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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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Dentist always gives me amoxicillin when take it get purple burning blisters & swelling of eyes& mouth? Is this a minor reaction he seem to think so

Dentist always gives me amoxicillin when take it get purple burning blisters & swelling of eyes& mouth? Is this a minor reaction he seem to think so

Allergy?: You may be allergic to the medication. It would be prudent to be tested by an allergist for your sensitivity to the amoxicillin. What might be a minor reaction now could be anaphylactic shock the next time you take it. Your body appears to be telling you something. ...Read more

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Sometimes I get this small blood blister on the inside part on my lip. Its hard and sometimes is red/purple. Itll go away for months then come back.?

Sometimes I get this small blood blister on the inside part on my lip. Its hard and sometimes is red/purple. Itll go away for months then come back.?

Oral mucosa cyst: You may also want to see an ENT or oral surgeon. These lesions often need to be removed to reduce the chance that they will come back. ...Read more

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Small dark purple blister/canker sore inside of bottom lip. What is it??

Small dark purple blister/canker sore inside of bottom lip. What is it??

Hard to say: Could be something simple as a minor injury or small viral outbreak such as canker sore or aphthous ulcer but you need to get in with your dentist to make a proper determination. ...Read more

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I have had blister looking things in my throat for 11 moths it's really painfull and recently got more and a purple one on my tongue any ideas on it?

I have had blister looking things in my throat for 11 moths it's really painfull and recently got more and a purple one on my tongue any ideas on it?

Mucocele: Most likely these are small salivary glands that when they become blocked swell and turn purple. If these mucoceles don't release and drain on their own, seek a dentist who can address this if they become a problem. ...Read more

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I have 3 dark purple spots that look like blood blisters on my lingual tonsils, should I worry this is cancer? Have had a sore throat for 3 weeks.

I have 3 dark purple spots that look like blood blisters on my lingual tonsils, should I worry this is cancer? Have had a sore throat for 3 weeks.

No: The tonsils are subject to a great deal of inflammation under certaincirdcumstances. Where there are the occassional cases of malignancy developing it is either from squamous malignancy or lymphoma. Neither present as hemmorhagic areas. The latter can occur when there is some bleeding into the tonsil because of proximity to the underlying intermal caroltid artery. Warm gargles should help. ...Read more

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What could the blue/purplish blister on the top gum of my 8 month old who has no teeth yet be?

What could the blue/purplish blister on the top gum of my 8 month old who has no teeth yet be?

May overly a tooth: Sometimes a tooth will erupt behind such a blister. Or s/he may have bitten down on something & bruised the area. Time will tell. ...Read more

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How 2 treat blisters in the mouth?

How 2 treat blisters in the mouth?

Mouth blisters: If they are herpes (cold sores), doc can prescribe antiviral med to suppress virus & lessen symptoms. Rinsing mouth with mixture of warm salt water, peroxide, & mouthwash may help. Otc topical pain meds like orajel or anbesol can lessen discomfort. If blisters don't improve within few days, see fp or dentist for evaluation & treatment. ...Read more

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What can cause mouth blisters?

What can cause mouth blisters?

Many causes: There are many causes of mouth blisters such as cold sores caused by herpes simplex I virus:canker sore or aphthous ulcer which is caused by stress, hormonal changes, and food allergies; an ulcer caused by a an ill fitting denture or a broken tooth rubbing on exposed tissues and various other causes. ...Read more

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Blisters in the mouth! Hot food?

Blisters in the mouth! Hot food?

One possibility: Other possible issues could be a virus, trauma, local contact allergy, swollen minor salivary gland. Best to see your dentist and let them evaluate. ...Read more

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What can cause a white mouth blister?

What can cause a white mouth blister?

Vague: Where in the mouth is it located? How big is it? How long has it been there? More info is needed to answer your question. ...Read more

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What can be done for a mouth blister?

Blister: Depending on where the blister is and how often you get them will dictate the diagnosis. You should have your dentist take a look at it and prescribe a medication if needed. Short term, you can apply an over the counter ointment to the lesion found at your nearest drug store. ...Read more

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Mouth blisters what's cause n remefy?

Mouth blisters what's cause n remefy?

Cold Sores: These are caused by a herpes virus. There are some treatments for thjis now, but they usually go away in a week if you treat them or 7in 7 days if you don't. ...Read more

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What causes blisters inside the mouth?

Possibly herpes: Possibly oral herpes (hsv) also known as a fever blister. Another possibility is a canker sore which is different from hsv. Hsv should be treated with an oral antiviral such as acyclovir, valtrex, (valacyclovir) or famvir. Hsv is contagious and there is no cure, it can keep recurring and you are always a carrier. Canker sores are not contagious. ...Read more

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How can I treat blisters inside my mouth?

How can I treat blisters inside my mouth?

Depends: It depends on the cause. See your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. ...Read more

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Why does the roof of my mouth look purple?

Why does the roof of my mouth look purple?

Purple palate?: Did you eat or suck on something purple? If yes, that's why. If you didn't, I have no idea and if it persists you should see your general dentist or an oral surgeon for evaluation to determine cause. ...Read more

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What causes blisters in the mouth? Viruses?

Several Causes: There are many different conditions which cause blisters in the mouth. The most common are caused by the herpes virus. These can be painful, unsightly, and contagious, and should be examined by a dentist. Less common conditions can be much more dangerous and harmful, so they should be ruled out. Differentiating is usually easy based simply on appearance and history. Your dentist can help you. ...Read more

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Blistering (Definition)

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