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Dr. Clarence Grim
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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Dr. Warren Strudwick
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Dr. Paul Grin
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Sore, swollen tongue only on back left side. can you think of any possible causes - did i bite my tongue? how long will it take to get better? are there treatment to help expedite this?

Dr. Paul Grin
Board Certified, Pain Management
31 years in practice
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Sore, swollen tongue only on back left side. can you think of any possible causes - did i bite my tongue? how long will it take to get better? are there treatment to help expedite this?

Quite common: The tongue biting during sleep has been reported as a common symptom in association with night bruxism. The custom night guard can be designed and fabricated by your dentist to prevent jaw closings during sleep, therefore preventing tongue injury. ...Read more

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Dr. Warren Strudwick
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Dr. Jake Richards
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7 years in practice
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Any treatment or anti biotic to take to cure my swollen tongue. I accidentally bit my tongue, now its difficult to swallow even my own saliva?

Dr. Jake Richards
Board Certified, Dentistry
7 years in practice
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Any treatment or anti biotic to take to cure my swollen tongue. I accidentally bit my tongue, now its difficult to swallow even my own saliva?

Not much: Inflammation from trauma (biting your tongue) will not go away with antibiotic. You need anti-inflammatory such as Ibuprofen (for discomfort as well) and ....Ice. The cold will decrease the swelling and pressure. It is a strong muscle with lots of blood flow so it shouldn't take long and it should start to go down. ...Read more

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Dr. Kyle Shank
Board Certified, Dentistry
8 years in practice
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Any treatment or anti biotic to take to cure my swollen tongue. I accidentally bit my tongue, now it's difficult to swallow even my own saliva?

Dr. Kyle Shank
Board Certified, Dentistry
8 years in practice
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Any treatment or anti biotic to take to cure my swollen tongue. I accidentally bit my tongue, now it's difficult to swallow even my own saliva?

Take it easy: Best thing i can tell you is to take it easy and see a dentist if you're concerned. Warm saltwater rinses and bring careful to avoid re-biting it typically do the trick. Antibiotics are seldom needed for things like this, but it could be possible. ...Read more

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Dr. Warren Strudwick
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Dr. Sal Aragona
Board Certified, Dentistry
36 years in practice
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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

Dr. Sal Aragona
Board Certified, Dentistry
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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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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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What is the best medical treatment for tongue chewing for a child?

Dr. Cornelia Franz
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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What is the best medical  treatment  for tongue  chewing  for a child?

See this website: http://www.tonguechewing.com/ chirodontics acumpuncture, still point technique, orofacial myofunctional therapies are all listed here. It is an informational site...Check it out. ...Read more

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Dr. Gary Sandler
Board Certified, Dentistry
49 years in practice
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Treatment for skin tags on the tongue?

Dr. Gary Sandler
Board Certified, Dentistry
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Treatment for skin tags on the tongue?

Let them be or: Have them surgically removed. This would need to be seen to give you more accurate guidance. It depends upon the size, location and whether or not its normal anatomy or some deviation or growth. ...Read more

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Dr. Theodore Ritota
Board Certified, Dentistry
4 years in practice
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What is the treatment for a burned tongue?

Dr. Theodore Ritota
Board Certified, Dentistry
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What is the treatment for a burned tongue?

Depends: On the severity of the burn. Basically some ice and time. Fortunately the tongue heals very quickly eventhough it will be unconfortable for a short time. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
32 years in practice
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These soars appeared on my tongue recently - very painful! What is the right treatment? Could this be stress induced?

Dr. Michael Finkelstein
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
32 years in practice
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These soars appeared on my tongue recently - very painful! What is the right treatment? Could this be stress induced?

Possibly: Apthous ulcers. Self limited .rinse with warm water limit spices or salt eat soft foods. Over the counter canker sore products might help ...Read more

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Dr. David Ziring
Board Certified, Pediatric Gastroenterology
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What causes geographic tongue and is there any treatment for it?

Dr. David Ziring
Board Certified, Pediatric Gastroenterology
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What causes geographic tongue and is there any treatment for it?

Normal variant: Geographic tongue is a normal variant of anatomy, and there is no treatment for it. ...Read more

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