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It feels like the side of my tounge is rubbing against my teeth, it's very irritating. And sometimes my tounge has a burning sensation.

It feels like the side of my tounge is rubbing against my teeth, it's very irritating. And sometimes my tounge has a burning sensation.

Tongue inflammation: Or possible macroglossia. It is an abnormal enlargement of the tongue. The common cause is a result of trauma, tongue biting or dental irritation. The condition also called self-inflicted traumatic macroglossia. Your doctor may prescribe an anti-inflammatory drug or suggest an otc Ibuprofen to help minimize inflammation and reduce pain while the underlying cause is treated. ...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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Why is my tongue tingling?

Why is my tongue tingling?

Heat or chemicals: Temperature-hot or spicy-hot foods usually cause tingling. Other causes are infection, bacterial vs fungal vs viral. ...Read more

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I have tiny ulcers on the tip of my tongue and under my tongue that hurt really bad. Almost like a burning sensation. What is it?

I have tiny ulcers on the tip of my tongue and under my tongue that hurt really bad. Almost like a burning sensation. What is it?

Needs evaluation: Ulcers really need to be evaluated for a diagnosis and treatment plan. If it doesn't go away within 7-10 days, you need to have them evaluated by an oral surgeon. ...Read more

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Why is my mouth and tongue having numbness?

Why is my mouth and tongue having numbness?

Personal evaluation: A numb feeling in the mouth or tongue could have many possible causes, such as but not limited to an early sign of aphthous stomatitis, a dry mouth (xerostomia), from medications, hormonal changes, certain medical conditions, or allergies. See your dentist who may need to refer you to your physician for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Weird sensation in mouth. Peeling, burning and bleeding gums under one tooth. Numb feeling in my cheek. what could it be?

Weird sensation in mouth. Peeling, burning and bleeding gums under one tooth. Numb feeling in my cheek. what could it be?

Infection: It could be an infection, but that's only a guess since you cannot be examined or diagnosed over the internet. The numbness is of great concern, so you need to see a local dentist ASAP to determine what is causing your symptoms. ...Read more

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Why my tounge is tingly on da left edge of my tounge?

Why my tounge is tingly on da left edge of my tounge?

See your doctor: it can be early stage bells palsy or something more serious. need to be evaluated either way. ...Read more

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Around my mouth always have Tinging feeling and it's burns what is it?

Around my mouth always have Tinging feeling and it's burns what is it?

I do not know: Sometimes viruses, such as the HSV-1 virus that causes cold sores, can be prevalent around the mouth area and may cause some tingling issues. you may be lucky you are not getting the sores. If it is severe and or worsens, see your Doctor, good luck to you. ...Read more

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My throat is really sore. Half my tongue is green with slight red spots all over my tongue. What could this be?

My throat is really sore. Half my tongue is green with slight red spots all over my tongue. What could this be?

Throat: May be viral such as mono but could also be bacterial such as strep. Get it cultured today to see if you need antibiotics ...Read more

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White bumps near the corner of my mouth and on my top lips. is this angular cheilitis? it feels sore when i lick it with my tongue

White bumps near the corner of my mouth and on my top lips. is this angular cheilitis? it feels sore when i lick it with my tongue

Yes: Due to saliva. Often due to habitual licking of dry/cracked lips. Often due to saliva during sleep, common if you have braces or wear a mouth piece at night. Try frequent application of chapstick or vaseline (Aquaphor). ...Read more

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Why is my tongue red and sore?

Would need: To examine to render a diagnosis. Best to be seen by a dentist for a preliminary exam. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Why is my tongue white and sore?

Candidiasis possibly: Candidiasis is a fungal infection that can occur on the tongue ad/or other areas in the mouth. In infants it is often called thrush. It leaves a white coating that can be scrapped off. The tissue under the coating is sore and bleeds easily. This condition must be treated with appropriate medication. Please see your dentist for an evaluation asap. ...Read more

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Why is my tounge tingly?

Tingly tongue: It is difficulty to say why your tongue is tingly, without having a look at it and asking some additional questions. These would include, smoking history, recent burn or cold injury or accidental bite, other medical problems, nutritional. You may wish to start with a visit to you primary doctor for a check-up. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing tingling in my mouth underneath my tongue. And my glands are swollen. What is it?

I have been experiencing tingling in my mouth underneath my tongue. And my glands are swollen. What is it?

See your dentist: It sounds like you could have a possible infection. Only a physical examination by a dentist can tell you this for sure. See a dentist immediately. Don't wait. ...Read more

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Why is my tongue peeling?

Why is my tongue peeling?

Several: Could be a type of fungal infection. Could be an allergic reaction. Could be secondary to some type of chemical exposure such as spicy foods with preservatives, etc. Could be a condition called a geographic tongue. 'a simple microscopic exam of a smear from your tongue at the doc's office may show the problem. ...Read more

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I have sjogrens syndrome but lately my mouth has been extremely dry and my tongue feels numb, and my tongue hurts. My mouth tastes awful. What is it?

I have sjogrens syndrome but lately my mouth has been extremely dry and my tongue feels numb, and my tongue hurts. My mouth tastes awful. What is it?

Sjogrens syndrome: This appears to be a worsening of your Sjogrens condition. An otolaryngologist should evaluate and treat these symptoms. Discuss this with your rheumatologist,also. ...Read more

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Left side of my face feels burning, eye, edge of lip, nostril, tongue, throat, it's all towards the left only. Not stabbing pain, no rash, what is it?

Left side of my face feels burning, eye, edge of lip, nostril, tongue, throat, it's all towards the left only. Not stabbing pain, no rash, what is it?

See PCP: Could be early Herpes Zoster. See PCP. Some MDs treat before vesicles come out. Time will tell what it is. Burning eye is usually due to dryness but see eyeMD to be sure you do not have HZV in eye. ...Read more

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Why is my tongue burning and itching and have bumps on back?

Why is my tongue burning and itching and have bumps on back?

Many possibilities: It could be something isolated to your mouth or something more systemic. I would suggest seeing a physician or oral medicine specialist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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