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Doctor insights on: Purplish Mouth Membrane Areas

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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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Edges of mouth red, flaky dry skin now larger with crusty covering area 2 cm long. Inside mouth 1cm from corner to corner feels like burning eat/drink?

Edges of mouth red, flaky dry skin now larger with crusty covering area 2 cm long. Inside mouth 1cm from corner to corner feels like burning eat/drink?

You have a few issue: I see you are treated for a few medical issues already. Now you would be best to see your doctor. There are several possibilities for your issue. Could be from vitamin deficiency to infections your current medications must be reviewed and possible blood work. ...Read more

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Does cold sores grow inside the mouth? Like under the inner upper lip where red flesh is?

Does cold sores grow inside the mouth? Like under the inner upper lip where red flesh is?

Cold sores: Cold sores may develop inside the mouth most commonly but may present almost anywhere on the face, inside or outside of the nose and lips. Cold sores are often referred to as "Fever Blisters". They often present as a cluster of blisters and some people report a "tingling" sensation before they actually appear. Cold sores are of viral origin and are contagious. ...Read more

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Fordyce spots, vaginal discharge, tiny whitish spots in corners of mouth that travel up sides of upper lip.

Fordyce spots, vaginal discharge, tiny whitish spots in corners of mouth that travel up sides of upper lip.

Not related.: Fordyce spots and vaginal discharge are not related. Fordyce spots are glands that are visible on the lips. Not related to infection. There are several causes for vaginal discharge which are often infection related. ...Read more

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White patches inside both inner cheeks dried mud apperance dentist and doctor say cheek bitting frictional keratosis is this apperance normal.

White patches inside both inner cheeks dried mud apperance dentist and doctor say cheek bitting frictional keratosis is this apperance normal.

Smoker??: If you are a heavy smoker than you have cancer risk, otherwise trust your doctors answer. If you are still worried, than request a biopsy. ...Read more

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Little not visible little itchy bumps covering entire lip and corners of mouth? Also little clear bumps on gums.

Little not visible little itchy bumps covering entire lip and corners of mouth? Also little clear bumps on gums.

Little bumps?: The bumps inside your mouth may or may not be related to the itchy bumps on your lips. The little bumps may be small salivary glands. Itching may be an allergic reaction or a host of other medical issues. If it does not resolve within a day or two, gets worse, or you want to find out what it is & whether or not it requires treatment, see you PCP, Dermatologist, Allergist or dentist. ...Read more

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Small white circles on inside gums near teeth. Herpes?

Small white circles on inside gums near teeth. Herpes?

Need exam: Could be herpetic lesions, forscythe granules, blocked minor salivary gland, fistula from abscessed tooth, or so many other things. Please schedule appointment with your dentist for evaluation. ...Read more

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My entire mouth is pale yellow, my tongue is yellow striped. Tiny canker sores are forming on tongue sides + elongated red bumps forming under tongue?

My entire mouth is pale yellow, my tongue is yellow striped. Tiny canker sores are forming on tongue sides + elongated red bumps forming under tongue?

Needs to be seen: You will have to see a local dentist, primary care physician or ENT specialist. We cannot diagnose or treat patients over the internet. A medical and dental history along with a personal clinical exam is required. ...Read more

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Black dry raised spots on under my eye by the cheek bone area?

Black dry raised spots on under my eye by the cheek bone area?

Keratosis: Most likely these are seborrheic keratoses - elevated, rough overgrowth of the epithelium common in aging. If you are young, they more likely are plugged glands in the skin in which the secretions have become dry, and oxidize on the surface turning grey-black. They can be expressed with a comedone extractor. ...Read more

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Can herpes inside mouth appear as a flat red fleck?

Can herpes inside mouth appear as a flat red fleck?

Herpes: A cold sore is a lesion with blisters (lip, chin, cheek, nostril & sometimes mouth) which causes burning, pain & itching. It is filled with fluid that is teaming with the Herpes Simplex virus. ...Read more

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Do fordyces spot appear asymatricaly in mouth buccal?

Do fordyces spot appear asymatricaly in mouth buccal?

Fordyce: For duces granules are normally occurring and perfectly normal. May appear asymmetric. But don't self diagnose. Ask your dentist to take a look to make sure what you are seeing are fordyce granules or something else. ...Read more

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Can virus cause itchy bumps in the joint area? Daughter has little bumps around her elbows and inside wrist area.

Can virus cause itchy bumps in the joint area?   Daughter has little bumps around her elbows and inside wrist area.

Possible but: Unusual to involve these areas alone. Do they itch? How long has this been present? If this has been present for at least a few weeks and itch, then eczema would be the most likely cause for a child of this age. ...Read more

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What cause mouth shedding and skin irritations at corners of mouth on the inside?

Variety of possibili: most commonly this is perlech. It can be due to yeast. You can discuss this with your physician about anti-yeast medication, in further clinical evaluationto see if there is another possible cause. ...Read more

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White tongue lesions and fissures with uneven tongue borders?

White tongue lesions and fissures with uneven tongue borders?

You may be clenching: Many times uneven white borders of the tongue are caused by clenching or grinding your teeth. Some of the other causes are diet, thrush, or other systeminc diseases. So get this checked by your dentist. ...Read more

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Purplish Mouth Areas (Definition)

Purpura are formed by leakage from small blood vessels under the skin & cause purple spots/ patches on ...Read more