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Dry Mouth Under Tongue
Not likely: Dry mouth will cause redness in the oral mucosa due to the dry mucosal surface rubbing during speech or mouth movement. Dry mouth also causes glossy look on the gum due to inflammation. Dry mouth causes bad breath due to reduction of saliva quantity and quality, thus causing increase in pathological bacteria and incidences of caries. Secondary to these causes, abscess may be formed and drained. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Could be related: Regardless this requires a review of your medical and dental history as well as a one on one clinical exam. See your dentist for that. The internet is great for gathering basic general information but can't replace the doctor\patient relationship visit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dry Mouth: Can also cause the symptoms mentioned. Use non alcoholic mouth rinse and drink non sugary fluids to moisten the throat and mouth. Observe though if the tightness of the throat is due to constriction. It can be an allergic reaction to something taken or inhaled. Call your doctor. If you cannot breathe and started wheezing, it is an emergency situation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Palate soreness spreading to tongue, gums also strange taste in mouth. White rings on tongue. Pimples and blood blisters inside both cheeks?
Soreness: It appears that you may be developing a viral illness of the mouth. ...Read more
Sores on back tongue, throat area, and under tongue. Only sores under tongue tingle sometimes. Back of tongue slightly patchy white. ?
Possibly viral: Many types of throat infections can have sores in the mouth/tongue. Viral illnesses may be the most common. strep certainly can causes sores in the throat but patients with that infection are usually more ill with high fevers. Another possibility would by a yeast (thrush) infection which would be treated differently then other infections. Throat culture may be indicated. Seek a medical provider ...Read more
Oral Symptoms!!: Good day; Require more information before offering possible diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I am experiencing bad breath, bad taste in mouth, white patches inside mouth, canker sores, receding gums and rash with red bumps around mouth.
Sore throat, swollen glands, swollen roof of mouth and under tongue and sores on tongue. What could it be?
Perhaps: Strep throat, mononucleosis, or other viruses. For significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test & culture. Antibiotics are imperative for Strep Throat. Try saltwater gargles. Mix tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w Aloe Vera juice a couple of times per day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Moist inside cheeks, under tongue but top of tongue is constantly very dry (food sticks to it). Chewing xylitol gum doesn't help. Not Sjogrens. Cause?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
An outbreak. : Sounds like you have an outbreak of cold sores. They do come in numbers sometimes and the best thing do is go to your dentist or md and get a script for acyclovir. If you are prone to these outbreaks or even singular sores..Then have some of that drug on hand at all times. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Side effects: Common side effect for many medications or your getting exposure to some chemical. ...Read more
My entire mouth is pale yellow, my tongue is yellow striped. Tiny canker sores are forming on tongue sides + elongated red bumps forming under tongue?
Needs to be seen: You will have to see a local dentist, primary care physician or ENT specialist. We cannot diagnose or treat patients over the internet. A medical and dental history along with a personal clinical exam is required. ...Read more
Many causes: If the dryness is new, it may be dehydration, a medication side effect, or part of an infection. If it lasts longer, work-up would consider the above options as well as others, such as a possible auto-immune or thyroid issue, or other problems. If it persists, see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Definitely yes: White tongue can occur when there is a buildup or coating of bacteria and debris on the surface of the tongue due to dehydration, diabetes, dry mouth, medication side effect and mouth breathing. Find the underlying cause and try to eliminate it. If needed see your PCP for check up. ...Read more
Noticed a tiny cluster of tiny black/browwnish dots on the right near the tip of Mt tongue. I have dry mouth now and when they first appeared for. ?
Black dots: We need more information and a visual examination to make a diagnosis. See your dentist for a thorough exam and medical/dental history. ...Read more
Mouth rinses: Mouth rinses can help, but check if any of medications are responsible and if there is an underlying process. ...Read more
Xerostomia or: Dry mouth and red tongue can be a sign of an underlying medical condition (e.g. Vitamin deficiency). Because most tongue problems are benign and treatable, the prognosis is generally very good. Depending on the cause of your symptoms, your health care provider can recommend appropriate treatment. Rec.: see your dentist or physician to find out why your mouth is dry. ...Read more
Sometimes wake up at night with avery dry mouth and cannot move my tongue until I drink something?
Mouth breather?: I would suspect you sleep with your mouth open. when we sleep we all produce less saliva but mouth breathing "drys out" the mouth more. If you snore, I suspect you may have sleep apnea and you are breathing with mouth open to try to keep your airway open (natural). If you are chronically fatigued I would see your doctor and ask about getting a sleep study. you could feel much better ...Read more
I have had excessive dry mouth and white patches on the side of my tongue for almost a week now. What do I do.
See your PCP: There are many causes of dry mouth (xerostomia) including: mouth breathing, OSA, certain medications, smoking and systemic illnesses (diabetes). Some causes are easily correctable, others are more difficult to treat. Taking good history may be helpful to find the cause and can be of significant value when treating dry mouth symptoms ...Read more
Dry mouth: There are many causes of dry mouth and white coating on the tongue like side effect of certain medications, certain diseases and infections (diabetes, anemia) to name a few. See your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment or referral to a specialist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Took beta alanine and now I have dry tongue. how to fix dry tongue. i don't have dry mouth though, just dry tongue?
Keep hydrated: If dry tongue persists after stopping beta alanine, there could be another cause. Blood tests could help with diagnosis and treatment. generally avoid Amino Acids and drink plenty of fluids. ...Read more
I have painful sores on both sides of my tongue that come and go for 6 months now. I also have very dry mouth. Any ideas?
I have a very dry mouth. feels like leather on insides of my checks and sides of tongue. Is been like this for about 1 week. how can alleviate this?
Some thoughts below: Dry mouth can result from using some of the medicines. This is often the case after taking anticholinergic drugs such as antihistamines, like Benadryl(often used as a sleep-aid, or decongestants for treating common cold. The solution is either to reduce the amount of any such drugs being used or stop it. You can also use saliva producing aids like Lemon drops, hard candy or chewing gum for relief. ...Read more
The right side of my tongue swells up for no reason, and i also get dry mouth with this. It has happened recently, and also occurred last month. Why?
Hello, I have sores on the sides and lower lip, my tongue also has little white bumps on the tip. Could this mean I have a dry mouth ?
Possibly: Not enough information to give an accurate diagnosis. Recommend that you visit a dentist to evaluate problem and arrange for treatment. Make sure that you list your medical and drug history. ...Read more
Dry Mouth Syndrome (Xerostomia) (Definition)
A condition in which a person can't generate enough saliva to keep the mouth moist. 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