluation and possible biopsy ...Read more

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Is normal to have sensitive top mouth lip, some little points, not bump , cluster or cold sore ?

Is normal to have sensitive top mouth lip, some little points, not bump , cluster or cold sore ?

Previous cold sore?: Sometimes a painful sensation can be an early warning sign for eruption of a cold sore. I wouldn't be surprised if after a few days you develop an ulcer or other skin lesion. ...Read more

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My lips and inner cheeks have been sore/raw the last few days like they are if I eat lots of salt, but I haven't. All inside my mouth. Should I worry?

Likely virus: Many mouth sores stem from viral infections, trauma such as biting your cheeks, or excess citric fruits like too many oranges, grapefruits, lemons, limes (>6/day). Nothing will make it get better faster, but warm salt water gargles (1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm tap water) sometimes will make it feel better. Oral analgesics such as for babies can be used sparingly. If just one spot not better, see Dr ...Read more

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Why do I get cold sores within my mouth after I get a cold sore on my lip?

Why do I get cold sores within my mouth after I get a cold sore on my lip?

Catch it early: If you can catch a cold sore early, when it first starts to tingle, see a dentist that can use a soft tissue laser to kill the virus in the area and stop its spread. It will also help to heal the sore more quickly. If it is already a blister, it is not as effective. ...Read more

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My daughter has a sore in her mouth on her lip from her braces she just got 7-2-13 is ther something i can do or put on it?

My daughter has a sore in her mouth on her lip from her braces she just got 7-2-13 is ther something i can do or put on it?

Lots: 1st, call orthodontist for advice (hopefully you're seeing an orthodontic specialist). Take 1 advil/motrin/ibuprofen every 4 hours w lots of liquid or food. Rinse w 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water, swish and spit out. Dab Benzocaine in orabase (otc) onto sore spot. Put orthodontic wax onto the "sticker." high protein diet helps. ...Read more

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Is this normal? I have a mouth sore on the inside of my lip after teeth extractions?

Is this normal? I have a mouth sore on the inside of my lip after teeth extractions?

Not uncommon: That happens sometimes. It could be from several things including accidentally biting your lip while still numb. Ask your dentist about it and what you should do, if anything. ...Read more