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Lips Inflamed After Keeping A Cup In Mouth
Red taste buds at the tip of my tounge, just noticed them after rinsing my mouth with salt water and mouth wash for a couple days. What is this?
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
Localized upper lip swelling after drinking coffee... the swelling has come to a big pustule and some discoloration. Extremely dry lips few days prior
Infection?: If you had been drinking coffee without any problem and this swelling occurred suddenly without itching, I suspect that it is not from the coffee. The pustule points to an infection instead. See your doctor to see if you may need an antibiotic. Rarely coffee bean may get contaminated from the bag used to pack them (castor bean contaminated had been reported). ...Read more
The type of my tongue is very sore and red for 6 days now. A few swollen taste buds too. Inside of lips in the front are drier and chapped feeling.
Whats the chances my 1 year old contract cold sore after touching band aid cotton side used to cover it then putting finger in mouth?
Very good. Herpes: Simplex 1 is highly contagious. It wouldn't take much fluid from a Cold Sore on the Band -Aid to infect her, because she touched the mucous membranes in her mouth with her contaminated finger. Children between 6 months & 5 years can have herpetic gingivo-stomatitis with the primary infection. That is inflammation & ulcerations of her mouth & gums. See photo. Symptoms may last up to 2 weeks. ...Read more
Cracked raw tongue, red down the center, whitish on outside , bumps in the back sore for 2 days now, gargled with warm salt water
Have a white sore in gum. Starting was painful but after 10 days the pain transfered to the teeth. Sore size incressed. Washing with salt hurts.
I've been having a recurring redness around the mouth, swelling of the lips in the morning, every thing red iches, cracked skin in the corners of the mouth, it's like a red ring around the mouth to my nose and to the bottom of my chin I've tried many thin
Sensitive skin: It may help to discuss with a physician because a lot of questions come to mind that would help differentiate possible causes. A common situation is contact sensitivity often to cosmetics or lip products, especially if there are fragrances or plant extracts contained in the products. Try avoiding these and take care to moisturize to promote healing (using frangrance/additive free product). ...Read more
My lips swell up after drinking alcohol and big blisters that ooze and can be popped appear in my mouth?
That's not good: If the symptoms don't resolve quickly this time, or if they spread, one can see his primary care doctor. Avoid alcoholic drinks, and watch to see if any such reactions happen over the next year. The doctor can evaluate any such reactions. If none occur over the next year, one should check with the doctor before thinking about trying any alcoholic drinks again. Alcohol is not necessary for life. ...Read more
Cancer sore: Nobody knows the actual cause of these annoying lesions. They are often brought on by stress, including underlying infection. It is probable that you have a virus causing upper respiratory tract inflammation in your tonsil and nose and probably have a sore throat as well. These should clear up in about 8 to 10 days. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can my 1 year die after possible exposure to cold sore after touching band aid used to cover it possibly the cotton part nd putting finger in mouth ?
Cut on cheek near mouth. Won't heal because of moving my mouth for eating and talking. It oozes clear liquid after the scab is stretched apart. Help!
Vaseline: Apply vaseline or aquaphor twice a day and the wound should heal. ...Read more
No: No, a cold sore is caused by a virus. You probably had the virus and were picking at the spot because as the virus starts to erupt, it causes swelling and tingling at the site. It takes a few days for the scab to form. Eventually it will heal and will be back to normal. There are meds that will shorten the duration of a cold sore. But they work only if taken early. See your doctor asap. ...Read more
Every time after eating dry foods like dry bread, chips and etc 1 scar appeared in my mouth, specially behind my upper teeth, is it normal?
Is a soreness pain in the nostrils and eye normal after getting water from the shower up your nose by accident?
Temporary discomfort: is probably not abnormal. If it persists more than a few hours, you should see your doctor. ...Read more
Lymph nodes under neck swollen especially i've noticed after the bath. i usually rub and wash hardly that area to keep clean while bathing.any connec?
?how long?: Lymph nodes under your neck are not related to scrubbing hard during bathing. The nodes are regional screening agents that remove debris and germs from the serum and enlarge if something is creating this debris nearby.The neck glands handle serum from the throat and neck region and often enlarge after a throat infection.If enlarged for > 2-3 weeks or without an infection, I'd see your doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The inside of my upper lip is swollen and sore after smoking hookah. Could this be because of contact with the tobacco or smoke? I've never encountered this before in the past and the inside of my lip is a little red or white and swollen.
Can excision of nodules inside cheeks eliminate the excessive saliva in mouth and if so, how long before relief occurs?
Other options: Surgery for excessive saliva is a very poor choice. There are other ways of reducing saliva flow. Please understand that saliva has a protective function and reducing it may have neg, consequences. I would suggest seeing a dental specialist in oral medicine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer