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Gland inside my mouth is swollen opened up and has yellow stuff inside it. Its behind wisdom teeth on the side?

Gland inside my mouth is swollen opened up and has yellow stuff inside it. Its behind wisdom teeth on the side?

Exudate: If your wisdom teeth are present, the likely hood they are either impacted or partially impacted, that means you have infections associated with teeth, (cysts)my advice seek the help of your dds to diagnose your problem ...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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Tonsales look weird on left side of mouth yellow and arranged colored I have a cough a drip sore back there? Tonsaleitus?

Tonsales look weird on left side of mouth yellow and arranged colored I have a cough a drip sore back there? Tonsaleitus?

Tonsillitis: Yes this is tonsillitis but we aren't sure what kind it is. You need to be evaluated by a physician to clarify these findings. You will need to have cultures, laboratory studies, and a full physical and history of evaluation ...Read more

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Sore in back right side mouth, doesn't hurt. Looks like pimple head, popped, now hurts."head" was thick yellow/orange. Still swollen and open. What is it??

Sore in back right side mouth, doesn't hurt. Looks like pimple head, popped, now hurts."head" was thick yellow/orange. Still swollen and open. What is it??

Right pharynx absces: Pharyngeal abscess. You need antibiotics, likely and follow up to make sure it is not retropharyngeal abscess. Rarely could be sore of autoimmune disease that was infected but would need labs. Follow up with doc/urgetn care ...Read more

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I have a red spot that has been on my eye for at least. 14 mouth, and now I have a lil yellow spot that on the right side that's been there for 2mth?

I have a red spot that has been on my eye for at least. 14 mouth, and now I have a lil yellow spot that on the right side that's been there for 2mth?

Don't Know: It will help to see a picture. But I am confused why you are waiting for 14 months to find out. I advice you see an ophthalmologist asap. Your eye is very important, take good care of it. ...Read more

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My hard palate is a little yellow and I've had cold symptoms for about a week. (not tasting, stuffed up, etc.) some small red patches on roof of mouth?

My hard palate is a little yellow and I've had cold symptoms for about a week. (not tasting, stuffed up, etc.) some small red patches on roof of mouth?

Mouth eruption: Your symptoms seem viral in nature, and the patches may be a specific type. Upper respiratory illnesses such as sinus infection can present similarly with nasal stuffiness and diminished taste. Bacterial infection such as strep throat is not usually a palatal disease. However, mononucleosis is always a concern for a range of symptoms and can be tested for. An exam is in order if you don't improve. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have yellow bumps on the side of your mouth by your tonsils and on the back of your tongue? I don't brush my teeth often.

Is it normal to have yellow bumps on the side of your mouth by your tonsils and on the back of your tongue? I don't brush my teeth often.

See a dentist: It is hard to answer your question without seeing your mouth. There are some bumps on the back of the tongue that are normal anatomy. The yellow bumps may be tonsil stones or food and bacterial debris. Your dentist can tell you what they are.
As for the not brushing your teeth, why don't you brush? It is important health procedure, prevents cavities, bad breath, health problems. Start today. ...Read more

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My entire mouth is pale yellow, my tongue is yellow striped. Tiny canker sores are forming on tongue sides + elongated red bumps forming under tongue?

My entire mouth is pale yellow, my tongue is yellow striped. Tiny canker sores are forming on tongue sides + elongated red bumps forming under tongue?

Needs to be seen: You will have to see a local dentist, primary care physician or ENT specialist. We cannot diagnose or treat patients over the internet. A medical and dental history along with a personal clinical exam is required. ...Read more

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Is It Normal To Swallow The Blood Clot? I Had My 4 Teeth Pulled 6 Days Ago And When I Rinse My Mouth Out Yellow And White Stuff Came Out With It And

Is It Normal To Swallow The Blood Clot? I Had My 4 Teeth Pulled 6 Days Ago And When I Rinse My Mouth Out Yellow And White Stuff Came Out With It And

Needs evaluation: Unfortunately we can't examine you or diagnose your symptoms over the internet. Therefore we can't know if there is a problem that needs addressing or not. Please see the dentist who removed your teeth for a follow up evaluation which is part of normal aftercare. ...Read more

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I have yellow/green stuff in back of throat every morning for the past week. I had dark red spots on roof of mouth. What is it? No insurance! Help!

I have yellow/green stuff in back of throat every morning for the past week. I had dark red spots on roof of mouth. What is it? No insurance! Help!

Consult needed: This is hard for people today to believe, but people had dental care before dental insurance existed, and that was not that long ago. Insurance or not you have to see a dentist first, and probably a physician after. Don't worry-obamacare will save us all. ...Read more

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On the left bottom side of my mouth behind my back molar is a yellow hole. It's swollen and hard. My whole jaw hurts. Is it a sore or wisdom tooth?

On the left bottom side of my mouth behind my back molar is a yellow hole. It's swollen and hard. My whole jaw hurts. Is it a sore or wisdom tooth?

Wisdom Tooth: Need a definitive xray of area to diagnosis wisdom tooth problem. A careful oral examination would provide accurate diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Is there a good way to get rid of yellow stuff on tongue?

Is there a good way to get rid of yellow stuff on tongue?

Analyze routines: If you brush 2x daily (including tongue) use a tongue scraper daily, floss every night, and use mouthrinse 2x daily and you see a dentist on a regular basis the yellow stuff on your tongue may go away. You may also have a concurrent fungal infection, check with your dentist to see if he thinks an anti-fungal is appropriate. If your a smoker you may be stuck with the yellow until you quit. ...Read more

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Why are my teeth are always yellow and have this gooey stuff on them?

Why are my teeth are always yellow and have this gooey stuff on them?

Poor home care: Brushing and proper flossing is essential.
Also dental cleanings on a regular basis. ...Read more

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I have a yellow coating on the sides of my tongue what could this be?

I have a yellow coating on the sides of my tongue what could this be?

Check immunity: Thrush is considered an opportunistic infection, meaning it will generally only infect people who have an immune system weakened by infection, medications or primary immune deficiency. Oral antifungal medications are available by prescription. ...Read more

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My tongue has a yellow coating on the sides and back of it. Was wondering what could cause this. I have been having body temperature issues recently.

My tongue has a yellow coating on the sides and back of it. Was wondering what could cause this. I have been having body temperature issues recently.

Coated tongue: Your tongue may be coated due to an infection called thrush. The fever that you have been having may also be related. It is very important that you see your doctor to evaluate the cause of your fever. Take care. ...Read more

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I have bumps on my head and they will swell and hurt I pooped one tonight and greenish yellow stuff came out and it stunk really bad what should I do?

I have bumps on my head and they will swell and hurt I pooped one tonight and greenish yellow stuff came out and it stunk really bad what should I do?

See a dermatologist: There are several possible diagnoses, including inflamed trichilemmal cyst to folliculitis to abscess. You do not give enough information for further speculation. You will get best result from a trip to a skin specialist. ...Read more

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Just got over respitory flu. But now im coughing very bad. Yellow mucus. Stuffed up head. What could it be?

Just got over respitory flu. But now im coughing very bad. Yellow mucus. Stuffed up head. What could it be?

Post-viral bronchiti: Most likely this is post-viral bronchitis which is just what it says--bronchitis (inflammation of the large breathing tubes of the lungs after a viral infection has damaged the lining of the tubes. It resolves slowly without treatment, but the cough may be very bothersome. If so, see your health care provider. For now, increase fluids (extra 8 oz with every meal at least) and use nose drops. ...Read more

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I have a patch of greenish yellow on the side of my tongue towards the back. Hurts so bad. What can it b?

I have a patch of greenish yellow on the side of my tongue towards the back. Hurts so bad. What can it b?

? injury: Could this be the result of an inadvertent biting of the tongue or injury from a jagged tooth? Viral tongue infections of the tongue are usually more diffuse although a herpes simplex infection is still a possibility. Because of this as well as the severe discomfort, I recommend that your Physician or an otolaryngologist examine you soon. In the meantime try bathing the tongue with warm, salt water ...Read more

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Which toothpaste shoudl I use to get my teeth white in just few days. They have got some yellow stuff on it.

Which toothpaste shoudl I use to get my teeth white in just few days. They have got some yellow stuff on it.

Whiter teeth: You cannot whiten dirty teeth that are covered with plaque or tartar. the plaque and tartar needs to be professionally removed so you can see the real shape and color of your teeth, at that point some sort of bleaching system may be used because no whitening toothpaste will "whiten" your teeth that quickly. Most of them have abrasives that do not whiten your teeth but rather help remove stain. ...Read more

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I had my tonsils removed this past Tuesday. How do I know if it's infected? One side looks greenish/yellow with blood/brown mixed in.

I had my tonsils removed this past Tuesday. How do I know if it's infected? One side looks greenish/yellow with blood/brown mixed in.

Most likely normal: Within 10 days after tonsillectomy a discolored eschar will occur which is often yellow or brown from clotting. Soft cool diet for 10 days is appropriate. Bleeding despite ice water gargles needs to be evaluated. Antibiotics are not generally used. ...Read more

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Hi I have a? I accidently zipped my penis and made a cut on my head and I have this hard yellow stuff on it what is that is it just healing

Hi I have a? I accidently zipped my penis and made a cut on my head and I have this hard yellow stuff on it what is that is it just healing

Wound healing: This may be the initial scar formation. However, if there is redness around the area, and/or continued pain, seek immediate medical attention, as infection may be possible. Best of health to you! ...Read more

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Why is there a yellow pimple on the side of my lip? What should I do?

Why is there a yellow pimple on the side of my lip? What should I do?

See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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I drink tea. How do I get the dark stuff off my teeth or prevent yellowing from it?

I drink tea. How do I get the dark stuff off my teeth or prevent yellowing from it?

To see a dentist: Coffee or tea not known to cause teeth staining. See a dentist for discolored teeth. ...Read more

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My saliva is a little on the yellow-brown side. Could this be from a dry socket or infection or is this normal?

My saliva is a little on the yellow-brown side. Could this be from a dry socket or infection or is this normal?

Yellow saliva: If you have had extractions done, this could be a normal post-operative event. Colored saliva could also be from a heavily seasoned diet such as curry or it could also be a sign of stomach upset and acid reflux. ...Read more

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I took my braces off myself and still have this hard stuff on my teeth and my teeth are yellow, what should I do?

I took my braces off myself and still have this hard stuff on my teeth and my teeth are yellow, what should I do?

See a dentist: For a professional cleaning followed by a professional teeth whitening. You also should see your orthodontist for final record and treatment discontinuation procedure. ...Read more