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Is there a cure for white tongue ?

Is there a cure for white tongue ?

Brush your tongue: It is common for the tongue to have a white coating. This is food and bacterial debris that can be cleaned with a tongue screr or brush. This debris can cause bad breath. There are other causes of a white coating also. This can be thrush, infection , allergies, if you are have sensitivity, pain or burning it is a good idea to, have this checked by a dentist. ...Read more

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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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What is cure for hand foot mouth disease?

What is cure for hand foot mouth disease?

Time: Time. It is a viral infection that normally lasts 7-10 days . It does not respond to antibiotics and runs it's cousre. The main complication that may be concering is dehydration because of poor fluid intake 2ndry to the mouth ulcers. Only relif of symptoms thru tylenol, (acetaminophen) gargles etc is helpful. ...Read more

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Novacaine left mouth numb for over 30 hours. What to do?

Novacaine left mouth numb for over 30 hours. What to do?

See below: If the numbness has not improved go and see your dentist. Sometimes the local anesthetic can last longer than expected, either by patient variability, or location of the medication. ...Read more

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Causes for tip of tongue to be numb?

Causes for tip of tongue to be numb?

numbness: A long standing numbness anywhere in the mouth if its long standing is not a good sign. Do not wait see an oral surgeon for evaluation asap. It could be a serious sign of something wrong. ...Read more

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My tongue and lips feel numb after using magic mouthwash?

My tongue and lips feel numb after using magic mouthwash?

They're supposed to: Magic mouthwash often contains Lidocaine which is a local anesthetic or numbing agent. It also contains dyphenhydramine which can cause numbing. Magic mouthwash is supposed to make your mouth feel numb to lessen the pain of the oral lesion or sore in your mouth. ...Read more

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What causes a coated tongue? I can't get rid of it. I have tried a tongue scraper, brushing my tongue, mouth wash, gargling with salt water. No luck.

What causes a coated tongue? I can't get rid of it. I have tried a tongue scraper, brushing my tongue, mouth wash, gargling with salt water. No luck.

See DDS: What are your personal habits? Do you smoke, drink coffee all day long? A tongue scraper should be an adjunct in addition to brushing and flossing on a regular basis. Speak to your dentist if this is still problematic. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for orange tongue?

Is there a cure for orange tongue?

Not sure: "orange tongue" is not a medical diagnosis per se. Assuming you haven' t been eating lots of orange popsicles, it could be overgrowith of a yeast or bacteria, especially if associated with bad breath or burning sensation. Try some live culture yogurt daily for a week or so. If it persists or if it is associated with severe symptoms, have it checked out. ...Read more

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Is geographic tongue permanent persisting for life?

Is geographic tongue permanent persisting for life?

Geographic tongue: A benign persistent or recurrent condition. Nothing to be concerned about. Ask your Dentist to evaluate at your next 6 month check-up. ...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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Sulfa drug for bladder infection.then oral thrush with nystatin. White patches gone but mouth /tongue still burning feeling.how long until better?

Sulfa drug for bladder infection.then oral thrush with nystatin. White patches gone but mouth /tongue still burning feeling.how long until better?

7-10 days?: It depends on several factors. Are you still using the nystatin? Are you using a steroid inhaler? Are you done with the antibiotic? If you are not using a steroid and you are done with the antibiotic then you should get better quicker. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for scalloped tongue with sore throat and bad smell?

What is the treatment for scalloped tongue with sore throat and bad smell?

See a doctor: This can represent dental abnormalities, sinus infection, mixed bacterial infections of the tonsils or related areas. You need to be examined, diagnosed and treated by a competent professional. Hope you are better soon. ...Read more

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Are there any medications or treatment for lingual nerve damage from wisdom tooth extraction? I've got burning sensation and pain in my tongue and gum

Are there any medications or treatment for lingual nerve damage from wisdom tooth extraction? I've got burning sensation and pain in my tongue and gum

Time and: Hopefully, this will resolve over time. There is considerable swelling and local trauma to your jaw at present. Have you tried ibuprofen or the other anti-inflammatory meds ? Also consider discussing gabapentin with your doctor. This may calm the nerves at bit.. ...Read more

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What are some good sore throat cure for severe pain?

What are some  good sore throat cure for severe pain?

Sore throat: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. ...Read more

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What's recommended as a cure for swollen gums?

What's recommended as a cure for swollen gums?

See your dentist: What is the cause? Medications? Abcesses? Dirt trauma? You need some periodontal treatment. ...Read more

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