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Doctor insights on: Remedies For 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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Painful 4-5 red sores on roof of mouth (internal) and some white lesions, tip of tongue has white blister.. fever for 3 days. due to kissing? pls help

Painful 4-5 red sores on roof of mouth (internal) and some white lesions, tip of tongue has white blister.. fever for 3 days. due to kissing? pls help

HSV-1: You may acquired the HSV-1 infection, that is the same virus responsible for cold sores. When the virus causes apthous ulcers, they can be very annoying as you well know. See the Dr. for a definitive diagnosis as there are oral pain medications and anti-virals that can help you. Best wishes. ...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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Have blister behind front tooth on roof of mouth. Been there for 9 months. Constant film (liquid) from it. Mouth is often dry?

Have blister behind front tooth on roof of mouth. Been there for 9 months. Constant film (liquid) from it. Mouth is often dry?

Difficult to dx: Without an examination with a radiograph. It's best to have the tooth in question examined.. If there is a problem, it must be treated to avoid loosing the tooth. All the best... ...Read more

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Son has infection under tongue, white, ?crooked?, frendelum...some sores, rest of mouth has no visible discoloration/infection.

Son has infection under tongue, white, ?crooked?,  frendelum...some sores, rest of mouth has no visible discoloration/infection.

Possible viral ...: Tongue , oral mucosa - inflammation - could be either viral ( as herpes - cold sores") or fungal as " oral thrush' . Sometime bacterial but wonder tongue uncommon ( unless injured) .For relieve recommend arm water with salt gargle and rinses. Liquid bland diet. If he has severe pain or fever , swollen glands.. he should be seen by doctor. Mild discomfort can be also relieve day ibuprofen ,tylenol ...Read more

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Two small, hard bumps in mouth (1 inside corner of each cheek). Been there for years. Same color as cheek skin. Mostly painless, sometimes inflamed.

Two small, hard bumps in mouth (1 inside corner of each cheek). Been there for years. Same color as cheek skin. Mostly painless, sometimes inflamed.

See a dentist: Or ENT or dermatologist or oral surgeon. Probably a benign bite fibroma. Cause = accidental biting or sucking on the lining inside the mouth. ...Read more

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I've extremely dry skin reddened, thickened and whitely scaling in some parts like along inner arms, inner thighs. It'eem to widen. What should I do?

I've extremely dry skin reddened, thickened and whitely scaling in some parts like along inner arms, inner thighs. It'eem to widen. What should I do?

Moisturisers/Dermato: You can use moisturisers immediately after taking your bath to retain the moisture in your skin.But if no improvement consult your family doctor or a dermatologist for proper diagnosis and appropriate treatment it may be eczema, contact dermatitis or some other skin condition. ...Read more

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The skin inside my mouth on both cheek areas are covered with white looses flakes of peeling skin. Can you tell me why this may be happening?

The skin inside my mouth on both cheek areas are covered with white looses flakes of peeling skin. Can you tell me why this may be happening?

Cheek biting: If this is a white line on the inside of both cheeks that goes from front to back and is even with where you teeth bite, then this is most likely from cheek biting. Some people do this in their sleep. It can cause mild trauma to inside of the cheek and the area heals the white dead skin on the surface peels off. Cheek biting can be caused by stress. ...Read more

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40 years female, known diabetic, complaints of black discoloration patches over the tongue and buccal mucosa with oral ulcer. What is the diagnosis?

40 years female, known diabetic, complaints of black discoloration patches over the tongue and buccal mucosa with oral ulcer. What is the diagnosis?

Needs evaluation: New onset lesions and discoloration need proper professional evaluation. Most often are benign changes related to systemic causes but only a full medical and dental evaluation can determine the etiology. A biopsy is also often necessary to make a final diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have red skin discoloration in outer corners of eyes. Also, purplish-red near tear ducts (skin). Why? From sinus infection? What can I do for it?

I have red skin discoloration in outer corners of eyes. Also, purplish-red near tear ducts (skin). Why? From sinus infection? What can I do for it?

Possible infection: Redness of the skin around the eyes is typically from things like blepharitis, a type of inflammation of the eyelids, or from allergies. Rubbing the eyes can also cause the redness. The cause also depends on any other symptoms like itching, dryness, or discharge. A sinus infection would rarely cause the redness you describe. In any case you should visit your eye doctor to have it checked out. ...Read more

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ALL.of my upper teeth.pulled 5 days ago. Gums: greenish scabs over them and are hot, dry. Pain: 4. There are large lumps in wisdom site. Infection?

ALL.of my upper teeth.pulled 5 days ago. Gums: greenish scabs over them and are hot, dry. Pain: 4. There are large lumps in wisdom site. Infection?

Possible: See your Surgeon about this. Bony infection (dry socket) usually rears its ugly head about day 3 or 4. However, you might have a low grade infection or simply regular healing. Also, there may be debris in some of the extraction sites which causes loss of the clot and delayed and painful healing. Too much rinsing will lead to same thing. Get it checked out. Good Luck. ...Read more

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Dry, red skin over upper lip. crusts over& drys out& flakes. not a cold sore or impitego. started out as chapped lips& has been there for 2 months ?

Dry, red skin over upper lip. crusts over& drys out& flakes. not a cold sore or impitego. started out as chapped lips& has been there for 2 months
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Get it looked at: you need someone to look at it to diagnose it. How do you know it isn't a cold sore, impetigo, or something else? Answer: have a physician look at it. ...Read more

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My childs skin peeling around nose, eyes, mouth is there a connection to gut?

Possibly: Skin problems can be from a variety of causes. He could have eczema, and he could be reacting to foods or to food additives. A good probiotic supplement can help to stregthen the barrier that the intestines are supposed to provide, and has been shown, when given on a daily basis, to improve the symptoms of eczema. Probiotic supplements are extremely safe and widely available. ...Read more

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