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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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How to get rid of tongue lesions?

See a dentist: While some are benign and will not cause a problem, there are others that need to be addressed quickly. ...Read more

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White tongue lesions and fissures with uneven tongue borders?

You may be clenching: Many times uneven white borders of the tongue are caused by clenching or grinding your teeth.
Some of the other causes are diet, thrush, or other systeminc diseases. So get this checked by your dentist. ...Read more

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Can untreated abscessed tooth cause tongue lesions and pain?

Can untreated abscessed tooth cause tongue lesions and pain?

Pain yes: Tongue lesions, no.
However swelling below the tongue can occur. ...Read more

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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

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

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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?

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?

If your doc says: You have thrush please follow what he/she says. White patches in throat and on tongue are an indicator of thrush. If it doesn't clear you can get tested for other things. Probiotics can help. A nutritionist or natural doc can guide you. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Herpes simplex: Over 85% of the population has been infected with HSV and can reactivate at any time. Do not know if that is what you actually have, but if you have no risk factors (unprotected sex, sharing needles, etc.) HIV and other STDs should not be a concern. ...Read more

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Help please! What drug use leads to a white layer coating on your tongue?

Help please! What drug use leads to a white layer coating on your tongue?

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

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Usually does an episode of geographic tongue resolve? Or will it persist with constantly changing lesions for life?

Usually does an episode of geographic tongue resolve? Or will it persist with constantly changing lesions for life?

Variant of normal: Geographic tongue is s benign, painless variation if normal tongue anatomy. It can come and go in its own. Treatment is not necessary. If symptoms of burning develop, contact your dentist. ...Read more

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Please tell me if there are any medicines that can cause a black tongue?

Please tell me if there are any medicines that can cause a black tongue?

Black tongue: Anything containing bismuth, pepto-bismal for example. Also seen in chronic mouth breathers ...Read more

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What does it mean when your tongue is fill of cracks and you keep biting the sides causing lesions?

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

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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? .

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

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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.

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

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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?

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

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Is there an OTC medicine for thrush on tongue?

Is there an OTC medicine for thrush on tongue?

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

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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?

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

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After a while of taking my gonorrhoea drugs I began feeling this burning sensation on my tongue and its white.

After a while of taking my gonorrhoea drugs I began feeling this burning sensation on my tongue and its white.

Yeast infection: 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

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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?

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

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Noticed painless lumps down each side of my tongue. They are not lesions, just raised bumps almost symmetrical and down each side.

Noticed painless lumps down each side of my tongue. They are not lesions, just raised bumps almost symmetrical and down each side.

Harmless: These are most likely prominent taste buds and /or mucus, saliva secreting gland like structures. If you have further concerns, consult your physician or an otolaryngologist for evaluation and advice. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Not transferable: This is not transferable to your girlfriend. Here is a site where you can learn more about black hairy tongue, causes and treatments.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/black-hairy-tongue/basics/definition/con-20034518 ...Read more

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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.?

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

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How can I identify sores/lesions on my lip, tongue and gum?

How can I identify sores/lesions on my lip, tongue and gum?

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

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Dds said I had thrush, to just brush tongue. Do I need medicine too?

Dds said I had thrush, to just brush tongue. Do I need medicine too?

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

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Is it possible to get a cherry angioma under tongue? Have little red dot and worried again cause online Chinese medicine says it means high estrogen

Is it possible to get a cherry angioma under tongue? Have little red dot and worried again cause online Chinese medicine says it means high estrogen

Have it checked: Everything is possible. Have it checked as it might be squamous cell carcinoma or some other cancer especially if you are over 40 and smoked or drank alcohol for many years ...Read more