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Why Does Blister Form On My Lips Is This Due To Bad Mouth Health
Could be a cold sore: Cold sores cause blisters to form on the edge of the lip. They can return from time to time in the same place or nearby. If you haven't had these for years off and on, check with your dentist, and maybe an ear, nose, and throat doctor. Sometimes toothpaste can cause an allergic reaction, so if the blisters are wide spread, try to change toothpastes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. Many causes. ...Read more
Does it mean im lacking a vitamin or dehydrated if my tongue gets dry on both sides of my mouth?...
Maybe: It could mean you are taking medication. Most medications have dry mouth as a side effect. It could mean you have an autoimmune disease. Lots of reasons, check any medications for side effects, sugar free gum or canndies can help, avoid alcohol ie listerine, if things don't return to normal in a couple weeks, talk to your dentist or md about it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need help. I've got a nasty mouth ulcer on the inside of my mouth. When i put salt on it (which is meant to help) it goes really white. Why does it do that?
Dehydration: Salt pulls the water out of the cells thereby dehydrating that area. ...Read more
Why do I have white bumps on the inside of my mouth on my lips ? Is it from chapped lips or something else?
Why is the undersurface of my tongue is sore when i touch my tongue to it could this be bad? yes i use tobacco.
Could be: if it's bothering you , you should have a health professional see it. AND STOP USING TOBACC NOW, WHILE ITS'S NOT TOO LATE!! ...Read more
The roof of my mouth has started to hurt when I apply pressure to it. What could cause this soreness?
Under my tongue peels. Most of the time it doesn't hurt. Sometimes I get canker sores. I have a healthy mouth and have no health issues. What is this?
Under tongue: Not possible to say accurately without a clinical examination. When the peeling occurs, make an appointment with your dentist or an oral surgeon to have it examined. ...Read more
Lip balm useless for sticky lips, is there medication for this condition? Lips get dry i can imagine but why lips turn sticky? What's the mechanism?
Please see: Please see a dermatologist for evaluation. You may be allergic to lip balm. Try plain vaseline lip therapy. ...Read more
Accidentally: Biting yourself? Perhaps it's a habit. It's also possible that you have some sharp edges on your teeth that need some smoothing off or repair. Start by consulting with your dentist. ...Read more
If I have oral herpes, is it possible to just have sores in my mouth and not get cold sores on the outside of my mouth, like my lips?
Yes: This can be the case. However, you can develop extraoral herpes at any time. Be very careful when you have active lesions, because you can easily get them in your eyes. They are very contagious, so be especially careful about kissing infants, and of course anyone else during this time. You can ask your dentist about a prescription medication for them. Good luck. ...Read more
What to do if I have a white coating on my tongue and my mouth is dry alot.. Why is this, can someone help?
Brush your tongue: The white coating is food and bacterial debris building up on your tongue. Try brushing it or using a tongue scraper. Drinking lots of water, using biotene gel and toothpaste, chewing sugarless or xylitol gum, and avoid rinsing with mouthwashes that contain alcohol are some things that can help a dry mouth feel better. ...Read more
Getting cold sores on my lip that popup out of nowhere haven't had a cold or done anything to hurt it what could cause this and how to stop it?
Oral herpes: Oral herpes outbreaks typically occur randomly, but usually no more often than 3-4 times a year. Although they can be triggered by other infections (hence the names cold sore, fever blister) or injury (e.g. sunburn), most outbreaks occur randomly, with no obvious trigger. Treatment can speed healing or help prevent outbreaks. See doctor to confirm diagnosis and discusss prevention and treatment. ...Read more
Why do I have a white like blister in my mouth on the bottom lip inside my mouth ? It is painful and irritating how do I cure ?
Canker sore: Also termed apthuous stomatitis, occur due to variety of reasons. Different people may have different triggers, including nutritional deficiencies, local trauma, stress, hormonal influences, allergies, and a genetic predisposition. Treatment is palliative, or controll the discomfort with orabase or orajel or topical benzocaine, and keep it clean to prevent bacterial infection. Resolve in 5 days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a metallic taste in my mouth, bad breath, my tongue is white, and raised lesions on the back of my tongue. Can you pls tell me what this is?
Reaction to food: This could be caused by reaction to food or drink. Another cause is trauma or burn from eating bulky or hot food. Herpetic infections or apthous ulcers can also be the culprit. This should be checked by a dentist or physician asap. ...Read more
I have a sore on my lower lip. It came suddenly. This happens everytime it is cold and warm. Can a sore on my lip, cause it to swell? Dangerous? :)
Not dangerous: Unless there are systemic symptoms, it sounds like it may be recurrent aphthous stomatitis which has many causes and many triggers. Although it has no cure it is not dangerous. Much more rarely, it may be part of a GI syndrome or in combination with genital ulceration may signal behçet's. Tissue biopsy is not necessary unless your pcp suspects squamous carcinoma. ...Read more
I have a canker sore for 6 months and it has not healed. Is it oral cancer? It is located on ground of my lips and does not hurt.
I bite the inside of my mouth so bad I can't stop even when it bleeds.My mouth sometimes hurts and is swollen. Can it be anixety or a health concern?
Mouth biting: It sounds like moderate-severe anxiety. Please make sure you have a therapist to discuss your stressors with (good and bad!) your doctor can help you as well, sometimes with short or long term anti-anxiety medicines which really can help. Obviously, there are other health conditions that cn cause these symptoms, so make sure you get a complete evaluation by your doctor. ...Read more
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