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the vitamin and mineral deficiencies that cause a sore tongue

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
35 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Vitamin C: Vitamin c is one deficiency that can result in sore tongue and gingiva. See your dentist to get your mouth evaluated.

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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Wu
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Sore throat: Gargling is soothing, but it will not get rid of the sore throat. Most sore throats are due to a virus. These are generally self-limited. Others may ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Antibiotics: They probably would not give you a vitamin deficiency but could cause you to get a yeast infection. I would let your dr have an look at it
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kimberly Jean
9 years experience Family Medicine
Tongue Bumps: There are a number of diseases that can I cause a bumpy tongue. Anything from trauma (accidentally biting your tongue), former or current tobacco use, ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ashish Naik
15 years experience General Practice
Possibly: It's possible. There are many chemicals and flavorings in toothpastes that can irritate tissue and trigger an ulceration. Vitamin deficiency may pl ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Angular cheilitis or: Perlèche may be associated with vitamin b2 (riboflavin) deficiency, iron deficiency anemia, or zinc deficiency or any state of malnutrition. The fissu ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pablo Arango
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Possible: Burning tongue syndrome or glossodynia is one of the more frustrating conditions in my practice. There is no known cause or proven treatment. I usua ... Read More
A 75-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience Gastroenterology
None: You should expect to have deficiencies.
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
No: Although vitamin deficiencies can cause peripheral nerve disorders, especially B-1 and B-12, the pain and pattern of sciatica is due invariably to ner ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Lewis
30 years experience Pediatrics
Yes ...: When using nutrients, one has to be careful of not overloading the body. Elevated copper can increase hyperactivity, oxidative stress and stress zinc ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Wimberly
Specializes in Family Medicine
Nail ridges: There are many types of nail findings. Ridges can be a chronic illness, anemia, kidney disease, skin diseases, or arthritis problems the treatment is ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aileen Shieu
19 years experience Hand Surgery
Yes: Deficiencies in vitamin B12 can cause tingling. Thiamine deficiency (vitamin b1) may also cause tingling along with generalized weakness and fatigue.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mara Fiorentino
35 years experience Psychiatry
Vitamin deficiency: Yes. Vitamin deficiency might be the cause of depression. Depending of the presentation, with or without associated symptoms, it is possible to diagno ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fay Gyapong
30 years experience Dentistry
Painfull swallowing : This sounds serious. Visit your md or ENT doctor asap.
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience Family Medicine
No: No. Chances are this is supply and demand at work. You get vitamin D through the sun on your untanned unprotected skin, through supplements and in ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Teitelbaum
31 years experience Dentistry
Not usually: Unless you're taking sooooo much, over such looong time, that you've destroyed your liver, it's unlikely. See a dentist, then switch to a dry vitamin ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Healthy diets: Diets high in sugars and acids are bad for your teeth. Brushing and flossing is essential for teeth and gums. Good nutrition is good for health. Ca ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andres R Villar
39 years experience Pediatrics
Mineral deficiencies: Mineral deficiencies are uncommon in the US. Zinc and copper blood levels are not accurate and do not rule out a deficiency. Zinc supplementation inte ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
May or may not: Iron deficiency can cause your symptoms but so can other conditions like pellagra or vit b deficiency and other vitamin and mineral deficiency. It see ... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
29 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: Yes it is true that calcium can affect absorption of some vitamins but also calcium often isn't that easily absorbed either. Remember, a lot depends o ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sari Nabulsi
Specializes in Pediatrics
Vitamin d: you mightvesntcto get your doctor to check vitamin d and ca level to make sure. Lead poisoning doesn't do that
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
23 years experience Integrative Medicine
Digestion: Also could be poor digestion.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Pellagra: is related to lack of Niacin.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leslie Howell
19 years experience psychiatry
B, D and omega 3: There are a few vitamin deficiencies that have been linked to depression : b vitamins and vitamin d. Supplements such as omega 3 fatty acids may also ... Read More
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