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Biting Of Tongue
I've had RLS for awhile. For the last 2 or 3 months I've been biting my tongue so hard the pain wakes me. Related or indicative of something else?
Many reasons: Have your dentist look at your bite. Did you have some new crowns/fillings done, new denture or a set of teeth, do you have an enlarged tongue? An enlarged tongue could be due some diseases like amyloidosis or sleep apnea. Is there a lesion or mass in the tongue. Sometimes a mouth splint can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been biting my tongue in the center/middle when i eat. It will bleed for hours off and on but eventually heals. Should i be concerned?
Tongue biting: I would have this area checked out. Oral cancer can cause swelling enough to bite and be reinjured and bleed. Could be related to a change in your dental work or dry mouth causing it to stick to teeth more and be pulled onto the chewing surfaces. Best to have it checked out by a dentist or oral surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've had a spot on the edge of tongue that has twitched when I extend it for two months. This happened after biting my tongue, what's going on?
Check with dentist: Tongue, cheek biting indicates problems of occlusion, the way teeth fit together during function such as eating and swallowing. It is the swallowing where teeth of opposing arch occluded against each other and where tongue and cheek biting may occur. Treatment included occlusal adjustment (selective grinding) and/or biteguard (in extreme case). ...Read more
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