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I'm 34 yr's old & have noticed a varicose vein under my tongue. Feel well & look normal otherwise. No other symptom. Should I be worried? Thanks.

I'm 34 yr's old & have noticed a varicose vein under my tongue. Feel well & look normal otherwise. No other symptom. Should I be worried? Thanks.

Sounds OK: The skin in your mouth is more transparent than it is outside so the veins show through more. If no pain or swelling, taste or discharge; then it is probably normal. The next time you see your dentist have him or her look just to reassure you. ...Read more

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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I have an uncomfortable, tingling sensation under my tongue (salivary glands?) that comes in pulses. I have no other symptoms. Will this go away?

I have an uncomfortable, tingling sensation under my tongue (salivary glands?) that comes in pulses. I have no other symptoms. Will this go away?

Examination needed: By a dentist to see if you have any salivary glands stones, mostly happens in sublingual salivary glands, and that sensation you feel is probably from obstruction and subsequent congestion of the gland, ...Read more

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My dentist and periodontist told me I have scar tissue under my tongue. What are common symptoms of this scar tissue?

My dentist and periodontist told me I have scar tissue under my tongue. What are common symptoms of this scar tissue?

How old are you?: The scar you are talking about, could be a band, the band could limit the motion of the tongue, apparently it has not affecting you or your speech since you are a grown adult with unknown age.

usually if it was discovered at young age, specially before school age, we usually cut it off, to prevent the child from having a speech problem. ...Read more

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Help please? What is the sharp pain under my tongue near molars?

Help please? What is the sharp pain under my tongue near molars?

See a dentist: See a dentist who can personally examine you in order to determine the cause of your pain. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what do I do for this sharp pain under my tongue near molars?

Could you tell me what do I do for this sharp pain under my tongue near molars?

Hard to say: Hard to say. However, sharp pain in the mouth is abnormal. Get an examination by a dentist asap. ...Read more

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I have sharp pain under my tongue on left side. Pain usually last few second start under the tongue and goes to the ear. Very sharp and painfull?

Office visit: These types of symptoms\issues require a personal clinical evaluation by a dentist or physician in order to determine the cause which may be related or unrelated to each other. ...Read more

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Why does under my tongue hurt?

Why does under my tongue hurt?

Hard to say...: Many possibilities, but only one answer that applies to you. See your dentist to get that answer. ...Read more

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Black color under my tongue means what?

Black color under my tongue means what?

Black under tongue: You may be seeing the veins under your tongue. But, this is also an area for the formation of oral cancer.
See you dentist for an examination. ...Read more

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It feels like something under my tongue?

It feels like something under my tongue?

See a dentist: See a dentist who can actually examine you to determine what it is. We can't do that over the internet. It may or may not be normal, and is best seen by a professional to determine that. ...Read more

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Looks like a lesion under my tongue. What should I do?

Looks like a lesion under my tongue. What should I do?

See a dentist: Please see a dentist asap. It is not possible to diagnose online and while some lesions are benign and will not cause a problem, there are others that need to be addressed quickly. ...Read more

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What to do if I have this sort of flappy part under my tongue?

What to do if I have this sort of flappy part under my tongue?

Nothing to worry: It is a normal anatomical structure also called "plica fimbriata" and it is formed by residual developmental tissue. This structure does not require treatment or corrections. Take care. ...Read more

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I have a what is like a little sackbubble under my tongue what canit be.

I have a what is like a little sackbubble under my tongue what canit be.

Possible Ranula: A ranula presents as a fluid filled bubble on the floor of the mouth under the tongue. It is caused by a blocked salivary gland. The saliva can't get out so it backs up and creates a bubble. Small ranulas can often resolve on their own. Larger ones (shown here) may require surgical removal. ...Read more

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I have this thing under my tongue. Really worried. Does it look serious?

I have this thing under my tongue. Really worried. Does it look serious?

We can't see you: We can only read your questions here. If you are worried, have a medical professional look at it. It might be nothing - but that way you'll relax. If you have a pharmacist you trust, you could ask their opinion and an OTC remedy suggestion. ...Read more

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I have a cut almost like a hole under my tongue on the side. What do I do? It bled a good bit.

I have a cut almost like a hole under my tongue on the side. What do I do? It bled a good bit.

Nothing: You probably bit your tongue while eating or in your sleep. Avoid further trauma by not eating sharp foods such as toast, chips and the like. Gargle with An antiseptic. Type mouth wash 2-3 times a day. Avoid trauma to the area when you brush your teeth. It will eventually heal on its own. Use Tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain. Ibuprophen or Aleve wil increase bleeding. See dentist if needed ...Read more

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Under my tongue feels bigger then normal, but looks completely normal??? . Should I be worried??

Under my tongue feels bigger then normal, but looks completely normal??? . Should I be worried??

Not likely: The peace of mind justifies the time and expense of a medical evaluation. See your health care provider. ...Read more

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I have a thing under my tongue in the mandibula... it is white and it got a little bit larger today. I have it since a few days ago and it hurts esp?

I have a thing under my tongue in the mandibula... it is white and it got a little bit larger today. I have it since a few days ago and it hurts esp?

Possible Ranula: A ranula presents as a fluid filled bubble on the floor of the mouth under the tongue. It is caused by a blocked salivary gland. The saliva can't get out so it backs up and creates a bubble. Small ranulas can often resolve on their own. Larger ones (shown here) may require surgical removal. ...Read more

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I have blood under my tongue, why?

I have blood under my tongue, why?

Dental exam needed: Possible source of bleeding could be gum tissue. Recommend seeing a dentist and having an exam done to determine source of bleeding. ...Read more

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Abcess under my tongue, should I be concerned?

Abcess under my tongue, should I be concerned?

Any swelling: In your mouth should raise a concern. It may or may not be an abscess. Regardless, any infection can spread, cause serious complications and be potentially life threatening. See your dentist as soon as possible! If symptoms worsen, especially fever, trouble breathing or swallowing, have someone take you to er of hospital or 24/7 medical facility. ...Read more

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Why does under my tongue hurts?

Why does under my tongue hurts?

Trauma: I am going at this answer the dental route. It can be an simple as trauma caused by a toothbrush, which will go away in a week or two. If you have swelling and tooth pain as well it may be an abscessed tooth and you need to go have a dentist evaluate this. If it is something else a dentist will direct you to someone else, and main this is to go see someone. ...Read more

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What causes swelling under the tongue?

What causes swelling under the tongue?

Salivary Gland: One possible cause is salivary gland blockage. Other causes are infections, cysts, and possible cancers. Have evaluated by health care provider. ...Read more

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What does a blue spot under my tongue mean?

What does a blue spot under my tongue mean?

Blood vessel?: Probably a blood vessel.
However, there is some other pathology
that that may need attention. You must see a dentist to have it looked at and rule out other possibilities. ...Read more

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Is it healthy to have bumps under the tongue?

Is it healthy to have bumps under the tongue?

Bumps under tongue: It all depends on what they are. They may be mucoceles, which are clear, fluid filled sacs that usually heal on their own. Or they may be canker sores or oral cancer.
If they have been there longer than 10 days, or if they are painful, you should have them examined by a dentist or oral surgeon. ...Read more

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I have swelling on the one side under my tongue?

I have swelling on the one side under my tongue?

A few thoughts...: A swelling under the tongue could be dangerous... if it rapidly expands, it can block your airway and cause asphyxiation. How long have you had it? How old are you? Do you have any teeth? Do you smoke? Answers to these questions could give some insight to an answer... lacking any information whatsoever, best bet is for you to see a local oral surgeon. ...Read more

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What causes a tingling sensation under my tongue?

What causes a tingling sensation under my tongue?

Tingling tongue: Certain spices contain chemical that temporarily affects nerve endings, causing some numbness. If you have had recent dental anesthetics, make sure to discuss this sensation with your dentist, as some treatment may be suggested for healing. Other causes may involve systemic issues such as blood chemistry, or thyroid condition, or allergies. Please have this checked by a medical doctor first. ...Read more

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What are these ball-like objects under my tongue?

Blood vessels: The ball like objects are usually blood vessels in the tongue. ...Read more

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I have 5 small very painful boils under my tongue?

I have 5 small very painful boils under my tongue?

See your dentist: You need to see your dentist or an oral surgeon as this is a problem that needs to be seen before we diagnose. ...Read more

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I'm 18 I have a dry spot under my tongue, what is it?

I'm 18 I have a dry spot under my tongue, what is it?

Dry spot?: I don't see how it could be dry under your tongue. Regardless, whatever it is that you are referring to should be seen by your dentist for an evaluation. ...Read more