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Healthy Tongue Vs Sick Tongue
Sore tongue, when eating cold food tongue burns hard to talk without tongue pain. White spots sprinkled on tongue. Started about 2 days ago. Help?
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
Suffering very salty tongue, saliva since week, today my tongue become sour, lumpy taste buds are developing fast. Can't eat or drink. Please help.?
Yes: White hairy tongue is a fungal infection by the fungus candida albicans. It's the most common oral fungus. The fungal spores harbor bacteria and food odors producing an odor on the breath. It can be treated by tongue brushing, tongue scraping, antifungal rinses, and antifungal systemic medications depending on severity and resistance. Try brushing first for a week or so! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Small little white spots on back of throat/on uvula/top of mouth/On Qvar a year/Nortriptyline 10mg a month. Tongue sore like eat sour candy. ?
Whether tongue gel is good for cleaning tongue? Whether it cure from white coating or red taste buds like bumps?
Cleaning tongue: Using tung gel and a tongue brush (or a tongue scraper without anything else) every day is part of a good oral hygiene regimen. A slight white coating and red taste buds may or may not be normal. A dentist would have to personally examine you in order to determine that. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Back of tongue has a sore, enlarged taste buds & white coating. Tried tongue scraper but didn't get rid of coating, only made tongue bleed. Pls help!
Mouth burning, under tonguebumps, tip of tongue has ulcer, scalloped tongue, been to dentist, ent, have a torus, still burning .Plastitic separating ?
Internet Diagnosis: Can't help you unfortunately. Even the best internet doctors and dentists can't replace one on one doctor\patient exams and evaluations. I have no idea what your ? Is nor what the doctors who already saw you found or said. Do you have a specific question? ...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?
2 different problems: Geographic tongue is a physical trait and there isn't anything you can do about it. Like having freckles or moles. Canker sores are caused by the herpes simplex virus from childhood chicken pox. Reducing trauma and stress are the only remedy. If you can figure out how to eliminate stress from your live tell all of the rest of us and become rich and famous. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Several causes: The technical term is atrophic glossitis or bald tongue. It is caused by the absence of papilla which are the small bumps that cover the tongue. Diabetes, anemia, celiac disease and certain nutritional deficiencies are common causes as are anti-cancer drugs. It can also be caused by an inherited nerve disorder called riley-day syndrome. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a sore throat, soft&hard palate are white/yellow. coated tongue, swollen taste buds, a few very small white bumps on the side of tongue. Help?
Frequent moderate to severe tongue biting (bleeding) while eating.Some periodic trouble swallowing.Several months of bone chips from rear lingual gums?
Hoarseness & uncomfortable swollen throat feeling and coated tongue roof of mouth feeling hairy. could this be thrush from my inhaler? ent saw nothing
Inhaler technique: Thrush is always a concern when using asthma inhalers. Make sure you are washing your mouth out after each use and review inhaler technique with your doctor at your next follow-up appointment. Sometimes adding a spacer to your device can assist. If an ENT evaluated your mouth then likely not thrush. Inhaled steroids can cause sore throat as a side effect. Address with prescribing provider. ...Read more
Have lingual tonsillitis take antibodiacs. 10 days day 5 have water blisters on back tongue chest, tired hard to swallow,what is wrong?
See doc: Not responding to antibiotics. See MDGet a more detailed answer ›
Canker like sores on very back of tongue and lingual tonsil on one side for 2 days. No fever/ upper respiratory symptoms. Very painful to swallow. ???
Can enlarged thyroid cause tongue thrust like enlarged tonsils can? Everytime swallow my tongue puts so much pressure on my palate or teeth clench har
Tongue HS felt burnt/cold virus 4 wks/ just noticd drk purp on 1 side tongue 2" lng/dry mouth bad taste/sight of purple on tongue alarms me ?
Have it checked.: It is hard to know what a purple lesion on the side of your tongue represents. It might be nothing but get it looked at by an expert. ...Read more
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