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

12 conditions: 12 different conditions are associated with cracked corner of the mouth. It is important to find the causes . Then therapy is based on that condition. ...Read more

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What to do if my mouth gets super itchy when i eat almonds?

What to do if my mouth gets super itchy when i eat almonds?

See your doctor.: You might be allergic to almonds. You should see your doctor for a skin test for allergies to potential foods you eat. ...Read more

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Itchy mouth and tongue when eat fruit, should I be concerned?

OralAllergy Syndrome: is a common condition caused by cross-reactive proteins in fresh fruits and pollen. It is a benign condition and the symptoms are itching, tingling of lip, tongue, mouth. The treatment is simple to avoid fresh fruits. Take care. ...Read more

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What can I do for itchy mouth and tongue when eating fruit?

Be careful: make a list of those foods this could be a sign of allergies also be careful to wash you fruits and vegetables thoroughly before eating. other products could be on your food that can give you these symptoms. ...Read more

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What do do when you have an itchy capalate (roof of mouth) ?

What do do when you have an itchy capalate (roof of mouth) ?

Allergy?: You could have a food allergy or sensitivity to certain foods such as citrus or other types of spices. You should also check the toothpaste and mouth rinses you might be using. Do you smoke? I would also advise having a periodontist or your general dentist do a full exam to verify that there isn't any pathology. http://www.drgums.com. ...Read more

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Itchy clumps in the roof of mouth off and on for a couple of years.?

Get checked out: More than likely, this is a fungal infection, but the only way to tell is by getting a biopsy/ culture of the clumps by a dentist or oral surgeon. ...Read more

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I think I have a bad case of herpes on my mouth. How to stop my itchy lip?

Diagnose first: Visit a dentist to make sure of your diagnosis. I find viroxyn to be quite effective for my patients. ...Read more

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Itch (Definition)

An itch is an irritating sensation that causes one to have the urge ...Read more