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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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How can I make lips heal after a cold sore?

How can I make lips heal after a cold sore?

Healing: Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) has been shown in european studies to help expedite cold sore healing. It can reduce healing time by 1/2. Studies also show regular use can help v recurrences. ...Read more

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My gf had a cold sore on her lips for more a month is it herpes ? Becsuse i knew herpes sore heals completly after 14 days max

My gf had a cold sore on her lips for more a month is it herpes ? Becsuse i knew herpes sore heals completly after 14 days max

Stress: Those are caused by a herpesvirus, usually herpes simplex-1 virus. These blisters, which are highly contagious, may appear along with colds, fevers, exposure to excessive sunlight, certain medications, during menstruation or illness, but stress is probably the biggest trigger. Most of the time the virus will lie dormant in the body, but it can quickly come to life when your immune system is weak. ...Read more

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My cold sore turned in to a cut on my lip and it keeps splitting open and bleeding. What can I do to make it heal?

My cold sore turned in to a cut on my lip and it keeps splitting open and bleeding. What can I do to make it heal?

Try this: If this does not help, then please see a dentist: try putting vitamin e on the cut. To do this you break open a gel cap and put the oily vitamin on the cut several times a day. If it does not go away, have it checked. ...Read more

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How long does it take for my lip piercing to heal? Its sore and swollen, when will the soreness go awayy? Its been a week

How long does it take for my lip piercing to heal? Its sore and swollen, when will the soreness go awayy? Its been a week

Could be infection: The mouth and lip heal quickly due their generous blood supplies. A common complication of piercing is infection so you may have to get seen to check on this possibilty, hope you are better soon! ...Read more

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What will heal a recurrent canker sore inside my lip?

What will heal a recurrent canker sore inside my lip?

Laser treatment: The biolase md laser can relieve the pain and speed the healing time of aphthous ulcers or canker sores. Many times a recurrent ulcer is caused by an irritation by something in this area. I would see your dentist to discuss the situation and to check if an irritant is present or something you are eating is causing the ulcer to reoccur. ...Read more

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How to heal a lip pimple? It looks like a canker sore, but there's more, what is it ?

How to heal a lip pimple? It looks like a canker sore, but there's more, what is it ?

See a dentist: It looks like a canker sore but there is more to it, but you do not say what is going on. The best thing for you to so is to sea dentist for an exam and diagnosis. Then you can receive the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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My bottom lip is red and sore on the inner half. I have tried lip balm and coconut oil to heal it thinking it's chapped. It has been a week. Ideas?

My bottom lip is red and sore on the inner half. I have tried lip balm and coconut oil to heal it thinking it's chapped. It has been a week. Ideas?

Herpes labilalis: Infections on the lips usually heal very quickly If you have had this presentation for a month, you might have Herpes Simplex I infection which presents as cold sores and blisters in the mouth and gums. OTC preparations like zostrix (capsaicin) and blistix are helpful or you can seek medical attention and get an rx of valcycloir which is taken for 24 hours only, which will resolve this condition. ...Read more

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2 month ago I got herpes cold sore on my lip 1 month ago it seemed to heal but redness remains & it has slowly better Am I still contagious?Can I kiss

OK to kiss: Slightly contagious when no sore is present. Relax. Most people already have it without any symptoms. So the person you kiss already has it or will get it anyway. Do not kiss kids with active eczema or people with diseases of disordered immunity. The color will soon be normal. Valacyclovir and acyclovir prescription pills are very effective to treat or prevent attacks. Attacks may come from sun ...Read more

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2 months ago I got herpes cold sore on my lip 1 month ago it seemed to heal but redness remains & has slowly bettered Am I still contagious?Can I kiss

2 months ago I got herpes cold sore on my lip 1 month ago it seemed to heal but redness remains & has slowly bettered Am I still contagious?Can I kiss

Yes: Most of these are HSV1 and most adults already have it without any symptoms. So whoever you kiss either already has it or will get it anyway. You shed viruses periodically so you might transmit it between attacks, though you are most contagious at the beginning of a sore. Fish oil is of absolutely no value for this. There is no "detox" of herpes. There is a prescription pill which is very effective. ...Read more

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I have what looks like a sore on my lip just below my nostril that i cant get to heal. it started as what appeared to be a few ingrown hairs about 2.5?

See a dermatologist: Any non-healing sore needs to be taken seriously. See a dermatologist, who can biopsy it or remove it to make a clear diagnosis and in all likelihood, solve the problem ...Read more

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How to make a mouth sore heal faster?

How to make a mouth sore heal faster?

Maybe canker sore?: Canker sores are common aphthous ulcers of the surface of the mouth that occur situationally, often in response to stressors, are bacterial or viral, & can be treated topically with many otc products that reduce local discomfort & potentially speed healing. However, oral/dental problems & a number of systemic diseases cause canker sore-like lesions--crohn's, behcet's, std (sexually transmitted). ...Read more