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My Tongue Is Sore When I Eat Fruit
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
Can allergic reaction to fruit cause a pea-size lump inside my tongue? It's tender but not painful, slight swelling. What can I do?
See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more
I've got had these discolored patches on my tongue for days and its sore when I eat food. What is it?
Allow 1 week to eval: You implied this condition is relatively short term (days). Short term irritations on the tongue can be the result of a burn or bite or a canker sore. All of the above conditions will resolve without treatment in one week. If the situation persists beyond that time a professional evaluation of the patches is necessary. ...Read more
What to do if I have had these discolored patches on my tongue for days and its sore when I eat food. What is it?
Tongue gets sore and makes my neck area hurt. My tongue kinda look like it has indents on the side of it also I eat a lot of ice what could this mean?
Can't diagnose: With the available information. This would need to be visualized at minimum to try to answer your question. ...Read more
My tongue is really sore. It hurts to eat. It's not discolored and it doesn't have any sores. This has been going on for about 2 weeks. Why?
My husband has a very sore tongue and cannot eat solids. Do you know what might help him eat properly.?
Focus on the cause: While a sore tongue is no fun, a better question to ask is why is it sore? It could be as simple as a sharp tooth irritating it or there could be underlying disease. Get to a dentist for an evaluation. If no dental cause is noted, expect a referral to your primary care provider for further evaluation. Once the cause is treated, the symptom of soreness should go away. ...Read more
Everytime I eat bread I get a sore on side of my tongue but only toasted breads and crackers? Also cheeks have bite marks in them?
Traumatic bite: The bite marks on your cheek indicate that you are clenching or grinding or that you have some kind of cross bite. This could very well be causing you to catch your tongue when you have to chew anything hard like toast or crackers and therefore cause your tongue to be sore. I suggest you see your dentist if it is a problem. ...Read more
Out of nowhere my tongue got really sore and it hurts really bad to eat I have not ate any spicy foods it's been like this for 2 days?
Mouth sore: Unclear from your description if you have tongue swelling. Also, not sure if you are able to swallow all other types of foods (besides spicy types). You will need an examination of your tongue. Descriptions usually don't help as much as a direct exam of any rash / skin / mucosa problem. Good luck - see a physician right away. ...Read more
Increase intake: Of fluids, Vit C and Vit D3. It should heal in 3 -5 days. If not gone seek advise from your dentist. ...Read more
Needs to be seen: I see your question has been posted for a long time ; no one has responded. The reason for that is as much as we would like to have a good answer for you, we can't even attempt to make any reasonable educated guesses. These types of situations need to be evaluated in person. It would be better for you to eat your cereal with milk either right before or at your dentist's office so dds could see it. ...Read more
Possibly: Would recommend that you don't eat any more almonds. Seek advice of an allergist. ...Read more
Right side of tongue feels sore. I'm still able 2 eat and drink with no harsh pain but jus that area feels sore. Are no visible bumps. Wat cud this be?
Could be: Possibly an apthous ulcer or atraumatic ulcer. If the pain persists for more than 2 weeks or seems to be getting worse, see your dentist. ...Read more
I get red sore spots on my tongue when I eat spicy things, they seem to go away after a day or two? Should I be worried?
Sore spots: Not to worry, just eat less spicy food. Enlarged taste buds. ...Read more
I have a white light yellowish bump on the left side tongue. How can I treat it? Is from chip molar, cant drink or eat because is sore.
I had a numb tongue for a few days and now it's sore at the tip and has started bleeding sometimes when I eat. Could this be serious?
Not likely: Soreness at the tip of the tongue that results in either localized pain, soreness or bleeding may be a result of the tongue rubbing against a rough tooth causing the irritation. ...Read more
2yrs. Ago I was eating 50 halls cough drops a day, that's when I could no longer eat hot & spicy foods. Now I have a sore tongue all the time. Help?
A few months ago, I woke up with my tongue very sore. When I went to the dr I was told I had allergic reaction to something. Now it's back and it's painful to where it woke me up. There's tiny bumps and it's red. I can't eat or drink anything. If its alle
Tongue: Most likely is canker sores which are round or oval spots with whitish/yellow center & red borders. Unlike cold sores, these are not contagious. The cause is unknown but they tend to run in families. Some develop them when they are stressed or tired, having menstrual cycle, injury from biting tongue, braces, food allergies, strong acidic foods or drinks such as orange juice, lack of iron in diet. ...Read more
Roof of mouth sore when I rub it with my tongue, Nothing else seems to be wrong with it. I did not eat anything hot.
See a dentist: If the roof of mouth sore and you do not know what could be the cause, it would be best if you visited a dentist for clinical exam in order to find out the cause, diagnosis and treatment if needed. ...Read more
Does a dry mouth cause your tongue to feel tired when chewing and sore. I haven't ate a much, and it takes me longer to eat because it feels tired.?
Saliva: It can. Saliva helps break down carbohydrate in food. If you are lacking saliva, it is like chewing a hand full of saltine crackers all at once. You can't break down the food very easily and instead of the chemicals (salivary enzymes) helping break down the food, you rely more on your tongue and teeth, which means more chewing and sore/tired muscles. At your age, go see a dentist for the cause. ...Read more
Woke up this morning and the roof of my mouth is so sore. Hurts when I eat even when tongue touches it. Feels raw?
Wait: Wait a couple of days. Saline rinses. OTC pain meds. Careful with food. If it persists beyond a few days, see an oral surgeon ...Read more
I have tongue weakness, find it hard to eat, swollow and speak can hardly move it around. But it looks normal no redness, not sore or swollen?
See neurologist: A neurologist may be more appropriate.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have a cold sore on the left side of my tongue for a week. It hurts at night and it affects how I eat and swallow. How can I get rid of it it?
Tongue sore: Any mouth sores should heal on there own in 10 to 14 days if there is nothing physically causing the irritation. Topical application of orabase could help it feel better. If still present in a week go to your dentist. ...Read more
I have a sore on the bottom of my gum and these tiny lil red dots on the front of my tongue all burn depending on what I eat is it a infection?
I just saw the dentist for fillings and now I have a long red sore on the side of my tongue it hurts to eat and my teeth rub against it what can I do?
Accidental injury: Two likely scenarios are an accidental injury from the treatment itself during the procedure and the possibility you bit your tongue if you were numb for the procedure. In either case, it should heal on its own without any treatment and without any complications. Rinsing with salt water may help it feel better meanwhile. Any further questions should be addressed to the dentist who treated you. ...Read more
I have what look to be a blister I n right corner of bottom lip. Also my tongue gets sore if I eat any thing spicy, salty, tarty. Dryness of mouth.?
Does sound like it: Dry mouth can cause what you describe. The lip corner is call 'angular cheilosis'. Multiple medication can cause the dry mouth. There are dry mouth substitutes on the market -- biotene is one of the better known. There are prescription products to help with the lip and dry mouth also. Look for a good, caring, dentist. ...Read more
My tongue feels sore towards the back left it hurts to eat drink also my jaw hurts and teeth feel sensitive what causes this?
Need an exam: These symptoms may be related or more likely be caused by different issues. You need a good dental evaluation to understand what is going on. ...Read more
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