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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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Swollen bottom lip, feels tight and numb!! this has happened 2 more times this year!!!

Swollen bottom lip, feels tight and numb!! this has happened 2 more times this year!!!

Allergic reaction?: Sounds like a possible allergic reaction. See if you can identify what might have triggered such a response. You can take loratidine or certrizine to see if it takes away the symptoms. Consult with your doctor about this. ...Read more

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Upper lip has an area that feels weird. Nothing looks abnormal however the area feels tight and dries out very fast.

Upper lip has an area that feels weird. Nothing looks abnormal however the area feels tight and dries out very fast.

Normal?: Probably nothing at all dangerous. However, if you're worried, see your primary care doctor for a proper evaluation. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What's if mean when my lips are numb n iam light headed n keep going dizzy n head feels right light and chest feels tight and blur vision?

What's if mean when my lips are numb n iam light headed n keep going dizzy n head feels right light and chest feels tight and blur vision?

Nerve pain: It is difficult to say without examining but the pain you are describing sounds like nerve pain. Nerves can get pinched at the level of the neck. The chest pain may be due to referred pain from a pinched nerve as well or due to inflammation of cartilage. It can also be something more serious like a brain tumor. You need to get examined by a doctor asap to get the correct diagnosis ...Read more

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I have 3 red lumps on my chin2 on bottom lip clear liquid comes out itches feels tight have got sore lump in throat under chin in centre hard 2 swallow?

I have 3 red lumps on my chin2 on bottom lip clear liquid comes out itches feels tight have got sore lump in throat under chin in centre hard 2 swallow?

Sounds infectious: Although it is very hard to determine what a rash is without seeing it, it sounds like you are describing a viral infection. The little lumps with clear fluid are probably blisters, and the lump under the chin is probably an enlarged lymph node from the rash. The most likely virus would be herpes simplex, which is the virus that causes recurrent cold sores. I suggest a visit to be seen for this. ...Read more

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My dog just bit my finger and it is red and a little swelled. It feels numb though, I can move it fine. The thumb also feels tight.

My dog just bit my finger and it is red and a little swelled. It feels numb though, I can move it fine. The thumb also feels tight.

Go to the ER: Dog bites usually penetrate deeper than can be seen by the eye. Joint infections and hand compartment infections are common after a penetrating injury such as a dog bite. Swelling may indicate a deeper infection and require surgical drainage. Go to the er or see a hand specialist asap. ...Read more

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I have a burning sensation and numbness of upper lip, what could this be?

I have a burning sensation and numbness of upper lip, what could this be?

Hard to say: Could be a dental problem with irritation of nerves in the gingiva or it could be the earliest stage of a herpetic infection which has not erupted yet or other metabolic problems that need to be looked at. Call your doctor for a date to see them. ...Read more

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Rash under upper lip also kinda numb and swollen?

Rash under upper lip also kinda numb and swollen?

Rash under upper lip: By 'under upper lip', I assume you mean inner lip. This could be many things - cold sore, canker sore, reaction to a food or medicine you've come into contact with. Rashes are notoriously hard to diagnose without a picture, so make sure you check it out with your doctor! ...Read more

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Recently, I experienced numbness in upper lip to the nose.....as well as pain in the bridge of my nose...should I be concerned?

Recently, I experienced numbness in upper lip to the nose.....as well as pain in the bridge of my nose...should I be concerned?

Nonspecific: That symptom would be normal if you had someone trauma to the bridge of your nose, but isn't really specific for any other diagnosis. If you're worried, see your primary care provider for a lore complete evaluation. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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My upper lip feels strange, kind of numb and rough.. It made my cupids bow disappear, and it looks like I always have lipstick on.

Reaction/allergy: Sounds like a reaction or allergy to something. Try to think about what happened or what you did a few day back. Take some benadryl (diphenhydramine) to see if is decreases in symptom and go see your local MD for an evaluation. No worries ...Read more

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I recently had to get a full upper plate. Now the area beneath my nose and upper lip is tingly and numb all of the time. Is this related?

I recently had to get a full upper plate. Now the area beneath my nose and upper lip is tingly and numb all of the time. Is this related?

Pressure on nerve?: Several possibilities. Most likely the denture is putting pressure on the nerve just under the incisive papilla. Alternate explanation is numbness from recent surgery or infection when the teeth were removed. Please don't try to find answers to problems over the internet. See the dentist who made you the denture to have this all evaluated and hopefully quickly and easily remedied. ...Read more

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After getting a pimple on upper lip line, I experience tingling sensation on upper lip and sometimes a bit of numbness. What are the causes?

After getting a pimple on upper lip line, I experience tingling sensation on upper lip and sometimes a bit of numbness. What are the causes?

Classic cold sore: A tiny blister or cluster of blisters that is tingling or numb right at the edge of the lip is classic for cold sores. It will go away after a few days. If getting worse you will want to see a doctor. ...Read more

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What causes tingling / numb upper lip and nose left side. Happens occasional y when I wake in the morning goes away after about 5 10 minutes.?

Neuritis: Atypical facial pain can come and go. Severe spasms can occur (tic douloureux) that are in the tri-geminal distribution. You describe v2 distribution. However, ear and sinus disease must be excluded. A thorough medical evaluation would be appropriate. ...Read more

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My upper lip and nose tingling and numb, what would cause that??

PARESTHESIA EVAL: You need an exam labs and evaluation. A focused neurological exam and potential MRI of the cervical spine and brain. Labs to check B12 Folic Acid, Lyme titers, RPR and TFTS ...Read more

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A few second my upper lip middle part is geting tingling and same time little numb also?

A few second my upper lip middle part is geting tingling and same time little numb also?

And. . . .?: Your question is a little difficult to answer because I don't know what you're asking. If you're asking if it is normal to experience numbness in your upper lip for no reason, then the answer is no, it is not normal. If you had just seen a dentist and were anesthetized in that area, then yes, it is normal. Without knowing any other details, I would say talk with a neurologist to find out more. ...Read more

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I have numbness on my right upper lip and right side of my nose only what could cause this?

I have numbness on my right upper lip and right side of my nose only what could cause this?

Facial nerve: compression, inflammation, or damage. Numbness only on one side of the nose and upper lip would result when only the buccal branch of the facial nerve is involved. Sleeping or performing activities with the head in an abnormal position can generate pressure and inflammation on the nerve. Other potential causes include Bell's palsy, shingles, stroke, and multiple sclerosis (MS). ...Read more

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My upper lip is numb and darker. It's been 4 days. Also, I can't feel my face nor my entire body. I have grainy/snowy vision. No signs of MS.?

My upper lip is numb and darker. It's been 4 days. Also, I can't feel my face nor my entire body. I have grainy/snowy vision. No signs of MS.?

Concerning Symptoms: Your symptoms are concerning. List of possible causes is rather long. Neurological, endocrine, electrolyte imbalance, vascular issues, infection and others all possible. Best to see your doctor for appropriate history, physical examination and discussion of testing to help solve treat your symptoms. Sorry this was not more helpful. Best of luck with this. Dr R ...Read more

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Why would my outter vagina lips feel numb or tingly and tight? The numbness is only for a little while this only happened about 4 times. What's wrong

Why would my outter vagina lips feel numb or tingly and tight? The numbness is only for a little while this only happened about 4 times. What's wrong

Normal?: Could very well be normal. Might be a sign of an infection trying to get started, (yeast), might be related to tight fitting clothes. Wait and watch and avoid the above. ...Read more

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I woke up this morning to a swollen + completely numb upper lip. No other symptoms + It's been hours and the symptoms won't go away! What caused this?

I woke up this morning to a swollen + completely numb upper lip. No other symptoms + It's been hours and the symptoms won't go away! What caused this?

Allergy: You could have an allergy to something you were in contact with. Apply some ice and take an antihistamine. That should take care of it ...Read more

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26y.o.Inside middle upper lip mild redness, mild burning, and more intense lip lines. Had 1year ago, left and sometimes comes n go. Doc said not worisome?

26y.o.Inside middle upper lip mild redness, mild burning, and more intense lip lines. Had 1year ago, left and sometimes comes n go. Doc said not worisome?

Need more info: Sounds like a viral infection. Your physician may be correct since it took a year to reappear. To be sure get a second opinion with your dentist the next time the redness returns if it does. ...Read more

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Just get back from lunch and now my upper lip is swollen & numb as well as my nose (rt side)?

Just get back from lunch and now my upper lip is swollen & numb as well as my nose (rt side)?

? Allergic Reaction: You may have had an allergic reaction to something you may have eaten. Did you eat anything that you have not eaten before? It is very important that you find out because if you eat that substance again the reaction may be worse. Also, is your tongue swelling and/or are you having difficulty breathing? If you are, you need to seek medical help immediately to reverse the symptoms of the reaction. ...Read more

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The corners of my mouth are rough/dry and the best I can describe feel tight. They itch sometimes and it started on my upper lip.

The corners of my mouth are rough/dry and the best I can describe feel tight. They itch sometimes and it started on my upper lip.

Angular Cheilitis: Please see the following link for more information regarding causes and treatment: http://www. Webmd. Com/oral-health/angular-cheilitis#1 ...Read more

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The right side of my upper lip twitch and sometimes feels numb. I'm 35 no real health problems that I'm aware of. Also when I write I can never write?

The right side of my upper lip twitch and sometimes feels numb. I'm 35 no real health problems that I'm aware of. Also when I write I can never write?

Hyperventilation?: Hi, it's possible that you are breathing fast without knowing it and that could cause a transient drop in your blood calcium which could cause your numbness and twitching, blowing a paper bag might help. And I don't understand what you mean by not able to write, is that a new thing? Do you feel nervous when you are about to write? You might have Dysgraphia and I suggest that you see a neurologist. ...Read more

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HELP! I have eczema above my upper lip and its so noticeable and red. How do I get rid of/hide or cover the redness. I need an immediate cure for this?

HELP! I have eczema above my upper lip and its so noticeable and red. How do I get rid of/hide or cover the redness. I need an immediate cure for this?

See a dermatologist: Sometimes this is caused by prescription cortisone. Often it is treated with a calcineurin inhibitor such as pimecrolimus cream or tacrolimus ointment by prescription. This may clear it in a few hours. ...Read more

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I got bit by a dog & had stitches on my upper lip. Needed 2 lidocain injections to numb region. 7hours later, still numb. When should numbness go away?

I got bit by a dog & had stitches on my upper lip. Needed 2 lidocain injections to numb region. 7hours later, still numb. When should numbness go away?

Dog bite: Lidocaine typically wears off within a couple hours deent. The depending on a lot of factors. (+- epinephrine) etc. And sometimes docs will use bupivicaine or ropivicaine which has a longer duration. Still, 7 hours is a bit long for any agent. Its possible the trauma has severed some local nerve branches and you will be numb for weeks/months. The local swelling has to recede before assessment. ...Read more

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Doctors. Due to a lip pumper I got a bluish redness above my upper lip. I have a meeting tmrw. Pls help?

Doctors. Due to a lip pumper I got a bluish redness above my upper lip. I have a meeting tmrw. Pls help?

Bruising?: Could be a bruise. Bruises are indications that there is bleeding underneath the skin or within the skin due to ruptured blood vessels. The dark color you are seeing is due to the color of blood and the iron that is in your red blood cells. Bruises are most commonly due to trauma, which could be from the suction of the pumper. More info for you: http://wb. Md/1zrjW36 Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing numbness in my face, when this happens, my husband says while I am taking my upper lip does not move. Normal?

I have been experiencing numbness in my face, when this happens, my husband says while I am taking my upper lip does not move. Normal?

See physician: The nerves that supply sensation are different than the nerves that supply motor function in this region. See your physician or neurologist. An MRI may be in order depending on the complete history and physical exam. ...Read more

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Got my eyebrows and upper lip waxed, small bumps and redness on parts of the waxed areas? First time getting this done, how should I treat this?

Got my eyebrows and upper lip waxed, small bumps and redness on parts of the waxed areas? First time getting this done, how should I treat this?

Steroid cream: Try to use 10 % hydrocortisone cream 1-2x/day for a few days, if red, inflamed areas could be infected, will need to wash well daily, apply antibiotic ointment, if gets worse get to a dr. May need oral antibiotics too. Can use antihistamine too like zyrtec or benadryl (diphenhydramine) to help with rash. ...Read more

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Dry redness on upper lip. Its the shape of a circle and the size of the end of a q-tip. It itched at first, now there is nothing but red-dryness?

Drylip rashvsherpes: Could be herpes if tingling, little bumps and but since only rash could be fungus or just local allergic reaction or even dry lip rash in that area, try over the counter antifungal cream like Lamisil (terbinafine) and or hydrocortisone cream 10 % for up to a week, keep lips non dry with petroleum jelly or some lip balm. Don't lick lips in cold weather, causes dry lip rash. If not better after 2-3 weeks seedr ...Read more

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I have a numb and dry UPPER lip for 3 days. My upper lip is smooth, no chaps or flakes. But it's dry and very numb. Please help. Lower lip is fine.?

I have a numb and dry UPPER lip for 3 days. My upper lip is smooth, no chaps or flakes. But it's dry and very numb. Please help. Lower lip is fine.?

May be lip eczema: Persistent dry lips may be lip eczema, which can be treated like skin eczema, using hydrocortisone cream plus Vaseline or Aquaphor to retain moisture. Sometimes, lipsticks or lip sunscreen chemicals are causing an allergic reaction on the lips. Other times, a person is a primary lip-licker (it's his habit). If dry lips crack, they can get irritated by foods or juices. A doctor can sort things out. ...Read more

Tightness (Definition)

Tightness can mean different states at distinctive times. The most common is the complaint of tightness of chest, a feeling of discomfort, real or perceived, seen often in patients with asthma or panic disorder, or heart attack. Your physician ...Read more