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Acid Reflux Mouth Sores
For the last couple of days I've woken up with a burning sensation in tongue and two small mouth sores. What can it be? Acid reflux?
A canker sore is a painful, open sore in the mouth. Canker sores are white or yellow and surrounded by a bright red area. They are benign (not cancer). Canker sores can run in families. They may also be linked to problems with the body's immune (defense) system. The sores may occur after a mouth injury due to dental work, aggressive tooth cleaning, or biting the tongue or cheek. Canker sores can be triggered by emotional stress, dietary deficiencies (especially iron, folic acid, or vitamin B-12), menstrual periods, hormonal changes, food allergies, and similar situations. They occur most commonly with viral infections. In some cases, the cause can not be identified. Treatment is usually not necessary. In most cases, the canker sores ...Read more
Yes but we need data: We will need more data because dryness can occur for other reasons. Since you have an autoimmune disease Hashimotos, there are other autoimmune diseases that can be present with Hashimotos and cause dryness like Sjogren's syndrome. You need to discuss this with your physician. ...Read more
I have randomly been having blood appear in my mouth not a lot but enough...I also have acid reflux but didn't feel anything.can acid reflux be silent?
Blood: Most common cause of blood in the mouth is periodontal disease, but there are many other causes. Acid reflux can be irritating, but it can also be quite dangerous. Suggest seeing your Dentist, referral to a Periodontist may be in order. Suggest seeing your Physician, referral to a Gastroenterologist may be in order. The bleeding is telling you not to put this off. ...Read more
I m 21 I have been experiencing acid reflux and pain in left side of abdomen for past 10 days, whatever i eat comes out through mouth in small amounts?
Esophagus: It sounds like your esophagus is very irritated.See your doctor. ...Read more
Help i keep burping and air is releasing through my mouth making a little puff sound. Does this sound like acid reflux?
Get checked out!: You are assuming you have reflux. Our brain can't tell the difference in painful signals from heart, esophagus, stomach, duodenum, liver, pancreas, bile ducts of liver, or gallbladder. So your belching could be reflux, ulcer, gastritis, gallstones, slow stomach emptying. A good dr will ask questions like what brings it on, makes it worse/better, how long it lasts, associated problems. See dr! ...Read more
Can acid reflux cause dry mouth? Not a mouth breather, and use a humidified cpap, with chin strap. Im not taking any new meds.
CPAP: CPAP machine frequently cause dry mouths. Talk with your CPAP vendor about this and they may be able to find a different mask for you. Acid reflusx is common in sleep apnea patients. Talk toyour doctor about the best teatment for this. Weight loss will help both your acid reflux and your sleep apnea. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
Technically called GERD, acid reflux is the presence of acidic stomach contents in the esophagus. The acid irritates the esophagus causing heartburn symptoms. The regurgitation or reflux can vary greatly as can the symptoms. Blocking stomach acid with medications can alleviate the burning but medication cannot stop the reflux. Complicated GERD requires surgical treatment ...Read more
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