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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Probably: Probably for a day or two. Not longer, if pain persists, go back to ENT doc.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Unlikely: The ENT examination is non-invasive procedure. See your PCP for tongue pain evaluation (e.g. Thyroid health, burning tongue, etc). Take care.

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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
51 years experience Dentistry
Tongue pain: This is not possible to diagnose without a visual examination and additional information. Please take her to see a dentist or oral surgeon for an exa ... Read More
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Needs examination: Have to determine the cause before the best treatment can be chosen. Please see specialists, an oral surgeon or an ear/nose/throat physician for diag ... Read More
A 13-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
36 years experience Periodontics
Probably two issues: The nervous system of the tongue and gums is separate. I do not think the tongue pain is related to the cut on your gums. You should go in to see a ... Read More
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Dr. Jonathan Engel
39 years experience Dentistry
Maybe: It is possible that you did something that traumatized that part of your cut, like eating something sharp or crunchy. If it starts feeling better i w ... Read More
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Dr. Brian Hoffman
14 years experience Dentistry
More Info Necessary: A good history is required here for any intelligent answer. Of course they could be related, but with only the information given, they could just as ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Cannot diagnose: If you read the limitations of healthtap we are not permitted to make diagnoses. What i can tell you is that you need to see a good diagnostician, eit ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Glossitis: tongue inflammation-multiple causes. Usually resolves by itself- if not improved in 1 week, get it checked by your physician.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
31 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Oral lesion: If your partner did not get any eruptions, it is nothing to worry about. Could have been a canker sore or an oral herpes lesion which is different th ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shari Schabowski
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Behind tongue: Under tongue? In your throat? In your sinuses? Can you see anything? As a general rule something that bothers you more when you think of it and ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Tongue ulcer: I suggest that you see your provider ASAP. Cold sore ulcers are painful, as well as Aphthous ulcers. Other causes of tongue ulcer are: Autoimmune dise ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Kam
Dr. David Kam answered
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Not likely: Joint pain in children can be just growing pain. It is unlikely to be related to geographic tongue. Take your children to see their doctor(s) to r/o j ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kirk Yen
Dr. Kirk Yen answered
38 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
See your dentist: Ludwig's angina is usually, not always, caused by abscess of lower teeth. It usually progress rapidly to swelling especially under the tongue. See y ... Read More
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