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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 toungue feels burnt and has patches on it?

My toungue feels burnt and  has patches on it?

My Tongue Hurts: Right off i make an assumption that you are having an allergic reaction or side effect of something you have ingested. Without seeing the tongue and getting more of your story, i would also want to know if you have any other medication conditions or history of infections such as herpes. But, it may be wise to get on an anti-histamine right away and if the sensation worsens getting help. ...Read more

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I burnt my tongue 2 weeks so. It still hurts and there is a whitish coating on my tongue. I brush my tongue with my electric toothbrush 2x/day.

Dr. David Kam Dr. Kam
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I burnt my tongue 2 weeks so.  It still hurts and there is a whitish coating on my tongue.  I brush my tongue with my electric toothbrush 2x/day.

Tongue injury: The tongue is a highly vascular organ with great potential to heal. Use saline or half strength hydrogen peroxide rinses three time a day x 1 week and stop brushing your tongue with an electric tooth brush as it interferes with healing. ...Read more

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So i got my tubes cut tied an burned 3 years agi the other day i noticed my boobs were swollen an my areola was itchy an had white spots on them i squ?

So i got my tubes cut tied an burned 3 years agi the other day i noticed my boobs were swollen an my areola was itchy an had white spots on them i squ?

No certainty: Tubal ligation is no 100 % guarantee for not getting pregnant. Especially when performed at a young age (early twenties) the risk of failure is 10 - 20 times higher than in women over the age of 35. A pregnancy test will show if your symptoms come from a pregnancy. ...Read more

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Got tongue pierced and now tongue is white help!?

Got tongue pierced and now tongue is white help!?

Dentist or ER ASAP: It is hard to tell if this serious or not without seeing it, but normal tongue should appear pink, not white. White often means there is less blood supply or circulation. Getting good supply of blood is critical to healing, so after the tongue is pierced, this is something to be checked by a professional. Blanching of tongue is not normal. Please visit a dentist or emergency as soon as you can. ...Read more

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I have red swollen bumps on the back of my tounge. They were small till I brushed my tounge. while I was brushing my teeth should I be worried?

I have red swollen bumps on the back of my tounge. They were small till I brushed my tounge. while I was brushing my teeth should I be worried?

Bumps: There are normally bumps on the back of the tongue. It is impossible to tell you if what you see is normal or abnormal without seeing you. If you are concerned, have pain or burning sensation, changes in appearance then see a dentist and get the area checked. ...Read more

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I got bite on my tip of my tongue what go happen?

I got bite on my tip of my tongue what go happen?

Probably will heal: ...but without knowing how deep was the damage caused by your "bite" we can't predict a recovery time. ...Read more

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I have got like ulcer inside my mouth - upper jaw. When my tongue touches it, i feel burning sension. My tongue always touches it, ? Pics attachd

I have got like ulcer inside my mouth - upper jaw. When my tongue touches it, i feel burning sension. My tongue always touches it, ? Pics attachd

More info needed..: Lesions are best diagnosed by physical exam together with a medical history. How long has it been there? How large is it? Social habits (smoking?), sexual habits (STD's?). It could be something as simple as a canker sore or a burn, or it might be more serious. If it has not resolved on it's own 14 days after occurrence, then you must visit a physician or dentist for a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have a metallic taste in my mouth. My tongue hurt too. Did i get fluoride inside my tongue?

I have a metallic taste in my mouth. My tongue hurt too. Did i get fluoride inside my tongue?

See your PCP: The change in your sense of taste and a metallic taste due to a variety of causes; from anxiety to dental problems, medications and treatments or simple seasonal flu. See your PCP if concerned. ...Read more

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I burnt my roof top of my mouth with hot tea! been 2 days now and still sore! took a flash light and it's got patches of red!?

I burnt my roof top of my mouth with hot tea! been 2 days now and still sore! took a flash light and it's got patches of red!?

You will be fine: It takes a good week sometimes for the area to heal depending on how severe the burn is. Soften up your diet and avoid hot and spicy foods. You should be fine in a few days. ...Read more

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When i rub my tounge on my gums and teeth i taste a burnt/rotting taste...Am i loosing my teeth?

When i rub my tounge on my gums and teeth i taste a burnt/rotting taste...Am i loosing my teeth?

Likely gum infection: It may be that when you press your gums with your tongue, you are expressing pus from a gum or tooth infection. This drainage, depending on the underlying bacteria involved, can have a strong odor/flavor. If you want to keep your teeth, get it evaluated and treated. ...Read more

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I have two raised, red and sore bumps on my hard palate. It hurts to swallow, and i didn't burn my mouth recently?

I have two raised, red and sore bumps on my hard palate. It hurts to swallow, and i didn't burn my mouth recently?

Please see physician: You need to see a physician for proper diagnosis. Is it new? or is it always there? is it hard? you may have cold sores in mouth, need to be examined ...Read more

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I accidentally swallowed my tongue ring l need help get it out i was sleeping and i felt my whole tongue ring went down my throat with the one ball

I accidentally swallowed   my tongue ring l need help get it out i was sleeping and i felt  my whole tongue ring went down my throat with the one ball

You : You will need to go to see a physician. A radiograph will be taken to see exactly where this ring is. It may still be in your stomach. Please go immediately to be seen to determine the proper course of treatment. ...Read more

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Got punched and cut my bottom lip I got stitches its been for day right bottom feels really hard ?

Got punched and cut my bottom lip I got stitches its been for day right bottom feels really hard ?

Inflammation: Inflammation secondary to the trauma, should go away. Give it time unless there is pus and extreme swelling like an infection then you need attention see a doctor. ...Read more

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I got my lip pierced almost a week ago and now my bottom gums are raw, uncomfortable and look slightly different. ?

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I got my lip pierced almost a week ago and now my bottom gums are raw, uncomfortable and look slightly different. ?

Lip piercing: When getting a lip piercing, you should be aware of the risks that you may face. Gums, lips, tongue or check infection are the most common problem because the mouth is full of bacteria. Take care. ...Read more

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Got my tongue pierced in feb. recently started feeling irritated/ hurting on the bottom of my tongue at piercing site. should I be conserned? help please

Be concerned: Get it out Many reasons Can infect your tongue Can hit against your teeth and damage them Can cause gum recession by hitting against it Can affect your speech Find a different place to pierce not your tongue. ...Read more

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I keep throwing up everything i eat and it's like something pulling inside my stomach i had got my tubes tied clip and burned 8 years ago?

I keep throwing up everything i eat and it's like something pulling inside my stomach i had got my tubes tied clip and burned 8 years ago?

Need attention soon: Your symptoms could represent a potentially serious intestinal blockage secondary to adhesions from you tubal procedure. Please don't delay. Get to the nearest emergency room. ...Read more

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Hey doctor, i got stitches including today 3 days ago on the inside of my cheek/upper lip area. Since i got the stitches, it has gotten more swollen?

Hey doctor, i got stitches including today 3 days ago on the inside of my cheek/upper lip area. Since i got the stitches, it has gotten more swollen?

Get examined: It is possible you may have an infection which should be treated. I suggest going for a check-up as soon as possible at a clinic or where you got the stitches. If you have an infection it is important to treat it as soon as possible before it spreads further. ...Read more