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Recurring Sore On Tongue
Which to c ENT or dentist for reccurent (my whole life)tongue ulcer or sore. And is there any permenant cure? Like laser or something?
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 persistant excessive mucous in my throat and white coated tongue for nearly a year. Reoccuring sore throat. What is the cause and how to treat?
LPR: Exposure of the vocal cords to stomach acid & pepsin will result in inflammation of the vocal cords (as is also often seen with acid regurgitation). Acute laryngitis may result, but watch out for chronic hoarseness, throat clearing, airway spasms, bronchitis, an asthma-type presentation, and even a higher risk of throat cancer. Impedance pH testing with a symptom diary can best characterize this. ...Read more
Dentist mth ago X-rays & 2 fillings - reoccurring pain in top L cuspid, 2 molars, sore to bite down. Burning nostril, ear crackling, roof mouth sore?
Deep Fillings?: If the teeth that are bothering you are the ones that were restored, the restorations may have been deep. Please see your dentist and have the teeth re-evaluated. ...Read more
I have a reoccurring sore throat, I looked at it in d mirror & saw it looked like a mouth ulcer, painful to swallow things. Used mouthwash, didn't go?
Candidiasis possibly: Candidiasis is a fungal infection that can occur on the tongue ad/or other areas in the mouth. In infants it is often called thrush. It leaves a white coating that can be scrapped off. The tissue under the coating is sore and bleeds easily. This condition must be treated with appropriate medication. Please see your dentist for an evaluation asap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Variety of Causes: The majority of tongue problems are not serious and most can be resolved on it's own. However, if you have a sore on your tongue that doesn't go away within two weeks, you should consult a doctor or dentist for evaluation. ...Read more
Taste buds or?: Could be sore or inflamed taste buds, bacterial or viral infection or something else. Depending upon how sore, other symptoms, and\or how curious as to the cause, see pcp, ENT or dentist. No one can render an accurate diagnosis over the internet, especially sight unseen. ...Read more
Many causes: There are many causes for a sore tongue. The most common cause is biting it. There are also canker sores, viruses and other infections that can cause pain. Most things will heal in a few days. If your pain is increasing, you have difficulty eating, doesn't go away in a week you should see a dentist to have it evaluated. Sooner if you are concerned. ...Read more
Multippossibilities: It could be anything from a traumatized taste bud to an inflamed taste bud to inflammation from a external stimulus to something more complicated. I would see qualified dentist to eval and possibly refer to pathologist if needed, most likely minor but get checked to ensure. ...Read more
Vincents angina is an infection of the back of of the throat and tonsillar area. A related infection is vincent's infection which affects the gums.
Neither affects the tongue, but if the infection of the throat or tonsils is severe enough, it may feel as though the tongue is sore. ...Read more
Bumps on tongue:
We can't diagnose this without a visual examination.
If the bumps and/or the soreness does not resolve itself in 7-10 days, call your dentist or an oral surgeon. ...Read more