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My tongue has cuts in it and it hurts to eat

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Iatrogenic trauma: Any trauma that has been induced by the dentist's activity, manner, or therapy is defined as an iatrogenic trauma. The skill, experience, and up-to-da ... Read More
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Dr. John Vravick
31 years experience Periodontics
Call your dentist : I would call your dentist or see another dentist to check out those cuts.

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
These : These types of cuts can take a few weeks to heal. There is an over the counter medication called orabase with benzocaine. This can be applied directly ... Read More
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
Dentist: Often these things keep getting traumatized every time we eat. So, they take longer to heal. You should see your dentist.
Dr. Tony Menendez
36 years experience Prosthodontics
Go to dentist: Most cuts , abrasions and normal pathology resolve within 7-10 days. Any lesion that does not heal within 7-10 days shouild be examined by a dentist.
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Dr. Zachary Veres
17 years experience Family Medicine
Tongue bumps: hard to say, sending a picture would help. could be multiple things
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
See ENT: Burning mouth syndrome is mostly elderly diabetic women. Do you have normal saliva? You might consult an ENT Dr, oral surgeon, or dermatologist.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Prem Gulati
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibley herpes: this could be due to herpes so see your M.Dfor further adv as he/she can prescribe you medication for it
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
GLOSSITIS: (inflammation of the mouth/tongue) is a common result of some upper respiratory and many stomach viruses. Hope this is helpful Dr Z
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Veena Govila
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Irritation of tongue: Very likely it's the irritation from the tooth , but see your dentist
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John DeWolf
39 years experience Dentistry
Need an exam: These symptoms may be related or more likely be caused by different issues. You need a good dental evaluation to understand what is going on.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Canker sore?: It's impossible to know what's going on without actually seeing you in person. Having said that, you might have an apthous ulcer that is under your t ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Salt water rinses: with warm water, Advil or Aleve ( if not allergic) for pain and topical Oragel or Kenalog with Orabase.

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