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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 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?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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?

Mouth ulcer: Viruses are frequently the cause of recurring mouth ulcers. However, because you are a smoker, you should be checked by your doctor to be sure there is no other reason you keep getting sore throats and ulcer. ...Read more

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Why is my tongue white and sore?

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 more

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What causes a sore tongue?

What causes a sore tongue?

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

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Sore lumps on back of tongue?

Sore lumps on back of tongue?

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

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Why is my tongue red and sore?

Would need: To examine to render a diagnosis. Best to be seen by a dentist for a preliminary exam. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What could lead to a sore tongue?

What could lead to a sore tongue?

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

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Why is the side of my tongue sore?

Why is the side of my tongue sore?

Did you bite it?: That's the most likely explanation I can think of... Did you have any recent dental work done etc? ...Read more

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Why does fruit make my tongue sore?

Why does fruit make my tongue sore?

Oral AllergySyndrome: Patients with oral allergy syndrome may react after they eat certain fruits or vegetables. If a fruit makes you have bad symptoms, avoid that fruit. ...Read more

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I have a sore tongue, what can I do?

I have a sore tongue, what can I do?

Gargle: Try gargling with warm salt water or even biotene. Do you brush you tongue? That will hep sometimes too. ...Read more

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How can you take care of a sore tongue?

How can you take care of a sore tongue?

Why is it sore?: If you bit it, then it should heal on its own. Use warm salt water to keep it clean and promote healing. If you have a sharp tooth that did this, see your dentist. ...Read more

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What is this sore on the tip of my tongue?

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

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Why is my tongue sore after being sick all week?

Why is my tongue sore after being sick all week?

Tongue: May be viral, dryness or less likely bacterial. Suggest warm salt water gargles and ibuprofen to start. It if persists check it out with your doctor ...Read more

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Does vincents angina leave your tongue very sore?

Does vincents angina leave your tongue very sore?

Vincent's angina: 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

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Little bumps on tongue lie bumps on tongue are sore?

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

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What can cause a sore tongue, mostly when I lay down?

What can cause a sore tongue, mostly when I lay down?

Stress or Anxiety: Problems with the tongue can result from infections, tumors, chronic disease (GERD) and stress also can cause this along with anxiety. See your GP for evaluation. ...Read more