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What Is Making The Inside Of My Mouth So Sore
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
Vestibulitis: Just inside the opening of the nose is some quite delicate tissue. Within this delicate skin or lining tissue, there are normal hair cells. Because of the way these hair cells sit at the opening of the nose, they are frequently irritated or dried out and can have low grade infection, called vestibulitis. This is treated with topical nasal ointment called bactroban. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probable allergy: As Dr. Tran mentioned, the most likely cause is allergy. I used to get this from raw apple skin- only the skin, and if cooked was fine, but also occ. get it from pollens. After avoiding raw apple skin for many years the problem went away. But the unusual thing is your mentioning it's constant- maybe it's a food you eat daily. Consider seeing an allergy specialist or ENT doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I feel my mouth being dry all the time near the top of my mouth. There is also a white coating on my tongue. What does this sound like?
Dry mouth white tong: There are many things that can cause this, dhydration, thrush, iron poisoning, sarcoidosis, sickle cell, acute kidney disease, Aspirin poisoning, gastroenteritis, also side effects of medications can lead to this situation. Recommend seeing your physician for some blood work and prescription check if taking any meds rather than just treating the symptoms. ...Read more
Probably from trauma: The inside of the nose is very sensitive to irritation and inflammation. Unfortunately once it's irritated and inflamed we tend to pick it and irritate it further. This can cause superficial infections inside the nose. Get some Bacitracin ointment from your pharmacy and with a clean finger rub it inside your nose four times a day for several days. If this does not help see a nose doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why does the top of the back of my throat feel as if there's trapped air and why does it look as if my soft palate is stuck onto the top of my throat?
My tongue is yellow and the back of throat, gums, and the inside of my lips. And my stomach is aching. What could this be?
The inside of my bottom lip, in my mouth, is dry and raw. So is the tip of my tongue. It burns more than usual when i use mouthwash. What can it be?
My uvula is red, elongated, and has a white coloring on the end of it. Also, the roof of my mouth close to the uvula is painful when I swallow.
Dr. can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Throat lozenges and Tylenol or Motrin may help decrease symptoms. ...Read more
The roof of my mouth behind my top teeth is swollen and so are the gums in front of my top teeth but just one section and it hurts what could it be?
I have pleurisy from my lupus in the morning my mouth is so dry that my tongue gets stuck to the back of my mouth and its painful is this a side affec?
Lupus: Dry mouth is related to lupus. Involment of the salivary glands, a side effect of your meds, or systemic effects of lupus may lead to the dryness, especially breathing problems, mouth breathing at night. You should have a complete evaluation to see what might help best. Treatment may be a mouth moisturizer or a humidifer at bedside. A breathing test for sleep apnea may be needed. ...Read more
My gums are receding. It started with the bottom part of my mouth but now also on the top of my mouth. Is there anything i can do?
Yes: If you haven't been having regular cleanings, make sure the recession isn't associated with gum disease. If you're gums are healthy, examine your brushing technique which may be too aggressive. Consider a sonicaire electric brush which cleans without applying too much pressure. Sometimes teeth clenching can contribute to gum recession. Have an evaluation figure out why this is progressing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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