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I have 2 very small red ulcer like sores on the whartons duct area of my tongue. It burns and hurts., also looks inflamed on left what could this be?

I have 2 very small red ulcer like sores on the whartons duct area of my tongue. It burns and hurts., also looks inflamed on left what could this be?

Canker sore: If new, likely canker sore, treat with OTC meds, saline rinse, OTC analgesic solution. If present more than a week, may be something that needs attention. If so, see oral surgeon or ENT doc. ...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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Ate spicy food 6d ago. Since, tongue hurts. Burns a lot. I c small bubbles from middle to end. It swells at times so can't speak properly. Cant eat/drink?

Ate spicy food 6d ago. Since, tongue hurts. Burns a lot. I c small bubbles from middle to end. It swells at times so can't speak properly. Cant eat/drink?

Chemical burn: Sounds like either chemical burn or possible local allergic reaction. Can try toothpaste or mouth rinse for sensitive teeth which may help. Your doctor can prescribe mouth rinse viscous lidocaine, Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) and mylanta or Maalox which may help. Only time will heal tongue. Hope this helps. Best of luck. Dr. R ...Read more

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Pimple like spot on gum under tongue kinda burns like a canker sore, no teeth hurt just a small white spot no swelling just burns?

Pimple like spot on gum under tongue kinda burns like a canker sore, no teeth hurt just a small white spot no swelling just burns?

Oral lesion: You can apply oragel or ambesol for pain especially before eating, use mouth wash & avoid spicy food and drinks. It should heal spontaneously. If you get more lesions or have other symptoms see you doctor. Feel better. ...Read more

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My tongue has like a white/yellow tint to it. And there are small red bumps towards the back. It burns to touch and my throat hurts. What is this?

My tongue has like a white/yellow tint to it. And there are small red bumps towards the back. It burns to touch and my throat hurts. What is this?

Coated tongue: Your tongue may be coated due to an infection which can sometimes be caused by a yeast or virus. It is very important that you see your doctor to determine the actual cause of your infection so that the appropriate treatment can be initiated. ...Read more

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The right side of my throat hurts; when I swallow, move my tongue to the right, and burns when swallowing food. Doesn't hurt when I talk. Is it a cold?

The right side of my throat hurts; when I swallow, move my tongue to the right, and burns when swallowing food. Doesn't hurt when I talk. Is it a cold?

Could be: You could have a virus causing this pain. If it is a virus or a cold it will improve in about a week. Smoking will increase the pain.
If you are not feeling better in 7 to 10 days you should see a dentist or your primary care for a evaluation and diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have dry eyes mouth nose, sore under tongue up in my nose, my tongue constantly hurts and burns. My glands on my right side of neck are swollen?

I have dry eyes mouth nose, sore under tongue up in my nose, my tongue constantly hurts and burns. My glands on my right side of neck are swollen?

Schjogran syndrome: You seem to have schjogram syndrome it needs to be investigated rheumatologist and ophthalmologist and have appropiate
treatment started. ...Read more

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The roof of my mouth is itchy and its more twords the back of my throat. My throat hurts when I swallow and my nose burns when I breath out of it.

The roof of my mouth is itchy and its more twords the back of my throat. My throat hurts when I swallow and my nose burns when I breath out of it.

Dr. Can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Throat lozenges, and Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin, can help decrease throat pain. ...Read more

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What can cause your tongue to hurt burn on one side has hurt since friday?

What can cause your tongue to hurt burn on one side has hurt since friday?

Tongue burns: Need more information. Right side left side top side bottom side? When you have this figured out get back with us. ...Read more

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Underneath my tongue, on the line down the middle there's two bumps that are flesh colored and can be moved around but don't burn/hurt, what is it?

Underneath my tongue, on the line down the middle there's two bumps that are flesh colored and can be moved around but don't burn/hurt, what is it?

Under the tongue: In the front of the mouth, one on each side of the midline are the openings of your salivary gland ducts. They are know as the submandibular or wharton's ducts. ...Read more

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The sides of the tip of my tongue hurt, like the sensation when you burn your tongue. There are small red bumps in the same area too.?

The sides of the tip of my tongue hurt, like the sensation when you burn your tongue. There are small red bumps in the same area too.?

Irritation: May be irritation from irritating foods. For example, a long session of eating spiced sunflower seeds. Avoid spicy foods for a few days. Saline rinses. If symptoms persist beyond a few days, see an oral surgeon. ...Read more

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For past 2 days I had a tender spot on the roof of my mouth. It hurts if food or my tongue touches it. Not canker sore maybe food burn. What can I do?

For past 2 days I had a tender spot on the roof of my mouth. It hurts if food or my tongue touches it. Not canker sore maybe food burn. What can I do?

Roof of mouth: This can't be answered without a visual examination. Have the area examined by your dentist, especially if it does not heal within 5-7 days.
In the meantime, avoid anything that irritates it such as hot and/or acidic foods. ...Read more

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Tongue burns and has sections or dents. What could be wrong?

Tongue burns and has sections or dents. What could be wrong?

Multiple causes: It could be be number of things like candida infection, allergy, systemic condition or a nerve dysfunction. I would suggest seeing an orofacial pain or oral medicine specialist. ...Read more

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What dies it mean when your tongue is split and red and burns?

Usually Glossitis: There are many different types of conditions which can cause the appearance of your tongue which you describe. The general term for this type of change is "glossitis." some types of glossitis have underlying causes (poor nutrition, immune problems, etc.) and some are spontaneous. See a dentist, ent, or oral surgeon if you want to know for sure. Also, get a physical check-up to see if you're O.K. ...Read more

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I have a strange tongue with toothmarks an both sites. Little burns and I am verry tired. What can this means?

I have a strange tongue with toothmarks an both sites. Little burns and I am verry tired. What can this means?

Sleep difficulty: The marks on the side of your tongue are from your pressing your tongue forward into your teeth while you are sleeping. However, your fatigue indicates that you are not having a restful sleep, and the tongue thrusting seems to bear this out. Perhaps a visit to a sleep center and a sleep study is in order. ...Read more

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When a person eat something hot does it burns the taste buds on your tongue and what can u do to heal. Them pleaz help?

Time: Like any burn, it will take time to heal the site. Immediately applying ice will coo. The tissues rapidly to lessen the damage and reduce seeking. Keep foods softer and blanser for a few says to lessen the continued irritation. A numbing agent such as ambesol will make things a little more comfortable. It will just take time to heal. Unless you know someone with an nd:yag laser which works great. ...Read more

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Can you get tongue burns from french kissing?

Can you get tongue burns from french kissing?

Burning tongue syndr: Certain fungal and yeast infections that cause patchy burning spots can result and are easily treated with the right meds. ...Read more

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My tongue itches and burns but there are no bumps present what could it be?

Glossitis: An inflammation of the tongue common with vitamin deficiencies and/ or infection of the tongue. You should be examined and treated. ...Read more