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How Do I Help Heal My Tongue Faster After Burning It Pretty Bad Eating Soup
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
Need Consultation: Talk to your physician as this is a symptom of some systemic problems your doctor needs to treat you for. ...Read more
I have tiny ulcers on the tip of my tongue and under my tongue that hurt really bad. Almost like a burning sensation. What is it?
Hi, lately I've been I've been feeling pain in my tongue like a burning sensation. It feels pretty sore and want to know what I can do to help allevia?
Painful tongue: Burning or painful tongue can be due to certain vitamin deficiencies such as vit b12 or can be due to intolerance of toothpaste, dental problems and occasionally is caused by chronic anxiety. Start with taking a multivitamin as well as extra vit b12. Bathing your tongue with maalox or glyoxide drops may help. An oral surgeon or oral pathology dept at a dental school may have more suggestions. ...Read more
After washing my mouth out with Colgate Peroxide mouthwash a few times per day for past few days, my tongue feels burn pain when I drink liquid. I stopped using the mouthwash. Will the burning heal?
Could I have burning mouth syndrome? I've had persistent low-level pain in my lips and tongue for a few months now. Most of the time the pain is not too bad, but it's always there. Should i see my dentist for this?
Burning : Burning mouth syndrome causes chronic burning pain in your mouth. The pain from burning mouth syndrome may affect your tongue, gums, lips, inside of your cheeks, roof of your mouth, or widespread areas of your whole mouth. The pain can be severe, as if you scalded your mouth. Unfortunately, the cause of burning mouth syndrome often can't be determined. Although that makes treatment more difficult, don't despair. By working closely with your health care team, you can usually get burning mouth syndrome under control. Other names for burning mouth syndrome include scalded mouth syndrome, burning tongue syndrome, burning lips syndrome, glossodynia and stomatodynia. If you have pain or soreness of your tongue, lips, gums or other areas of your mouth, see your doctor or dentist preferably an oral medicine doctoras soon as possible. They may need to work together to help pinpoint a cause and develop an effective treatment plan. The cause of burning mouth syndrome can be classified as either primary or secondary. Primary burning mouth syndrome-when the cause of burning mouth syndrome isn't known, the condition is called primary or idiopathic burning mouth syndrome. Some research suggests that primary burning mouth syndrome is related to problems with taste and sensory nerves of the peripheral or central nervous system. Secondary burning mouth syndrome-sometimes burning mouth syndrome is caused by an underlying medical condition, such as a nutritional deficiency. In these cases, it's called secondary burning mouth syndrome. Underlying problems that may be linked to secondary burning mouth syndrome include:dry mouth (xerostomia), other oral conditions, psychological factors, nutritional deficiencies, dentures, nerve damage, allergies, reflux of stomach acid (gastroesophageal reflux disease), certain medications, oral habits, endocrine disorders, hormonal imbalances, or excessive mouth irritation. There's no one test that can determine if you have burning mouth syndrome or what may be causing your mouth pain. Instead, your doctor or dentist will try to rule out other problems before diagnosing burning mouth syndrome. Your doctor or dentist will review your medical history and medications, examine your mouth, and ask you to describe your symptoms, your oral habits and your oral care routine. In addition, your doctor will likely perform a general medical examination, looking for signs of any other conditions. As part of the diagnostic process, you may have some of the following tests:blood tests, oral cultures. Imaging, allergy tests, salivary measurements, psychological questionnaires, and/or gastric reflux tests. There's no one sure way to treat primary burning mouth syndrome, and solid research on the most effective methods is lacking. Treatment depends on your particular signs and symptoms, as well as any underlying conditions that may be causing your mouth pain. That's why it's important to try to pinpoint the cause. Once any underlying causes are treated, your burning mouth syndrome symptoms should get better. If a cause can't be found, treatment can be challenging. There's no known cure for primary burning mouth syndrome. You may need to try several treatment methods before finding one or a combination that is helpful in reducing your mouth pain. Treatment options may include:a lozenge-type form of the anticonvulsant medication Clonazepam (klonopin), alpha-lipoic acid, a strong antioxidant produced naturally by the body, oral thrush medications, certain antidepressants, b vitamins, cognitive behavioral therapy, specific oral rinses or mouthwashes, saliva replacement products, capsaicin, a pain reliever that comes from chili peppers. Surgery isn't recommended for burning mouth syndrome. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does damaged lingual nerve from impacted wisdom tooth surgery heal itself as time goes on? I suffer pain &burning in tongue for 4 months.
Pain management: If, after a reasonable course of steroids, the patient reports decreased sensation and pain consistent with neuronal injury, neuropathic pain medications should then be considered. After 4 month the surgery is already known to be ineffective. See orofacial pain specialist for neuropathic pain management. Here is the link: http://www.aaop.org/content.aspx?page_id=2720&club_id=508439 ...Read more
5 days ago I did wisdom teeth extraction my half tongue is swollen , numb,and trigly & feels like burning..
Is it signed of nerves damage or heal ??
Re-evaluate: please return to the Dentist or (hopefully) Oral Surgeon specialist for reevaluation to asses cause and treatment. Important that you have follow-up care. ...Read more
Are there any medications/herbs/supplements that help heal lingual nerve damage from wisdom tooth extraction? I suffer from burning and pain in tongue
Nerve injury: Yes, Your Oral surgeon may try an antibiotic regimen coupled with a NSAID like para acetophenamen (tylenol). If the nerve was only bruised this often works. If there was an actual serving, a neurologist needs to be consulted. There is a possibility that "Botox" has a side effect to stimulate nerve growth. ...Read more
Pain in my ears, jaw and mouth. Can't eat or drink it hurt really bad. Can't swollen at all with hour pain. Burning on my lips, tongue n in my mouth.
Are there medications 4 burning & pain in tongue from lingual nerve damage after impacted wisdom tooth extraction?dovitamin B12 and omega3 heal nerve
I woke this morning around 1:30 am and my throat was burning so bad an my mouth was very watery what was this?
Infection?: How long have you had this? It may be a bad cold. But if you have had this for a long time, see your doctor. ...Read more
I have a dry rough hard cough and my throat hurts so bad i can't swallow and its burning my mouth it feels like.
Cepacol & Dr visit: Cepacol lozenges have a numbing medication in them, which should help with the symptoms you describe. It also comes as a spray for the back of your throat (like chloraseptic) to give relief. If cough persists, then you should see a dr / urgent care visit to find cause. ...Read more
I have developed a sensitivity to hot peppers, ginger & cinnamon . First noticed dermatitis around the mouth and bad burning sensation on the tounge.
Peppers can: burn you. Our body is like a rain barrel. It can tolerate a lot but when it gets to a certain critical point it overflows. Less hot food will help. You can get a lab test from your doc for food allergies. Great Plains Lab in Kansas has an excellent food sensitivity test. See doc to rule out any dangerous reactions. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Pain between shoulder blades mostly right side, burning in throat for days, bad taste in mouth, feeling of something in throat. Gerds?
Probably: If you have pain radiation to the scapula and bitter taste in the mouth called water brash and burning in the throat it is very possible you may have reflux. Try adjusting your diet and changing your lifestyle which in most cases will affect and reduce reflux, additionally you should see your primary, antacids and /or medications such as prilosec can be trailed for symptom control initially. ...Read more
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