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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Symptoms: Symptoms may be neurologic or caused by pathogens. Start with your Dentist for examination and supportive treatment. Dentist will refer you to Neurolo ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Many possibilities: Anything from too much acid or spice in your diet to a reaction to your toothpaste to dental or gum disease to menopause to viral illness and more. Be ... Read More
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Dr. Anifat Balogun
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Mouth/tongue sore: It is difficult to give a specific reason why your mouth and tongue are sore, without knowing what led up to it or what other symptoms your may be exp ... Read More
A 75-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
What sensation?: If cinnamon bothers you, you should avoid it instead of trying to numb the body's response. It is not an essential food. Your body is telling you tha ... Read More
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Dr. Scott Bobbitt
32 years experience Dentistry
Recent change?: Cinnamon is an irritant to many oral tissues, but most people have an adequate supply of saliva to dilute and carry it away. At 75 years of age, you a ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jean Yared
Specializes in Medical Oncology
Unlikely but...: Cancer of the mouth is a rare disease that affect usually older people with heavy history of drinking and smoking. Nevertheless, cancer of the mouth c ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Sadow
17 years experience Pathology
Probably not: This sounds like a nerve problem, which can happen for many reasons, including tumors, but it's certainly worth looking into.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
See a dentist if...: There are many things that can make your tongue sensitive or cause enlarged tongue bumps, including: smoking, mouth ulcers, inflammation of the taste ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
25 years experience Family Medicine
Thrush?: Thrush, which is a yeast infection, can cause your tongue to be sore. This is more common after taking antibiotics. It could also be an allergic rea ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
35 years experience Gastroenterology
See your dentist.: The dentist is the appropriate doctor to evaluate oral lesions. If it is something new, then I would have it evaluated promptly. Good luck.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
31 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Burning tongue : You have burning tongue syndrome. Most of the time it will improve with a b complex vitamin (stress B). You can also go to the health food store and ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Tongue peeling: Something appears to be damaging the surface of your tongue. Canker sores are a possibility. Also loss of the normal tongue papillae would cause a bal ... Read More
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