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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

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 more

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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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My end of the tongue stings. Also there are red dots end of my tongue. What would this be?

Burning mouth synd.: Your symptom may be part of what is described as Burning Mouth Syndrome or BMS. It requires an evaluation by a doctor to rule out specific causes for tingling or other causes for local inflammation. Treatment is often symptomatic. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your tongue stings?

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

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How to clear up white film on tongue, slight smell along with stinging fleeing ?

How to clear up white film on tongue, slight smell  along with stinging fleeing ?

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 more

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My tongue has many patchy areas in it where it looks like my taste buds are missing. It stings a lot and this is a reoccurring thing.

Could be: Could be many things, the most probable being benign migratory glossitis. Please see your Dentist or an Oral Surgeon when lesions are active for accurate diagnosis and, if necessary, treatment. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Burned it: You may have eaten something hot and burned your tongue. Give it a couple of weeks and see if it goes away, if not consult your dentist right away. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Observe for a while: If it doesn't hurt doesn't mean that you should careless. Observe for a couple of weeks.If still there, have a biopsy done by a doctor. (dentist). If grows quickly, go before it grows too much. ...Read more

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My tongue feels prickly and kinda stings. Could this be a burn?

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

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Is bee sting on tongue dangerous?

Is bee sting on tongue dangerous?

It could be : Dangerous if there is significant swelling of the tongue or surrounding air way. If this occurred it could prevent a person from breathing. For throat, airway, mouth swelling or any difficulty breathing >call 911! ...Read more

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For what reasons might your tongue sting/ burn when you put it on both tips of a 9 volt battery?

Electricity: Batteries have electricity stored in them, and when you touch both tips with a wet, saliva coated tongue, you complete the circuit and the electric current creates the sensation. ...Read more

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How to treat a wasp sting on tongue?

How to treat a wasp sting on tongue?

Treat symptoms: Lots of herbal remedies available..See your medical professional. ...Read more

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How to treat pain from bee sting on tongue?

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 more

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What does it mean if my tongue and throat is pealing and it stings and bleeds?

What does it mean if my tongue and throat is pealing and it stings and bleeds?

Allergy: Get evaluated for food, medication, or other allergy. Other more ominous conditions need to be checked with your pcp. ...Read more

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Stinging tongue/lips and feeling nauseous. Is this a food allergy?

Stinging tongue/lips and feeling nauseous. Is this a food allergy?

Yes: Most likely a problem with oral allergy syndrome which is a cross reactivity issue with certain raw fruits and vegetables which have similar protein structures to some pollens like ragweed, birch tree, grass or mugwort. ...Read more

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Took Celexa, (citalopram) red splotches on tongue, stinging in mouth.Will other same class meds cause same reaction?

Took Celexa, (citalopram) red splotches on tongue, stinging in mouth.Will other same class meds cause same reaction?

They should not: Please check with your provider. Antidepressants have different efficacy and side-effect profiles. Hope next one works better for you. ...Read more

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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.

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

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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)?

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

Stings (Definition)

Stings can come from different sources. Insect stings such as a honey bee is one of the most familiar. Sting by fish in water is another common experience many of ...Read more