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What causes the roof of your mouth to itch?

What causes the roof of your mouth to itch?

Fungal infection?: Or allergy to something you ate or drank? If it persists and you can't figure it out, see your dentist to try to determine the cause. ...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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The skin around my mouth itches and the roof of my mouth itches why ?

The skin around my mouth itches and the roof of my mouth itches why ?

Irritated : These areas may be irritated from food exposure. See your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. ...Read more

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Treating Jock Itch (Checklist)

Dry affected areas daily
Daily
Treat affected areas with a topical antifungal cream
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See a dermatologist for resistant or widespread cases
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The inside of my mouth itches so bad and i rubbed my tounge on the roof of my mouth. so now my gums are swollen and the corners of my mouth itches.

The inside of my mouth itches so bad and i rubbed my tounge on the roof of my mouth. so now my gums are swollen and the corners of my mouth itches.

Perhaps: Perhaps an allergic response to food/Meds/supplements. Can be caused by smoking. Could be viral, bacterial, or fungal infection. Call your Dentist for an immediate examination. If throat swells or airway becomes compromised call 911 or have someone rush you to ER. ...Read more

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Treating Jock Itch (Checklist)

Know it's also called tinea cruris, intertrigo, and groin ringworm
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Know that jock itch is caused by a fungus
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Know risk factors: heat, humidity, tight clothing, sweat, obesity, diabetes
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Most important Rx: Keep your skin as clean and as dry as possible
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Taste a metallic taste on roof of mouth. Nipple itches. Sexually active. What can this be?

Taste a metallic taste on roof of mouth. Nipple itches. Sexually active. What can this be?

3 things: They are most likely not related. Allergies or sinus infections can cause a metallic taste. Some women have inverted nipples (if new, than get them evaluated), And use BC and condoms to protect against STI's and pregnancy (unless you want to be pregnant). Good luck. ...Read more

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Once every two months I get a white bump on the exact same spot in roof of mouth. Sometimes it itches, sometimes sore. Away in about 1-2 weeks. Idea?

Once every two months I get a white bump on the exact same spot in roof of mouth. Sometimes it itches, sometimes sore. Away in about 1-2 weeks. Idea?

Roof of Mouth: i suggest this area be a examined by your dentist or an oral surgeon, preferably during the time you have the bump. ...Read more

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Treating Jock Itch (Checklist)

Bath or shower daily with antibacterial soap
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Wear clean, loose-fitting underwear
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Use anti-fungal medications for jock itch
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Dry off after bathing with a clean towel
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Runny nose headache swollen tonsils cough Post.nasal drip roof of mouth itches mucus comes up when I cough. Allergies or sickness? And what cld I take

Runny nose headache swollen tonsils cough Post.nasal drip roof of mouth itches mucus comes up when I cough. Allergies or sickness? And what cld I take

Both possible: Do you have a fever? Any sick contacts. Do you have hx of allergies? Do you take any meds for these symptoms. This sounds like it is most likely allergies. I would start by trying an OTC antihistamine like Claritin or Zyrtec. Consider flonase nasal spray if no improvement with antihistamine alone ...Read more

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Itch (Definition)

Itch is also known as Itching. Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more

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