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Doctor insights on: Why Does My Mouth Itch When I Eat Fruit

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My throat itches when i eat fruit? Is this normal?

My throat itches when i eat fruit? Is this normal?

Not normal-Allergies: This is not normal. This could be part of oral allergy syndrome. You could have environmental allergies that cross react with the fruits you are eating. Recommend you check your allergies and once you know what you are allergic you can see which fruits will cause this. ...Read more

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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At different times in the past 2 weeks the area around my mouth itches really bad. Why is that?

Irritation/allergy: Irritation from licking the lips could cause this. A perioral dermatitis is another possibility. Hydrocortisone 1% cream (available otc) may help. Contact allergy is another possibility, and if the offending substance can be identified, avoidance is the best strategy. ...Read more

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The skin around my mouth itches and the roof of my mouth itches why ?

The skin around my mouth itches and the roof of my mouth itches why ?

Irritated : These areas may be irritated from food exposure. See your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. ...Read more

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I was had 3 teeth pulled, my mouth really itches now, what's wrong?

I was had 3 teeth pulled, my mouth really itches now, what's wrong?

Normal: What you feel is the tissue reattaching and healing.As long as there is no pain all is well. ...Read more

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Mouth/tongue itches when eating avocados. What does this sound like?

Mouth/tongue itches when eating avocados. What does this sound like?

Allergy: I have several patients that have reported that sensation to me and it seems to be a very mild contact dermatitis. Nothing to worry about unless you start to have tongue swelling or difficulty breathing (pretty rare). ...Read more

Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Itch (Definition)

Itches are a clinical finding in which a person's skin has a sensation of non-painful irritation ...Read more