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What is making the inside of my mouth so sore?

What is making the inside of my mouth so sore?

Need more info: It's not clear what you are describing. Do you have sores in your mouth? Is it painful to chew? Do your teeth hurt? Is your mouth dry? Do your gums hurt or bleed? Have you had swelling in your mouth or difficulty swallowing? ...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's the difference between a canker sore and a herpes sore inside the mouth ??

What's the difference between a canker sore and a herpes sore inside the mouth ??

Mouth lesions: Herpes sores are infectious, virus sores,contagious. Treated with acyclovir.They may recur.. Avoid mouth kissing, oral sex or touch with hands as you could spread it to other parts of the body.. Canker sore (aphthous ulcer) is a general term for non infectious oral sores from stress, trauma,hormones, vitamin deficiency, foods , autoimmune disease like celiac /Crohns. Treat underlying condition ...Read more

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What is the difference between an open and closed sore inside the mouth when dealing with STD prevention?

What is the difference between an open and closed sore inside the mouth when dealing with STD prevention?

Not much different!: Transmission of std's are supposed to be prevented by all means .Direct contact with tissues of the mouth be it open/closed sore , still is dangerous. ...Read more

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My lower lip inside the mouth is aching ,Why?

My lower lip inside the mouth is aching ,Why?

Many reasons: Trauma, ulcer, infection, just to name a few. Only way to find out is see your Dentist who can do a physical examination, determine the reason, and then suggest the proper treatment. ...Read more

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I might've quit nicotine, but I have a drug problem. I do hydrocodone and i smoke potpourri making the inside of my mouth sore. Non prescribed?

I might've quit nicotine, but I have a drug problem.  I do hydrocodone and i smoke potpourri making the inside of my mouth sore. Non prescribed?

Get help: I agree with dr. Nawaz. If you are abusing hydrocodone and other chemicals - you have a problem. Consider attending narcotics anonymous. Talk with your physician about a consultation with an addiction specialist. ...Read more

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I have a sore on the top back part of my mouth. Very painful when swallowing. Not sure if it's strep or if the pain is just making the rest sore. ?

I have a sore on the top back part of my mouth. Very painful when swallowing. Not sure if it's strep or if the pain is just making the rest sore. ?

Strep throat: Strep throat doesn't present with actual sore. Check out https://www.merckmanuals.com/home/mouth-and-dental-disorders/symptoms-of-oral-and-dental-disorders/mouth-sores-and-inflammation then see your Family Doc for evaluation & treatment. ...Read more