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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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Could the dry skin around my mouth be causing acne?

Could the dry skin around my mouth be causing acne?

Not likey: Dry skin around your mouth can be from cold air, allergies to toothpaste, cheap metals in fake jewlery, nail polish and more. Acne comes from inflamed oil glands from hormone changes, stress, lack of sleep, genetics and more. See you doctor to get the correct therapy for both issues. ...Read more

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Acne on face near mouth and checks and on back?

Acne on face near mouth and checks  and on back?

Acne: There are many treatments available for acne. Go to your local pharmacy and try some of the over the counter medications. If they do not work well for you, then see a Dr. and maybe Prescription medications will work better. Keep clean, wash well, avoid oily products. Good luck. ...Read more

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How can I effectively treat acne around mouth?

How can I effectively treat acne around mouth?

Acne remedies: There are many possible ways to treat acne correctly. It is a step treatment including:1. Skin hygiene 2. Antibacterials 3. Retinols 4. Photodynamic therapy 5. Laser .6. Tretinoins in mix and match combinations. If you have severe acne , please see a competent dermatologist before getting scarred. ...Read more

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Can you give me suggestions for my acne around the mouth?

Can you give me suggestions for my acne around the mouth?

Easy Rx: A salicylic acid wash as tolerated will probably be enough to manage this if it is so limited. ...Read more

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Why do I only get acne around my mouth and nowhere else?

Why do I only get acne around my mouth and nowhere else?

Perioral Dermatitis: Its likely that you have perioral dermatitis instead. This usually gives you red bumps that resemble acne. Your dermatologist will be able to help you will this. ...Read more

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How does it clear you acne when you swish oil in your mouth?

How does it clear you acne when you swish oil in your mouth?

It doesn't : Swishing oil in your mouth has no effect on germs in mouth or that cause acne. If you are referring to oil pulling, there is no scientific evidence of any curative effect. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of acne that grows next to my mouth ! ?

How can I get rid of acne that grows next to my mouth ! ?

Are you sure?: It may not be acne but instead be herpes simplex i - most people have that version of the virus living in them and get what are referred to a cold sores around their mouth - pimples generally are not in that loaction. You may want to see your md or dentist to confirm what you have & they should be able to direct you on how to clear things up or gives meds to treat them. ...Read more

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I have acne close to my mouth, cheeks and chin. They come one by one then when I put Clearasil they cured but there is left marks on my face. ?

I have acne close to my mouth, cheeks and chin. They come one by one then when I put Clearasil they cured but there is left marks on my face. ?

Acne and scars: Acne that leaves marks needs to be treated more vigorously. Your doctor may want to keep you on an antibiotic systemically or topically. You don't want to leave those marks so find a dermatologist to prevent this. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A common human skin disease characterized by areas of scaly red skin (seborrhea) with blackheads/whiteheads (comedones) , pinheads (papules), large papules (nodules), pimples & possibly scarring. Occurs mostly on face, upper chest & back. Treated with benzoyl peroxide, salicylic ...Read more


Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

Pimples are a kind of acne, and are a condition where oil gets trapped in a pore of the skin resulting in small area of ...Read more