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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: Dont 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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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.

Tongue hurts: It might be under your tongue as well and you might not be able to see the cause. Wait it out a few days or see your dentist if it persists or you want an answer sooner. ...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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