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What do I do for a dry mouth that causes my tounge to swell. In the morning?

What do I do for a dry mouth that causes my tounge to swell. In the morning?

Airway obstruction : Sleeping with your mouth open can dry your mouh and cause the tongue to expand. You may need to see an ENT for an exam. Weightless, healthy sinuses, and jaw position all affect our breathing at night. Rule out sleep apnea. You may need a sleep study. ...Read more

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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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What causes the roof of my mouth to be so dry and what can I do about it?

What causes the roof of my mouth to be so dry and what can I do about it?

Dry throat: That can be caused by medications or salivary duct issues most of the time. I would recommend seeing a dentist, also drink plenty of fluids like water or tea. Try to get good nutrition as well. ...Read more

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I have a really bad canker sore in the back of my mouth. It hurts to eat,open my mouth and talk what can I do to relieve the pain?

I have a really bad canker sore in the back of my mouth. It hurts to eat,open my mouth and talk what can I do to relieve the pain?

Canker sore: canker sores are commo oral ulcerations that will heal in 7-10 days. They increase when under stress or from trauma and other reasons. Avoid hot, spicy foods. OTC medications can help. If it does not heal, gets worse or you get them frequently see a dentist ...Read more

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I have a painful lump in my mouth beside my tooth at the top of my mouth which also makes it palmful for me to swallow what could cause this ?

I have a painful lump in my mouth beside my tooth at the top of my mouth which also makes it palmful for me to swallow what could cause this ?

Several reasons: You need to be examined to determine if your lump is tooth or gum related. In some instances a biopsy is needed to determine the condition. Seek examination asap. ...Read more

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I have mono, I have mouth sores in the back of my mouth and sides of my tongue, is there anything i can do to make it heal quicker?, water even hurts.

I have mono, I have mouth sores in the back of my mouth and sides of my tongue, is there anything i can do to make it heal quicker?, water even hurts.

Non-prescription aid: If you are suffering from mono, your immune system is severely compromised. There are a host of bacterial or more likely, fungal infections potentially causing your mouth problems. See your dentist, who can prescribe an appropriate medication for the oral symptoms. You can also try an over-the-counter product, zilactin to ease your symptoms. Apply with a q-tip to the affected areas. ...Read more

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What can I do about eczema paralyzing my mouth in the morning?

What can I do about eczema paralyzing my mouth in the morning?

Mouth paralysis: Eczema does not cause mouth paralysis so if you have this finding, you need to see a doctor for further evaluation to determine the cause. ...Read more

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I have a sore at the side of my mouth that keeps cracking open, it won't go away. What can I do to get rid of this?

I have a sore at the side of my mouth that keeps cracking open, it won't go away. What can I do to get rid of this?

Fistula: The opening is probably a fistula draining tract from a nearby infective tooth. The real treatment is root canal therapy with antibiotic (clindamycin) one week before treatment. ...Read more

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The inside of my mouth in both cheeks is a Lil swelled and I haven't done anything to it or messed with anything new as I know of what can cause this?

The inside of my mouth in both cheeks is a Lil swelled and I haven't done anything to it or messed with anything new as I know of what can cause this?

Uncertain: there can be a variety of issues that can cause this information from medical illnesses, infection, or even chewing on the inside of your job. Your physician can help clarify which of these many possibilities may be occurring ...Read more

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I have a common cold my nose is dry and cracked on the inside what can I do to make it feel better?

I have a common cold my nose is dry and cracked on the inside what can I do to make it feel better?

Dry nasal area: For very dry nasal mucus membranes rub a small amount of vaseline on them once or twice a day. Avoid using nasal decongestant and spray. Irrigate your nasal canals with warm salt water and then apply the vaseline. ...Read more

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What can I do for a toothache? The back of the mouth looks to be swollen and it hurts really bad

What can I do for a toothache? The back of the mouth looks to be swollen and it hurts really bad

Toothache Remedy: A remedy is something that cures or relieves a disease or bodily disorder; a healing medicine, application, or treatment. Other than OTC pain meds, there are no DIY treatments to replace proper dental care. Please call a dentist for an appointment. In addition, the pain meds do not solve your problem, they just prolong your agony. ...Read more

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I have severe pain in the roof of my mouth. Why and what can I do about it?

Mouth pain: It may be inflammation going on. Possibly a dental problem or sinus infection. If none of the above, try salt water gargles and Ibuprofen or naproxen. If you have troubles swallowing, breathing or pain worsening, please see doc asap. ...Read more

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Since my gums in my mouth are bright red, what can i do to prevent from that to happen? any treatment?

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Since my gums in my mouth are bright red, what can i do to prevent from that to happen? any treatment?

See a dentist: Swollen, bright red gums that bleed easily can be a sign that you are at risk for, or already have, gum disease. This is a serious problem, which should be checked by a dentist. The good news is that this condition is curable. Call your dentist today! ...Read more

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I have mono and my throat is killing me i also have a blood clot in the corner of my mouth they only gave me pain killers what can u do to stop swell?

I have mono and my throat is killing me i also have a blood clot in the corner of my mouth they only gave me pain killers what can u do to stop swell?

Infectious Mono: Sometimes if symptoms are very severe some doctors may prescribe a brief course of steroids. Talk with your physician. ...Read more

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The left cheek is swollen and so are my gums. I believe something I ate is in my gums. Is there anything I can do at home to get rid of the swelling?

The left cheek is swollen and so are my gums. I believe something I ate is in my gums. Is there anything I can do at home to get rid of the swelling?

Probably not: I have no clue how old you are (periodontal disease?), which tooth is involved, if it is actually food impaction, or really a dental abscess from a non-vital tooth. Your best bet is to have a local dentist evaluate you. ...Read more

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I get little red dots on the roof of my throat every time my mouth dries up is there anything I can take for it to get better?

I get little red dots on the roof of my throat every time my mouth dries up is there anything I can take for it to get better?

Red dots on palate: These red dots could be small blood vessel endings called capillaries which get swollen, or they could represent something more serious. It may be that they are there all the time. I would seek medical attention to diagnose these dots. ...Read more

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What to do if i may have a papilloma dangling off of my uvula in my mouth. Is this hpv?

What to do if i may have a papilloma dangling off of my uvula in my mouth. Is this hpv?

Possibly.: Some (but not all) oral / oropharyngeal papillomas are caused by hpv. The best way to determine whether or not a specific lesion is hpv mediated is to have it removed and studied in a pathology laboratory. Having it removed will also help to ensure that there are no precancerous (dysplastic) changes or malignancy present. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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My skin in my mouth is comeing away what cause that to happen and why ?

My skin in my mouth is comeing away what cause that to happen and why ?

Hot or acidic foods: The most common cause for epithelial desquamination of intraoral tissues is due to response from burn to hot or spicy foods or from acidic foods. If there is no underlying problem, normal tissue will grow back in within the week. ...Read more

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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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Dry Mouth Syndrome (Xerostomia) (Definition)

A condition in which a person can't generate enough saliva to keep the mouth moist. Can be caused by loss of fluids from diarrhea or vomiting that leads to dehydration, or occasionally as a side effect of a medication. ...Read more