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I'm online now. Type your question herei am about to have an operation on my inferior alveror nerve I have had a numb lip and chin with tingling sensation for 3 year I just woke up with it, I have had an infection a few weeks after it happened and I have

I'm online now. Type your question herei am about to have an operation on my inferior alveror nerve I have had a numb lip and chin with tingling sensation for 3 year I just woke up with it, I have had an infection a few weeks after it happened and I have

HOw old are you?: We need to know your age. Please put it in your public profile. We cannot answer questions from minors. Knowing your country or state helps, too. Age, location, and gender, can affect our answer, since some conditions are more likely in different places or in different age groups. Be honest! You expect if of us, and we expect it of you! And your question got cut off too! ...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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Bloody/salty type taste in mouth 10 days after having 16 teeth pulled. 875mg amox. 2x day/10 days so don't think it is infection. Normal?

Bloody/salty type taste in mouth 10 days after having 16 teeth pulled. 875mg amox. 2x day/10 days so don't think it is infection. Normal?

Aftercare: We can't determine that over the internet. Please return to the dentist who extracted your teeth for a post-op evaluation. This is part of the normal aftercare responsibility of your dentist. ...Read more

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Is a fungal infection a yeast infection? Or are there different types of fungal infections. I'm referring to a fungal infection of the mouth.

Is a fungal infection a yeast infection? Or are there different types of fungal infections. I'm referring to a fungal infection of the mouth.

Fungal infection: Yes, fungus, yeast are the same. There are many different types, from the more common thrush, to the more rare but destructive less known fungal infections like histoplasmosis and others. The usual in the mouth is Candida Albicans or thrush. ...Read more

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I was diegnosed with herpes type 2 nine years ago. Since then I beleive my groin and breath smell. Not nice kind of smelly bad bacteria. My gp says it's all in my head. But after swabs in groin I always get fungil infection their. Point 2. I've had bells

I was diegnosed with herpes type 2 nine years ago. Since then I beleive my groin and breath smell. Not nice kind of smelly bad bacteria. My gp says it's all in my head. But after swabs in groin I always get fungil infection their. Point 2. I've had bells

Separate problems: Neither HSV2 nor genital herpes can cause altered breath or groin odor, and herpes rarely causes recurrent inflammation or irritation in the groin. These are entirely separate problems. Your question is cut off at "bells", but maybe you mean Bell's palsy? That problem can be related to HSV1, but rarely if ever to HSV2. Discuss w/ your doctor, or get truly expert care at your nearby NHS GUM clinic. ...Read more

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What type of ear infection do I have? My ear gets sharp pains whenever I move my head, I can touch my outer ear but it hurts when I apply pressure (like laying my head on a pillow), I feel like something is draining when I sit my head up or tilt it to the

What type of ear infection do I have? My ear gets sharp pains whenever I move my head, I can touch my outer ear but it hurts when I apply pressure (like laying my head on a pillow), I feel like something is draining when I sit my head up or tilt it to the

You: You need an exam to determine what kind of infection you have. You could either have an outer ear infection (also known as swimmer's ear) or you could have a middle ear infection with a burst ear drum causing the sudden drainage. Since both of those need antibiotic treatment, you should go see a doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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How can I cure my lip infection?

How can I cure my lip infection?

Depends: An infection of the lips may be of viral or bacterial origin. If viral, very often it is not treated, if it is severe, acyclovir, zovirax or other anti-viral meds may be used. Sometimes steroids are used. Bacterial infections are treated with antibiotic therapy. ...Read more

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Can you get a yeast infection on your lips?

Can you get a yeast infection on your lips?

Yeast infection: This would be unusual but can occur. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use mupirocin on the lips for an infection?

Is it safe to use mupirocin on the lips for an infection?

Need to be seen: The medicine is safe however infections on the lips could be viral infections and you should see a Doctor to be sure and get the right medication ...Read more

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How high is the risk of infection with lip augmentation? How often does lip augmentation result in infection, and how can I avoid that outcome? .

How high is the risk of infection with lip augmentation? How often does lip augmentation result in infection, and how can I avoid that outcome? .

Risk is low. . .: Though the risk is low, you should be aware that it is a risk and you should choose go to a medical doctor for the procedure. A sterile environment and technique is imperative for minimizing bacteria exposure and preventing infection. Be sure to discuss your concerns during your consult with a board certified plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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How can I treat a lip piercing infection?

How can I treat a lip piercing infection?

Have it evaluated.: Cultures may be needed for proper antibiotic selection. Have it looked at by your physician. ...Read more

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Can HIV infection spread through a kiss on the lips?

Can HIV infection spread through a kiss on the lips?

I do not think so: Saliva can be a potential media for transfer of the HIV but it is not proven to do it successfully...So you should be ok. ...Read more

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Can I tell me how I can treat a lip piercing infection?

Can I tell me how I can treat a lip piercing infection?

Have it evaluated.: Cultures may be needed for proper antibiotic selection. Have it looked at by your physician. ...Read more

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Is it ok to put Neosporin on my yeast infection cuts on the inside of the lips?

Is it ok to put Neosporin on my yeast infection cuts on the inside of the lips?

No: Topical neosporin should not be used in your mouth. There is treatment for the yeast infection which would heal the cuts. Neosporin is unlikely to be effective ...Read more

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My mouth & lips have infection, unable to eat food normally, what I have to do now '?

My mouth & lips have infection, unable to eat food normally, what I have to do now '?

Depends: Well, this depends on the type of infection that you have. First, please seek help to cure the infection. A clinical dentist or physician can counsel you in a proper method of eating and a regime. Liquid diets such as boost can be taken through a straw. I wish you well... ...Read more

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I shaved recently and a day after I notice a bump on the inside of my vagina lips. Is it an infection?

Clogged pore: Based on the timing, it is probably a clogged pore. Leave it alone. It should go away in a few days. If it gets bigger or becomes painful or ulcerated, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can you get a lip infection the next day after kissing someone? (its just a lip infection not herpes as far as we know)

Whether or not: You contract an infection by direct contact depends on many factors, such as how many organisms you came into contact with, how long you were in contact, where on the body you contacted, whether you had any breaks in the skin surface, virulence of organism, your body's ability to fight the infection. So, yes, depending on the circumstances, it is possible to get a lip infection the next day. ...Read more

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Chronic red irritated lips fungal infection?

Chronic red irritated lips fungal infection?

Hard to tell: Need more info. Are you a mouth breather? Any allergies? Suggest a dental visit to pursue the answer. ...Read more

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I have lip blisters how do I know if I have an infection?

Am I ill?: You have a medical professional exam you and determine if this is a treatable condition or something else. You need to be seen and possibly even tested. ...Read more

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Doctors, what are the consequences of lip piercing infection?

Doctors, what are the consequences of lip piercing infection?

Multiple: Infection
Harming a blood vesicle
altered speech
creating a fistula, a tiny tunnel going from inside the mouth to the outside
difficulty in job seeking ...Read more

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This scab on my lip keeps falling off and won't stay on. Will I get an infection?

Get seen: The concern is not infection: an ulcer on the lip that won't heal should be biopsied. A plastic surgeon will be able to diagnose and definitively treat ...Read more

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I have infection in my mouth and lips, can't take food normally. What I have to do now?

I have infection in my mouth and lips, can't take food normally. What I have to do now?

See a doctor: If you can't eat because of the infection, it is improtant to see your doctor. It is likely that you may need treatment with an antibiotic if it is determined that you have a bacterial infection. ...Read more

Dr. Katharine Cox
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more