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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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I have had my tongue pierced last saturday and there is a small mouth ulcer under my tongue. What should I do?

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 more

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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?

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?

Childrens health: The protrusion of the tongue can go with many causes. Can go with decreased oral motor tone, can go with chronic congestion/enlarged adenoids which can lead to mouth breathing. Occasionally can go with other genetic causes. ...Read more

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Braces impression for small mouth, how do they do that?

Braces impression for small mouth, how do they do that?

Custom tray: impression when is needed. Special trays (or custom trays) are made to fit a specific individual's mouth (small or big) by an orthodontist. ...Read more

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Could having a too-small mouth cause any respiratory issues?

Could having a too-small mouth cause any respiratory issues?

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

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Are large-mouth diverticula more serious than small-mouth diverticula?

Are large-mouth diverticula more serious than small-mouth diverticula?

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

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Wondering if it's bad to have small mouth?

No: Your mouth is your mouth...And if you can eat, speak, move it then it is just fine. Sometimes a small mouth will not hold all the teeth well and there may be some mechanical issues but it is not bad to have a small mouth. ...Read more

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What are some easy treatments for a small mouth bleed?

What are some easy treatments for a small mouth bleed?

Single episode: Cauterize it with an aspirin, if its persistent, or not from trauma it needs to be looked at- especially if you chew tobacco as its likely cancer. ...Read more

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Why is your breath cold when you blow out with small mouth and warm with a wide-open mouth?

Why is your breath cold when you blow out with small mouth and warm with a wide-open mouth?

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

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Sir, my15year old has habit of bitting inner surface of mouth.does it cause small mouth infection...???

If this continues: it may be a symptom of anxiety or an obsessive habit. Consider speaking with a psychologist to help her stop this behavior. ...Read more

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Small Mouth (Definition)

Small mouth is a facial feature in which a person has a mouth appearing smaller than normal ...Read more