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Doctor insights on: Lacerations On My Tongue

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Could i ask for soft food diet ideas for lunch box for child with a tongue laceration?

Could i ask for soft food diet ideas for lunch box for child with a tongue laceration?

Tongue laceration: Puddings, nutritional shakes, mac n' cheese, tuna fish sandwich, egg salad sandwich. Pasta with butter. ...Read more

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Is waiting too long after tongue laceration bad for healing?

Is waiting too long after tongue laceration bad for healing?

Maybe: Deep lacerations on any part of the body heal better if repaired promptly. If not, more scarring results in the long term and more bleeding, infection and pain occur in the short term. ...Read more

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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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My dad had symptoms 2 weeks ago for tongue ca he has his first oncologists appt tomorrow what type of questions should I ask?His e.N.T dr thinks symptoms was enough

Tongue cancer: He should be evaluated by a head and neck cancer surgeon. The surgeon can do a physical exam, biopsies, and order the appropriate scans that may need to be done. Some questions to ask are: what kind of cancer is it, how is it treated, what to expect after treatment, and how advanced is it. I wish your father the best. ...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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