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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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Good morning can herpes cause lips to swell resembling an allergic reaction?

Good morning can herpes cause lips to swell resembling an allergic reaction?

Yes: and they can be very uncomfortable. See dentist or PCP asap for Rx for antiviral meds. This should shorten the duration and lessen the severity. Best to start meds when the first symptoms appear. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have an allergic reaction feeling like swelling on back of tongue?

Is it possible to have an allergic reaction feeling like swelling on back of tongue?

Yes: Allergic reactions to tongue and mouth usually arise from fresh fruits and vegetable. These foods contain substances similar to pollens. Mellons and apples are classic examples. ...Read more

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I believe i had a allergic reaction to smoking but the after the allergic reaction the lymph node is swollen what does this mean?

I believe i had a allergic reaction to smoking  but the after the allergic reaction the lymph node is swollen what does this mean?

Allergic to smoke: It all depends by what you mean "having an allergic reaction". While tobacco smoke does contain many different chemicals, it is very unusual to have a true ige mediated allergic reaction. It would not be uncommon for a patient to experience chest tightness or difficulty breathing after inhalation or exposure but that does not typically constitute an allergic reaction. ...Read more

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Could it be an allergic reaction from mosquitoe bites that the bites turn in to big swollen welts?

Could it be an allergic reaction from mosquitoe bites that the bites turn in to big swollen welts?

Yes and no: Most people get a local allergic reaction to mosquitoes. This will lead to a large area of redness. Some people are more allergic than others, so those people get even worse rashes and reactions. There are some lucky people who are not allergic at all. So while it is an allergic reaction, there is usually nothing dangerous about it. Oral antihistamines might help. ...Read more

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What can I expect After a allergic reaction the resulted in sever itching?

What can I expect After a allergic reaction the resulted in sever itching?

Local reaction: If the allergic reaction Does not go on to a weeping,blistering phase(such as poison ivy),the redness and itching should clear within days. Cortisone cream helps to clear it quickly. Obviously you should avoid contact with the offending substance if you know what it is as repeated exposures could result in more extensive reactions. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about the ingredient in eye drops that could cause an allergic reaction (thoat closing over)?

Can you tell me about the ingredient in eye drops that could cause an allergic reaction (thoat closing over)?

Allergy: Any medication has the potential of causing an allergic reaction. Whether eye drops or oral medication, a reaction that includes swelling of the throat is potentially very serious and requires immediate medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Does anyone know if a jellyfish sting could trigger an allergic reaction in the rest of the body?

Does anyone know if a jellyfish sting could trigger an allergic reaction in the rest of the body?

Allergy: Allergy reaction can be systemic [whole body reaction] with the law of "none or all", to any allergen, whether peanut, penicillin, milk, bee-sting, jelly fish.. ...Read more

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Bottom lip is swollen for no reason. Might this be an allergic reaction to something in my house?

Bottom lip is swollen for no reason. Might this be an allergic reaction to something in my house?

Lip swelling: Can be causes from food or drug allergy or anything your ingested, such as supplements, vitamins, otc agents and can also be caused by an inherited disease or other immune disroders, see an allergist to help you identify the cause. ...Read more

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Sudden lip swelling - could this be an allergic reaction?

Sudden lip swelling - could this be an allergic reaction?

Yes: It may be due to a drug. Food etc. See an allergist, who may be able to help get to the bottom of this. ...Read more

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Could you become allergic to lidocaine all of a sudden?

Could you become allergic to lidocaine all of a sudden?

Yes: Lidocaine is an amide type local anesthetic and in general low in allergy potential. However anything that you are exposed to can create an allergic response after the initial exposure. So yes although not common you can develop an allergy to Lidocaine all of a sudden. ...Read more

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How can I ease a swollen lip after an allergic reaction?

How can I ease a swollen lip after an allergic reaction?

Medication: Either an antihistamine or a steroid or both, depending on the severity of the reaction, can aid in reducing the swelling. Your physician needs to prescribe these meds. ...Read more

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Could it happen such that a nut allergy cause painful sinus problems that aren't instantaneous?

Could it happen such that a nut allergy cause painful sinus problems that aren't instantaneous?

Nut allergy: Usually they cause hives and difficulty breathing and the effects are immediate. Sinus problems can be from pollen and other environmental elements, see an allergist, get tested and know your triggers. ...Read more

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Can a case of severe allergic skin reaction be related to water intoxication?

Can a case of severe allergic skin reaction be related to water intoxication?

Probably not: Allergic reaction r usually mediated by an antibody called ige in the body. Ige has to bind usually large molecules, such as proteins to cause an allergic reaction. Water molecule is very small. It will not be recognized by human ige. So no one will be truly "allergic" to water. In the rare cases of aquatic urticaria, contact of skin to water can trigger hives, but not a true allergic process. ...Read more

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If someone has anaphylaxis from a certain drug. If they melted it in their mouth could it trigger anaphylaxis without swallowing?

If someone has anaphylaxis from a certain drug. If they melted it in their mouth could it trigger anaphylaxis without swallowing?

Yes: Anaphylaxis can be elicited even by very minimal amount of offender. As an example, we learned a long time ago that even a skin test might elicit anaphylaxis and could not be used as screening tool for penicillin hypersensitivity. ...Read more

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Is sudden throat swelling an allergic reaction or a bad infection?

Is sudden throat swelling an allergic reaction or a bad infection?

Many reasons: There are many causes of throat swelling. Allergy, oral allergy syndrome (related to food), acid reflux and infection are a few common causes. You should seek medical evaluation before settling on a diagnosis. ...Read more

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What does an allergic reaction to mosquito bites look like? Is it normal to have small blisters in the middle in this case?

What does an allergic reaction to mosquito bites look like?  Is it normal to have small blisters in the middle in this case?

Its possible.: Allergic reaction is usually localized at site of bite, by redness or blisters .Misquito bites, specially nowadays , needs attention , due to risk of west nile virus. System allergic reaction may be very serious symptom. Better be seen at er or a doctor soon. ...Read more

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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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Allergic Reaction (Definition)

Sensitivities to substances, called allergens, that come into contact with the skin, nose, eyes, respiratory tract, and gastrointestinal tract. They can be inhaled into the ...Read more