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Is it possible to get a cherry angioma under tongue?have little red dot and worried again cause online Chinese medicine says it means high estrogen

Is it possible to get a cherry angioma under tongue?have little red dot and worried again cause online Chinese medicine says it means high estrogen

Have it checked: Everything is possible. Have it checked as it might be squamous cell carcinoma or some other cancer especially if you are over 40 and smoked or drank alcohol for many years ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

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


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Please tell me if there are any medicines that can cause a black tongue?

Please tell me if there are any medicines that can cause a black tongue?

Black tongue: anything containing bismuth, pepto-bismal for example. Also seen in chronic mouth breathers ...Read more

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Help please! what drug use leads to a white layer coating on your tongue?

Help please! what drug use leads to a white layer coating on your tongue?

Antibiotics: I am sure there are others but the most common is antibiotics. Broad spectrum antibiotics kill all bacteria--good and bad. This allows other micro organisms to thrive, most often fungi. This is the cause of yeast infections or thrush which leaves a white film in your mouth and other personal areas. ...Read more

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Is there an OTC medicine for thrush on tongue?

Is there an OTC medicine for thrush on tongue?

Thrush=Candida: Candida oral fungi normally in low numbers, but can overgrow forming white patches. Associated with antibiotics that kill the good bacteria, stress or immune suppression from various diseases & medications. Eating yogurt with live cultures or rinsing & swallowing pro-biotic mixtures with lacto-bacillus can restore a normal balance. Vaginal antifungals have been used: rx meds work best; see your dr. ...Read more

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Is medication only way to rid of hairy tongue? Is there a way to rid of hairy tongue naturally? Do i need to take medicine to rid of it? .

Is medication only way to rid of hairy tongue? Is there a way to rid of hairy tongue naturally? Do i need to take medicine to rid of it?

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Tongue scraper: It may require nothing more than the use of a tongue scraper once or twice a day. Start with that and if not gone, see your dentist for other suggestions and possible treatment. ...Read more

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My tongue is bisected and my teeths are broken due to falling from stares .... For cure that I use medicine which name was canaloge cream for my tongue relief.... Which affected my tongue ?

My tongue is bisected and my teeths are broken due to falling from stares .... For cure that I use medicine which name was canaloge  cream for my tongue relief.... Which affected my tongue ?

See a dentist: In trauma cases, one thing to be concerned about is tooth fragments impaled in the tissue (lip, cheek, tongue, etc) if there are tooth fragments caught in the soft tissue, that can lead to infection or other reactions if not treated properly. See a dentist immediately. ...Read more

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Dr, I have a black furry tongue, is it transferable to my girlfriend. I have good oral hygiene, don't smoke, don't use any un prescribed drugs?

Dr, I have a black furry tongue, is it transferable to my girlfriend. I have good oral hygiene, don't smoke, don't use any un prescribed drugs?

Not transferable: This is not transferable to your girlfriend. Here is a site where you can learn more about black hairy tongue, causes and treatments. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/black-hairy-tongue/basics/definition/con-20034518 ...Read more

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My tongue is disgusting and bad smell it has inflammation and white patches why when I use medicine klacid my tongue will be normally 90% and no smell?

My tongue is disgusting and bad smell it has inflammation and white patches why when I use medicine klacid my tongue will be normally 90% and no smell?

Infection: Klacid is an antibiotic so it's use may well be affecting bacteria in your mouth that could be causing an infection. In addition, it has as a side effect nausea and stomach issues so it could be contributing to gastric reflux that could add to your issues. See your doctor and get evaluated for proper dosage and alternative medication possibilities. If your underlying infection is oral, dentist. ...Read more

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Dds said I had thrush, to just brush tongue. Do I need medicine too?

Dds said I had thrush, to just brush tongue. Do I need medicine too?

Thrush=Candida: Candida fungi are normally in low numbers in the mouth, but can overgrow forming white, cheesy patches that may bleed. It is associated with taking antibiotics that kill the good bacteria, stress or immune suppression from various diseases & medications such as steroids. Eating yogurt with live cultures or rinsing and swallowing pro-biotic mixtures with lacto-bacillus can restore a normal balance. ...Read more

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After a while of taking my gonorrhoea drugs i began feeling this burning sensation on my tongue and its white.

After a while of taking my gonorrhoea drugs i began  feeling this burning sensation on my tongue and its white.

Yeast infection: Yeast infection / overgrowth can occur, when one is on long term antibiotics and the "good" bacteria are destroyed along with the bad bacteria. See the doctor who prescribed your medication to determine if a change in drugs needs to be made and to treat your tongue infection. It is often beneficial to take probiotics or eat yogurt w/ active cultures about 2 hours after each antibiotic dose. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of a yellow tongue that i took 3 different kinds of medicine for and had for months i always?

What can I do to get rid of a yellow tongue that i took 3 different kinds of medicine for and had for months i always?

Try this: I'd try to alkalize your mouth and recolonize it with healthier critters. Use a tongue scraper, brush teeth, gums, and tongue. Use baking soda scrub on teeth gums, tongue, oral probiotics, 5-8 grams of xylitol spread throughout day. That will make sure you dont have mold taking over. ...Read more

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I also had a small black dot on my tongue. It was the size of a pin head. It's gone today. I don't smoke, drink, use drugs nor have i been ill.?

I also had a small black dot on my tongue.  It was the size of a pin head.  It's gone today.  I don't smoke, drink, use drugs nor have i been ill.?

Hard to say: If you're not having any symptoms now, it's hard to say what may have caused your symptom. It could have been some trauma or something you ate/drank, or something that came into contact with your tongue. ...Read more

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If I am allergic to Compazine (prochlorperazine) (tongue swelled up 26 years ago!), is it safe to take Hydroxyzine? Always told to be aware of "zine" drugs.

If I am allergic to Compazine (prochlorperazine) (tongue swelled up 26 years ago!), is it safe to take Hydroxyzine?  Always told to be aware of "zine" drugs.

They are not close: in this case, the name does NOT tell you much about the chemical structure of the drug and these two are not very similar and do NOT generally cross react at all. Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health, and you could have reactions to more than one drug regardless of which two drugs we choose, but these two drugs aren't closely related. ...Read more

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Assuming no STDs, can a fixed drug eruption be transmitted through oral sex? specifically to the tongue

Assuming no STDs, can a fixed drug eruption be transmitted through oral sex? specifically to the tongue

Not contagious: A fixed drug eruption is a peculiar individual reaction to a drug.It can be located in many places but somewhere on the observable skin surface is most common.It is thought to be influenced/triggered by your own immune system and is not contagious. ...Read more

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I put a florinef (fludrocortisone) tablet on my tongue it melted then i spat it out. Will anyone of been absorbed? So terrified of anaphylaxis to new drugs.

I put a florinef (fludrocortisone) tablet on my tongue it melted then i spat it out. Will anyone of been absorbed? So terrified of anaphylaxis to new drugs.

The amount: Absorbed depends on the amount dissolved. But i wouldn't worry too much. Is there a reason you worry about anaphylaxis? Have you ever experienced? If you have then to what? Do you carry an epipen (epinephrine)? ...Read more