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Nodules On Tongue
I have a bruised colored nodule on my tongue...Its been there for 6 months...Doesn't hurt. But won't go away?
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
I had nodules cut of my vocal cords 5days ago. Is it normal for my tongue to be numb still. Also still white and is now getting sores all over it?
Possible: Wait for biopsy report and go for follow up visit. ...Read more
In the floor of my mouth to the left I have a small, hardish nodule which I can flick with my tongue! No pain, non smoker. Any ideas I'm scared?
Probably not serious: May just be a blocked salivary duct. See an oral surgeon for evaluation and rx. ...Read more
I've noticed two hard nodules under the skin of my gum below my tongue. They're very small and there is no pain. Should I see the dentist or wait?
Go now: Any pain, bleeding, or swelling should be immediately investigated. It may be as simple as a clogged salivary duct, or as complex as a neoplasm. See a Pro. Let the Dentist make the appropriate decisions with you. 5 most dangerous words in the English language, "Maybe it will go away." ...Read more
Dry mouth and dry blood on tongue and bloody phlegm. Can it be caused from thyroid nodule? Have been diagnosed with a 1cm nodule calcified within.
Not related: Thyroid calcifications will not bleed into the oral cavity. Dry mouth (and likely dry throat and nasal passages) will often result in blood from the gums or the delicate tissues of the nose. A bloody nose can reveal itself inwardly ("post-nasal drip") or externally when the nose is blown. Have your. ...Read more
Can excision of nodules inside cheeks eliminate the excessive saliva in mouth and if so, how long before relief occurs?
I think I have one nodular pimple on my chin. It hurts to move my mouth. Is there any way to make it go away faster? Should I see a dermatologist?
Sounds like a "boil": Try what is called spoon bathing. Wrap some material like gauze round a spoon to make a swab. Then dip it into boiling water and allow the steam from the "swab" to drift over the "boil" to provide heat. Be careful not to touch the skin with the heated "swab" and do not scald with the steam. It should be felt as a gentle heat applied to the "boil". It might come to a head this way and drain the pus. ...Read more
Should I go back? . I recently had a negative oral cancer screen, but under skin, these nodules in lower part of mouth either side? She did not comment.
Yes: Discuss the result of the biopsy and future management or concerns. ...Read more
I have multiple lesions dealin with the saliva gland n mouth n a nodule in thyroid I'm so afraid that it malignant I can't even sleep so scared help?
I choke sometimes and food comes back into mouth. In addition clear liquid pours from me nose simultaneously. I have many lung nodules, any relation?
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. ...Read more
Got genital ulcer with severe mouth ulcer. Got huge Nodule in left foot few months back. I get tiny Nodules all over body come and go by. Hla b51 -ve?
Go: Go get examined and tested. You need to be seen by OBGyn, GP, and Dentist. You need more thorough examinations than can be accomplished in a few hundred word computer forum. ...Read more
Probably not.: Salt, spices and acids such as citrus fruits can cause the tongue to swell. As long as it is mild swelling and not making breathing a problem, you probably have nothing to worry about. You may wish to avoid too much salt so the problem won't occur often. ...Read more
I am having oral fungus i. E on tongue and inner side of my cheeks what should I do I am having this from seven months?
Dentist & physician: See an oral surgeon or an oral pathologist for a consultation. There may or may not also be medical considerations complicating matters, so you may have to see a physician as well. There are medications to treat this. ...Read more
I woke e up this morning with a black tongue I'm 50 years old and this morning my tongue was completely black
This is caused by repetitive irritation of the skin area leading to excessive scarring -thus the bump or nodule.
In the early stage, it may go away by itself once the scratching is stopped. At a later stage, injecting a cortisone into the lesion may cause it to resolve. In the chronic stage, it is nearly impossible to get rid of it. ...Read more
Picking: Pickers nodules, aka prurigo nodularis, may start out as anything causing itching and then the nerves in that area go haywire and the person picks and rubs and continues to manipulate the area, then, thick nodules that have more nerves and sensations grow and the cycle continues. The only way to break the cycle is to not touch these spots alt all. For itching, topical or injected corticosteroid. ...Read more
Not usually treated: It is a chronic condition the typically manifest itself under certain circumstances such as eating hot, spicy, acidic or salty foods and stress or hormonal changes. Treatment is typically not necessary unless you have severe pain then a dentist can prescribe you a mouthwash or paste to use. ...Read more
Perhaps: Perhaps you did. Without actually seeing you, we would have no way to know. If that's what happened, it will resolve on its own rather quickly. If it persists or you want to confirm your own diagnosis, then you will have to see your own dentist. Feel better. ...Read more
Achilles tendonosis: When a strong achilles tendon remains inflamed it may develop degeneration, micro tears & ongoing swelling. At areas of tears and swelling, lumps or nodules may form. The underlying problem is generally overuse of this band of tissue which runs down the back of the lower leg & connects the calf muscle to the heel bone. Nodules sometimes persist even after rest, ice, therapy have brought repair. ...Read more
Is it sudden? Are you drooling, having difficulty speaking or swallowing? Could be allergic reaction to food or other material, take a benedryl (if not allergic to it) and seek medical attention immediately in ER.
Long term thickening can be due to acromegaly, thyroid disease, amylodosis. See a doctor ...Read more
Enlarged tongue: The tongue is a very interesting organ. It's really nothing more than a large muscle. It tends to accommodate whatever space it is given. It's size is related to your teeth and your bite. Large tongues are usually caused by a large open bite, where the tongue fills the space between the teeth, or also by having no teeth (edentulous) to contain the tongue. It can be corrected surgically. ...Read more
Lots of things: A white dot may be normal may be abnormal. Most lesions of no great significance will resolve in 10-14 days. But if normal it likely will not dissappear. If it doesn't resolve in 2 weeks or is associated with any pain or swelling, see a dentist. It's likely nothing but impossible for us to speculate further without more info. Best of luck! ...Read more