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what is the area under the tongue called

A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Benda, jr
34 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Floor of mouth: The most prominent structure in the floor of the mouth is the openings to the ducts for the submandibular glands. Sometimes the saliva glands can get ... Read More
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Dr. Jack Binder
Specializes in Dentistry
Glands: The floor of the mouth is loaded with glands that produce saliva and mucous, as well as numerous big blood vessels. One could be damaged or blocked. ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Generally yes: the mouth and structures have regular trauma and heal quickly
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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Call your dentist or: Doctor to get relief. Your canker sores need to be treated and reduce your stress levels too. Eat less citrus (lemons, oranges). Gargle with saline. Y ... Read More
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
36 years experience Dentistry
Pain: You need to see a dentist an find out what is going on. This is something that needs to be seen to make a diagnosis and get the best treatment
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
25 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: It's possible and very painful. Canker sores go away within 7-10 days. There are no very effective treatments that I've come across (and I've tried ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
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Salivary stone: It may be a salivary duct stone, in which case lemon drops or sour candy can enhance salivation and help clear it, but just in case it needs removal u ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Padula
34 years experience Dentistry
Salivary Gland: One possible cause is salivary gland blockage. Other causes are infections, cysts, and possible cancers. Have evaluated by health care provider.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
51 years experience Dentistry
Bumps under tongue: It all depends on what they are. They may be mucoceles, which are clear, fluid filled sacs that usually heal on their own. Or they may be canker sores ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
ENT: An ENT or an oral surgeon can help you with problems with your tongue.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Bifid tongue: Bifid tongue.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Yash
46 years experience Dentistry
Good route: Vitamin B12 is water soluble. It is administered orally in tablets and on skin in creams. There is a tablet that can be taken sublingually(under tongu ... Read More
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