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why does my tongue itch

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
This : This could be oral allergy syndrome. You may have difficulty tolerating sulfur. The best way to find out for sure is to be evaluated by an allergist.
Dr. Powlin Manuel
51 years experience Allergy and Immunology
The : The onions contain what is called thiosulfinates which are compounds that are related to reducing inflammation and hence to reduction in allergic reac ... Read More

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Dr. Michael Zacharisen
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Tongue itch: Itching is a frequent symptom of allergies. Sometimes fresh fruits or vegetables can trigger an allergic reaction that includes itchy tongue, roof of ... Read More
Dr. Denny Cho
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Oral Hygiene: I'm wondering what types of toothpastes and rinses are you using. Hopefully, not peroxide or bleach. I have had patients reporting this and found th ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. David Ziring
21 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
You may have an: allergic reaction. I assume you don't want to get rid of your tongue (that's not possible), just the itch. Have you tried some Benadryl (diphenhydra ... Read More
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A 12-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Koos
21 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Enzymes & Acids: Some fruits, such as pineapples, have proteolytic enzymes that break down proteins. Additionally, they have a higher citric acid & malic acid content ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Meng Syn
Dr. Meng Syn answered
38 years experience Dentistry
Pearl piercing?: Some people are very allergic to the metals and materials in tongue piercing. Also, the hole around the piercing can get infected. Allergy and infec ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Spector
40 years experience Orthodontics
Food allergies: Tingling and itchiness are symptoms that may be associated with allergies or nerve issues triggered by a particular stimulus. In this case, you may ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
See our doctor: For a thorough history, examination and workup.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
36 years experience Dentistry
Allergy: This may be a sensitivity to something you ate or drank. What did you eat recently? Try to avoid this in the future and see what happens. As for ... Read More
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Dr. Philip Miller
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Glossitis: an inflammation of the tongue common with vitamin deficiencies and/ or infection of the tongue. You should be examined and treated.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
47 years experience Dermatology
See oral surg: tongue ulcer lasting this long should be examined by either oral surg or dermatologist. At this pt, not really sure what it might be, but would be ev ... Read More

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