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There's a swelling near my bfs mouth that looks like mumps. Can we go to a party and not infect anyone?

There's a swelling near my bfs mouth that looks like mumps. Can we go to a party and not infect anyone?

Intra oral: Infection is serious. Worrying about infecting others is a low priority relative to the infection your friend has. Get to your dentist or md soon and get a diagnosis and medications asap. ...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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How to stop swelling in mouth in a day?

How to stop swelling in mouth in a day?

Swelling in mouth: It is unclear why you might be having the swelling and which parts of the mouth are involved. Swelling can be related to infection, trauma, tumors, allergic reactions and more. In some cases, in the cause is known, a topical, injectable, or oral steroid might be used for swelling - but only under supervision of a doctor. If swelling is effecting breathing, speaking or eating seek help urgently. ...Read more

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At the back of my mouth theres a swelling, should I be concerned?

At the back of my mouth theres a swelling, should I be concerned?

It depends: It could be from a variety of reasons from eating too make hard chips, to food allergies to gum disease to vitamin deficiency.I would go have your pc take a look. ...Read more

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Bottom side of my mouth just starded to hurt like in the middle i would say pain when i open my mouth and when i touch it and a little bit of swelling?

Bottom side of my mouth just starded to hurt like in the middle i would say pain when i open my mouth and when i touch it and a little bit of swelling?

May have an ulcer: You may have a mild touch of stomatitis (cold sores, canker sore, mucosal irritation due to viral or even bacterial infection). There are over the counter preparations that are good for these types of issues but before going there you'll want to either visualize it yourself or have someone verify it is an ulceration of some sort. ...Read more

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What's the outcome of mouth swelling?

Suffocation: Dr. Mutnick is right: tongue swelling may compromise breathing. When the tongue swells the whole shebang goes - not just the front. The posterior tongue extends into the throat. Tongue swelling can prevent air from entering and leaving the windpipe. Lip & cheek swelling is unsightly but typically resolves in a few hours. Tongue swelling is a medical emergency requiring immediate medical attention. ...Read more

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Swelling of the mouth and pain in the limbs?

Swelling of the mouth and pain in the limbs?

Angioedema: Sounds like angioedema.......Or a viral infection that causes muscle aches or even a bacterial infection of the tonsils/pharynx. You need to see your primary care doctor to rule out infection and then determine the best course of treatment. ...Read more

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What can lead to swelling around the mouth?

What can lead to swelling around the mouth?

A few things.: Allergies, angioedema, infection, trauma. Really need more symptoms to able to narrow this. ...Read more

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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more