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Hi, i drink7-8 cups of water everyday but recently my lips and mouth are extremly dry and my internal nose was bleeding today please tell me what is the problem?

Hi, i drink7-8 cups of water everyday but recently my lips and mouth are extremly dry and my internal nose was bleeding today please tell me what is the problem?

Dry air: Most likely this is related to dry air. I suspect the climate where you live is quite dry most of the time, but i would still start with trying to lubricate your lips and nose with something like petroleum jelly. ...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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Hi there, I've had a mouth ulcer for a week. However I've now got an inflamed lip. I've been using mouth ulcer treatments but it doesn't seem to work ?

Hi there, I've had a mouth ulcer for a week. However I've now got an inflamed lip. I've been using mouth ulcer treatments but it doesn't seem to work ?

Self diagnosis: So perhaps your self diagnosis and choice of treatment is erroneous. Perhaps it's an infection, or one of hundreds of other possible mouth lesions. Please call your Dentist and have the "ulcer" evaluated and treated. You'll be glad you did. ...Read more

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How to get rid of a inflamed mouth?

Oral hygiene: ..Is the first thing to focus on. Proper brushing and inter-dental cleaning would be helpful to reduce oral inflammation. How long has it been since you had your teeth cleaned professionally? If these concerns are not relevant, see a dentist for a thorough exam and review of your health to get a good answer. ...Read more

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Intense burning in mouth. No sores. Inflamed tounge. What is this?

Intense burning in mouth. No sores. Inflamed tounge. What is this?

A number of things: Many things cause burning sensation in the mouth, but the most common is a fungal infection ( thrush) it often comes on after antibiotic treatment. There is a neurologic condition known as burning mouth syndrome as well that can be tricky to diagnose and treat. ...Read more

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The skin beneath my lower lip looks inflamed. There is no pain and no matter how much I moisturise, it doesn't go away. Is this some type of condition?

The skin beneath my lower lip looks inflamed. There is no pain and no matter how much I moisturise, it doesn't go away. Is this some type of condition?

Would need picture: hopefully it is just a contact dermatitis from something you ate or perhaps some kind of acidic food or drink (lemonaid?). try over the counter hydrocortisone but if persists, see dermatologist ...Read more

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The roof of my mouth is inflamed since I have been taking warfarin ?

The roof of my mouth is inflamed since I have been taking warfarin ?

Speak to your doctor: May be you have small bleed causing your problem, will examine , may be caused dose related ...Read more

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Inflamed palate in the mouth?

Inflamed palate in the mouth?

Many things...: An inflamed palate could be a sign of many things, most of which are not a worry.

Believe it or not, the largest reason i see inflamed palates is a pizza burn. Eating hot pizza, the cheese burns the roof of the mouth and can be quite painful for a few days. If it persists, see a dmd/dds. ...Read more

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If some one you know has HPV in there mouth can you get it if you drink from there cups or ate food they made.

If some one you know has HPV in there mouth can you get it if you drink from there cups or ate food they made.

Yes, possiblly: Hpv is a viral disease and can be spread by contact or toutching contaminated persons or fomites. How long the virus might live on a fomite like a cup and still be infectious is not known exactly but it should dry out in a few minutes or after washing. Contaminated food would be unlikely. ...Read more

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I think duromine makes the foul mouth taste and feel sick. Is there something else I can take that will work as well? 109kg & 20K cup bra (au size)

I think duromine makes the foul mouth taste and feel sick. Is there something else I can take that will work as well? 109kg & 20K cup bra (au size)

Weight loss meds: There have been new medications coming out during the past 1-2 years in the U.S. for weight loss. I am not sure what is available in Australia. In the U.S. we have Belviq (lorcaserin) and Qsymia which have both had some encouraging studies. Check with your doctor to see what options are available to you. ...Read more

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Two small, hard bumps in mouth (1 inside corner of each cheek). Been there for years. Same color as cheek skin. Mostly painless, sometimes inflamed.

Two small, hard bumps in mouth (1 inside corner of each cheek). Been there for years. Same color as cheek skin. Mostly painless, sometimes inflamed.

See a dentist: Or ENT or dermatologist or oral surgeon. Probably a benign bite fibroma. Cause = accidental biting or sucking on the lining inside the mouth. ...Read more

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I shaved my lip now I have a bump on my lip where my cupids bow is & its slightly inflamed. It doesnt hurt & I've had it for 2 days. What could it be?

I shaved my lip now I have a bump on my lip where my cupids bow is & its slightly inflamed. It doesnt hurt & I've had it for 2 days. What could it be?

Infection: Most likely this is due to irritation or perhaps infection. A topical antibiotic may or may not help but warm soaks or heat applied frequently throughout the day will promote healing. ...Read more

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I'm concerned because I have swollen gums and inflamed roof of mouth?

I'm concerned because I have swollen gums and inflamed roof of mouth?

See a periodontist: You need to see a periodontist they specialize in these kind of problems. Please dont let it go as it can cause a lot of damage if left untreated. ...Read more

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The edge of my lower lip seems to be inflamed. It's not incredibly painful but can be sore at times. I'm not sure what is causing it.

Cold sore: Cold sores, also called fever blisters or herpes simplex type 1, are groups of painful, fluid-filled blisters. If your cold sore is especially painful or irritating, your doctor may prescribe an anesthetic gel to alleviate pain or an antiviral oral medication to speed healing or prevent recurrence ...Read more

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Skin around my mouth is blotchy and discolored. It's not inflamed, raised, or itchy, but looks awful. Had it for 3 months.. Make it stop? :(

Skin around my mouth is blotchy and discolored. It's not inflamed, raised, or itchy, but looks awful. Had it for 3 months.. Make it stop? :(

Saliva????: Most often this is related to compulsive licking and/or rubbing. See a dermatologist. Meanwhile try using vaseline or aquaphor or chapstick every 20-30 minutes. ...Read more

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I have hsv2 can I spread that to my kids by kissing them? Also my 2 year old is constantly putting her mouth on my cups can it transmit that way?

I have hsv2 can I spread that to my kids by kissing them? Also my 2 year old is constantly putting her mouth on my cups can it transmit that way?

Yes, it can: If you have an active outbreak, it can definitely be transmitted by kissing. Drinking from a cup is a bit harder to transmit that way, but can happen. You need to put cup out of reach and do hugs instead of kisses until you heal up. Also talk to your doctor about preventative meds for you! ...Read more

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If someone took a spoonful of ice cream from my cup after already putting the spoon in his mouth and he’s on risperdal will I get risperdal in my body?

If someone took a spoonful of ice cream from my cup after already putting the spoon in his mouth and he’s on risperdal will I get risperdal in my body?

Unlikely: the medicaiton is in there bloodstream and the contact was oral thru a liquid residue on the spoon. It will not transfer this way. If there was pill residue on the spoon and you ingested it you would be exposed to some risperidal. ...Read more

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Red inflamed gums sore to open mouth ?

Red inflamed gums sore to open mouth ?

Immediately: Immediately see your General Dentist or a Periodontist, a gum/bone specialist. You have, in all probability, an infection that requires definitive treatment. Will not self-heal. ...Read more

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Can you get mouth cancer from drinking out of the same cup?

Can you get mouth cancer from drinking out of the same cup?

No: Cancer is not contagious. However, herpes, papilloma virus, and hepatitis can be transferred through saliva. ...Read more

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What do healthy tonsils look like I feel like one may still be inflamed after my infection as I see it stick out in my mouth?

What do healthy tonsils look like I feel like one may still be inflamed after my infection as I see it stick out in my mouth?

May be normal : some people just have large tonsils. Some have one a little larger than the other. But this is normal for them. If you're not having sore throat, difficulty swallowing, difficulty speaking, bad breath, I would not be worried. If any of these symptoms, please see your doctor. Hope this was helpful.Best of luck. Dr. R ...Read more