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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


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Purple under tongue followed by yellow and orange diarreah in the morning and spotting brown for half a month now hi..Well im only 21 and i just started having symptoms this morning...You see last night i ate chicken cor don bleau sumthn like that and wha

Purple under tongue followed by yellow and orange diarreah in the morning and spotting brown for half a month now hi..Well im only 21 and i just started having symptoms this morning...You see last night i ate chicken cor don bleau sumthn like that and wha

Purple is normal: The purple under the tongue is from veins near the mucosal surface and is normal for that area and is likely not related to the spotting or other gastrointestinal symptoms. Consider food poisoning as a possibility as well. ...Read more

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Sore in back right side mouth,doesn't hurt.looks like pimple head,popped,now hurts."head" was thick yellow/orange.still swollen and open. what is it??

Sore in back right side mouth,doesn't hurt.looks like pimple head,popped,now hurts."head" was thick yellow/orange.still swollen and open. what is it??

Right pharynx absces: Pharyngeal abscess. You need antibiotics, likely and follow up to make sure it is not retropharyngeal abscess. Rarely could be sore of autoimmune disease that was infected but would need labs . Follow up with doc/urgetn care ...Read more

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Roof of mouth is yellow/orange, and a little purple/blue. Also have a clear mouth sore that comes and goes every week or so, what could be the cause?

Roof of mouth is yellow/orange, and a little purple/blue. Also have a clear mouth sore that comes and goes every week or so, what could be the cause?

Unknown . . . : I recommend you see a physician or an oral surgeon right away. Without knowing any other details of your life and health history, any guess i could make would be misleading and unfair to you. This could be serious . . . Please see someone soon! ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have orange tongue?

What does it mean if I have orange tongue?

Not sure: Assuming you haven' t been eating lots of orange popsicles, it could be overgrowith of a yeast or bacteria, especially if associated with bad breath or burning sensation. Try some live culture yogurt daily for a week or so. If it persists or if it is associated with severe symptoms, have it checked out. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have an orange tongue?

What does it mean if you have an orange tongue?

Many things: It could meany things. Eating , drinking certain foods. Some medications . Bacterial, fungal infections. Acid reflux. Not cleaning your tongue regularly. Usually this is not a serious thing. Try cleaning your tongue and watch the things you eat and this should take care of the orange tongue. If you generally feel ill or if it persists then see your dentist or doctor. ...Read more

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What does yellow tongue mean?

What does yellow tongue mean?

Clean your tongue: Start by cleaning your tongue with a tongue scraper after each tooth brushing, twice a day. They are available in most drug stores. If you smoke, then stop. If tongue surface bleeds this could be candidiasis and requires professional evaluation and medication. If using tongue scraper fails to resolve problem after a week then also need to your dentist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What does it mean if my tongue is yellow with spots?

What does it mean if my tongue is yellow with spots?

See a dentist: There could be several causes. Anything from infection to autoimmune conditions could be the cause. It is best to get it evaluated and make sure it is not something serious. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your tongue gets a yellow film?

What does it mean when your tongue gets a yellow film?

Tongue coatings: While tongue coatings of various colors are quite common and most are the result of poor oral hygiene, medications and smoking, others require treatment. The only way to know exactly what you have and whether or not it requires any treatment is to have it looked at by your dentist. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your tongue is orange?

Would need to know: More details of what led to this pigmentation. Pmh, medications ... Would be best to be evaluated by your physician or dentist. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you get an orange tongue?

What does it mean if you get an orange tongue?

Food debris: Foods and drinks can cause your tongue to be orange. Clean you tongue with a brush or a tongue scrapper. This should take care of the colored debris and make your breath fresher ...Read more

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Please explain what does it mean when your urine is dark yellow/orange?

Please explain what does it mean when your urine is dark yellow/orange?

Yellow urine: You are not drinking enough water would be my first guess based on what you told me. ...Read more

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I urinated in the toliet the color was a yellow straw but when i urinated in a cup the color was a dark orange yellow what that mean?

I urinated in the toliet the color was a yellow straw but when i urinated in a cup the color was a dark orange yellow what that mean?

Dehydration: Most likely, you're referring to two different voiding episodes in which case you were more likely dehydrated 2nd time than first. Also, if you pee into a toilet, all the water in toilet bowl will dilute color of your urine while if you pee into a cup, there's nothing to dilute your urine which gives you a more true color. Ideally, you should drink enough water for urine to be very pale. ...Read more

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My urine is very dark yellow/orange does this mean I'm dehydrated or something more serious ?

My urine is very dark yellow/orange does this mean I'm dehydrated or something more serious ?

Possibly: Hello Ashlyn . some dyes in the food and some medicines can change urine color. Dehydration can do that too . Try to identify that and increase water intake . If problem persists you will need urine test . ...Read more

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I had a trans vaginal ultrasound done and it lit up blue, dark orange and yellow. What does that mean?

I had a trans vaginal ultrasound done and it lit up blue, dark orange and yellow. What does that mean?

Blood flow: They may have use color Doppler mode. This shows blood flow in both arteries and veins with blood flowing both away from and towards the observer. If you were looking at your ovaries it mean than they are viable (alive, so to speak) with normal blood flow. You may also differentiate if a structure is vascular by observing if blood is flowing through. ...Read more

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My throat is sore and my tongue is orange and a bit grey what does it mean?

My throat is sore and my tongue is orange and a bit grey what does it mean?

Colored tongue: Without the ability to see your tongue and examine you the best thing to do would be to show it to your dentist. This may be due to superficial bacterial or fungal overgrowth. You might try using your toothbrush twice a day on the surface of the tongue and see if that helps. Good luck. ...Read more

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My 3 yo has dk yellow/orange urine. Doesn't drink much. When he does it gets lighter. Since drinking more fixes it mean it's not kidney or liver prob?

My 3 yo has dk yellow/orange urine. Doesn't drink much. When he does it gets lighter. Since drinking more fixes it mean it's not kidney or liver prob?

Dark urine: Your child's urine being yellow/orange in color when your child does not drink much is consistent with your child's kidneys excreting a concentrated urine. You found the answer yourself when you stated that when he does drink, the urine get lighter. There is no evidence that your child has a liver or kidney problem from your description. To be absolutely sure, get a urine analysis and blood work. ...Read more

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What does a heavily coated yellow tongue mean i recently had a sinus infection and was treated with amoxicilin

What does a heavily coated yellow tongue mean i recently had a sinus infection and was treated with amoxicilin

Antibiotic : Antibiotic treatment can alter the balance of bacteria and other organisms in the body. In the mouth, this can lead to an increase in the growth of some organisms that may be pigmented, leading to white, yellow, brown or black discoloration. Maintaining good oral hygiene, and gently brushing the tongue can help the tongue regain its normal bacterial balance and color. ...Read more

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Throw up yellow bile every now in then in the morning while tongue cleaning/brushing teeth, what does it mean? (24 years old)

Throw up yellow bile every now in then in the morning while tongue cleaning/brushing teeth, what does it mean? (24 years old)

Gag reflex: You just might be hitting a gag reflex area. These usually can cause a reflex that can make you gag and can bring bile up which skin like that's what you doing. You could have something known as gerd, or acid reflux so the acid in the stomach isnt in you stomach but in you mid chest region do its easier to come up. ...Read more

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