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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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Why do I have a nasty taste in my mouth? And how do I get rid of this?

Why do I have a nasty taste in my mouth? And how do I get rid of this?

See a dentist: The most common reason for a bad taste is beccause your mouth is unhealthy. Infections and gum disease will cause bad breath and bad tastes. See a dentist and find out exactly what is going on in your mouth and get the treatmetn you need to fix this problem. It will not get better on its own. ...Read more

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Hello, I am feeling a waxy taste in my mouth that i can not get rid of no matter how much water i drink. What can i do to get rid of this feeling?

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I am feeling a waxy taste in my mouth that i can not get rid of no matter how much water i drink. 

What can i do to get rid of this feeling?

Dry Mouth: A waxy taste can have lots of causes. Are you taking medications? Medicines can alter the flora in the mouth. Do you have associated dry mouth? Many drugs like anti-depressants, anti-histamines can make the mouth dry. Dehydration can lead to altered taste and dry mouth. Get a clinical dental examination. Frequent sips of cold water, chewing sugar free gum, improve your hygiene and do not smoke. ...Read more

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I have bad breath i assume it is because of mucus in my stomach, how do i get rid of it?

I have bad breath i assume it is because of mucus in my stomach, how do i get rid of it?

Brush tongue/palate: your bad breath is probably not due to mucus in your stomach.... bad breath is most commonly caused by the mouth itself. make sure when you brush to also brush your tongue and palate (the hard roof of your mouth). bacteria love those two places as much as teeth and gums. ...Read more

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I have snot stuck in my throat and I can't get rid of it. What can I do. ?

Take a hot steamy: shower or turn on the kettle and breathe in the steam (not too close!) That should help. Over the counter expectorants might also help to loosen the mucous. Use as directed on the bottle. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of this weird taste of gas in my mouth?

How do I get rid of this weird taste of gas in my mouth?

Nose&MouthRConnected: What kind of gas? Burp gas (beer burp? pizza burp? fish burp? garlic? onion? pate de foie gras?)? Butt gas? Strep throat smell? Smell of rotting dingo? All of which is to say: modify your diet, make sure you don't have an oral, lung, or dental infection. that your sinuses are open and clean. And that you're not high on a combination of ecstasy and DMT. Maybe check with your dentist or regular doc ...Read more

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After I kiss smoker for a long time, I get this bad taste in my mouth, how do I get rid of it?

After I kiss smoker for a long time, I get this bad taste in my mouth, how do I get rid of it?

Mouthwash: You might want to try some mouthwash. However, you could try convincing the smoker to quit. It works for both of you - you don't get that nasty taste in your mouth anymore and you convince him/her to quit for his/her own health. ...Read more

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I always have a lot of flem in my throat! Causes me to get choked and gag a lot. How do I get rid of it?

I always have a lot of flem in my throat! Causes me to get choked and gag a lot. How do I get rid of it?

Post nasal drip: It is hard to say without a proper physical exam but it sounds like you may have post-nasal drip. Basically, this is caused by a chronic stuffy nose which causes fluid to build up in your throat. Sometimes antihistamine medicines such as claritin (loratadine) or zyrtec help. ...Read more

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I think I have an ulcer in my mouth. How do I get rid of this?

I think I have an ulcer in my mouth. How do I get rid of this?

Depends on source: If the ulcer is traumatic in nature, it must be protected until healing can proceed. If the ulcer is infectious in nature (viral) or you have canker sores or if it is due to autoimmune issues, it just needs to heal on it's own. Some allergies can cause ulceration of oral tissues. If this is the cause, the offending substance must be identified and removed. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of it when I have hiccups?

How do I get rid of it when I have hiccups?

Hiccups: Most cases of hiccups go away on their own, without medical treatment. If an underlying medical condition is causing your hiccups, treatment of that illness may eliminate the hiccups. ...Read more

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Afraid because I really hope I don't have to throw up because I have emetophobia (fear of throwing up). how do I get rid of this and get to sleep?

Afraid because I really hope I don't have to throw up because I have emetophobia (fear of throwing up). how do I get rid of this and get to sleep?

A phobia is an: irrational fear, in this case of throwing up. Clinical hypnosis and self-hypnosis training can be helpful, as can other forms of therapy. Please see a clinical psychologist. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of burning feeling in my nose? I have a cold.

How do I get rid of burning feeling in my nose? I have a cold.

Steam/water vapor: The burning sensation is due to inflammation of the nasal mucosa. Doing steam or water vapor inhalation will provide some relief. A cold will pass in a couple of days. You may take some acetaminophen/Tylenol for relief of pain and fever. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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How do I get rid the bad smell of my gas?

How do I get rid the bad smell of my gas?

Hard to fix: The odor from intestinal gas comes brom the breakdown of nutrients that you do not absorb, but feed various germs in your gut. They feed on the excess and create methane gas and other odors that depend on the germ and item consumed. Beano and Lactaid are two OTC products in the US that help some. Keep a food diary to see which ones make u gassy/then avoid them is a simple plan. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of my mouth ulcer in a day/night? It's affecting how much i eat.

How do I get rid of my mouth ulcer in a day/night? It's affecting how much i eat.

See dentist: Your dentist can cauterize it with a simple painted on product. It won't heal it, but will prevent it from hurting. There are also dressings available that act like an oral bandage. ...Read more

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I have a bad soar throat. It hurts when i swallow. What are the best ways i can get rid of it?

I have a bad soar throat. It hurts when i swallow. What are the best ways i can get rid of it?

Get seen: Your symptoms are vague enough that you need to be examined by a professional to get a diagnosis. I advise you to select an ENT since that doctor can examine your mouth and the internal aspect of your throat. Trouble swallowing may be a moderate trouble, like reflux, or a sign of disease which needs urgent treatment. Please get care soon. ...Read more

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I feel scraping on my anus when I poop. What do i do to get rid of this pain?

I feel scraping on my anus when I poop. What do i do to get rid of this pain?

See a doctor ...: It might be hemorrhoids, in which case you could try OTC hemorrhoid preparations, like hydrocortisone. HOWEVER, it might be something more serious, so you should have it checked by your doctor or see a gastroenterologist (a specialist in that area). Your age is not listed in your records, but, the older you are, the greater risk you have of colon cancer, so, have a doc check it out. ...Read more

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I kind of got a pain in my stomach when i breathe in, how do I get rid of it..

I kind of got a pain in my stomach when i breathe in, how do I get rid of it..

Please tell us more: In what position do you feel better/ worse? What is the quality of pain--sharp, stabbing, pressure, bloating, gassiness? Where in your abdomen (right, mid, left) do you experience discomfort? Duration pain lasts? Is pain deep or superficial? Have you seen blood with stool or change in bowels? What activities proceed the pain? Any bladder/uti symptoms? Your doctor will need this info to help. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of the lumpy feeling in my throat?

How do I get rid of the lumpy feeling in my throat?

Depends: There are so many possibilities to your symptom that you should really be examined. Try gargling with salt water and taking a Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at bedtime. If this doesn't work, you need to see your doctor. ...Read more