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The area around my mouth is dark and itchy/painful?

The area around my mouth is dark and itchy/painful?

Multiple causes: It could be due to a contact allergy such as allergy to a toothpaste, a vitamin deficiency, constant licking or other cause. Try changing toothpaste. A dermatologist could help resolve it quickly. ...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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What are symptoms of irritating (itchy) mouth palate?

What are symptoms of irritating (itchy) mouth palate?

Itchy palate: Did you mean to ask, what are "causes" (not "symptoms") of itchy palate? Could be allergies, oral thrush or something else. Have your own dentist visually examine you in order to help determine the cause. ...Read more

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Why do I have itchy spots on the corners of my mouth?

Why do I have itchy spots on the corners of my mouth?

Angular Cheilitis: Regardless of why you have angular cheilitis, the clinical presentation of angular cheilitis is always, yes always due to a yeast infection. If it continues to bother you I recommend seeing your dentist or physician for an evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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How do I eat raw bananas without getting an itchy mouth?

How do I eat raw bananas without getting an itchy mouth?

Hard to say: You might have an allergy to certain foods, resulting in your symptoms. Have yourself tested by an allergist to see what you can and cannot eat comfortably. ...Read more

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Tingling on one side of the mouth that is sometimes itchy. Help?

Check with dentist: You may be experiencing an herpetic outbreak as they are usually do not cross the midline. Do you have any raise vesicular lesions that are opening and become painful? ...Read more

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The inside of my mouth is constantly itchy. What could this be?

The inside of my mouth is constantly itchy. What could this be?

Probable allergy: As Dr. Tran mentioned, the most likely cause is allergy. I used to get this from raw apple skin- only the skin, and if cooked was fine, but also occ. get it from pollens. After avoiding raw apple skin for many years the problem went away. But the unusual thing is your mentioning it's constant- maybe it's a food you eat daily. Consider seeing an allergy specialist or ENT doc. ...Read more

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I have two little white dots on both sides of my mouth. They are not itchy nor do they hurt. ?

I have two little white dots on both sides of my mouth. They are not itchy nor do they hurt. ?

Have them examined: you need to have someone look at them Different diagnoses from little mucoid cyst, other types of small cysts, could be yeast so see a provider to check them out ...Read more

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The corners of my mouth have been dry and itchy for a week or two? Anything I should be thinking about?

The corners of my mouth have been dry and itchy for a week or two? Anything I should be thinking about?

Vapor barrer: Main idea is break moisture cycle. Vaseline or equivalent constantly on the area until healing occurs is necessary. There is an association with b vit deficiency and this condition. Ok to take extra from reliable source. ...Read more

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Itch (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more