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Why is skin in my mouth coming off ?

Why is skin in my mouth coming off ?

See a dermatologist: There are many conditions that can cause the skin to come off in the mouth. If this is a constant or recurring problem, see a dermatologist for a correct diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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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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A lot of the skin in my mouth is coming off. What is causing this?

A lot of the skin in my mouth is coming off. What is causing this?

Sloughing: When the 'skin' in our mouth 'comes off' it is usually a result of a chemical irritation of the buccal mucosa. Some antiseptic mouth rinses can cause this (especially ones with a high % of alcohol) or a strange new spice or exotic food stuff may be the cause. Home remedy would be to eat a bland diet, stop all rinses and use salt water. Continue great home care. Check with your md or dds asap. ...Read more

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My skin in my mouth is comeing away what cause that to happen and why ?

My skin in my mouth is comeing away what cause that to happen and why ?

Hot or acidic foods: The most common cause for epithelial desquamination of intraoral tissues is due to response from burn to hot or spicy foods or from acidic foods. If there is no underlying problem, normal tissue will grow back in within the week. ...Read more

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Been having shedding of skin in my mouth like white placques come n go what can it be? Mostly inside corners of inside mouth only

Been having shedding of skin in my mouth like white placques come n go what can it be? Mostly inside corners of inside mouth only

Thrush ?: Probably just a dry mouth, but if it's thrush, you'll need a prescription for Nystatin to take 3 times daily for 1-2 weeks, and get a full checkup at your PCP's office ...Read more

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Why is the skin in my mouth hurting like crazy? When I eat the food hurts it more

Why is the skin in my mouth hurting like crazy? When I eat the food hurts it more

Oral pain: There are several possible causes of mouth pain or cheek pain, including but not limited to : nutritional deficiencies, aphthous ulcers, herpes outbreaks, viruses. Check with your dentist if possible, or see your doctor. A visual exam is needed, then maybe a lab test if the cause is not obvious. ...Read more

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I have like white skin in my mouth? I don't know what it is. looks like I bit it to hard or something

Leukoplakia?: You should start by seen a primary care provider for an exam. I would do this soon, especially if you chew tobacco. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Sometimes the skin in my mouth peels. The inside of my lips and cheeks. Why does thia happen?

Sometimes the skin in my mouth peels. The inside of my lips and cheeks. Why does thia happen?

Lichen planus: The "skin" in the mouth is the mucosal lining. You might have a type of lichen planus... A benign mucosal disorder that is causing this. ...Read more

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I have two holes in the skin in my mouth that wont heal. I have them from radiation to my neck. What other name do you call the holes?

I have two holes in the skin in my mouth that wont heal. I have them from radiation to my neck. What other name do you call the holes?

Ulceration: A non-healing area of the oral mucosa is called an "ulcer". You should have someone from your medical team look at the areas, as there may be so help for you depending on a lot of factors. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I have two small red dots flat under the skin in my mouth on inside the cheek other back top of my roof they don't hurt i also have a sore throat?

I have two small red dots flat under the skin in my mouth on inside the cheek other back top of my roof they don't hurt i also have a sore throat?

Red dots: This is impossible to diagnose without a visual examination and additional information. If they don't heal or disappear in 7-10 days, have them examined by your dentist or an oral surgeon. ...Read more

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The hard palate skin in my mouth is peeling. When it peels, many layers peel which includes all of the parts and pieces within the layers and the gum line behind my teeth. It doesn't bleed. I spit out what I can but most often I have to swallow it. I have

The hard palate skin in my mouth is peeling. When it peels, many layers peel which includes all of the parts and pieces within the layers and the gum line behind my teeth. It doesn't bleed. I spit out what I can but most often I have to swallow it. I have

Trauma?: The mucosa or tissue overlying the hard palate does not usually slough or peel off unless there is some history of trauma, or some underlying pathology. Without more information regarding any possible causative factors and/or a clinical examination, you should see your dentist for evaluation. ...Read more

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