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My 1 month old has milk stain tongue. It does not seem to bother her but should I wooffrry? I've tried to wipe it she will let me but it won't come off

My 1 month old has milk stain tongue. It does not seem to bother her but should I wooffrry? I've tried to wipe it she will let me but it won't come off

Thrush: Thrush is an infection of the mouth caused by the candida fungus, also known as yeast. Candida infection is not limited to the mouth; it can occur in other parts of the body as well, causing diaper rash. Thrush can affect anyone, though it occurs most often in babies and toddlers, older adults, and people with weakened immune system. You need to see a dentist or a doctor for proper diagnosis/tx. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

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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When I eat cereal with milk my tongue gets sore and feels cut, know why?

When I eat cereal with milk my tongue gets sore and feels cut, know why?

Needs to be seen: I see your question has been posted for a long time ; no one has responded. The reason for that is as much as we would like to have a good answer for you, we can't even attempt to make any reasonable educated guesses. These types of situations need to be evaluated in person. It would be better for you to eat your cereal with milk either right before or at your dentist's office so dds could see it. ...Read more

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My 3 year old has What looks like milk on her tongue. Treating it for the last week as thrush and still there what else could it be. Not bothering Her?

My 3 year old has What looks like milk on her tongue. Treating it for the last week as thrush and still there what else could it be. Not bothering Her?

Dry mouth: May be she ir a mouth breather and at night her mouth dries and the papiilea of the tongue get hypertrophied and appear dry and white
Try using a humidifyer by her bedside and use saline nose spray to help her nose ...Read more

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How do I clean the milk from a newborns tongue?

How do I clean the milk from a newborns tongue?

Brush and wipe: Use a soft brush or a cotton gauze and when teeth erupt do the same to teeth. ...Read more

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What to do if I ate sour patch kids then milk duds and my tongue is burning!?

What to do if I ate sour patch kids then milk duds and my tongue is burning!?

Neutralize the Acid: Rinse with water, or milk of magnesia, (magnesium hydroxide) or chew a Tums and rinse with water shold neutralize the citric acid or Ascorbic Acid in the Sourpatch kid. I'm not quite sure what component the milk duds had in the reaction. ...Read more

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How can you tell the difference between thrush and just milk stain on the tongue of a 1 month old?

How can you tell the difference between thrush and just milk stain on the tongue of a 1 month old?

Thrush vs. Milk: Sometimes it can be challenging to tell the difference between early thrush and retained milk on the tongue. Generally, milk will wipe away when gently scraped, but thrush will not. Thrush on the tongue will generally spread to the inner cheeks, gums and roof of mouth if untreated. Rapid progression of white patches is suggestive of thrush. ...Read more

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10 month old sticking her tongue out, not drinking her milk, weezy when crawling. - help?

10 month old sticking her tongue out, not drinking her milk, weezy when crawling. - help?

Wheezy: If your daughter wheezes when crawling she may allergic to the rug, in w hich case keep her off the floor until you get rid of the carpet. ...Read more

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My baby is two months n breastfeeding. Her tongue is white due to milk. Is there anyway to remove it.?

My baby is two months n breastfeeding. Her tongue is white due to milk. Is there anyway to remove it.?

Yes: It could be thrush, also known as yeast in the mouth. Usually true thrush is almost impossible to "scrape off" the tongue. Try wiping the tongue with a clean wet wash cloth. If if comes off it probably isn't thrush and is just milk deposits from feeding. If it is whitish, velvety and doesn't come off you will need to seen medical attention for a prescription to kill the yeast. ...Read more

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I scald my tongue on Monday from tasting hot milk and when I went look at my tongue I notice bumps in the back?

I scald my tongue on Monday from tasting hot milk and when I went look at my tongue I notice bumps in the back?

Inflammation: It is normal to have bumps on the tongue, they are called papillae and they carry the taste buds. Raised and red papillae are likely due to inflammation/irritation from the burn. ...Read more

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When I drink tea with milk in it and nothing to eat my tongue immediately gets a white coating in it. Could I be allergic to milk?

Not a milk allergy: Milk will always cost your tongue. Brush your tongue or use a tongue scraper after drinking. ...Read more

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My son has black spots on his tongue and every time I feed him. He throws the milk back up. But he acts normal?

My son has black spots on his tongue and every time I feed him. He throws the milk back up. But he acts normal?

Vomiting: How old is your baby? Dark spots on the tongue could be from iron in his vitamin suppliment. I'm more concerned about his vomiting after each feeding. Please speak to his pediatrician. ...Read more

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How can you tell the difference between trush or just milk in a 1 week old newborn baby's tongue?

How can you tell the difference between trush or just milk in a 1 week old newborn baby's tongue?

Usually: Thrush has redness under the white area and it wipes off... If you give your baby water and the whiteness is gone it is probably milk. ...Read more

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My 19 day old daughter is being fed breast milk and formula via bottle. Her tongue is extremely white. Is this normal?

My 19 day old daughter is being fed breast milk and formula via bottle. Her tongue is extremely white. Is this normal?

White tongue: If the white areas come off easily, with a facecloth than likely milk related. If not is may be thrush. But if she is feeding well and her mouth is not red or sore, most doctors would just observe this. All the best. ...Read more

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Small Orange/White bumps on the tip area of my tongue, Burning sensation which worsens when trying to drink any liquid from Water to Coke or even Milk?

Small Orange/White bumps on the tip area of my tongue, Burning sensation which worsens when trying to drink any liquid from Water to Coke or even Milk?

Bumps on tongue: Hello ~ these painful bumps on the tongue occur very frequently in all of us and they are usually due to reactivation of a virus we get as kids and is usually herpes 1 or coxsackie virus. Best treatment is triamcinolone acetonide 0.1% dental paste applied 3 -4 x a day. You will need a prescription for this. Thanks ...Read more

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Should a 6mo with fever be given water to prevent dryness of tongue? Will breast milk or formula be enough to provide required hydration?

Should a 6mo with fever be given water to prevent dryness of tongue? Will breast milk or formula be enough to provide required hydration?

No: Breastmilk or formula is better. They will likely need to drink more of it to stay hydrated. If they need extra fluids, give pedialyte to keep their electrolytes balanced. ...Read more

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Allergy test I took to nuts, fish, milk, soy, was negative. This means, there is no reason for the tongue to swell, and kill me? I have health anxiety

Allergy test I took to nuts, fish, milk, soy, was negative. This means, there is no reason for the tongue to swell, and kill me? I have health anxiety

Allergy tests: The tests you had done were food allergens. Although it is encouraging that they are negative, there are other things you could be allergic to, such as aeroallergens: pollens, grasses, trees, weeds and even animals. Any kind of a reaction to allergen could cause tongue swelling. There are other causes of tongue swelling, but allergies & trauma are most common. Not common to kill, though. ...Read more

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Dryness of throat and lips and burning sensation on tongue especially at night and after taking milk or sugar?

Dryness of throat and lips and burning sensation on tongue especially at night and after taking milk or sugar?

Need exam: There are a number of things that can cause this, including medicarions, allergies, food sensitivities and more. The best thing do you to do is see a dentist, oral surgeon or your doctor for a complete evaluation of this. In the meantime avoid the sugars. Sugar can cause rapidly progressing tooth decay in a dry mouth. ...Read more

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I just ate a small bite of a cookie laced with a whole pack of laxatives and a small amount of milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide). My tongue and throat is burning.

I just ate a small bite of a cookie laced with a whole pack of laxatives and a small amount of milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide). My tongue and throat is burning.

Laxative cookies?: Why would you do that? I don't understand. However, I am guessing that by the time you receive this, your tongue is feeling better. If not, brushing gently and thoroughly including your tongue, should suffice. ...Read more

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My 7month old baby needs milk bottle in her mouth, whole night. And wakes up if bottle get finished. It is very difficult for us. Pls suggest alternative?

My 7month old baby needs milk bottle in her mouth, whole night. And wakes up if bottle get finished. It is very difficult for us. Pls suggest alternative?

Bottle feeding: In general, I would normally tell a parentt to avoiding feeding al night. Let your baby cry a bit (5 minutes) before doing anything to see if your baby will self-sooth their self back to sleep after time ...Read more

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I know that brkfst is very important but I cant get myself to eat. Don't feel like putting amythong in my mouth. Drink only milk. What to do?

I know that brkfst is very important but I cant get myself to eat. Don't feel like putting amythong in my mouth. Drink only milk. What to do?

What'sImportantIsYou: Don't get all compulsive about not eating breakfast. If you feel OK and aren't hungry just wait 'till you get hungry. In fact, there's current thinking about that whole breakfast myth. Good for the food industry but maybe not you. I'm not hungry in the morning. Except for a few stomach growls I'm fine till 2, sometimes 3:30 pm. But each person is different. Don't fall into the group-think hype. ...Read more

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How do you treat a mouth rash for a baby (may be a  milk rash)?

How do you treat a mouth rash for a baby (may be a  milk rash)?

Contact dermatitis: If you are asking about a rash around a baby's mouth (not inside) it may be a form of contact dermatitis from newly introduced foods. Sometimes babies will get a red, rough area beneath their bottom lip- this is not an allergy to the food, but just their skim getting used to the new food. Use vasoline before eating to help. ...Read more

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I was washing my 6 month olds hair when a little water got into her mouth. She coughed right after & ate 6 oz of milk & is happy & seems fine. She ok?

I was washing my 6 month olds hair when a little water got into her mouth. She coughed right after & ate 6 oz of milk & is happy & seems fine. She ok?

She should be: If she is not continuing to cough and or/wheeze, she is very likely okay.
It would be a good idea for you to take a basic infant CPR course, which would give you the ability to deal with choking situations for you child if they occur. ...Read more

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My month month old baby constantly putting had in mouth. Fussy and cranky and refuse to drink milk. Could he be teething?

My month month old baby constantly putting had in mouth. Fussy and cranky and refuse to drink milk. Could he be teething?

Fussy baby: This is early for teething and there are many things that can cause fussiness in a young baby. Stay calm, soothing and loving during the fussiness is important. Talk to the pediatrician for guidance. ...Read more

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My 1yr old daughter has habit of sleeping with milk bottle in her mouth. She needs bottle whole night, otherwise cries. How to remover her this habbit?

My 1yr old daughter has habit of sleeping with milk bottle in her mouth. She needs bottle whole night, otherwise cries. How to remover her this habbit?

Baby bottle caries: If the baby continues to sleep with the milk bottle in her mouth like that, I will guarantee she will end upwith "baby bottle" caries, where the milk actually pools in her mouth and creates caries which will destroy her teeth. I suggest that you pick a couple of days, perhaps the weekend and try to break this habit by just not giving the bottle this way, perhaps substitute with a bottle of water. ...Read more

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Any solutions for an allergic milk reaction around the mouth? It's like a mild rash.

Any solutions for an allergic milk reaction around the mouth? It's like a mild rash.

See an Allergist: If you have a suspicion of milk allergy you should see an allergist and be tested. Till the it may be best to avoid milk products. ...Read more

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I may have gotten a little windex in my mouth a few minutes ago. I’m breastfeeding. Can it get into my milk?

I may have gotten a little windex in my mouth a few minutes ago. I’m breastfeeding. Can it get into my milk?

Doubt a problem: This is a product composed of isopropyl alcohol and other chemicals. Ingestion could lead to having some pass in the milk. However, unless you drank a few ounces in it is unlikely to achieve a level in your blood to pass a significant amount. The exposure you describe is unlikely to do so. ...Read more

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Had a cold last week. Nothing taste right. Foul smell in nose and bad taste lingering in mouth. What could this be? Even prepared and milk taste bad

Had a cold last week. Nothing taste right. Foul smell in nose and bad taste lingering in mouth. What could this be? Even prepared and milk taste bad

Infection: You may have a bacterail infection, possibly a sinus infection with some of your symptoms. See a dr. To get clinically evaluated and then the proper treatment would follow. Good luck. ...Read more

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Sometimes I smell my son`s mouth having a bad odor. He`s 3yr old but I did brushed his teeth evry other night and he`s drnking milk tru bottle. Thanks?

Sometimes I smell my son`s mouth having a bad odor. He`s 3yr old but I did brushed his teeth evry other night and he`s drnking milk tru bottle. Thanks?

Bacteria: Your child's bacterial makeup may be more heavily weighted toward the smelly bacteria. If no cavities are present then it will be good to limit sugary intake but also to be brushing their tongue and mouth more often. Often these odor causing ones aren't necessarily cavity causing varieties. I suggest as the previous doctor did a visit to the dentist. Best to you! ...Read more

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I accidentally ingested some type poisymptoms my mouth was black and had use ant acid milk to scrub hatd to stop still in saliva causes burn to skin c?

I accidentally ingested some type poisymptoms my mouth was black and had use ant acid milk to scrub hatd to stop still in saliva causes burn to skin c?

Please re-phrase.: Sorry I don't understand your question. Please call Poison control Hotline at 1-800-222-1222. You can clarify and re-ask if this is not addressing your concern. Take care. ...Read more

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I am allergic to almonds (itchy mouth and it becomes difficult to breath), but I am fine with almond milk (i have a dairy allergy), why is this?

I am allergic to almonds (itchy mouth and it becomes difficult to breath), but I am fine with almond milk (i have a dairy allergy), why is this?

Good question: First thing that comes to mind is that you might not be allergic to the actual nut protein but to a common fumigant used to treat almonds during production. (in fact, seeing your other allergies reinforces this possibility.) an interesting read: http://foodidentitytheft. Com/trying-to-avoid-almonds-that-are-gassed-heres-a-little-guide/ *don't use this guess of mine as a reason to try almonds again*. ...Read more

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My. 4 month old baby has ulcer in his mouth and he stop drinking milk kindly plz tel me in how many days it will heal wht should I apply m worried?

My. 4 month old baby has ulcer in his mouth and he stop drinking milk kindly plz tel me in how many days it will heal wht should I apply m worried?

Oral ulcer: 1st you should take your baby to his pediatrician, until then to comfort him apply baby orajel to the ulcer before feeding, even tylenol (acetaminophen) if have to, you can also feed him with a dropper if he can't suck. Make sure he stays hydrated. Good luck. ...Read more

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Y when u get ur tong pierced they say u will get Yeast infection in ur mouth if u drink milk, but when u have a cut in mouth and drink milk ur fine?

Y when u get ur tong pierced they say u will get Yeast infection in ur mouth if u drink milk, but when u have a cut in mouth and drink milk ur fine?

Not correct: Yeast infections are more common in people with poor immune function, and have little to do with where or how the cut happens. Preterm babies get oral thrush because of weak immune function ...Read more

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Can a milk allergy cause itchy rashes around the mouth?

Can a milk allergy cause itchy rashes around the mouth?

Yes: Food allergy can cause itchy rashes around the mouth as well as diarrhea, skin rashes all over the body, wheezing and even life threatening reactions called anaphylaxis. ...Read more