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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Itchy Painful Tongue Muscles

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Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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Can muscle relaxers cause redness and itchiness? Could I be allergic to them?

Can muscle relaxers cause redness and itchiness? Could I be allergic to them?

Drug rash: Almost any medication can cause a rash and some muscle relaxers have an increased incidence of causing rashes. The rash will take about 10 days to appear with the initial exposure but can appear immediately after subsequent exposures. Also, after 1 year of constant use without a problem, it is very rare to develop a rash. ...Read more

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Hello, several times a day the middle of my tongue gets itchy. Not painful, just annoying. I brush my tongue gently with the back of toothbrush. Thx!

Hello, several times a day the middle of my tongue gets itchy. Not painful, just annoying. I brush my tongue gently with the back of toothbrush. Thx!

Itchy Tongue: Unfortunately we can't diagnose these types of situations over the internet without a medical history and a one on one clinical examination. Two things that come to mind are a mild allergic or irritation from something you eat, drink or place in your mouth, or... a fungal infection. There are lots of other possible causes. See a local dentist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of sore and itchy upper back muscles ?

What could be the cause of sore and itchy upper back muscles ?

Need more info: Itchy can be from a rash, not drinking enough fluid, allergic reaction to something you are wearing, or just normal. Diet can also influence...Junk food processed foods, sodas, etc can create inflammatory conditions n the body. Sore can be from working out, using muscles in new ways.... If none of that fits and you are just sore then see your doc for more evaluation. ...Read more

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For 6 yrs now, I been experiencing itchy, painful, irritated and tingling red spots with white coating on my tongue. It appears for many weeks on different areas of my tongue then clears up & returns?

For 6 yrs now, I been experiencing itchy, painful, irritated and tingling red spots with white coating on my tongue. It appears for many weeks on different areas of my tongue then clears up & returns?

Glossitis: Such inflammation of the tongue could be due to allergies and/or intolerances to foods, toothpaste, or autoimmune disorder,vitamin deficiencies. Chronic cases of uncertain cause may be referred to the oral pathology department at a local dental school. In the meantime washes of the tongue with maalox or glyoxide drops are soothing and oral based cortisone type cream like kenalog (triamcinolone) orabase May help. ...Read more

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I have 3 red bumps on back of tongue and white ulcers at the tip and sides started 1 weeks ago itchy and painful when eating/smoking. What isit? Cure?

I have 3 red bumps on back of tongue and white ulcers at the tip and sides started 1 weeks ago itchy and painful when eating/smoking. What isit? Cure?

Apthous ulcers: Or stomatitis, which are essentially "cold sores" in your oral cavity/tongue, causing ulcerations and inflammation. They can be painful or when smoke aggravates them. Often caused by the herpes simplex 1 virus. Very common in many people. Some antivirals can help, but they will often go away in time. Some anesthetic medications can also provide relief from the pain. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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What will cause a higher body temp and a really itchy vagina? I did have black hairy tongue, could that cause an infection in my vagina?

What will cause a higher body temp and a really itchy vagina? I did have black hairy tongue, could that cause an infection in my vagina?

Black hairy tongue: A black hairy tongue is a harmless condition thought to be caused by a buildup of bacteria. The discoloration can be caused by poor oral hygiene, smoking, coffee and tea, dry mouth, and diseases that disrupt the normal bacteria in the mouth. It has no relation to vaginal infections. ...Read more

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I have had a rash on various body parts for the last four days that presents as red, itchy welts that then turn hot and cause muscle pain. Any ideas?

I have had a rash on various body parts for the last four days that presents as red, itchy welts that then turn hot and cause muscle pain. Any ideas?

Could be drug allerg: Drug allergies are a common cause of an itching rash. If you are taking any new medicines lately added, stop it for a couple of days. In the meantime, you can use Benadryl (diphenhydramine) once or twice a day...It might help reduce the allergy. But it can also make you sleepy, so take it at night and see if it helps. ...Read more

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Chest tightness and itchiness especially when sitting or laying down had EKG and stress test 2 months ago was ok , what can cause this GERD , muscles ?

Chest tightness and itchiness especially when sitting or laying down had EKG and stress test 2 months ago was ok , what can cause this GERD , muscles ?

Chest tight, itchy: Sound like an allergic type reaction. Did you mention the itchiness along with the chest pain. Could you be allergenic to whatever you are sitting/lying down on? Recent cleaning of chairs, bed? New cleaning products? ...Read more

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