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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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I keep getting the painless mouth ulcers under my tongue red in color they clear up in 3 days and come back the next 2 days. 25 years old no smoking ?

I keep getting the painless mouth ulcers under my tongue red in color they clear up in 3 days and come back the next 2 days. 25 years old no smoking 
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Sorry: Unable to diagnose without an examination. There are literally hundreds of causes for red mouth lesions. Make arrangements with your General Dentist or an Oral Surgeon to be seen the next time your red "ulcers" are in full bloom. ...Read more

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What could be a painless ulcer in mouth?

What could be a painless ulcer in mouth?

It depends.: This depends on your age and habits. If you are older and have a history of tobacco (including snokeless) and alcohol use, you should see your doctor for work-up of a possible oral cancer. If you are younger, it might be infectious. At any rate, you should go to your doctor for work-up and treatment. ...Read more

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How to remove mouth ulcer?

How to remove mouth ulcer?

Warm salt water: Time: 10 - 14 days, and warm salt water is about all you can do for healing. Avoid putting numbing medicine on it too much as it may slow the healing or make it numb so you traumatize it even further, or cause a chemical irritation. Good Luck. ...Read more

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What causes a mouth ulcer?

What kind?: There are many different kinds of mouth "ulcers." Some may be caused by a virus, bacteria, or fungus. Some are from mechanical irritation, injury, or a burn. Others are neoplastic. See your Dentist for differential diagnosis and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Pop mouth ulcer or leave alone?

Pop mouth ulcer or leave alone?

Ulcer or blister?: An ulcer would be described as a crater. This is best treated with 50% mixture of water and hydrogen peroxide rinses for 2 minutes 3x per day. A blister is fluid filled.Rinse with 1/2 tsp of salt in 5 oz cup of water for 2 minutes 3 x per day do not pop. ...Read more

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Why does a mouth ulcer hurt so bad?

Exposed nerves: An ulcer in the mouth is painful due to the exposure of nerves in the ulcerated tissue. ...Read more

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Can you put steam on a mouth ulcer ?

Can you put steam on a mouth ulcer ?

STOP!: Ulcer means surface of your mucosa has been damaged by trauma, pathogen, or other causes. Steam is produced by boiling water. Would you put your hand into a pot of boiling water. Your tissue is already damaged. Don't make it worse by burning the tissue. Ask your Dentist for safe and effective treatment for your mouth ulcer. DIY treatment can cause permanent damage. ...Read more

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What can I do for mouth ulcer relief?

Mouth ulcer pain rel: Depending on the condition, either traumatic, autoimmune or viral, there are treatments out there that can shorten the duration, or temporarily relive pain. For trauma a med like kenalog (triamcinolone) in orabase should healing time to about !/2. This is also true with the use of an antiviral, a magic mouthwash can be mixed by a pharmacist for excellent pain relief. ...Read more

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Oral Ulceration (Definition)

Oral ulcerations appear as necrotic or eroded areas on the oral mucosa, including the tongue. Most such lesions are idiopathic (aphthous) or of viral etiology (e.g., herpes simplex virus [hsv]; rarely herpes zoster [vzv]). Oral ulcerations may be caused by fungal, parasitic, or bacteriologic pathogens; malignancy; ...Read more


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Ulcer (Definition)

An ulcer is a discontinuity or a break in a body membrane that impedes the normal functioning of the organ of which that membrane is a part. Ulcers are further classified by their location. Ulcers are usually caused by infections, excessive acid production, stress, ...Read more