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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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Oral STDs affect back of your tongue?

Oral STDs affect back of your tongue?

Yes: Initial outbreak of hsv-1 has total mouth manifestations including the back of your tongue. But usually the entire mouth is affected. What exactly are your symptoms? See a dentist and have it evaluated and do not feel embarrassed. It is a common finding in patients. ...Read more

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Genital and oral HPV are different types, right? Can any of genital strains of HPV also live in mouth(saliva, gums)?

Genital and oral HPV are different types, right? Can any of genital strains of HPV also live in mouth(saliva, gums)?

Not so fast: The cancer associated strains that are known to cause cervical cancer can also cause throat,penile & anal cancer. The germ is specific to the sexual practices of those who carry it. Genital/oral/anal strains are specific to those types of skin, so they do not live on your shoulder/feet/etc. but they are capable of living in several sites. ...Read more

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Can cunilingus infect the mouth and tongue?

Can cunilingus infect the mouth and tongue?

Only if there: If there is a cut in the mouth or bleeding gums. You can catch an infection. Herpes can also be transmitted if there is a flare up. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of oral herpes in mouth?

What are symptoms of oral herpes in mouth?

Several: Warning symptoms of itching, burning, increased sensitivity, or tingling sensation may occur about 2 days before lesions appear. Skin lesions or rash around the lips, mouth, and gums small blisters (vesicles) filled with clear yellowish fluid blisters on a raised, red, painful skin area or blisters that form then break and ooze. Yellow crusts that slough to reveal pink skin. ...Read more

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Are mouth ulcers are a symptom of oral herpes?

Are mouth ulcers are a symptom of oral herpes?

Not always: Oral herpes is one of many causes of oral ulcers. For some ulcers, we cannot find a cause. It is impossible to diagnose the cause of the ulcers without a good clinical examination. ...Read more

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Is herpes on roof of mouth common?

Is herpes on roof of mouth common?

Common: Herpes simplex virus - 1 (oral herpes) infections are common in the United States. About 68 % of the population are carriers of the virus. This infection is less common on the palate than on the lips. Once it happens, this infection tends to reoccur in the same place. This virus remains lodged and inactive (latent) in the relay houses (ganglion) of the nerve branches acting up two- three times/yr. ...Read more

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Are oral thrush, dry mouth and vaginal thrush common ARS symptoms for HIV? & what are the chances that I contracted HIV from RECEIVING cunnilingus?

Are oral thrush, dry mouth and vaginal thrush common ARS symptoms for HIV? & what are the chances that I contracted HIV from RECEIVING cunnilingus?

Unlikely: You do need to see your physician to clarify your concerns. You need an evaluation to answer the question of why you have thrush. While you may get an HIV test, there are other things that need clarification. This may not be a major problem but it is best to check it out ...Read more

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What are the percentages of catching hiv/aids from oral sex and rubbing genitals?

What are the percentages of catching hiv/aids from oral sex and rubbing genitals?

Low: Rubbing's not a risk, but you can catch herpes that way. Oral sex is unlikely to transmit HIV -- it's so low that nobody seems to be able to give a percentage, even assuming there's a large number of infectious particles in the secretions -- but it's possible and it can give you herpes, syphilis and/or gonorrhea. Why not be safe? ...Read more

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Describe cancer sores on the inside of mouth?

Describe cancer sores on the inside of mouth?

Sores: If you have sores on the inside of your mouth, it is best you go see your doctor to determine whether they are best treated by medicine or appear to warrant a biopsy. Your question is not answerable without a physical exam and more information from you. ...Read more

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Are mouth ulcers a symptom of pregnency?

Are mouth ulcers a symptom of pregnency?

No : Although i'm not an ob/gyn doctor, to the best of my knowledge, mouth ulcers are not a symptom of pregnancy. Mouth ulcers if recurrent, severe or chronic may be a sign of an underlying autoimmune disorder. ...Read more

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What are signs of oral cancer of the throat/tongue or a throat infection?

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What are signs of oral cancer of the throat/tongue or a throat infection?

Quick growing lesion: Red white or red and white lesions that are fast growing, usually painful and do not go away over time. These are the ones to be worried about. A normal infection shuld go down within 2 weeks. Cancer is going to either get bigger or not go away. ...Read more

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Are rashes and sores at the sides of genital area of girls, signs of aids?

Are rashes and sores at the sides of genital area of girls, signs of aids?

No: They need to be checked by physician. Rush is not indication of aids, HIV testing is nessasary to rule out or confirm aids. ...Read more

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What are the first signs of mouth cancer from chewing tobacco?

What are the first signs of mouth cancer from chewing tobacco?

Leukoplakia: The tissues will turn white and have the look of almost being cooked or smoke cured. If this persists over time it causes the cells to mutate trying to repair the constant assault of chemicals, only to fail with over production of cancer cells. Bottom line........Stop. ...Read more

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

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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What are causes of spots at back of tongue and mouth?

What are causes of spots at back of tongue and mouth?

Hard to tell: Without seeing your tongue it is hard to determine what is going on. It could be normal or some sort of condition needing treatment. I would suggest seeing a dentist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What are the causes of cancker sores in your mouth?

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What are the causes of cancker sores in your mouth?

Canker sores: Are the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The condition is idiopathic (cause is not known) recurrent aphthous ulcers is usually self-limiting. Rec.: if not comfortable or concerned see a dentist for soft tissue laser treatment. ...Read more

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Are bumps on back of tongue a sign of std?

Are bumps on back of tongue a sign of std?

Tongue bumps: Most likely these "bumps" are circumvallate papillae which are normal. These are part of your taste buds. Saliva is released at the base of them. Just to be sure have your dentist take a look. ...Read more

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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Definition)

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