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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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Gums on roof of mouth peel when eating hard food, slight pain, cause?

Gums on roof of mouth peel when eating hard food, slight pain, cause?

Abrasion: The hard food may be causing some abrasion or irritation to the palatal tissues, which can be thin in some patients, especially if there is a palatal torus (bony growth in the roof of the palate). ...Read more

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My gums are sensitive and the roof of my mouth is peeling, is this indicative of an illness?

My gums are sensitive and the roof of my mouth is peeling, is this indicative of an illness?

Likely: Peeling on the roof of your mouth can mean many things such as illness, allergies or reaction to a medication. See a doctor for a proper evaluation. ...Read more

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Any tips for want to do about releasing pain from blistered gums i used peroxide as mouth wash and now my gums are peeling and hurting so bad?

Keep it clean: Just use salt water rinse and good brushing and flossing. Our oral cavity heals very well within a day or so. Palliative treatment includes orajel, chloraseptic spray, or any topical Benzocaine numbing medication. The best is to leave it alone. ...Read more

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Weird sensation in mouth. Peeling, burning and bleeding gums under one tooth. Numb feeling in my cheek. what could it be?

Weird sensation in mouth. Peeling, burning and bleeding gums under one tooth. Numb feeling in my cheek. what could it be?

Infection: It could be an infection, but that's only a guess since you cannot be examined or diagnosed over the internet. The numbness is of great concern, so you need to see a local dentist ASAP to determine what is causing your symptoms. ...Read more

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Stomach upset 3 days have blister custer on roof of mouth 1 on lower gum &now my vagina looks like the skin is peeling on the insde very sore & burns when peeing, no itch what could this be?

Stomach upset 3 days have blister custer on roof of mouth 1 on lower gum &now my vagina looks like the skin is peeling on the insde very sore & burns when peeing, no itch what could this be?

Here are some ...: Clinically, some viral infection affecting mucosa and skin is highly suspected. It's most advisable to seek professional evaluation & counseling to assure not herpes infection... Of course, it would be helpful to bring the information on the onset, degree, duration, interval if any, evolution, progress, or resolution if recurrent of the Sx and their potentially related discomforts over time to Doc ...Read more

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The hard palate skin in my mouth is peeling. When it peels, many layers peel which includes all of the parts and pieces within the layers and the gum line behind my teeth. It doesn't bleed. I spit out what I can but most often I have to swallow it. I have

The hard palate skin in my mouth is peeling. When it peels, many layers peel which includes all of the parts and pieces within the layers and the gum line behind my teeth. It doesn't bleed. I spit out what I can but most often I have to swallow it. I have

Trauma?: The mucosa or tissue overlying the hard palate does not usually slough or peel off unless there is some history of trauma, or some underlying pathology. Without more information regarding any possible causative factors and/or a clinical examination, you should see your dentist for evaluation. ...Read more

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My gums are peeling off my teeth, what is going on?

My gums are peeling off my teeth, what is going on?

Gingival recession: 3 causes of gingival recession. Firstly, brushing teeth should be done only with soft bristle brush to avoid trauma to the gum and teeth and cause gum recession. Secondly, poor occlusion will cause gum recession. Check with your dentist to adjust the occlusion. Finally, gum disease with bone loss will cause tissue recession as the gum loss will follow the bone loss. Check with your dentist. ...Read more

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I frequently have peeling on the inside of my cheeks where my top and bottom teeth meet, and on the cheeks near the bottom row of teeth, not on the gums. Has been occurring for years, though not painful. Also suffer from anxiety and biting my cheeks?

I frequently have peeling on the inside of my cheeks where my top and bottom teeth meet, and on the cheeks near the bottom row of teeth, not on the gums. Has been occurring for years, though not painful. Also suffer from anxiety and biting my cheeks?

Linea Alba: Anxious folks tend to grid their teeth when they sleep, even during the day especially when concentrating. It's common to get a white line that follows the shape of the line made where the teeth meet. This added to actual cheek biting does create peeling gums. Some people also have certain conditions where the gums slough off to different degrees. Usually just benign findings. ...Read more

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What causes gum tissue to peel?

What causes gum tissue to peel?

Gum lesions?: Depending on the clinical picture, gums can "peel" or slough off due to gum disease, trauma, viral, bacteria or other miscellaneous causes. You would need to see a laser periodontist for a complete evaluation. The nd/yag laser can sometimes help in a big way in these situations. www.drgums.com. ...Read more

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Had dental work today Topical numbing gel caused severe irritation and peeling on gum tissue. Very uncomfortable. How can I heal this?

Had dental work today Topical numbing gel caused severe  irritation and peeling on gum tissue. Very uncomfortable. How can I heal this?

Give it some time: Do not irritate the area, stay away from anything too salty, too spicy, or acidic. Let your dentist know about your reaction to the topical anesthetic. A reaction like that is not that common. ...Read more

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Risks of gum injuries in the periodontal pockets. Apart from trauma, if the periodontal pocket is peeling off what could cause this?

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Risks of gum injuries in the periodontal pockets. Apart from trauma, if the periodontal pocket is peeling off what could cause this?

Periodontitis: Periodontal pockets may lead to bone loss if left untreated. Bone resorption, followed by gingival tissue recession, and thus exposed the root of the tooth involved. This condition is called periodontitis. ...Read more

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Can rubbing the roof of your mouth constantly cause some skin to peel or get rough?

Can rubbing the roof of your mouth constantly cause some skin to peel or get rough?

Of course: There is no part of the human body that is intended to be rubbed constantly, or can tolerate constant rubbing, without causing damage. The feet are rugged, and develop thicker skin in response to constant walking on bare feet... and thus are probably the only parts of the body that can withstand constant friction. However, even feet can eventually be damaged. ...Read more

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I noticed that every morning my mouth skin as well as the inside of my mouth skin is peeling. Is toothpaste allergy the possible cause to this ?

I noticed that every morning my mouth skin as well as the inside of my mouth skin is peeling. Is toothpaste allergy the possible cause to this ?

Sensitivity: It is more likely a sensitivity to an ingredient(s) vs. an allergic reaction. Have you changed toothpastes or mouth rinses in the last 3 months? Often less is more when trying to figure this out. Try switching to a basic, no frills toothpaste/mouth rinse. Often this type of reaction is due to a chemical sensitivity to a flavoring, whitening, or tartar control agent. If no change see your dentist. ...Read more

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Will second degree burn near mouth on a 20 month old scar ? Burn was caused by hot coffee it's peeling and dry

Will second degree burn near mouth on a 20 month old scar ? Burn was caused by hot coffee  it's peeling and dry

No: A second degree burn by definition should not leave a scar. That said, keep moisturizers on the area for at least 3 months and no sun exposure to the area. ...Read more

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I suck hard, but my cheeks gets cut by my teeth in the act. My mouth doesn't bleed, but the tissue on my cheek peel like after a long bath. Normal?

I suck hard, but my cheeks gets cut by my teeth in the act. My mouth doesn't bleed, but the tissue on my cheek peel like after a long bath. Normal?

Cause and effect: It sounds like the cause of your issues is the hard sucking. Stop the hard sucking and your problems will be solved. As stated though, your internal cheeks are going through a normal healing process form the injury they are sustaining from your hard sucking. ...Read more

Tissue (Definition)

The body is composed of tissue that are classically described as beiing derived from three basic embyonic layers known as the endoderm, mesoderm and ectoderm that then differentiate into the structures that compose the body such as skin, soft tissues, bone, muscle, organs, etc. Stem cells are not differentiated and have the potential to ...Read more