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Tongue piercing sore throat

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvaro Lazo
Dentistry 25 years experience
Irritation and Infla: Irritation of the soft tissues and glands followed by inflammation would be the most common cause.
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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
Nerve endings: The taste bids on the tongue have receptors and nerve endings. The spicy foods contain a chemical called capsaicin and this will stimulate the nerve... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
An infection: See a local dentist to determine exactly why you have these symptoms.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 years experience
Sore throat, bumps: Impossible to say without an examination and medical history. They may be related or two different problems. See your medical doctor or an ENT specia... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
Infectious Disease 24 years experience
Anatomy of tongue: Those bumps were almost certainly always there- you just probably never looked that closely before. The anatomy of the tongue is rather complex after ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Piercing: The tragus is part of the ear. A piercing can certainly introduce bacteria into your tissues and they can spread to lymph nodes, but the lymph nodes ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 55 years experience
Several issues: The white tongue could be from a coating that can be removed with better oral hygiene and a tongue scraper....Or lichen planus, thrush or something el... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
53 years experience
Check with F. doctor: When sore throat lasts so long you need to get checked by your family physician. He will do appropriate things like throat swab and phlegm culture etc... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Yes: Please see your family physician. You could have a herpes infection or other viral infection or also a yeast infection that should be treated now.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 55 years experience
Has to be seen: The only way to know what that "red like patch" is, is to be seen by a general dentist, oral surgeon, or a physician. This may or may not be related ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Spasoje Neskovic
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Tongue problem: . This could be a fungal infection, but you should check 1st with your physician. Also, maybe you are eating spicy food and stop eating spicy food and... Read More
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