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Why Is The Back Of My Mouth Itching Today
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
My tongue is yellow and the back of throat, gums, and the inside of my lips. And my stomach is aching. What could this be?
I have been experiencing mouth problems for about 4 days now.
The back of my tongue is really dry and the roof of my mouth is dry on the left side. ?
My gums are receding. It started with the bottom part of my mouth but now also on the top of my mouth. Is there anything i can do?
Yes: If you haven't been having regular cleanings, make sure the recession isn't associated with gum disease. If you're gums are healthy, examine your brushing technique which may be too aggressive. Consider a sonicaire electric brush which cleans without applying too much pressure. Sometimes teeth clenching can contribute to gum recession. Have an evaluation figure out why this is progressing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Near the back of the roof of my mouth has an orange tint. Noticed soreness and burning in the area when I tried to eat. What is causing this?
I have yellow/red patches at the back of my throat and a cut in the back of my mouth? The cut hurts and that side of my mouth is swollen
The back of my throat is more red than normal and has these white bumps all around. Yesterday they were just on the back of my mouth near the opening of my throat. But now the bumps are on my uvula and when I look past my uvula the inside of my throat loo
PHARYNGITIS: Sounds like you have pharyngitis or sore throat, likely bacterial in nature, given the described white bumps. A common cause of this is streptococcal sore throat ,but other bacteria can cause it as well and some viruses and fungi can as well. Get a rapid strep test at your doctor - you may need antibiotics. ...Read more
Sore throat: It is the start of sore throat. The reasons can be allergy, irritation, viral , bacterial or std. You need quick mono & strep. Test. Also you should see your doctor if you have fever , difficulty in swallowing, hoarse voice, lymph node & if you are sexually active. Wish you good health. ...Read more
I have pleurisy from my lupus in the morning my mouth is so dry that my tongue gets stuck to the back of my mouth and its painful is this a side affec?
Lupus: Dry mouth is related to lupus. Involment of the salivary glands, a side effect of your meds, or systemic effects of lupus may lead to the dryness, especially breathing problems, mouth breathing at night. You should have a complete evaluation to see what might help best. Treatment may be a mouth moisturizer or a humidifer at bedside. A breathing test for sleep apnea may be needed. ...Read more
I have a lump on the inner side of my cheek and blisters along the inside of the gum. I only get this if my period of the month is bad. What is it?
I just realize my lower side prt of my lip is swollen and theres a wound and the rest of my lower lips are very dry. why? i i bite my lip alot almost every day. is that the cause?
I had a abscess and infection on my gums on the left side of my mouth. my gums are numb which is causing the corner of my lip to feel the same.
Mental Nerve: You most likely have an abscess and swelling in the area of the mental nerve (exits the lower jaw near the roots of the premolars) which supplies sensation to a portion of the lower jaw. The numbness is due to the compression of the nerve endings from the abscess. Dental evaluation and treatment would be highly recommended. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
My ears itch and then cause the back part of the roof of my mouth to itch. It mostly happens before I have breakfast. What could be causing this?
Allergies: Itching in the roof of your mouth is a sign of some type of allergy, maybe to something you use right before bed or when you wake up. Toothpaste or mouth wash? You might try some otc Claritin (loratadine) to see if this helps. If not then see you pcp and see of you need an allergy test of the allergist consult. Good luck. ...Read more
The back of my mouth behind the uvula is swollen and touching the back of my tongue. It has hurt to swallow for 2 days, but this happened this morning?
Age: you are only 16, cannot answer questions. Need to tell parent or guardian about your issue. ...Read more
The roof of my mouth, the soft part in the back. Itches and irritates me every morning. Maybe in the evening. It's getting annoying now. Why?
Mouth breathing: There are some researchers who believe that mouth breathing and associated hyperventilation causes or exacerbates asthma, high blood pressure, heart disease, and many other medical problems. Dentists are the first to identify the symptoms of mouth breathing. Rec.: see your dentist for consultation, treatment or referral. ...Read more
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