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Tongue burns and has sections or dents. What could be wrong?

Tongue burns and has sections or dents. What could be wrong?

Multiple causes: It could be be number of things like candida infection, allergy, systemic condition or a nerve dysfunction. I would suggest seeing an orofacial pain or oral medicine specialist. ...Read more

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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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What dies it mean when your tongue is split and red and burns?

Usually Glossitis: There are many different types of conditions which can cause the appearance of your tongue which you describe. The general term for this type of change is "glossitis." some types of glossitis have underlying causes (poor nutrition, immune problems, etc.) and some are spontaneous. See a dentist, ent, or oral surgeon if you want to know for sure. Also, get a physical check-up to see if you're O.K. ...Read more

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I have a strange tongue with toothmarks an both sites. Little burns and I am verry tired. What can this means?

I have a strange tongue with toothmarks an both sites. Little burns and I am verry tired. What can this means?

Sleep difficulty: The marks on the side of your tongue are from your pressing your tongue forward into your teeth while you are sleeping. However, your fatigue indicates that you are not having a restful sleep, and the tongue thrusting seems to bear this out. Perhaps a visit to a sleep center and a sleep study is in order. ...Read more

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When a person eat something hot does it burns the taste buds on your tongue and what can u do to heal. Them pleaz help?

Time: Like any burn, it will take time to heal the site. Immediately applying ice will coo. The tissues rapidly to lessen the damage and reduce seeking. Keep foods softer and blanser for a few says to lessen the continued irritation. A numbing agent such as ambesol will make things a little more comfortable. It will just take time to heal. Unless you know someone with an nd:yag laser which works great. ...Read more

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I am having blackness under my tongue, it irritates, burns me whenever I eat something so please help me through this problem...

I am having blackness under my tongue, it irritates, burns me whenever I eat something so please help me through this problem...

Examination: Any lesion that does not heal on its own within two weeks should be examined by a professional. Please make an appointment with a dentist or a physician. ...Read more

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Can you get tongue burns from french kissing?

Can you get tongue burns from french kissing?

Burning tongue syndr: Certain fungal and yeast infections that cause patchy burning spots can result and are easily treated with the right meds. ...Read more

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My tongue itches and burns but there are no bumps present what could it be?

Glossitis: An inflammation of the tongue common with vitamin deficiencies and/ or infection of the tongue. You should be examined and treated. ...Read more

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About a week ago my tongue swelled and then the taste buds fell off and eating or drinking burns and I can't taste anything. What could this be?

About a week ago my tongue swelled and then the taste buds fell off and eating or drinking burns and I can't taste anything. What could this be?

Many Possibilities: For a fairly complete list of possibilities, see http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003047.Htm. Sometimes the cause is unknown and the diagnosis is called burning tongue syndrome or idiopathic glossopyrosis. You will need to be assessed by a dentist and possibly referred to other specialists to get an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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33yr man has white, tough, spots on middle of tongue from1to3in big, slight pain all time, burns with hot things, healthy, no meds, app. Had1yr, no discharge?

33yr man has white, tough, spots on middle of tongue from1to3in big, slight pain all time, burns with hot things, healthy, no meds, app. Had1yr, no discharge?

Needs to be seen: What you describe could be many things and there is no way to know what it is or tell you whether or not it requires treatment without actually seeing it clinically in person. I recommend that you see your general dentist, oral surgeon or ENT specialist for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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On cloritmazole for 12 days and tongue still burns. Does that mean I don't have thrush?

On cloritmazole for 12 days and tongue still burns. Does that mean I don't have thrush?

Probably not thrush: Thrush can cause an uncomfortable tongue and mouth but there are many causes of burning tongue from endocrinologic issues, chronic inflammatory conditions, tobacco, medications and toxins. You should arrange follow up with your MD since the treatment already prescribed is not making an impact ...Read more

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My tongue is red and it burns. I didn't burn it and I don't eat spicy food. It lasts for about 2 weeks and eases up, but doesn't go away. Then it comes back. What could it be?

My tongue is red and it burns. I didn't burn it and I don't eat spicy food. It lasts for about 2 weeks and eases up, but doesn't go away. Then it comes back. What could it be?

Burning: Burning red tongue can be caused by different reasons. When was the last time you saw a dentist? When was your last physical? I would recommend both dental exam and a physical to check everything. ...Read more

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My tongue tingles and burns, then my thoat tingles and gets sore followed by my ears hurting?

My tongue tingles and burns, then my thoat tingles and gets sore followed by my ears hurting?

Tingle: Assuming that you don't have a cold at the same time and have had a recent check up looking at thyroid and things like B12, it could be a trigeminal neurlagia (dental nerve) if its one sided. If not you should see an ent to check it out ...Read more

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My tolerance to spicy food has increased - I don’t eat spicy food often but some things aren’t even spicy anymore to me. Hot sauce stills burns my tongue but mild spicy foods, I can barely feel. 17 month’s postpartum, have chronic sinusitis. Cause?

My tolerance to spicy food has increased - I don’t eat spicy food often but some things aren’t even spicy anymore to me. Hot sauce stills burns my tongue but mild spicy foods, I can barely feel. 17 month’s postpartum, have chronic sinusitis. Cause?

Spicy foods: Sinus conditions may impair your ability to taste/smell. Do you find your taste buds less sensitive in general? Please see your doctor. He/she may refer you to an ENT doctor. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have 3rd degree burns under my tongue, should I go to the ER?

I have 3rd degree burns under my tongue, should I go to the ER?

Yes: Third degree burns require medical attention. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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I've been having mouth problems mostly tongue it tingles and burns all the time worsens at night what is this help please?

I've been having mouth problems mostly tongue it tingles and burns all the time worsens at night what is this help please?

Seek help: Could be a number of things. Burning mouth syndrome, for example, is a generalized, non-specific burning within the oral cavity that could be caused by dry mouth, hormonal changes, fungal infection, acid reflux, neuropathy, or ill-fitting dentures just to name a few. Try to identify what makes it better or worse, and seek professional help to try and identify the etiology. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Chewed a clove raw garlic and it left burns on the side of my tongue/inside of my cheek (day 3, better but not gone). What can I do?

Chewed a clove raw garlic and it left burns on the side of my tongue/inside of my cheek (day 3, better but not gone). What can I do?

Wait: Just wait it out, and it will heal. Give it a week or two. Keep your mouth rinsed out with water as much as possible - especially after eating. If worse, see your primary care for an exam. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Could eating spicy foods to the point that your tongue burns weekly cause oral cancer?

Could eating spicy foods to the point that your tongue burns weekly cause oral cancer?

Not likely: Eating spicy foods that may have burning effect on tongue is unlikely to have long term consequences. Unless using a carcinogen, not much risk known. Very little risk. ...Read more

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After eating a few spoons of ice cream, my tongue burns to the point of pain. What is this? :

After eating a few spoons of ice cream, my tongue burns to the point of pain. What is this? :

Mixed signals?: Perhaps the taste buds on the tongue are sending mixed signals to the brain, so that the cold, creamy, and sweet sensations of ice cream are being interpreted as a burning sensation. A primary care doctor or an ENT doctor can examine the tongue to see if there is a problem such as ulcers on the tongue, loss of taste buds, tongue inflammation, tongue cancer, etc... ...Read more

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My tongue for the last 6 week has been sore tingly and sometimes burns when I use mouthwash worried it's serious illness?

My tongue for the last 6 week has been sore tingly and sometimes burns when I use mouthwash worried it's serious illness?

Sore tongue: You may be sensitive to the mouthwash. The first thing to do is to stop using the mouthwash and see if this stops the burning tongue. If it continues see a dentist to find out what is going on. ...Read more

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I have constant mucus that burns my tongue and feeling grainy with spinal pain. Tests done come back negative. Do you have an idea what it can be.

I have constant mucus that burns my tongue and feeling grainy with spinal pain. Tests done come back negative. Do you have an idea what it can be.

Mucus: Don't know what you mean by spinal pain.

When the nasal cilia don't pulse normal, to remove bacteria from teh sinuses, people get thick heavy mucus. For my patients I recommend the products at www. Hydromedonline. Com ...Read more

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I have a bump on my tongue that makes that area feel sore and it burns. It almost looks like a thorn if I push it up it's located on the top of my ton?

I have a bump on my tongue that makes that area feel sore and it burns. It almost looks like a thorn if I push it up it's located on the top of my ton?

Tongue lesion: Difficult to diagnose without seeing the tongue directly. Simple cause : aphthous ulcer or stomatitis. However many things can cause painful bumps. Please get a physician evaluation ASAP. ...Read more

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Burns if I drink juice. Can there be a bad a sore on the back of tongue?

Yes: Fruit juices tend to be acidic and an inflammed tongue, esophagus and stomach could present with burning when exposed to this. For best results lay off of anything that causes this discomfort for a while especially sodas that have a super acidic ph at 2.0 to 3.0; avoid peppers and spicy foods for a week or so as well to allow for healing. Antacids may help as well. ...Read more

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When I eat pineapple my tongue burns for 2 days n sometimes I get sores in my mouth could I be allergic or is this normal?

When I eat pineapple my tongue burns for 2 days n sometimes I get sores in my mouth could I be allergic or is this normal?

Acidic foods: Pineapple is a very acidic and rough food to eat. It is very common for this to bother your tongue after eating it. It happens to me. I doubt your response is an allergy. Lay off citrus for a few days and things should improve. Also avoid extremely hot, spicy or acidic foods while this is healing. ...Read more

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For years I ate a high sodium diet. Suddenly I can no longer eat salty food. My tongue swells, turns white, & burns. My lips and nostrils burn.

For years I ate a high sodium diet. Suddenly I can no longer eat salty food. My tongue swells, turns white, & burns. My lips and nostrils burn.

Sodium diet: See if you can manage salt free food for a few days. If you feel things are getting better that's great. If there is no change (sodium diet free) for a week, please contact your primary doctor. ...Read more