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what is this sharp pain on my tongue

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
38 years experience Dentistry
Could be..: It could be a number of different things including a nerve disorder or a tumor. I would suggest seeing an oral surgeon or ENT physician for an evalua ... Read More

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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
50 years experience Dentistry
Pain in tongue: There is no way to tell without more information. If the pain is constant, or if this has been chronic or long-standing, see your dentist for an exam ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Behram Dalal
30 years experience Dentistry
Best to be seen: By a dentist. The tongue can have fissures in it. Best to be checked out. Hope this helps.
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Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Ans: Well did you burn your tongue or eat something irritating. Need more history here. Give it a few day if not improved see your doctor
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
See a dentist: See a dentist who can personally examine you in order to determine the cause of your pain.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Hard to say: Hard to say. However, sharp pain in the mouth is abnormal. Get an examination by a dentist asap.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Could be...: ...traumatic lesion, scratch, cut, blocked salivary duct, or one of dozens of other causes. If you smoke or abuse alcohol the problem may be even mor ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anthony Depalma
13 years experience Emergency Medicine
TMJ ?: Difficult to answer without knowing exact anatomic location however see if temporomandibular joint disorder may be the culprit.
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
44 years experience Dentistry
Vague: Tongue pain can be caused by a multitude of triggers- meds, supplements, trauma (biting it, rubbing it against front teeth, vitamin B12 deficiency, ta ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Requires evaluation: There are many possibilities including candidiasis\oral thrush. See an oral surgeon for an accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment.

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