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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lonnie Smith
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See MD: If you have extremely painful lesions on your tongue it would be wise to have them checked. May be viral or even canker sores but have them checked.
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A female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Get checked: and examined for glossitis- an inflammation of the tongue itself.
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Was : Was the tooth that was extracted your lower left wisdom tooth? If so, have you been back to the dentist or surgeon to look at it? Hard to tell sight u ... Read More
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
See your dentist asa: There aer many reasons why you are having this pain. The most important thing is that you need to see your dentist as soon as possilbe fot this. Thi ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Knox
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tongue hurts: Usually the side of the tongue hurts when it has been bitten or there is an irritation, such as hot foods or liquids or reflux of stomach acid into th ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Could be...: ...traumatic lesion, scratch, cut, blocked salivary duct, or one of dozens of other causes. If you smoke or abuse alcohol the problem may be even mor ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
57 years experience Cardiology
Consult MD: As it need to Diagnsed and treated.
A male asked:
Dr. Mark Aranson
42 years experience General Surgery
Obstructing salivary: stones can occur in the drainage duct of the salivary gland under the tongue. to treat it, suck on a lemon which stimulates the drainage of the gland ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Difficult : Difficult to tell what those bumps might be sight unseen. Have you been to a dentist recently? Your wisdom tooth may be putting pressure in that area ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Underbrink
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tongue concerns: Most likely this is a sore area from chronic tongue biting. However, the length of time for your symptoms and history of tobacco use are concerning. ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ramalingam Vaidyaselvan
28 years experience Dentistry
Possible Lesion: Probably a fluid filled cyst or blood vessel related. You may need to see an Oral surgeon for consult and personalized treatment.
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