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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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I have white spots on my uvula and on my tonsils, and it feels like there's a big lump stuck in my throat, and it kinda hurts to swallow What's wrong?

I have white spots on my uvula and on my tonsils, and it feels like there's a big lump stuck in my throat, and it kinda hurts to swallow What's wrong?

See you doctor: It sounds like strep throat. A quick visit to your doctor should verify. Usually a round of antibiotics will resolve the issue. If it is painful ask for a viscous lidocaine rinse. This will numb the area while your body recovers. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Hello. I have recently noticed white spots on my uvula in my mouth. I'm getting a slightly sore throat. But no other symptoms. Any ideas? Thanks alot!

Hello. I have recently noticed white spots on my uvula in my mouth. I'm getting a slightly sore throat. But no other symptoms. Any ideas? Thanks alot!

Probably nothing: There are a lot of thing like sinus drainage and even food that cause white spots on your uvula. If you symptoms worsen I would get it checked. ...Read more

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No sore throat just neck ache. Runny nose. Tiny white spots on back of uvula. One on tip of tongue went away with salt water. Looks like herpangina?

No sore throat just neck ache. Runny nose. Tiny white spots on back of uvula. One on tip of tongue went away with salt water. Looks like herpangina?

Please stop: Please stop trying to diagnose yourself. If you have Herpangina you would probably also have an acute fever. You can't see the back of your Uvula without putting a mirror behind it. Your symptoms suggest an infection, so go see your Family Physician. Let him/her do the diagnosis and treatment plan. You'll be glad you did. ...Read more

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A red sore throat with more than usual veins showing, a white canker sore on the soft pallet, 1 white internal spot on tonsil, a growth with tiny pin size white spots (polyp maybe) hanging from uvula?

A red sore throat with more than usual veins showing, a white canker sore on the soft pallet, 1 white internal spot on tonsil, a growth with tiny pin size white spots (polyp maybe) hanging from uvula?

See your doctor: Are you expecting us to diagnose you over the internet and come up with some great medication for you to take to eliminate your symptoms quickly and easily? Either ride everything out or see your primary care physician for an evaluation. Feel better soon. ...Read more

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White spots on my uvula & tonsils. Left side looks a bit swollen. Negative for strep. No sore throat. Ent said tonsillitis & saw a "pus pocket" on one side. I had a bad cold for 5 wks. Could be mono?

White spots on my uvula & tonsils. Left side looks a bit swollen. Negative for strep. No sore throat. Ent said tonsillitis & saw a "pus pocket" on one side. I had a bad cold for 5 wks. Could be mono?

Maybe: Mono symptoms are much more pronounced than what you are describing. Usually the tonsils are swollen and tender and look awful. You can always ask your doctor to get a mono blood titer or a blood test on you to diagnose mono. ...Read more

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My tonsils and uvula are really swollen and there's white spots on them what's goin on?

Viral or bacterial?: This could be a viral infection as it can present with redness, swelling, pain and white patches. Strep throat is another cause but it often has a higher fever and more clinical/body symptoms where the viral is usually more local symptoms. Viral is self limiting but strep can have long term side effects with non-treatment, best to have it checked out by local doc or walk-in clinic. ...Read more

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I have white spots all over the back of my mouth and on my uvula. They just randomly appeared when I woke up this morning. What could this be?

I have white spots all over the back of my mouth and on my uvula. They just randomly appeared when I woke up this morning. What could this be?

GERD: The white spots all over the back of the mouth and on the uvula and white coating in the morning at back of tongue are common symptoms of the acid reflux or GERD. See your GP for evaluation and tests. ...Read more

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My tonsils are swollen and my uvula is connected to my right tonsil. It's been like this for a month now. I see white spots in the back. What is wrong?

Maybe nothing or. ..: Large tonsils, in & of themselves, aren't necessarily abnormal. Nor are white spots on back of throat (might be food!). If you're feeling sick eg sore throat, fever, swollen glands, etc, that's something different (retropharyngeal abscess?). Bottom line, you need to go see your family doc for evaluation & testing. ...Read more

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I have a painful white blot on my uvula and a couple of white spots on the roof of my mouth... I have good pictures its that bad?

Needs evaluated: Pain is a sign of something wrong. Painful sores on vulva and roof of mouth need to be evaluated. Some std's are able to infect the mouth as well as the genitals. Your family physician or gyn should be able to properly evaluate, test and treat. ...Read more

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I have oral thrush/candida & was given clotrimozole troche 10mg 5x/day for 2 weeks today. White spots are all over my mouth, tongue, tonsils, lips & uvula. I can't stop wanting to gag. What can I do?

I have oral thrush/candida & was given clotrimozole troche 10mg 5x/day for 2 weeks today. White spots are all over my mouth, tongue, tonsils, lips & uvula. I can't stop wanting to gag. What can I do?

See an ID doctor: If you are an adult, not diabetic or on antibiotics or steroids and have thrush you must be tested for HIV disease and have your immunity assessed. Thrush seldom occurs in normal adults, and particularly when it fails to respond to standard treatment it is an ominous sign. ...Read more

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Sore throat, white lumpy tonsils, red spots on the roof of mouth, nasty taste, with an abcess on the uvula, also some white spots, what's wrong with me?

Sore throat, white lumpy tonsils, red spots on the roof of mouth, nasty taste, with an abcess on the uvula, also some white spots, what's wrong with me?

Sore throat: Looking at what you describe you may have a bacteria infection of your throat. You should see your doctor or go into an urgent care to get a rapid test done to see if you need antibiotics. ...Read more

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What are the white spots inside my baby’s mouth?

What are the white spots inside my baby’s mouth?

Thrush: Those white spots in your baby's mouth can be thrush. This is an infection with a fungus called candida that is common in babies. It causes white plaques on the tongue and mouth that can occasionally bleed. An oral anti-fungal medicine can help eliminate the infection, especially if it makes it uncomfortable for your baby to feed. ...Read more

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White spots in my mouth?

White spots in my mouth?

Thrush: Thrush yeast infection mouth. Need to see physician oral anti fungal medication. ...Read more

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White spots in mouth? What are they?

White spots in mouth? What are they?

A few possibilities: Possibly thrush or yeast infection or a viral infection causing ulcers or canker sores/cold sores. Difficult to tell without looking at it directly to be sure if it persists or worsens see your doctor. ...Read more

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My daughter has white spots in mouth?

My daughter has white spots in mouth?

Could be something: This may be something or not. Kids get white patches on their tongue sometime from drinking milk. They can get a fungal infection on their gums, they can have whit spots from various infections. If the kid is doing fine, playful with normal feeding habits it is probably nothing. If the kid is acting sick, it is worth checking out. ...Read more

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What causes white spots on the roof of your mouth?

What causes white spots on the roof of your mouth?

Whit spots: Fungal infection can show up as white spots in the mouth. Make sure to show those spots to your doctor to be sure. ...Read more

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What can cause white spots in inner cheeks of the mouth?

What can cause white spots in inner cheeks of the mouth?

White spots: Leukoplakia is a condition that causes white spots/plaques inside the mouth. Cheek biting will cause white spots too.
Leukoplakia: Clinical term descriptive for a white plaque/patch on the oral mucosa. Cant rub off. Cant specifically dx a disease.
-45-65 yoa
protective rxn vs irritants
80/20% benign/[dysplastic/cancerous]
4-6% progess to SCC ...Read more

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Why do I have light white spots inside mouth but they don't hurt?

Fordyce spots: May be Fordyce spots which are small sebaceous glands in the mucosa of your mouth. However other causes such as infection are possible. If you smoke, stop! See your physician with concerns for a first hand examination. ...Read more

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White spots in mouth are cancer, right?

White spots in mouth are cancer, right?

Usually not: There are many causes of white spots in the mouth and most of them are not cancer. It is not possible to say if the spots you have are cancer or not, without examination and if indicated by a biopsy sent to a pathologist for microscopic study. ...Read more

Uvula (Definition)

A piece of normal tissue that is seen at the back of ...Read more