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Medicine For Tongue Lesions
Not enough info: What kind of lesions do you mean? There are numerous possible causes. ...Read more
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
See a dentist: While some are benign and will not cause a problem, there are others that need to be addressed quickly. ...Read more
Are tongue lesions a serious medical condition or are they curable what should I do this is the second time something on my tongue has occurred.?
Tongue: Most tongue lesions are benign and of no consequence but hard to say more from your descriptions ...Read more
Tongue lesions, no.
However swelling below the tongue can occur. ...Read more
What could tongue lesions, irritation, swelling, lumps, white patch, dry tongue, blueish on sides be? I'm 18 and going to ENT tomorrow. I am scared
Don't be: Based upon your age and description of your tongue, nothing that you mentioned sounds serious. It's good that you are seen an ENT just to be sure. I bet that you will be pleasantly surprised. ...Read more
Spit test is positive for thrush I have white/yellowish tongue lesions inside lips, white patches on cheeks can the test work for a different infectio?
Initially I was told I have canker sores ulcers now tongue lesions and doctor says cold sores hsv1 I'm not homosexual or perform oral sex on anyone?
Antibiotics: I am sure there are others but the most common is antibiotics. Broad spectrum antibiotics kill all bacteria--good and bad. This allows other micro organisms to thrive, most often fungi. This is the cause of yeast infections or thrush which leaves a white film in your mouth and other personal areas. ...Read more
Usually does an episode of geographic tongue resolve? Or will it persist with constantly changing lesions for life?
Black tongue: Anything containing bismuth, pepto-bismal for example. Also seen in chronic mouth breathers ...Read more
What does it mean when your tongue is fill of cracks and you keep biting the sides causing lesions?
Depends: Get checked out, and make sure there are no B vitamin deficiencies. Also make sure you do not have food sensitivities and have enough omega 3's. ...Read more
Is medication only way to rid of hairy tongue? Is there a way to rid of hairy tongue naturally? Do I need to take medicine to rid of it? .
Tongue scraper: It may require nothing more than the use of a tongue scraper once or twice a day. Start with that and if not gone, see your dentist for other suggestions and possible treatment. ...Read more
I have some white lesions on my tongue since last september. They sometimes disappear and pop up again. I am thought that maybe they are fungi.
Can be deadly: White lesions in the mouth should be checked. There are many carcinomas of the mouth that start out as white lesions. However, there are also many white lesions that are benign. If the lesions are on the top part of your tongue and they come and go, you may have a candida (yeast infection). If those white lesions are from inflammation they could be leukoplakia which is precancerous. ...Read more
My tongue is bisected and my teeths are broken due to falling from stares. ... For cure that I use medicine which name was canaloge cream for my tongue relief.... Which affected my tongue?
See a dentist: In trauma cases, one thing to be concerned about is tooth fragments impaled in the tissue (lip, cheek, tongue, etc) if there are tooth fragments caught in the soft tissue, that can lead to infection or other reactions if not treated properly. See a dentist immediately. ...Read more
Thrush=Candida: Candida oral fungi normally in low numbers, but can overgrow forming white patches. Associated with antibiotics that kill the good bacteria, stress or immune suppression from various diseases & medications. Eating yogurt with live cultures or rinsing & swallowing pro-biotic mixtures with lacto-bacillus can restore a normal balance. Vaginal antifungals have been used: rx meds work best; see your dr. ...Read more
Hello I have a little Itty-bitty black dot I noticed on my tongue. What could it be? I don't smoke drink or do no drugs.
If geodon (ziprasidone) is causing many side effects I see listed on drugs. Com like thick tongue will it go away once it is out of the system?
It probably will: But occ effects from geodon (ziprasidone) are long lasting ...Read more
My tongue is disgusting and bad smell it has inflammation and white patches why when I use medicine klacid my tongue will be normally 90% and no smell?
Infection: Klacid is an antibiotic so it's use may well be affecting bacteria in your mouth that could be causing an infection. In addition, it has as a side effect nausea and stomach issues so it could be contributing to gastric reflux that could add to your issues. See your doctor and get evaluated for proper dosage and alternative medication possibilities. If your underlying infection is oral, dentist. ...Read more
After a while of taking my gonorrhoea drugs I began feeling this burning sensation on my tongue and its white.
Yeast infection / overgrowth can occur, when one is on long term antibiotics and the "good" bacteria are destroyed along with the bad bacteria.
See the doctor who prescribed your medication to determine if a change in drugs needs to be made and to treat your tongue infection.
It is often beneficial to take probiotics or eat yogurt w/ active cultures about 2 hours after each antibiotic dose. ...Read more
What can I do to get rid of a yellow tongue that I took 3 different kinds of medicine for and had for months I always?
Try this: I'd try to alkalize your mouth and recolonize it with healthier critters. Use a tongue scraper, brush teeth, gums, and tongue. Use baking soda scrub on teeth gums, tongue, oral probiotics, 5-8 grams of xylitol spread throughout day. That will make sure you don't have mold taking over. ...Read more
Noticed painless lumps down each side of my tongue. They are not lesions, just raised bumps almost symmetrical and down each side.
Dr, I have a black furry tongue, is it transferable to my girlfriend. I have good oral hygiene, don't smoke, don't use any un prescribed drugs?
I also had a small black dot on my tongue. It was the size of a pin head. It's gone today. I don't smoke, drink, use drugs nor have I been ill.?
Hard to say: If you're not having any symptoms now, it's hard to say what may have caused your symptom. It could have been some trauma or something you ate/drank, or something that came into contact with your tongue. ...Read more
See professional: The best way to get an accurate diagnosis of the sore or lesions that you have is to see a dentist or oral surgeon for an examination. Some lesions need to be biopsies for diagnosis. ...Read more
Thrush=Candida: Candida fungi are normally in low numbers in the mouth, but can overgrow forming white, cheesy patches that may bleed. It is associated with taking antibiotics that kill the good bacteria, stress or immune suppression from various diseases & medications such as steroids. Eating yogurt with live cultures or rinsing and swallowing pro-biotic mixtures with lacto-bacillus can restore a normal balance. ...Read more
I have black hairy tongue plus 2 red wart like lesions back of tongue. E.N.T doctor claims I cant see anything how would you like to treat it.?
Tongue: Are you taking antibiotics? Bumps on tongue probably major salivary glands. Call your Adventist for evaluation. ...Read more