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Are there any mental conditions that would cause someone to permanently have a downturned mouth?

Are there any mental conditions that would cause someone to permanently have a downturned mouth?

Downturned mouth: The most common reason for a downturned mouth is a stroke, in which usually only one side of mouth droops and leaks saliva. Of course, chronic frowning will do it in patients who are unahppy. Some medications could do it by causing a dystonic reaction, which is usually temporary. I am not aware of any primary mental/psychiatric condition that does this. Very rare degenerative neuro diseases might. ...Read more

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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Why does my mom believe in fairies and have a downturned mouth?

Why does my mom believe in fairies and have a downturned mouth?

No way to know: I would be concerned if, and only if, your mother shows other signs of severe mental illness -- fairies influencing her, stealing her thoughts, persecuting her, making her their queen, etc. Don't try to understand people's folk / cultural / cult beliefs. Some medicines given to people with known mental illness cause abnormal mouth movements; perhaps unknown to you, she is being treated. ...Read more

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What condition could my mother have; she hears voices and always has a downturned mouth?

What condition could my mother have; she hears voices and always has a downturned mouth?

Seek help: It's hard to say since the direct assessment of your mother's condition is needed. Are these sx new? Has she always had them? In any case, hearing voices is not exactly a good sign. Seek help to diagnose and treat her. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for red dots in the mouth?

What is the best treatment for red dots in the mouth?

See a dentist: It could be nothing, or it could be something bad. A dentist will be able to tell you which. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a mouth ulcer? (available in australia)

What is the best treatment for a mouth ulcer? (available in australia)

Depends: Mouth "ulcers" is a very nonspecific term and have numerous causes- ie, bacterial hormonal, viral, yeast, inflammatory, autoimmune, neoplastic causes. Salt water or baking soda rinses may ease the pain but any ulceration that stays more than 2 weeks should be evaluated by a medical or dental professional. ...Read more

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I have discoloration around my mouth and sides of my face, I had it for a long time. What is the best treatment to get rid of it?

I have discoloration around my mouth and sides of my face, I had it for a long time. What is the best treatment to get rid of it?

Depends on cause: Depends on what the discoloration means. Some medicines can cause skin changes. For some people, darker or lighter skin in certain areas is normal. In these cases, there are no really effective medications to help. Laser may be helpful. If the discoloration is the result of an infection (fungus) you will need medicine. Dry skin can also result in discoloration. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for frequent mouth infections like thrush?

What is the best treatment for frequent mouth infections like thrush?

Stay Healthy!: Depends on the cause. Keep your mouth clean. Brush! dentures? Keep them clean. Dry mouth? Hydrate. Supressed or comprimised immune system? Tell your doctor. ...Read more

Downturned Mouth (Definition)

A downturned mouth is a clinical finding in which the corners of the mouth slope downwards, as if frowning. This ...Read more