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I woke up with a small grey bump on my tongue can you tell what can it be.

I woke up with a small grey bump on my tongue can you tell what can it be.

Not without an exam: Bumps and lesions really need an exam and can not be diagnosed over the computer. In the case of tongue lesions, it may even need a biopsy for definitive diagnosis. Good luck. ...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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Hello, my son is 12 years old and woke up this morning with a white small spot on the of the tongue. Later on it turn to grey and painful!

Hello, my son is 12 years old and woke up this morning with a white small spot on the of the tongue. Later on it turn to grey and painful!

? herpes: It may be a very common herpes infection--herpes A--not harmful but painful. These come out when under stress or when sick. If they are painful see a dr.--there is an oral medicine for it if this is what it is. ...Read more

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What does a grey, white thick coating on tongue and bad taste in mouth mean?

What does a grey, white thick coating on tongue and bad taste in mouth mean?

Could be a host: Of reasons. Best to consult with a dentist if you haven't been to one recently and exercise very good oral hygiene including brushing your tongue. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Horrible taste in mouth for years and seems to be from back of tongue. Tongue in morning is grey/ white and when I brush the back still white. Sicknes?

Horrible taste in mouth for years and seems to be from back of tongue. Tongue in morning is grey/ white and when I brush the back still white. Sicknes?

Yes: A white tongue is usually an indication of the body being toxic. Since you say this has been going on for years I believe you have a chronic condition. Your also need nutritional counseling
see physician for a check up
go to natdent. Com take the symptom survey test send me the resultes [email protected] Com. ...Read more

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4yr old had tonsillectomy. Has a grey/whitish coating on tongue. Also bad breath. Is this normal?

4yr old had tonsillectomy. Has a grey/whitish coating on tongue. Also bad breath. Is this normal?

Coated tongue: Coated tongue may be due to debris ndbcteri ccumulating on your tongue after surgery.Dehydration may add to the oroblem. ...Read more

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Anxiety is killing me. Pea sized lump on palate above #13-14 tooth. Not midline. Get harder when pressing with tongue. #14 is half gray. Trauma before?

Anxiety is killing me. Pea sized lump on palate above #13-14 tooth. Not midline. Get harder when pressing with tongue. #14 is half gray. Trauma before?

Now is the time!: Don't let the anxiety bug you! Fortunately, there has been much technological advancement in diagnosis of strange bumps in mouth. Most likely you will not need invasive procedure to find out. Scan technology also makes it easier to see the "lump" under the gum, in 3-d. A special light may be employed to ensure the lump is not cancerous. So visit your dentist/oral surgeon and get peace of mind! ...Read more

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Hi, so my tongue feels sore, sandy, swollen and bumpy, white/grey color, roof of mouth feels swollen. I have been around a lot of sawdust lately too?

Hi, so my tongue feels sore, sandy, swollen and bumpy, white/grey color, roof of mouth feels swollen. I have been around a lot of sawdust lately too?

Protection needed: If this environment is going to continue to be yours, you NEED to get and use a mask of sufficient rating to protect your mucus membranes. It's essential! Check online or at a library or Dr's office for advice on one. Also if good cleansing w/ water, non-alcohol mouthwash and rest doesn't fix it in a day, see a Dr or go to ER. You might be allergic. Be careful! ...Read more

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My throat is sore and my tongue is orange and a bit grey what does it mean?

My throat is sore and my tongue is orange and a bit grey what does it mean?

Colored tongue: Without the ability to see your tongue and examine you the best thing to do would be to show it to your dentist. This may be due to superficial bacterial or fungal overgrowth. You might try using your toothbrush twice a day on the surface of the tongue and see if that helps. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why is the roof of my mouth grey?

Why is the roof of my mouth grey?

IDK: Grey? That sounds unusual. Do you have enough light to see it properly? Maybe it's just some shadowing. See your dentist for an exam. ...Read more

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I had a grey/blue phlegm come out of my mouth this morning while coughing. Don't smoke and don't live around any heavy pollution. Fluke or problem? :/

I had a grey/blue phlegm come out of my mouth this morning while coughing. Don't smoke and don't live around any heavy pollution. Fluke or problem? :/

Could be nothing: It could be something you ate and the phlegm mix up with it on the way out either way if persistent could be an indication of infection seek a medical advice ...Read more

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So I have Pica and I ate some brittle grey rock at a creek. I'm wondering if I'll get some type of disease. It left a weird egg taste in my mouth.

So I have Pica and I ate some brittle grey rock at a creek. I'm wondering if I'll get some type of disease. It left a weird egg taste in my mouth.

Danger: Always at danger if you are eating unknown substances. Be checked and get help for your addiction. All the best and stay safe. ...Read more

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Do I have Sjögren? Results: SSA (Ro) 5.67U/ml, SSB (La) 4.10U/ml (Ref. <4.00 negative, 4.00-6.00 gray zone, >6.00 positive). Dry mouth, anxiety 5 months

Do I have Sjögren? Results: SSA (Ro) 5.67U/ml, SSB (La) 4.10U/ml (Ref. <4.00 negative, 4.00-6.00 gray zone, >6.00 positive). Dry mouth, anxiety 5 months

Maybe: The levels of the SSA and SSB are not impressive and dry mouth can be secondary to anxiety or meds that treat anxiety. A lip biopsy can be helpful in confirming Sjogrens. Have you seen a rheumatologist? ...Read more

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I have had a bad taste in my mouth and smell a gross scent. I am getting a mucus from my nose which is grey. I have alsohad a fever for two days. I do not smoke. What could it be?

I have had a bad taste in my mouth and smell a gross scent. I am getting a mucus from my nose which is grey. I have alsohad a fever for two days. I do not smoke. What could it be?

Possible sinusitis: Sounds like you may be developing acute sinusitis. The fever, bad smell, bad taste all suggest this. It could be a viral infection if <7 days duration, but if >10 days, I would favor a bacterial infection. You should see md. ...Read more

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Brownish/Grey sore on wisdom tooth extraction site from over 2 yrs ago causing LOTS of pain in mouth and left ear. What could it be and what do I do?

See your dentist: Some conditions like Brownish/Grey sore 2 years after surgery may require further assessment and your dentist may schedule a follow-up appointment or refer you to a specialist to determine a diagnosis. See your dentist for evaluation. ...Read more

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My tongue swells every time I eat salty food (i.E.-french fries). Should I be concerned?

My tongue swells every time I eat salty food (i.E.-french fries). Should I be concerned?

Probably not.: Salt, spices and acids such as citrus fruits can cause the tongue to swell. As long as it is mild swelling and not making breathing a problem, you probably have nothing to worry about. You may wish to avoid too much salt so the problem won't occur often. ...Read more

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I am having oral fungus i. E on tongue and inner side of my cheeks what should I do I am having this from seven months?

I am having oral fungus i. E on tongue and inner side of my cheeks what should I do I am having this from seven months?

Dentist & physician: See an oral surgeon or an oral pathologist for a consultation. There may or may not also be medical considerations complicating matters, so you may have to see a physician as well. There are medications to treat this. ...Read more

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Why did obama go gray so fast?

Why did obama go gray so fast?

Hard job: To the extent that grey hair start is due to stress and the difficulty of a job, obama has the toughest job on the planet. This may have contributed to his seemingly premature or rapid onset greyness. ...Read more

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Why are my porcelain crowns light blueish/gray?

Likely PFMs: How old are they? Is the color mostly at the gums? Pfm's are porcelain fused to metal crowns so there is a layer of metal under the pocelain that can transmit light through the porcelain where it is thin. If this is the case then you could have them replaced with metal free crowns for esthetics. ...Read more

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Sores on the tongue?

Give it two weeks...: If they are still present after two weeks please see a dentist..... ...Read more

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Why is my tongue black?

Black Tongue: Black 'hairy' tongue can be caused by lengthening of the bumps on the end of the tongue, or papillae. They are often rubbed away with eating but can become longer and get stained by food or tobacco products. Pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) can also cause the appearance of a black tongue within 24 hours of use. ...Read more

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What causes a black tongue?

What causes a black tongue?

Black tongue: Black tongue has been linked to poor oral hygiene, smoking or chewing tobacco, alcohol, cocaine, beverages like coffee, dry mouth, radiation and medications like penicillin, erythromycin, doxycycline etc,
http://www. Dermnetnz. Org/topics/hairy-tongue/ ...Read more

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Why is my tongue not smooth?

Not supposed to be: The surface is covered with little bumps (filliform papillae) which contain taste buds. In the back are bigger bulge-y bumps (vallate papillae). A smooth tongue (bald) is an abnormal finding, a sign of (often) nutritional deficiency, e.g. Iron, folate, (folic acid) b vitamin including b12, riboflavin (b2), b6, or niacin. Other causes as well. ...Read more

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Why is my tongue always white?

White tongue common: The tongue is known to have many variations with pigmenting, size, appearance, & not always due to disease. Causes of a tongue that looks white include: lichen planus (responds to steroids), white sponge nevus (familial, benign, permanent), smoker's leukoplakia (2% risk of cancer, needs biopsy), hairy leukoplakia (due to epsteinbarr virus), warts (due to papillomavirus), "thrush" (rx antifungals). ...Read more