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Pineapple Burns My Tongue
Just a sensation: While there are pain sensors on the tongue, certain foods may accidentally "fire" the nerves that carry pain. So, it may be that very spicy or bitter or sour foods trigger "cross over" into the other nerves. The same goes for hot and cold. ...Read more
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
Burn: Some people are more sensitive to the ingredients (flavorings, carriers, foaming agents, etc). Try a different formulation. Try small tubes of different brands/formulations until you find one that is satisfactory. Despite what they show in ads, only use a pea-sized portion of toothpaste when you brush. ...Read more
Pineappleitis: Pineapple commonly causes minor skin irritation because it's highly acidic. It's common for your tongue to feel gritty, itchy and mildly painful after eating pineapple. If you develop severe pain, itching, burning or swelling in your tongue from eating pineapple, you should talk with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why does my daughters tongue and gums get itchy when she eats pineapple, lime, oranges, and cilantro?
Consider allergy?: Perhaps there can be some type of allergy you have with certain foods? My suggestion would be to keep a food diary of everything you eat along with how you feel after those meals. See if there is a correlation with certain foods you eat and your symptoms. You may find it could be something else you are eating as well! ...Read more
Correlation?: i have no idea what the correlation is between a candy bar and the symptoms you describe. ...Read more
Likely gum infection: It may be that when you press your gums with your tongue, you are expressing pus from a gum or tooth infection. This drainage, depending on the underlying bacteria involved, can have a strong odor/flavor. If you want to keep your teeth, get it evaluated and treated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What causes canker sores & sore throat? I have canker sores on my gums, under tongue & sore throat after eating spicy pork rinds, cherries, garlic nuts.
Unknown: Canker sores or apthous ulcers are most often attributed to an autoimmune reaction of the mucosa. The causative agents can vary among persons and there is no known cure. The best thing you can do is take note of the foods/drinks that cause this for you and avoid them if you can. If you get them bad enough a topical steroid intra-oral med can be applied to them to minimize the outbreak. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have got like ulcer inside my mouth - upper jaw. When my tongue touches it, i feel burning sension. My tongue always touches it, ? Pics attachd
More info needed..: Lesions are best diagnosed by physical exam together with a medical history. How long has it been there? How large is it? Social habits (smoking?), sexual habits (STD's?). It could be something as simple as a canker sore or a burn, or it might be more serious. If it has not resolved on it's own 14 days after occurrence, then you must visit a physician or dentist for a proper diagnosis. ...Read more
My gums are red, itchy, achy. My teeth feel loose. My lips itch. Eyes hurt. Tongue spot hurt. Red dot in the back of my mouth. French kissed a week ago.
Examination: Could be viral, bacterial, allergic. Please see dentist for examination. ...Read more
Prevent/Control LPR: LPR=laryngo-pharyngeal reflux. Avoid foods & behavior that delay stomach emptying &/or relax lower esophageal sphincter--spicy, fatty food (ice cream), mints, alcohol, tobacco, chocolate, tomato-based products, caffeinated & fizzy drinks, eating before bedtime. Lose weight. Elevate head of bed on blocks. Consider trying acid blockers for relief (H2-blockers or PPIs). See GI doctor if persists. ...Read more
My tongue feels like I burnt it and I know I didn't burn it. It started out itchy all in my mouth tongue and cheeks. My taste buds raised, red and irritated. What could this be?
Burnt tongue: Sounds like a possible allergic reaction. A otc antihistamine may work if no change you will need to see you dentist for further evaluation. If swelling occurs go to emergency room to address possible airway restriction and managment . Side effect from prescription medication could also be a cause. Consult the prescribing doctor if you are on medications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For years I ate a high sodium diet. Suddenly I can no longer eat salty food. My tongue swells, turns white, & burns. My lips and nostrils burn.
I am experiencing sore throat, toothache, bad breath, tongue problems (quality: white patches,white hairy) and lip swelling with bumps on my top lip.
Have white patches in mouth and throat and black lesions on back of throat and tongue. it burns when i +brush my teeth
Evaluation: You should be seen by an ENT doc or oral surgeon for evaluation. ...Read more