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Dr. Richard Levin
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Aches (Definition)

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What causes a sore tongue?

What causes a sore tongue?

Variety of Causes: The majority of tongue problems are not serious and most can be resolved on it's own. However, if you have a sore on your tongue that doesn't go away within two weeks, you should consult a doctor or dentist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Why is my tongue yellow and sore? What causes this?

Why is my tongue yellow and sore? What causes this?

Enlarged papillae?: Usually yellow tongue is caused by enlarged tiny projections on the surface of your tongue which are inhabited by bacteria which produce yellow pigments. It is a harmless condition. If however the whites of your eyes are yellow as well you may have jaundice and should see your physician as soon as you are able. If you are unsure, it is always better to have a clinical examination. ...Read more

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What can cause a sore tongue, mostly when I lay down?

What can cause a sore tongue, mostly when I lay down?

Stress or Anxiety: Problems with the tongue can result from infections, tumors, chronic disease (GERD) and stress also can cause this along with anxiety. See your GP for evaluation. ...Read more

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What could cause sore polyp-like things on your tongue?

Hard to say: This is something that needs to be seen to be able to tell you what is going on. See a dentist or an oral surgeon for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What are some causes of sore tongue with white patches?

What are some causes of sore tongue with white patches?

White: Anything white, on tissue that should be pink, should be investigated. Could be thrush, lichen planus, candida, albicans, bacterial infection, herpes, leukoplakia, cancer, traumatic ulceration, or many other things. See dentist for differential diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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The sides of my tongue out are alway sore. What are the causes and how to treat it.

The sides of my tongue out are alway sore. What are the causes and how to treat it.

See your dentist: many times a rough filling broken tooth or sharp edge on your tooth will irritate your tongue. Have your dentist look for the cause ...Read more

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What cause your tip of your tongue sore with white bumps around the tip of your tongue?

What cause your tip of your tongue sore with white bumps around the tip of your tongue?

Thrush: this is likely an infection by yeast called thrush. We can't diagnose it with out seeing it. You need to see your physician to be evaluated and treated. ...Read more

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What would cause side of tongue to be sore and have white spots?

Hard to Say: Do you have a habit of biting your tongue? Did you traumatize that side of your tongue recently? How long has this been going on? It can be trauma, oral cancer, auto-immune disease (ie. Erosive lichen planus), etc... See your dentist soon for an evaluation. ...Read more

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My tongue frenulum is red and sore, what are some possible causes?

My tongue frenulum is red and sore, what are some possible causes?

Anatomy?: Sometimes the frenum is just a little too short. The fix for this is a very minor surgical procedure. Sometimes a habit, smoking, diet, etc can cause this. Have a dentist look at it to determine what should be done. ...Read more

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