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Bite My Tongue
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
Bite adjustments: Sometimes biting of the tongue is related to an incorrect interaction between the top and bottom teeth. When this relationship is incorrect without proper overlapping, our tongue can get pinched. Without intervention from your dentist, you will likely continue to bite yourself. See your dentist for evaluation and necessary bite adjustments and corrections. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not uncommon: Sometimes biting of the tongue is related to an incorrect interaction between the top and bottom teeth. When this relationship is incorrect without proper overlapping, our tongue can get pinched. Without intervention from your dentist, you will likely continue to bite yourself. See your dentist for evaluation and necessary bite adjustments and corrections. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Be careful: Biting the soft tissues inside of your mouth is most likely not related to your teeth. Take smaller bites of food, and chew more slowly. Once you bite an area it becomes slightly swollen and you tend to bite it again- unfortunately. ...Read more
When i bite my tongue, it is less painfull with the mouthguard in. How do I stop this habit comepletely?
Just stop: Dentists can fix problems below the nose. Your problem is above the nose. See a psychologist. ...Read more
Tongue too large: Your tongue could be a bit too large for your mouth or your lower jaw might be small. Perhaps you grind your teeth in sleep (bruxism). Do you snore? If your tongue is too large for your mouth, that increases the chances that you snore and even have sleep apnea (stopping breathing in sleep), which can be a dangerous condition and requires treatment by a sleep medicine specialist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I bite my tongue during sleep it is so painful I can't even let go,it takes about 30min to ease off the grip,pain never wakes me though. Phycological?
It's hard to blame: a psychological problem during sleep unless you are very tense & anxious most of the time. You should see a dental or ENT professional. Tooth grinding, spasm of the tempo-mandibular joint muscles or other disorders may be causing this. The treatment may be out there & I encourage you to seek it. Dr. Anne ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I bite my tongue while wrestling the cut is pretty deep and about less then a inch in a curved shape. So, yesterday i had a wrestling match. My opponent slammed me and i bite my tongue very hard it started bleeding. After the match i put some ice on it to
If : If the wound is deep, it is most likely too late to suture it. However, from what I am visualizing from your description, I do recommend that you get evaluated. I don't know how much swelling you have. You may need to get seen at the emergency room depending on the severity of the injury. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See sleep specialist: You are biting your tongue while sleeping because you might be having sleep disorders. You might also be experiencing nocturnal seizures, rhythmic movement disorder of sleep and bruxism (clenching). Rec.: seek medical attention with orofacial pain or sleep specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You Said It Yourself: You said it yourself...."accidentally." who knows why any accident occurs. However, if your tongue biting is a regular occurrence (not accidental, but habitual), then you should see your dentist. This is an indication of a night-time habit which dentists call "parafunction." you can usually get help for this kind of situation quite easily. So, pay attention, and see if it happens again. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tongue: Many possibilities. Your jaw joints may not be in the right place (dislocated), or your body is trying to get more airway space during sleep, or you may have some psychological issues leading to a certain habit, or neurological disorder--purely from medical issues or drug use--legal or not. I would see a dentist/surgeon who is trained to run a diagnostic work-up, ; see an md to get referrals. ...Read more
I bite my tongue when I fall asleep sitting up, but not when I lay down. It doesn't really hurt, is it bad that this happens?
Of course; as stated: Tongue biting, especially repetitive, is clear pain-inducing, body-destructive, self attack. Two issues: (a) What is happening in your mind to drive this behavior while asleep in sitting position & (b) what & how much damage occurs each time along with how well (or not) the results of healing (never fully duplicating original anatomic structure/function before injury). ...Read more
Why does my tongue keep pushing against my tooth, andhow can I stop it? I used to bite my tongue, but now my tongue pushes up against my molar, hurts.
Check it out: I would get with a dentistGet a more detailed answer ›
What is teatment for jerk? I shake my head when ever i was in tensed sometimes i bite my tongue...Im feeling afraid about this.Is this serious disease
Maybe: Sudden jerking and biting of the tongue can be from an underlying or untreated seizure condition. I urge you to seek help from a neurologist who can determine what condition is creating these symptoms. Don't be afraid, take courage to find out what it is and how it could be helped. Best regards! ...Read more
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