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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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My tongue has small cuts all around it it's been there my whole life! What's it from and how can I heal/fix it?

My tongue has small cuts all around it it's been there my whole life! What's it from and how can I heal/fix it?

Cuts? With blood?: Or just "crevices? " if there's blood, see your dentist asap. (well, you could wait until monday if they've been there your whole life!) if no blood, then likely just a normal variation in 2-5% of people called "fissured tongue" that does not require treatment. Check this link for more information: http://www. M.Webmd. Com/oral-health/guide/fissured-tongue. ...Read more

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What to do about my cut tongue?

What to do about my cut tongue?

Nothing: A cut tongue will heal quickly. The tongue because of its excellent blood supply will heal very well so there is little to worry about. ...Read more

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What causes you to have cuts on your tongue?

What causes you to have cuts on your tongue?

Canker sores or?: Tongue is known to have many variations with pigmenting, size, appearance, & not always due to disease. Other causes of tongue that looks patchy include: lichen planus (responds to steroids), white sponge nevus (familial, benign, permanent), smoker's leukoplakia (2% risk of cancer, needs biopsy), hairy leukoplakia (due to epsteinbarr virus), warts (due to papillomavirus), "thrush" (rx antifungals). ...Read more

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My friends got two cuts on tongue what do u think it is?

My friends got two cuts on tongue what do u think it is?

New or old: Are these new cuts? If yes should go away in 2 weeks. If grooves have been there a while, could be a fissured tongue. See a licensed dentist to be sure. ...Read more

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What causes cuts on your tongue and how do you heal them?

What causes cuts on your tongue and how do you heal them?

Hard to say: Broken teeth, or a host of several different causes that can be signs of medical problems. See your dentist either way, there are too many possibilities to list. ...Read more

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Hello Sir...I hv cuts in tongue....l can't eat anything likr chappatti and sabji. No.l need an answer only...It doesn't cause any serious problem....

Hello Sir...I hv cuts in tongue....l can't eat anything likr chappatti and sabji. No.l need an answer only...It doesn't cause any serious problem....

..Ok: For a short period....eat soft bland food.....Khir, soak Chapati in milk. Lidocain viscous is available, can be swished and swallowed few minutes before meal. After each meal....rinse your mouth well...that will help healing faster. ...Read more

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How can I fix a cut on my tongue, very painful!!!?

How can I fix a cut on my tongue, very painful!!!?

See a dentist: If the cut is a recent injury, you should have it evaluated by a dentist or your family MD to see if any treatment is indicated. Medications can be prescribed to help numb the area or to relieve the pain during the healing process. ...Read more

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Bit my tongue hard, slight cut, should I use peroxide?

Half-strength OK: The main goal is to keep the wound clean. Tongue wounds generally heal very rapidly. Half-strength peroxide (mixed 1:1 with water) is a good agent to swish around and then spit out to cleanse the oral cavity. ...Read more

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What is a remedy for quick recovery from cut on tongue?

What is a remedy for quick recovery from cut on tongue?

Time: Don't do anything. There is no remedy. You can get some kind of oral anesthetic over the counter to help with the pain, but anything you put on this will only serve to delay and interfere with healing. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if the metal bands around your molars suppose to cut your tongue up?

Can you tell me if the metal bands around your molars suppose to cut your tongue up?

No: Please see your orthodontist and have him/her help your tongue with an adjustment. ...Read more

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I have a cut almost like a hole under my tongue on the side. What do I do? It bled a good bit.

I have a cut almost like a hole under my tongue on the side. What do I do? It bled a good bit.

Nothing: You probably bit your tongue while eating or in your sleep. Avoid further trauma by not eating sharp foods such as toast, chips and the like. Gargle with An antiseptic. Type mouth wash 2-3 times a day. Avoid trauma to the area when you brush your teeth. It will eventually heal on its own. Use Tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain. Ibuprophen or Aleve wil increase bleeding. See dentist if needed ...Read more

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The tip of my tongue feels like there's a small cut there, it's not visible though. Slight discomfort when I move it. Causes? Help.

The tip of my tongue feels like there's a small cut there, it's not visible though. Slight discomfort when I move it. Causes? Help.

Cut/burn: You probably cut or burned your tongue. Should heal spontaneously. Salt water rinses may help. If not getting better in 2-3 days call your dentist. ...Read more

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My daughter fell and split her tongue open it's a nasty cut. I want to know will it heal properly, will her tongue go back to it's normal look?

Yes, but scar.: Tongues usually heal really well unless the cut went all the way through at one of the edges leaving an unattached piece which should be stitched together pronto. Otherwise, it will be swollen for more than a month and she should only be eating baby foods and nothing hot or spicy. Dehydration can become a problem if she's not drinking. Milkshakes or ensure can provide nutrition. ...Read more

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What to do for the dead cell after tongue cut stiches are examined after 4 days. Whether dead cell need to be treated or get replenished naturally?

What to do for the dead cell after tongue cut stiches are examined after 4 days. Whether dead cell need to be treated or get replenished naturally?

Nothing: If all is healing well, they will disappear over time. Much like the scab on a cut on your skin. Just keep the area clean. ...Read more

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The front portion of tongue of my son (age 15 years) was cut by felling down on cement ground on 15 dec. Got stitched on same day. Future action/ adv?

The front portion of tongue of my son (age 15 years) was cut by felling down on cement ground on 15 dec. Got stitched on same day. Future action/ adv?

It will heal fine: Tongue is highly vascularized and high healing potential so it would heal excellently without scar. Comfort is most important during healing by avoiding alcohol (dried out the mucosa), spicy food, and keep it clean with gauze wiping and rinsing with mild salt solution. ...Read more

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Could a gp cut your tongue tie for you?

He or she could: Ankyloglossia or "tongue tied" is a condition that can be treated by a general dentist, dental specialist, or physician (if he or she feels comfortable in performing the procedure). The procedure to release the frenum is referred to as a frenectomy or frenuloplasty and can be performed under local anesthesia. ...Read more

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What foods do not burn a cut tongue?

What foods do not burn a cut tongue?

Burn cut tounge: Usually non-acidic or non-spicy foods. Ie; white rice (plain), it may hurt or burn a bit but try warm salt water rinse to allow to heal quicker and with getting infected. ...Read more

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How do you swallow when your tongue is cut out?

Swallow: You can use some of the techniques people use who have had strokes resulting in paralysis of the tongue however I recommend that you discuss this with an oncologist or a dentist who specializes in obturators for traumatic facial injuries. ...Read more

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I have cut on tongue which is not healing not bleeding?

Tongue lesion: You should see an ENT doctor to examine the lesion and your dentition. A persistent ulcer on tongue should be biopsied to r/o malignancy and this can be done at the office. ...Read more

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Dentist cut my tongue today on accident. How do I heal it?

Usually no problem.: Usually a small laceration on your tongue is no problem and will heal by itself. Location and size of laceration will obviously effect the healing. Simply ask your dentist for help with your specific situation. ...Read more

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Might getting my tongue tie cut give me speech difficulties?

On the contrary: A tongue tie, or an abnormally short lingual frenum, can cause speech problems. Often the solution is the "cutting" of the tie. It's kind of unusual to be diagnosed at the age of 36. This procedure is most often done in kids. ...Read more

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How do you eat if they have to cut out your tongue for cancer?

You adapt: As long as you have the back of your tongue and some of the front you can do pretty well with eating. The tongue helps to move the food around and back and the back of the tongue stimulates the swallowing reflex. ...Read more

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What happens if you cut that little piece of skin under your tongue?

What happens if you cut that little piece of skin under your tongue?

Likely nothing: The tag beneath your tongue is called a frenulum. In people (adults and children) with a prominent frenulum, they often have tongue tie and may require the frenulum to be cut (frenulectomy) so that they can have better mobility of the tongue. It is a painless procedure and rarely there is much bleeding. Babies typically have their frenulum cut without anesthesia and do well. ...Read more

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My tongue all the sudden feels like it's cut up. Could this be an allergy?

My tongue all the sudden feels like it's cut up. Could this be an allergy?

Yes also..: It can be from a sharp edge of a cavity in a tooth or edge of a bridge or partials, or from eating sharp foods like ships ...Read more