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Dry skin on my tongue?

Dry skin on my tongue?

Dry mouth syndrome: Dry tongue can be part of dry mouth syndrome brought about by medication or other systemic cause. ...Read more

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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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Treatment for skin tags on the tongue?

Treatment for skin tags on the tongue?

Let them be or: Have them surgically removed. This would need to be seen to give you more accurate guidance. It depends upon the size, location and whether or not its normal anatomy or some deviation or growth. ...Read more

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Psoriasis vs Eczema? Differences? On 1yr face. Dry flaky patches on cheek. Pinkish areas on chin.

Psoriasis vs Eczema? Differences? On 1yr face. Dry flaky patches on cheek. Pinkish areas on chin.

Eczema possible: Sounds like eczema is possible as at this young age it tends to present on the face. Moisture rashes are common too. Psoriasis is very unlikely to appear at this age (maybe unheard of?). ...Read more

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Skin breaking around mouth. It's red, really tight flaky and stings. Small path of skin around mouth. Help?

Skin breaking around mouth. It's red, really tight flaky and stings. Small path of skin around mouth. Help?

Need to examine: What you have described suggests vitamin deficiency. You may take over the counter vitamin B complex tablets. If that does not resolve the issue in a couple of weeks, please consult your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Could skin on back side of gums peel off?

Could skin on back side of gums peel off?

Yes: Advanced periodontal (gum) disease is an infection that can cause the gums to pull away from the teeth. If untreated, this will eventually lead to bone loss and loss of teeth. See your dentist or a periodontal specialist before it is too late. ...Read more

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Dry pale skin on penis I'm circumcised at birththat peeled on glans and under leaving scarring hypersensitivity had biopsy glans is shiny on erection?

Penile lesion: Please click on this link for a detailed listing of different skin disorders involving penile skin. http://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0115/p167.html A biopsy will be your best bet to get a definite answer. To me it sounds like you may have lichen sclerosus, also known as balanitis xerotica obliterans. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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Red dry skin on my eyebrow and upper lip?

Red dry skin on my eyebrow and upper lip?

See a Dermatologist: Lesions and eyes and around mouth can be due to compulsive and excessive use of soap or cleaning the face, eczematous dermatitis, and occasionally infectious dermatitis. If only contact dermatitis or eczema can be treated with anti-inflammatory creams but if you have papules or pustules with it may need anti-biotic. Must see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Swollen red patches underneath the skin of my top lip & red raised patches. Lip is inflammed, red & buning on edges of top lip. No sores or pus. Help!

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Swollen red patches underneath the skin of my top lip & red raised patches. Lip is inflammed, red & buning on edges of top lip. No sores or pus. Help!

Irritant: This appears to be an irritant reaction. Check on the products you have been using on your face or even oral products. Are you using teeth-whitening tooth paste? How about mouth-wash introduced prior to onset of the lip problem? ...Read more

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Geographical tongue with tiny rrd bumps on the whole tongue?

Geographical tongue with tiny rrd bumps on the whole tongue?

Taste buds: Small bumps on tongue diffusely are normal taste buds. See ENT if you are very bothered by this! ...Read more

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Flaky dark skin patch face in nasal labial fold on face?

Flaky dark skin patch face in nasal labial fold on face?

FLAKY NASOLABIALS: This may be seborrheic dermatitis. With no photo i cannot be sure. Shampoo your scalp (yes, scalp) daily with a tar shampoo. Use an o-t-c Hydrocortisone cream daily for a couple of weeks (only). Find out which foods may be causing it; then eliminate them. Cut out stress. If no better, see a dermatologist. Best luck! ...Read more

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Penis skin peeled on glans years ago leaving painfully sensitive skin and paleness where this happened also fissured under glans leaving skinfragile?

Penis skin peeled on glans years ago leaving painfully sensitive skin and paleness where this happened also fissured under glans leaving skinfragile?

Need for examination: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. It would help for your see a doctor for a detailed history, physical examination and may be some tests. ...Read more

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Is redness on the gum inside a lip piercing normal?

Is redness on the gum inside a lip piercing normal?

Unfortunately: Barbells can chip or fracture front teeth. Gums can be damaged by the rubbing of barbells requiring periodontal surgery. If the barbell becomes unscrewed it could be aspirated into the lungs. Infections can be quite severe & eventually lead to disfigurement. This is likely not normal -please have your dentist evaluate your gum. ...Read more

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Bumps on the eyelid that burn and the skin on the lid is flaking?

Bumps on the eyelid that burn and the skin on the lid is flaking?

Stys: It's probably a sty, a moderately inflamed "sweat duct" in the eyelid. I tell my patients to get a damp wash cloth and pop it in the microwave for 30 seconds. Test it on your wrist to make sure it's not too hot. Place warm compress the closed eyelid for about5-10 minutes and re-heating as necessary. If it does not get better in a week or gets worse go to your eye doctor. ...Read more

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Mole on upper lip removal, will it scar?

Mole on upper lip removal, will it scar?

Probably: When biopsies are performed, there is usually scarring unless the biopsy can be done in the form of a superficial shave, which is not always practical for a lip biopsy. However, a biopsy of the lip can be done in such as a way that the scar is significantly camoflauged and once healed (6-12 months) will be difficult to discern from a natural contour of the skin. ...Read more