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My Tongue Stings
I have these white tiny pimple things on the tip of my tongue? They sting if hit by water or food or anything really and it's uncomfortable what is it
Could be many things: The tip of the tongue is densely innervated. A burn or other types of trauma can inflame the papilla at the end of your tongue- those 'tiny pimple things'- and cause them to be hypersensitive to water and food. See your dentist to diagnose it more thoroughly especially if it does not heal by itself in a couple days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Allergic reaction?: Could be an allergic reaction to something, could indicate anemia, or could be a symptom of a tongue condition (geographic tongue, candidiasis, etc). See if you have tried any new foods lately that could irritate your tongue. If it is red and irritated i would see a dentist to determine the cause. ...Read more
What are some home remedies to treat my tongue? It keeps having a stinging sensation like I bit it.
Exam: Not normal. Diagnosis before treatment. See an oral surgeon for exam. ...Read more
FastidiousOralHygien: If the white film on your tongue doesn't come off when you brush it with your toothbrush then you may be dealing with a case of thrush. Thrush requires a medicated solution that you swish around in your mouth. Your doctor should be consulted for evaluation. If the film goes away with the toothbrush then regular oral hygiene including tongue cleaning and use of a mouth wash twice daily (minimum). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do when tongue skin is peeled off at the tip and has made a obvious dent that stings when I have certain foods/drinks it is redish colour?
My tongue has lost some skin at the tip it stings when I have certain foods drinks or sweets it looks like i but myself and painful at times what i do?
Yesterday i noticed an stinging feeling on my tongue, so looked in mirror and on the side underneath there was a 1 mm white spot, but tday it dunt hurt?
Yes: A burn or other trauma can cause this. Do you remember brining your tongue? If you did do anything you may want to have your tongue checked. ...Read more
Variety of ways: Most common is to mix baking soda and water together into a paste and put it on the sting area. Make sure you have removed the stinger too! an old indian remedy is put the cut side of an onion on the spot. You can also use orajel, that will numb the area and help with the pain. Hope this gives you a few ideas! wishing you a fast recovery! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Took Celexa, (citalopram) red splotches on tongue, stinging in mouth.Will other same class meds cause same reaction?
How to get rid of the things from your mouth that always stings.
On the lips and sometimes on the tongue.
I am 10 days post op tonsillectomy and around day 6 I started getting this stinging burning pain near or on my tongue in the back edge left side.
Possible neuritis: There is a possibility that you could be suffering from what is referred to as a glossopharyngeal neuritis or neuralgia depending on the characteristics of your pain (i.e. sharp and transient vs. more continuous and burning). A neurological examination may be worth while. ...Read more
The left side of my tongue toward the back has been hurting really badly the last two days. It burns and stings when I swallow(eating or drinking)?
Irritation: most probably you involuntarily bite on your tongue and it is inflamed or you may have had a hot food which has burned your tongue. Need to look at your tongue to finalize the treatment. ...Read more
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