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Small Mouth With Protruding Tongue
For the last couple of days I've woken up with a burning sensation in tongue and two small mouth sores. What can it be? Acid reflux?
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
I have had my tongue pierced last saturday and there is a small mouth ulcer under my tongue. What should I do?
Remove piercing: The tongue is in constant movement from speaking, swallowing, eating, etc. The metal in your tongue is abrading the floor of your mouth, thus the ulcer. Either remove the metal alltogether, or remove it and wait until the ulcer heals, then place jewelry with more rounded surfaces. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son is 2 years and 7 months old.He is occasionally protruding his tongue unconsciously and keeping it in the mouth when I told him to do so. why?
Likely not, but...: It may be a problem if you need surgery under general anesthesia. Patients with small mouths or the inability to open their mouth well may be present difficulty if a breathing tube must be inserted. This problem can be detected on a pre-surgical evaluation. Some patients have a small jaw which could lead to upper airway obstruction since the tongue is more likely to fall back into the airway. ...Read more
A trend, yes because: all diverticuli=openings through the muscular wall of the colon through which colonic mucosal lining has been pushed by intracolonic pressure higher than intra-abdominal pressure. Around the diverticuli, the only tissue separating fecal (~50% bacteria by volume & wt.) material from the intra-abdominal space is the thin, fragile mucosal lining. Drivers: stalling evacuating, constipation, dehydation ...Read more
Velocity of air: When you mouth is open wide, the velocity of the air exhaled, which is humid, is not enough to cause evaporation and so your mouth stays warm. When you purse your lips, the air velocity is high and the water on your mouth and lips evaporates which cools down the tissue. ...Read more
Sir, my15year old has habit of bitting inner surface of mouth.does it cause small mouth infection...???
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