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Can You Actually Bruise Your 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
Visit a dentist: Go to your Dentist or ortho dentist to get a consultation. You will benefit from getting your occlusal corrected. It is aligning your teeth and jaw to make sure that you don't over hit or over bite ...Read more
I have a bruised colored nodule on my tongue...Its been there for 6 months...Doesn't hurt. But won't go away?
What could it be if your tongue bruises or scrapes a little chunk quite frequently. This happens on the both sides of the tongue.
Macroglossia: Check your tongue, again, if there are indentations of teeth on sides, it is likely your tongue is more in volume than your mouth, ral hygiene, soft diet, may help, but, no definitive treatment, there other causes of macroglossia (large tongue)rare but if you are still concerned talk to yor doctor ...Read more
I have a bruise on the left side of my tongue I havnt biten it or hurt it in any way theirs no cut or spot nothing and it doesn't hurt at all?
Dental evaluation: Hard to say how this occurred. I suggest a dental evaluation. ...Read more
I've just had my tongue pierced last Thursday. On the third day, the tip of my tongue was and is still blue is this just bruising or something worse?
Last week I discovered what I thought was a bruise on my tongue, however on close examination this is a hard immobile pea size lump looks like a bruise?
I have black spots on my tongue that are not painful that I've just found.....But I also found 2 dark spots on my thighs that look like bruises?
See dentist or ent: Could very well be stained papilla, but if its actually bruising or discoloration of the tongue, it may be a early sign of some underlying systemic condition. Could be benign, but could also be serious. Conditions usually present themselves in the oral cavity early in the progression and can be treated accordingly. Would seek professional eval. ...Read more
Random bruises haven't bumped into anything painless ulcers under tongue that clear them come back could this be hiv possible exposure 2 years ago?
HIV concerns: Random bruising is generally NOT a sign of HIV. As far as the ulcers - likely aphthous ulcers - caused by a virus - but NOT HIV. Any ongoing risk factors for HIV?? - if your exposure was 2 years ago - I would expect other symptoms. Best suggestion - get an HIV test done - simple, relatively painless and will put your mind at ease. ...Read more
How to get rid of bumps in my vagina lips, they look like the bumps on your tongue. They keep itching and it hurts kind of like a bruise?
I had this mole like black spot on my tongue. After I gargled with salt water the black mole disappeared. Little bruise left. What is it? Bad?
I do not think so: Must be the food particle stuck on the back of your tongue. Monitor the bruise. Hope you do not bruise easily and frequently. ...Read more
I'm epileptic and have never had night seizures before. I've been waking up tired, bitten tongue, bruised head, leg over the bed. Should I be concerned?
Yes!: It certainly seems as if you are having seizures at night (though not 100% sure). Call your doc and get checked. Your medications may need to be adjusted. Stop any over the counter meds or supplements you may be taking that your doctor has not okayed. No alcohol or recreational drugs either! Call today. ...Read more
I was with an woman. We only kissed but during kissing she bite my lip and tongue. After I noticed a bruise in the place she bit me. Should I be worried to get HIV infection?
I wear a retainerThe roof of my mouth feels bruised & swollen. Feel a lump that moves with my tongue. There are small spaced red patches.?
I do feel a something bottom of throat from eating microwaved pizza and the sauce burned my tongue mouth and throat. Is is just bruised or damaged?
We'll get better: You probably did burn the area, and as any burn it takes time to hill. Wait few days and it should get better. ...Read more
My granddad has non hodgkins lymphoma and bruising on tongue and lip, also coughing up chunks of blood in plegm, are there all related?
It is possible: He needs to be seen by a physician quickly to know why he is having these symptoms. This could be very dangerous (low blood and platelet counts, etc.). ...Read more
Wisdom teeth extraction a week ago. Feeling is back. My tongue did get bruised but now there's a big lump and also stings badly when using toothpaste?
Bruised: Everything should continue to heal in time. Avoid spicy, acidic foods and in this case toothpaste (if necessary) until your tongue feels better. If need be, have your dentist take a look at the extraction sites and the tongue if not completely healed soon. ...Read more
What's the best way to tell a doc I've had symptoms of Lyme, hernia, Celiac, heart, tongue, ear, neck, finger, fog, torso, tick bumps/bruising, problems?
Write it down: You can prepare for a visit by writing down any symptom or set of symptoms/findings in an organized way. Include when they started, any things that you think alter the intensity, anything you have done that helped. Make up a comprehensive list, review it to make sure you have it all. Have a trusted friend readmit to see if it is clear and concise. Hand it to the nurse or tech before the visit. ...Read more
Bruises in my arms and legs. Tongue has ulcers that don't cure. Pain in joints, fingers and feet. Immflamation pelvic area, legs C3 11.69 C4 normal.
Arthritis, bruising: I Recommanded an evaluation by a Theumatologist for evaluation and treatment. Further testing may be needed. Take care. ...Read more
Tongue Pain: Greetings. It's hard to determine exactly what is causing your tongue pain but I can help with what promotes proper health. Water. Drink enough. A guide is to take your weight in pounds, divide by 2. This number is the fluid ounces you should drink per day. The edges of your tongue sounds like the lines of dental occlusion. Check with your dentist. ...Read more
Rigid and tender:
I am not sure of the answer but I am sure you need to see an Ear, Nose, and Throat specialist as soon as you can.
All should go well! ...Read more
Enlarged taste buds: Though most sore tongues are nothing to worry about, they are usually cause by some type of irritation. You should consult a doctor if you have a lump or sore on your tongue that doesn't go away within a week or two. ...Read more
Round lump in tongue, quite tender to touch. Noticed about 3 weeks ago, Was niggling me then touched & it is not going away?
See a dentist: Round tender lump is not normal, see a dentist and request a biopsy. ...Read more
I was stung on the tongue 8 days ago and I have a big bump where it was and it is a little tender?
At the base of my tongue on the very right side there is a cluster of slightly tender bumps. They're not small and the color of the rest of my tongue.
Papillae: Or taste buds- usually nornal anatomy; however, can vary from person to person unless painful or inflamed. ...Read more
I have noticed my tongue has become swollen over the past 3 days and it is quite painful. There is a large, hard lump inside my tongue which is tender?
Please see a doctor: Swollen tongue could be serious, please go and see a doctor asap. ...Read more
Bruise Or Contusion (Definition)
Bruises, or ecchymoses, are discolorations and tenderness of the skin or mucous membranes due to the leakage of blood from an injured blood vessel into the surrounding tissues. A serious disease called pupura presents as a cluster of small bruises called petachia. Petachia often appears as many tiny red dots clustered together, and could indicate a problem. ...Read more
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