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Inflammation (Definition)

Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more


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Is there anything i can do myself to treat this? In brief: Glossitis This is what is called inflammation of the tongue.

Glossitis: The best way to treat inflammation of the tongue is to try to identify cause, for example: allergy, infection, trauma, autoimmune, diet/medication related, tumor etc. It is important to try an identify cause/effect. First see if there is diet or medication associations and make appropriate modifications. If this becomes a chronic condition then having a doctor evaluate would be recommended. ...Read more

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It's been a month since I have an ulceration on my tongue, that was diagnosed with glossitis.The treatment for glossitis never worked.I posted some photos of the ulceration. Please tell me what it is.

Glossitis: Glossitis is a wastebasket term in that any tissue may have an "itis" (or inflammation as this ending implies) associated with it. In this case, it can be infectious, traumatic, chemical, immune system, or neoplastic. You need a skilled examination by a provider who sees tongue abnormalities on a daily basis--an oral surgeon--to plan a course of action. Despite any photos, biopsy may be indicated. ...Read more

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What's a good home remedy for chronic nasal inflammation & congestion?

What's a good home remedy for chronic nasal inflammation & congestion?

Mentholatum: Consider Vicks vaporub to chest. It has natural menthal smell in petroleum base. It causes decreased swelling in nasal passages and can decrease cough irritation also. This would be good for a cold virus. However if allergic rhinitis "allergies" consider keep windows in home and car closed, avoid pets in home, no cigarette smoking in home, and hepa filter and vacuum with hepa filter. ...Read more

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I want to know if there's anu cure or. Home remedy for brain inflammation ? Thank you

I want to know if there's anu cure or. Home remedy for brain inflammation ? Thank you

Antioxidants: Antioxidants can help to decrease the damage caused by the inflammatory response. Vitamin c, rosehips are along this line. Would ask your doctor regarding more specifics. ...Read more

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Hi doctors, can you tell me what is home remedy for pain and bleeding from tongue bite?

Hi doctors, can you tell me what is home remedy for pain and bleeding from tongue bite?

Tongue bite: Impossible to answer without complete history/exam.A bite can lead to problems like infection.You should see a doctor/dentist. Before you go you may try oralgel for pain.A tea bag and pressure may stop the bleeding. But get to a clinican to be safe. ...Read more

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Home remedy can I use on a 16 month old toddler with tongue pertrusion problem?

Home remedy can I use on a 16 month old toddler with tongue pertrusion problem?

Find cause: I suggest you find the cause. If it's a habit that's less troubling than if its a physical cause like a breathing difficulty. ...Read more

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Any home treatment from bad breath? Tongue having white spots.

Any home treatment from bad breath? Tongue having white spots.

Home ??? Treatment??: Home tx for bad breath? Pretty much like "home treatment" for any other smelly parts of your body ... With an exception of - if your armpits stink, or other places... You can get into shower, or soak yourself in a nice bath... For as long as you want and get all those places clean and fresh! for how long? Until you sweat again... In your mouth it is different, as you cannot "soak" your mouth. ...Read more

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Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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Tongue Inflammation (Definition)

Tongue inflammation is swelling, redness, and ...Read more


Dr. Warren Foster
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Glossitis (Definition)

Inflammation of the tongue. ...Read more