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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
Is it not good to drop your piercing on the floor then clean it with soap and put it back in your mouth?
Lip infection: The lip is a part of the mouth. Depending on where your lip piercing infection was located, the infection could spread to adjacent tissues including your mouth or even the neck. If you have infection throughout your mouth, this could be serious and should be evaluated without delay. ...Read more
Get to a : Drug store and get some hydrogen peroxide and mix it 50/50 with water. Do yourself a favor and consider losing the piercing. It will only lead to gum and teeth problems you haven't even begun to envision. Not a lecture, just a friendly professional opinion. Hope this helps. ...Read more
I got lip piercing three monthp ago and now I have a small bump inside the mouth next to the piercing. What could it be and what should I do?
My gf has a tongue piercing that she's had for awhile, yesterday where the bottom ball meets the bottom of her mouth is irritated and has a small bump?
Blocked Saliva Gland: Any piercings that communicate with the oral cavity can be very damaging to the hard (teeth, bone) and soft (gum, tongue, lip, cheek) tissues. While i don't like to see these piercings, i recommend plastic instead of metal as this is slightly less traumatic to the tissues. It could simply be irritation or could have caused something else like a blocked salivary gland. See a dentist for evaluation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I just started using biotene mouth spray to clean my tongue piercing & now I have bumps on the bottom of my tongue , can it be an allergic reaction ?
Could be: Biotene contains peppermint oil and egg\ milk bi products so if you have an allergy to either, don't use biotene. Biotene is used to treat xerostomia and is not used to cleanse tissues in the mouth. Try listerine or hydrogen peroxide. If the bumps persist, see a dentist for an exam. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Frenulum tongue piercing for 2 weeks. 2-3 days after getting piercing had neck pain, 2-3 days after neck pain came headaches. Now occasional dry mouth?
Remove the piercing!: Then remove the piercing. There may be a metal allergy. ...Read more
Can you tell me if i were to apply something like bonjela (an anaesthetic gel for mouth ulcers) to my skin before a piercing, would it reduce the pain?
Off-label use: There are topical anesthetics specifically made for skin application, rather than for mucosal application. Talk to a dermatologist. ...Read more
I have two wisdom teeth at the top and bottom right side of my mouth. They have grown in SHARP abs piercing my gums. No insurance nor money. Pain!Help?
Like a splinter...: Like a splinter in your finger, this type of symptoms persist until removed. Find a way to finance treatment, and make it happen; or continue living with the pain and risk/presence of infection. You may have good luck with public health clinic or a dental school... ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
I got a lip peircing and in the inside of my mouth a white hard bump formed in my mouth near the ring, should I take it out? What does this mean?
See expert: It is possible that you have a reaction to the piercing such as a granuloma, and your lip piercing may need to be removed. This should be determined by an expert such as a dermatologist or plastic surgeon. ...Read more