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My Tongue Feels Funny
A lingering bad taste & my tongue feels funny midday. Just finished anti-biotics & been under stress. No diet changes. Is it acid reflux? Treatment?
Possible: It is possible that you have acid reflux bit could also be a number of other things. Do you feel like it started after you took the antibiotics? Could be an opportunistic fungal infection, but just a guess. Not acid reflux and infection can of course be treated relatively simply. But your have to visit a physician for a proper evaluation to find the root cause. Feel free to provide more details. ...Read more
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
Check with MD: It would be prudent to see a physician to check on the cause of your symptoms. You would have to be seen by someone to give you an accurate evaluation. ...Read more
Tongue numbness: Better question: why is your tongue numb? Unless it's totally numb, with no feeling at all, you probably won't do it any damage by eating or drinking, although you may want to avoid really hot liquids to avoid burning your tongue. However, numbness of the tongue is not normal and can rarely indicate something serious. If it persists, see a doctor! ...Read more
Sudden change: Sudden neurological change in anybody part is concerning for a TIA (mini stroke) or stroke. Could also be inflammation or compression along the nerve at some point, but things that can cause this type of nerve involvement are rare without other significant signs or symptoms. ...Read more
I have white stuff all over my tongue and its gettin all ocer the tongue my tasting is funny. My throar hurts when I sneeze and it feels dry wen I eat?
Evaluation Needed: I'm not sure what you mean by funny so can you please elaborate? If you are ever in doubt then you should go to the doctors if it hurts for proper evaluation. ...Read more
Can your tongue swell up after 36 hrs of not taking amox it feels funny but not sure if it is swelling!? Had mild rash on face that do not itch
No: If your tongue is swelling and interfering with breathing, get to your doctor ASAP. ...Read more
Hard to accurately: Diagnose without examining you. Could be a host of reasons. Best to consult with a dentist if you haven't been to one recently and exercise very good oral hygiene including brushing your tongue. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Since last night the right side of my tongue has gone numb my husband also noticed I was talking funny?
I have numbness in the right side of my tongue & face. Also, experiencing neck pain on rt side after sleeping funny. Pinched nerve? What should I do?
See a neurologist : You need to see a neurologist. This could be a serious neurological problem. ...Read more
When I breathe I get a funny mettalically taste on the back of my tongue into my throat, have been diagnosed with high prolactin what could it be?
Reflux: Many things can cause this, but the symptoms you describe, could easily be explained by gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD). The acid in your stomach may be allowed to climb your esophagus (feeding tube), when you lie flat. It could irritate your wind pipe. See your physician for an examination and possible treatment options. Call 911 if develop shortness of breath. ...Read more
My brother has had cough (bringing up stuff) for 6 weeks now has cold, cough the worst plus slight pains in back and funny taste in mouth. Is this cold?
I always feel "strange". Like im going to become allergic to things I eat or my mouth feels "funny". Bloodwork all came back great. Anxiety?
Possibly yes: All things considered, perhaps you've learned over time to associate uncomfortable physiological sensations to certain foods. The key here is to identify and monitor cognitions (thoughts) associated with these sensations when they occur. Write these thoughts down at the moment; in a nutshell, yes emotional conditioning has likely occurred but can easily be reversed. ...Read more
I have white spots and qhite lines in my mouth for three weeks that peel off at tines they do not hurt just feel funny in my mouth?
White spots in mouth: A few things can cause white spots in the mouth. Lichen planus can be lacy thin white lines on the inside of the cheeks and/or white patches. Candida (yeast infection) can look like white patches or cheese curds. There are also longer lasting oral conditions that present as white patches known as leucoplakia that may be a sign of a more serious condition. All these need to be seen by a doctor. ...Read more
Yes and No: Many teeth feel "different" for a while after root canal therapy. This may or may not resolve over time. It is always advised to monitor the tooth, usually at 6 months or a year. This can early detect potential problems. The bad taste can come from many sources, not always your tooth. One possibility is a temporary filling material dissolving in saliva. If there is a temp, get it replaced. ...Read more
I am so scared right now :(my roof of my mouth feels funny and rough like sand and it's sore, is this just the flu? Been like it a hr or so:(
Unlikely the flu:
I am not sure what is causing this but would be very unusual to be serious. This may be viral but also consider if you have eaten something too hot. This should pass in a day or so. The mouth heals very quickly. If it persists see your doctor.
Do not be scared. ...Read more
I get sudden blurred and tunnel vision. Funny taste in my mouth. My right hand and right side of my face feel numb. What is this?
HEy doctors, I have been nauseous, dizzy and my mouth feels funny weeks now. I saw my period on 9/7/14. Is it possible am pregnant or just malaria?
Hi patient!: It's a bit interesting that you say "Just malaria" we see it very rarely in the US. For us it would be much simpler to diagnose you with pregnancy than with malaria. You can take a home pregnancy test to see if you are pregnant. If you think you are suffering from malaria you should probably see your nearest doctor. ...Read more
I have a sore throat with a funny taste in my mouth. A headache of and on for the past couple of days and my ears feel a little stopped up?
See your MD: To avoid complications, see your physician asap to determine if it's viral or bacterial. ...Read more
Left side neck pain, ear pain, temple pain,mouth pain don't have mouth infection and throat feels funny head sensitive?
TMJ TMD: Temporo-mandibular disorder is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. TMJ may refer pain to other areas, causing a headache, earache, jaw pain, neck pain and toothache. Proper diagnosis is the key to the successful treatment. See an orofacial pain practitioner for a consultation. They are the expert in this field. ...Read more
Runny bum feel like puking after I eat its worse. Throw up little in mouth when sleeping funny pee smell, very gassy tummy feels ill not flu or baby?
Possibly gall bladde: Problems with your gall bladder can lead to gas, feeling full right away, nausea, and turn your urine dark. However, they don't usually cause an odd smell unless you are having problems with the liver as well.... A bladder infection can also lead to the same symptoms. Get seen soon, and they will likely check your urine and blood after talking to you and examining you. ...Read more
Can be: In severe allergic reactions, a metallic taste in the mouth can occur. Some medications can also leave an unusual taste in the mouth. In pollen-food syndrome aka oral allergy syndrome, mouth swelling and itching occur and may make some foods taste different until the reaction subsides. ...Read more
I've had a cough since I finished with my cold 2 weeks ago. Now I have a funny taste in my mouth coughing or not. It's a taste that I can't describe.?
See your MD: To rule out oral respiratory infection.Get a more detailed answer ›
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