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Nodules Under Tongue
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?
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 have a bruised colored nodule on my tongue...Its been there for 6 months...Doesn't hurt..But won't go away?
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?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Can excision of nodules inside cheeks eliminate the excessive saliva in mouth and if so, how long before relief occurs?
Other options: Surgery for excessive saliva is a very poor choice. There are other ways of reducing saliva flow. Please understand that saliva has a protective function and reducing it may have neg, consequences. I would suggest seeing a dental specialist in oral medicine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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.
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?
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 ?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
I woke e up this morning with a black tongue i'm 50 years old and this morning my tongue was completely black
Black Tongue: Black 'hairy' tongue can be caused by lengthening of the bumps on the end of the tongue, or papillae. They are often rubbed away with eating but can become longer and get stained by food or tobacco products. Pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) can also cause the appearance of a black tongue within 24 hours of use. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Black tongue: Black tongue has been linked to poor oral hygiene, smoking or chewing tobacco , alcohol, cocaine, beverages like coffee, dry mouth, radiation and medications like penicillin, erythromycin , doxycycline etc, http://www.dermnetnz.org/topics/hairy-tongue/ ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Not supposed to be: The surface is covered with little bumps (filliform papillae) which contain taste buds. In the back are bigger bulge-y bumps (vallate papillae). A smooth tongue (bald) is an abnormal finding, a sign of (often) nutritional deficiency, e.g. Iron, folate, (folic acid) b vitamin including b12, riboflavin (b2), b6, or niacin. Other causes as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
White tongue common: The tongue is known to have many variations with pigmenting, size, appearance, & not always due to disease. Causes of a tongue that looks white include: lichen planus (responds to steroids), white sponge nevus (familial, benign, permanent), smoker's leukoplakia (2% risk of cancer, needs biopsy), hairy leukoplakia (due to epsteinbarr virus), warts (due to papillomavirus), "thrush" (rx antifungals). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer