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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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Plica fimbriata Is it related to hpv? And should I be worried about the hanging skin under my tongue

Plica fimbriata Is it related to hpv? And should I be worried about the hanging skin under my tongue

No, . ..: Plica fimbriatat is the mucosal fold on the underside of the tougue on both sides to frenulum, which is a normal part of tongue anatomy although varies in size & shape, and is not related to HPV at all. Don't worry. More? Seek evaluation & counseling by following suggestions in articles listed in http://formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. Furthermore? Contact me at www. Healthtap. Com/dr-Lin; I can ...Read more

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Right beside my tongue by my sublingual vein, there's a red skin like flap hanging, what could it be? Should I worry?

Right beside my tongue by my sublingual vein, there's a red skin like flap hanging, what could it be? Should I worry?

I doubt it: The key question is whether or not this is new, a change? There is a piece of linear tissue that connects the tongue to the floor of the mouth. The lingual frenum. Perhaps this is what you are seeing. However, if what you are seeing is new, something different, I would go see your dentist/oral surgeon/ENT medical specialist for their opinion. But I wouldn't worry. Very likely benign. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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Just found a piece of skin hanging from the roof of my mouth?

Just found a piece of skin hanging from the roof of my mouth?

Most common causes: Would include damage from hot liquids or solids, mechanical damage. There are other causes that are more concerning but hard to say without more information. Would recommend letting your doctor or dentist take a look at it if it persists. ...Read more

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I have lupus and I get these spots in mt mouth like excessive skin hanging is this from the lupus?

I have lupus and I get these spots in mt mouth like excessive skin hanging is this from the lupus?

Unlikely: Unless you are describing painful oral ulcers it is unlikely to be related to lupus. If you are concerned have it evaluated. ...Read more

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That piece of skin that hangs above your tongue is swallon.

That piece of skin that hangs above your tongue is swallon.

Uvula: It's called the uvula and is an extension of the soft palate. Uvulas vary in size from patient to patient. As long as it's not painful, it's okay to monitor it to see if it reduces in size. If it doesn't see your physician for possible referral to ear, nose and throat specialist. ...Read more

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What happens if you cut that little piece of skin under your tongue?

What happens if you cut that little piece of skin under your tongue?

Likely nothing: The tag beneath your tongue is called a frenulum. In people (adults and children) with a prominent frenulum, they often have tongue tie and may require the frenulum to be cut (frenulectomy) so that they can have better mobility of the tongue. It is a painless procedure and rarely there is much bleeding. Babies typically have their frenulum cut without anesthesia and do well. ...Read more

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I found an extra piece of skin in my tongue this morning, its like a part of my tongue but its white, what could it be?

I found an extra piece of skin in my tongue this morning, its like a part of my tongue but its white, what could it be?

In\on Tongue?: This needs to be seen and evaluated in person and not via the internet. If it is in the center in front underneath your tongue it is most likely a lingual frenum which is normal anatomy. If it's on top it may be elongated papillae (taste bud) or a papilloma. There is no way to accurately diagnose this without personally seeing it. White patch could be candidiasis, leukoplakia. See your dentist. ...Read more

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I have a loose piece of skin under my tongue. Should I rip it off, cut it? Or will it just go back to place by itself? It's hurting though.

Don't rip it: Best to leave it alone. The tongue is very vascular meaning there are lots of blood vessels. You can bleed quite a bit from a tongue injury. Leave it alone and the body will heal itself. ...Read more

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Get shock feeling when I move my head. Feels like I am touching tongue to a battery?

See below: Symptoms like these have to be evaluated in real-time by your physician. He/she has access to your examination, laboratrory data and many other diagnostic tests to get to the bottom of what's going on and offer you help. ...Read more

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My friend has a pink flap of extra skin under his tongue is it anything to worry about?

Probably not: But why doesn't your friend see a dentist just to make sure. There' soothing like peace of mind. ...Read more

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A vietnamese friend of mine, has at the base of their tongue what looks like a flap of extra skin which is attatched to the tongue, stands up slightly?

Anatomical: From your description it sounds like you are describing a "prominent lingual frenum ".
Most humans have a lingual frenum but in some people it may be more prominent or high and visible. ...Read more

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Dry skin on my tongue?

Dry skin on my tongue?

Dry mouth syndrome: Dry tongue can be part of dry mouth syndrome brought about by medication or other systemic cause. ...Read more

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A weird tongue like piece of skin that hangs from my vaginal opening about half an inch. It’s pink and has no pain and i’ve had it forever?

Vaginal extra skin: Sometimes the formation of the "hymenal ring" will produce extra tissue, which is part of the vaginal lining, but protrudes from the vaginal opening. This is only a "cosmetic" issue, and if it does not bother you, it can be left alone. If it makes you self conscious, see a gyn physician who can remove it. ...Read more

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Treatment for skin tags on the tongue?

Treatment for skin tags on the tongue?

Let them be or: Have them surgically removed. This would need to be seen to give you more accurate guidance. It depends upon the size, location and whether or not its normal anatomy or some deviation or growth. ...Read more

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What are causes of tongue skin tags?

What are causes of tongue skin tags?

Trauma: What you are describing is a fibro-epithelial polyp. These are thought to be caused by minor trauma from cheek or lip biting. People of varying ages can be affected by these polyps. Treatment is surgical removal. However, it is best to have them checked and possibly biopsied by an oral surgeon or dermatologist. ...Read more

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What to do if I bite my tongue and there is loose skin?

What to do if I bite my tongue and there is loose skin?

Nothing usually: Tongue and mouth in general heal really quickly. It will probably be fine in a day or 2. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to get skin tags on your tongue?

Is it possible for you to get skin tags on your tongue?

Sometimes....: The front surface of the tongue has many small taste buds that give it the berber carpet/cobble-stone look. There are a bunch of larger taste nodes (circumvallate papilla) in a v shape on the back of the tongue too. Sometimes a taste bud dies-it swells up, hurts and looks like a skin tag before it eventually falls off. You constantly make more taste buds, so no worries. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have a enlarged tongue and a big head?

What does it mean if you have a enlarged tongue and a big head?

Probably nothing.: It probably doesn't mean anything, but there is such a thing as an "overgrowth syndrome" and the most common one is beckwith-wiedemann syndrome. There are usually other findings such as a large lower jaw, and some problems during the newborn period. ...Read more

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What does it means when my tongue feel weird or funny and my head eel loightheaded?

What does it means when my tongue feel weird or funny and my head eel loightheaded?

Check with MD: It would be prudent to see a physician to check on the cause of your symptoms. You would have to be seen by someone to give you an accurate evaluation. ...Read more

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I've been seeing excessive dead skin in my cheeks and tongue, I constantly remove it and the next day it comes back?

I've been seeing excessive dead skin in my cheeks and tongue, I constantly remove it and the next day it comes back?

Cheek biting: Is it possible that you bite your cheek in your sleep? Also if you use a tartar control toothpaste, the tartar control ingredient is bitter. The companies add more flavoring agents to offset this bitter taste and that can cause the lining of your cheek to peel. ...Read more

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I have just recently noticed some symmetrical sores on the flaps of skin on the underside of my tongue. What do I do?

I have just recently noticed some symmetrical sores on the flaps of skin on the underside of my tongue. What do I do?

Evaluation Needed: You will need to go to the dentist to get evaluated as many things could be causes. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a bunch of extra skin under my tongue, so much that when I puff it out it could be mistaked for a second tongue. What is wrong with me?

See a dentist: This is probably normal and no treatment needed. You can have your general dentist check it. Take care. ...Read more

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What is the Layer of skin peeling off my tongue?

What is the Layer of skin peeling off my tongue?

Skin peeling: Skin peeling off tongue can be due to recent burned tongue, trauma. There are few rare issues that can cause this. Consult with us to determine if you need further evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a swollen skin flap on side of tongue. Should I be concerned?

I have a swollen skin flap on side of tongue. Should I be concerned?

Swollen tongue: Your should see your dentist or oral surgeon for evaluation. Your could have swelling secondary to biting the side of your tongue. However you are in an age range where other possibilities exist and your dentist can check it out for you. ...Read more

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Hi I had a tongue biopsy four weeks a go and hav t had results yet how long do they take I have a round piece of skin coming away from where I had it?

Hi I had a tongue biopsy four weeks a go and hav t had results yet how long do they take I have a round piece of skin coming away from where I had it?

1-2 days: The standard reporting time for a simple biopsy in most accredited (in the USA) labs is about 2 days and should never take 14 days unless the local pathologist could not make a dx and instead sent the bx for consultation somewhere else. Either way, contact your dr to inquire. ...Read more

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Can I get blisters on my tongue from giving head?

Can I get blisters on my tongue from giving head?

Yes: Oral sex can lead to small bruises or sores within the mouth. Obviously, the more energetic the act, and the longer it goes on, the more likely you are to have mouth issues. Blisters on the tongue are not all that common, but not impossible. Small bruises, hemorrhages, and blood-blisters on the palate are the most common oral problems associated with fellatio. They're rarely serious problems. ...Read more