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My Gums Burn From Chewing Tobacco
The two symmetrical bumps on my mouth's roof behind front teeth, sometimes one of mine feels sore after chewing gum, eating or smoking. Why?
Irritation: The "bumps" are sore because they are irritated. The question is, what are those "bumps"? Lesions like that can be as benign as a torus palatinus, or they could be more serious, especially since you are a smoker. Have them evaluated by your dentist... It may save your life. ...Read more
Yes: Nicotine in tobacco chewing causes localized ischemic area due to constriction of blood vessel. Precancerous soft tissue changes include leukoplakia, erythroplakia, acanthoma and carcinoma in situ. Regarding gum disease, tobacco product causes root surface roughness and delay wound healing. Tobacco product will aid in dry mouth and thus causes root caries leading to rotting teeth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I quit smoking 6 months ago with the use of nicorette (nicotine gum). I've been off the nicorette (nicotine gum) for 3 wks. Why does my tongue burn and my teeth are very sensitive?
Don't know: Not enough information to answer your question but i can tell you with certainty that you should not blame the symptoms on smoking cessation and are encouraged to continue that very good effort to get off of those things. By the way, i believe you stopped smoking because you wanted to not because of nicorette (nicotine gum). ...Read more
Periodontitis ?: If you have periodontal disease, it needs to be treated by a local dentist or dental specialist (periodontist). Your post did not say if you are currently being treated... if not,, DO NOT attempt to treat this on your own. You will regret it in the long run when you start loosing your teeth and realize that replacing those teeth costs more than professionally treating them now. All the best... ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Is it bad to chew gum after smoking?If i just smoked would gum make the carcinogens absorb in my mouth like chew/dip? Or no extra effect? Quitting too
Moist inside cheeks, under tongue but top of tongue is constantly very dry (food sticks to it). Chewing xylitol gum doesn't help. Not Sjogrens. Cause?
My mouth started itching and burning after chewing sugarless gum. I get headaches from sucralose. Is my mouth pain an allergic reaction?
I chew on the inside of my mouth and toung, i tried chewing gum but dentist said no! its a nervous habbit any recommendations to quit this bad habbit?
Possibly a BFRB?: These could be body-focused repetitive behaviors (bfrbs) - like hair pulling & nail biting. Bfrbs can arise in response to (a) emotions (anxiety, fear, boredom, excitement); &/or (b) sensing rough areas skin (like inside of cheek/on tongue). Bfrbs can feel pleasurable & can serve 2 relieve tension. Helpful behavioral treatments available. A clinical psychologist who specializes in bfrbs can help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Tiny piece of meat between gum & cheek near throat. May get hit while brushing, not the brush part. Been there since wisdom tooth extraction.Whatisit?
Good question: How long ago was the tooth extracted. If within the last few weeks, the area may still be in the process of healing where the gum is not fully filled in, covered over and smooth. However, if it hasn't been getting better or still there after that time, see the dentist who extracted the tooth for an evaluation. Regardless your dentist is responsible for follow up aftercare, almost always no charge ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Two flaps of skin like lumps on opposite sides of cheek by upper teeth.no pain,not discolored. Getting smaller. I grind teeth and chew inside mouth?
Definitely, yes: It's happened to the everyone at one time or another. If you burn your mouth on a hot beverage or food, the pain can be unpleasant. When your mouth is burned by hot foods, blisters can form on your gums and your tongue, the roof of your mouth or the insides of your cheeks. Prevention is the best treatment. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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