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The inside of my mouth is raw, what do you recommend?

The inside of my mouth is raw, what do you recommend?

An exam: This could be from poor oral hygiene, an infection, or a myriad of other causes. Get a dental exam to find the correct answer for you. ...Read more

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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Suffrered frm Perioral dermatitis 2 years back. Now better but sometimes my lips swell and insides of my mouth is raw nd red nd burns nd sometimes itch?

Suffrered frm Perioral dermatitis 2 years back. Now better but sometimes my lips swell and insides of my mouth is raw nd red nd burns nd sometimes itch?

See physician: This is not normal. You should see your primary care physician but an allergist, dermatologist, or dentist may also be recommended ...Read more

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Does acabies affect inside the mouth?

Does acabies affect inside the mouth?

No: Scabies is an itchy skin condition caused by a tiny burrowing mite called sarcoptes scabiei. These mites do not infect the oral cavity (mouth). ...Read more

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White patches inside the mouth. What does this indicate?

White patches inside the mouth. What does this indicate?

Leukoedema, leukopla: Leukoedema is a white patch inside the mouth that can be wiped off with gauze. It is normal and nonpathological. Leukoplakia, on the other hand, is a white patch inside the mouth that cannot be wiped off. It represent tissue change and could be pathological, as it may progress into red color as it grows, develop acanthosis, and carcinoma in situ. ...Read more

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What causes blisters inside the mouth?

What causes blisters inside the mouth?

Possibly herpes: Possibly oral herpes (hsv) also known as a fever blister. Another possibility is a canker sore which is different from hsv. Hsv should be treated with an oral antiviral such as acyclovir, valtrex, (valacyclovir) or famvir. Hsv is contagious and there is no cure, it can keep recurring and you are always a carrier. Canker sores are not contagious. ...Read more

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Do skin tags grow inside the mouth?

Do skin tags grow inside the mouth?

Yes: There are many lumps and bumps that can grow on the inside of your mouth. Many are very similar to those that can grow on your skin and other parts of the body. While most harmless and need no treatment any irregular tissue could potentially be something harmful. An evaluation by an oral surgeon or periodontist is recommended to evaluate any abnormal tissue in your mouth. ...Read more

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What are red dots inside the mouth?

What are red dots inside the mouth?

More info needed: The mouth is a large cavity with a lot of anatomical parts in it. Where exactly are these red dots? If they are on the tongue and you do not have any symptoms, they may be taste buds. ...Read more

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Can u put neosporin inside the mouth?

Not recommended: It is meant for minor cuts and scraps on the skin, not in the mouth. If you put it in the mouth, you will swallow most of it. ...Read more

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How can you reduce swelling inside the mouth?

How can you reduce swelling inside the mouth?

Diagnosis: You need an examination to determine the cause of your swelling, then the dentist can treat the cause of your problem. ...Read more

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Is lidex (fluocinonide) okay for inside the mouth?

Is lidex (fluocinonide) okay for inside the mouth?

Lidex (Fluocinonide): For certain types of inflammatory mouth/oral disorders/diseases Lidex (fluocinonide) gel is ok to use in the mouth. It should be applied with a q-tip and left in place over the area being treated without eating or drinking anything for 30min to 1hr. It can be used to treat oral apthae (canker sores), herpes simplex, lichen planus, and other disease that are less common, but very painful. ...Read more

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I was prescibed lidex (fluocinonide) for inside the mouth is this ok?

I was prescibed lidex (fluocinonide) for inside the mouth is this ok?

Lichen Planus?: This can be used for chronic rashes such as oral lichen planus for short period of time. After two weeks the area should be reevaluated for stopping cream, decreasing frequency of application or changing to other medication. ...Read more

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Could fluoride be absorbed through the skin inside the mouth?

Could fluoride be absorbed through the skin inside the mouth?

No: No, Fluoride is not absorbed through the skin inside your mouth. Some Fluoride may be retained on the surface of your oral mucosa, where it is then available to help re-mineralize your teeth after acid exposure, but it is not absorbed. ...Read more

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Are cold sores and sores inside the mouth related or the same thing?

Are cold sores and sores inside the mouth related or the same thing?

Not the same: Recurrent aphthous ulcers and other ulcers in the mouth are not the same. Causes of ulcers are many:
Viral infections, particularly herpes simplex and herpes zoster
Other infectious agents (Candida albicans and bacteria)
Trauma
Tobacco or irritating foods or chemicals
Chemotherapy and radiation therapy. Cause of Aphthous ulcers is unclear. Diagnosis is clinical. Treatment is symptomatic. ...Read more

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Can you get symptoms of cold sores inside the mouth instead of outside?

Can you get symptoms of cold sores inside the mouth instead of outside?

No: Cold sores are related to recurrent herpes virus outbreaks and only occur on regular skin often near the junction of the lip/regular skin. Mouth sores, apthous ulcers, etc. Can be recurrent but are not the same virus. ...Read more

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I need some help please! Why some toothpastes produce a mucus-like layer inside the mouth?

I need some help please! Why some toothpastes produce a mucus-like layer inside the mouth?

Ingredient: Your body chemistry will react differently than the next person's body chemistry to the ingredients in various toothpaste. Sodium laurel sulfate, a foaming agent, may be the ingredient you take issue with. Try different brands until you find one you are happy with. Just make sure toothpaste contains fluoride to help fight cavities. ...Read more

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Hi I feel there's a cut inside the mouth very close to the lips what is the cause? And how do I heal it?

Hi I feel there's a cut inside the mouth very close to the lips what is the cause? And how do I heal it?

Traumatic injury: Small traumatic wounds in the lips usually heal without any treatment other than cleansing with antiseptic or mouthwash rinses. See your doctor if the wound doesn't heal in 10 days. ...Read more

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Do all 8 stages of herpes occur when it's inside the mouth? Do you still get the crusting and scabbing that described online?

Do all 8 stages of herpes occur when it's inside the mouth? Do you still get the crusting and scabbing that described online?

Oral herpes: "8 stages" of herpes outbreaks is only a rough guide. Initial oral HSV can cause sores inside the mouth, but recurrent herpes lesions are only outside, on the lips or elsewhere on the face. Crusting and scabbing never occur with herpes on moist surfaces. If you have recurrent oral herpes, talk to doctor about Rx for valayclovir to take in a single large dose (2 g) at earliest sign of outbreak. ...Read more

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One of my relative lately has developed blackish color on the entire body including gums inside the mouth. What can it be due to?

One of my relative lately has developed blackish color on the entire body including gums inside the mouth. What can it be due to?

Let me explain: Some diseases are marked by an increase in melanin production. Just to name a few, the rare endocrine disorder addison's disease, the hereditary intestinal disease peutz-jeghers syndrome and the bone ailment von recklinghausen's disease can all cause patches of darkening and discoloration that can affect the gums as well as other parts of the body. Minocycline, antimalarial agents also. ...Read more

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I been biting my self inside the mouth all over and it doesn't hurt have been doing it for years can't seem to stop seem to like the blood. What is it?

I been biting my self inside the mouth all over and it doesn't hurt have been doing it for years can't seem to stop seem to like the blood. What is it?

Bad habit: Whether it is cheek and/or lip biting (like you) or nail biting, hair twirling, or any other habit, people often do these things initially to relieve stress. After a while they can "take a life of their own" and become a habit. Bad habits are hard to break and some people find professional counseling helpful in developing strategies to break a habit. ...Read more

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Sir I had discoloration in my lower lip inside the mouth?

Discoloration: You should see an oral surgeon or a plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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My lower lip inside the mouth is aching, Why?

Many reasons: Trauma, ulcer, infection, just to name a few. Only way to find out is see your Dentist who can do a physical examination, determine the reason, and then suggest the proper treatment. ...Read more

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Could herpes simplex a occur inside the mouth?

Are you referring to: Herpes simplex 1 (a?). Yes, lesions could occur in the mouth. ...Read more

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What causes (non-std) chancre sores inside the mouth?

What causes (non-std) chancre sores inside the mouth?

Sores in mouth: Sores in the mouth can occur due to trauma (repetitive abrasion), viral infections, autoimmune diseases, etc... See your physician if continued concerns. ...Read more

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Can doctors tell me what does salt water do for sores inside the mouth?

Reduce inflammation: Salt water will draw out the fluid from the tissue and reduce the inflammation, which ultimately reduce the pressure on the nerve ending and help to alleviate pain. Moreover, it will help to clean the area and prevent bacterial superinfection. ...Read more