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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 is this sore on the tip of my tongue?

What is this sore on the tip of my tongue?

Multippossibilities: It could be anything from a traumatized taste bud to an inflamed taste bud to inflammation from a external stimulus to something more complicated. I would see qualified dentist to eval and possibly refer to pathologist if needed, most likely minor but get checked to ensure. ...Read more

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What is a black sore on the inside of my jaw?

What is a black sore on the inside of my jaw?

Check with dentist: It is vital that you have the area examined and possibly biopsied. Oral cancer is treatable if diagnosed early. ...Read more

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Why is the inside of my mouth sore?

Various reasons: There are a ton of reasons why this could be. Auto-immune, trauma, infection, food. Either way, if your concerned, see your dentist or md. ...Read more

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I have a canker sore on the in side of my mouth on the top. Now is this herpes?

I have a canker sore on the in side of my mouth on the top. Now is this herpes?

See below: Canker sores by definition are not herpetic but i would have it looked at to see what it's characteristics are so to define it. ...Read more

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I have a pimple in the back of the roof of my mouth, right in the middle. There is also swelling with smooth bumps on the left side roof of my mouth. What are these?

I have a pimple in the back of the roof of my mouth, right in the middle. There is also swelling with smooth bumps on the left side roof of my mouth. What are these?

Needs to be checked : It depends on the size and color of this 'pimple' and also if it is painful or painless. Anything that is red or painful is more like due to an infection or inlammation(can be a virus infection). If it is painless then you should show it to your doctor unless it startes getting better within the next 7-10 days.. ...Read more

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What is the cause of white spots on the inside of your top and bottom lips? My granddaughter is 1 year old and has white spots on the inside of her mouth on the top and bottom lip

What is the cause of white spots on the inside of your top and bottom lips? My granddaughter is 1 year old and has white spots on the inside of her mouth on the top and bottom lip

There : There are many possible causes for these white spots, but most likely these represent the openings of minor salivary glands found throughout the lips. At one year of age, your granddaughter should have multiple teeth present. This is the prefect time for her first visit to a pediatric dentist for an evaluation. It is never too early to start the acclimation process for children so that they establish good oral health habits. The pediatric dentist can evaluate the white spots at that time. ...Read more

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What do lumps on the top of the mouth indicate?

What do lumps on the top of the mouth indicate?

Many possibilities: It could be a perfectly innocent torus or evidence of underlying disease. Please get a dental exam to find out! ...Read more

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What causes painless bumps in the side of the cheeks and a lining on the cheeks?And flu always?

What causes painless bumps in the side of the cheeks and a lining on the cheeks?And flu always?

Several causes: blocked ducts most common. Kind of like pimple inside of mouth. Should resolve in a week or two. If not, get bigger, painful, need evaluation. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck. Dr. R ...Read more

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I had a abscess and infection on my gums on the left side of my mouth. my gums are numb which is causing the corner of my lip to feel the same.

I had a abscess and infection on my gums on the left side of my mouth. my gums are numb which is causing the corner of my lip to feel the same.

Mental Nerve: You most likely have an abscess and swelling in the area of the mental nerve (exits the lower jaw near the roots of the premolars) which supplies sensation to a portion of the lower jaw. The numbness is due to the compression of the nerve endings from the abscess. Dental evaluation and treatment would be highly recommended. ...Read more

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Why is the skin on the front of my wrist peeling?

Why is the skin on the front of my wrist peeling?

Uncertain: could be having a reaction to a watch, bracelet or other substance that has touched it? ...Read more

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What can the bumps on the bottom of my foot be?

What can the bumps on the bottom of my foot be?

Bumps: Plantar bumps on the foot could be a benign soft tissue mass such as plantar fibromas. Evaluation by a podiatrist could be beneficial. ...Read more

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A sore along the gum line inside of my mouth. what is this??

A sore along the gum line inside of my mouth. what is this??

Canker sore?: The most common sore is a canker sore. They are painful but go away in a week. If the sore is painless then you should have it checked. ...Read more

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Why is the top of my mouth hurting?

Be more specific: please provide more specific information so that an appropriate answer can be provided ...Read more

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What is this hard painful lump at the back of the roof of my mouth?

What is this hard painful lump at the back of the roof of my mouth?

Lots of things: Therefore, you need to be seen by your own dentist who can determine the cause of that hard painful lump and then suggest appropriate treatment if necessary. Merely giving you a list of possibilities is not helpful in any way. ...Read more