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Can ranitidine cause a sore tongue dry mouth an tongue to swell?

Can ranitidine cause a sore tongue dry mouth an tongue to swell?

Somewhat: Dry mouth yes. Swelling no. If your lips swell or anything else starts swelling noticeably such as your lips you might have an allergic reaction see a physician right away. Do you take any other medications? This might be an interaction. List the medications you take in your post. ...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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Does a dry mouth cause your tongue to feel tired when chewing and sore. I haven't ate a much, and it takes me longer to eat because it feels tired. ?

Does a dry mouth cause your tongue to feel tired when chewing and sore. I haven't ate a much, and it takes me longer to eat because it feels tired. ?

Saliva: It can. Saliva helps break down carbohydrate in food. If you are lacking saliva, it is like chewing a hand full of saltine crackers all at once. You can't break down the food very easily and instead of the chemicals (salivary enzymes) helping break down the food, you rely more on your tongue and teeth, which means more chewing and sore/tired muscles. At your age, go see a dentist for the cause. ...Read more

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Help! what can cause dry mouth and tongue feeling raw and dry? Also roof of mouth is sore?

Help! what can cause dry mouth and tongue feeling raw and dry? Also roof of mouth is sore?

Side effects: Could be a side effects from certain meds. Like antibiotics, are you on any meds.? Also severe stress causes similar symptoms ...Read more

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My tongue is sore on both sides and no matter how much water i drink i remain with dry mouth feeling. Both sides of my tongue look like fish gills,

My tongue is sore on both sides and no matter how much water i drink  i remain with dry mouth feeling. Both sides of my tongue look like fish gills,

Xerostomia may be: See your dentist for evaluation. Try otc gums, candies etc with xylitol as an active ingredient. Do not use mouthrinses that contain alcohol and dont forget to brush your tongue. ...Read more

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I have dry eyes mouth nose, sore under tongue up in my nose, my tongue constantly hurts and burns. My glands on my right side of neck are swollen?

I have dry eyes mouth nose,  sore under tongue up in my nose,  my tongue constantly hurts and burns.  My glands on my right side of neck are swollen?

Schjogran syndrome: You seem to have schjogram syndrome it needs to be investigated rheumatologist and ophthalmologist and have appropiate treatment started. ...Read more

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Last night VERY dry mouth, foamy saliva, sore throat, tingly tongue. Every time I was about to fall asleep I felt like I was gonna puke. What is it?!

Last night VERY dry mouth, foamy saliva, sore throat, tingly tongue. Every time I was about to fall asleep I felt like I was gonna puke. What is it?!

Influenza: The common symptoms include dry mouth, nausea, sore throat and a runny or stuffy nose. Get good rest and plenty of fluids to treat the flu. Influenza is viral infection and resolves on its own in 10-14 days. ...Read more

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Could allergies be causing a metallic taste in my mouth and a sore tongue?

Could allergies be causing a metallic taste in my mouth and a sore tongue?

Metal taste: Allergies can cause a post nasal drip that can result in a funny taste in your mouth but the metal taste and sore tongue sounds like a possible side effect to a medication. Have your doctor review any meds you are taking for a possible side effect. ...Read more

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I suffer from mouth ulcers and a sore tongue r both are self - limiting GP has done a tests includin FBC LFTs Ferritin vit B12 repeating last2 why?

I suffer from mouth ulcers and a sore tongue r both are self - limiting GP has done a tests includin FBC LFTs  Ferritin vit B12  repeating last2 why?

?HSV1: You may have an over abundance of HSV1 which is common for causing the basic cold sore, as well as Apthous ulcers. There are anti-virals which can help shorten the duration of your condition. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
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Dry Mouth Syndrome (Xerostomia) (Definition)

A dry mouth can be caused by loss of fluids from diarrhea or vomiting that leads to dehydration, or occasionally as a side effect of a medication. ...Read more


Sore Tongue (Definition)

A sore tongue would have some pain, tingeling ...Read more