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Why Do I Bite The Inside Of My Mouth
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
Leukoedema, leukopla: Leukoedema is a white patch inside the mouth that can be wiped off with gauze. It is normal and nonpathological. Leukoplakia, on the other hand, is a white patch inside the mouth that cannot be wiped off. It represent tissue change and could be pathological, as it may progress into red color as it grows, develop acanthosis, and carcinoma in situ. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly herpes: Possibly oral herpes (hsv) also known as a fever blister. Another possibility is a canker sore which is different from hsv. Hsv should be treated with an oral antiviral such as acyclovir, valtrex, (valacyclovir) or famvir. Hsv is contagious and there is no cure, it can keep recurring and you are always a carrier. Canker sores are not contagious. ...Read more
Yes: There are many lumps and bumps that can grow on the inside of your mouth. Many are very similar to those that can grow on your skin and other parts of the body. While most harmless and need no treatment any irregular tissue could potentially be something harmful. An evaluation by an oral surgeon or periodontist is recommended to evaluate any abnormal tissue in your mouth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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