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Are there any herbs or medication to help heal tongue paresthesia from wisdom tooth removal after 3 months of symptoms?

Are there any herbs or medication to help heal tongue paresthesia from wisdom tooth removal after 3 months of symptoms?

Benfotiamine 600 mg: And a post-operative course of steroid treatment followed by a high dose of NSAIDs (such as ibuprofen 600 to 800 milligrams three times per day for 3-5 weeks). For more information ask your oral surgeon. ...Read more

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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 had a wisdom tooth extraction last week and I have paresthesia on the left side of my tongue. Are there exercises that can help the nerve recover?

I had a wisdom tooth extraction last week and I have paresthesia on the left side of my tongue. Are there exercises that can help the nerve recover?

No: Unfortunately there is little you can do to speed the recovery of the injured nerve other than the obvious: rest, and nutritious diet. Do avoid heavy chewing that might cause you to bite side of tongue. Chewing more slowly may help you avoid such accidental biting. ...Read more

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What kind of treatment for paresthesia?

What kind of treatment for paresthesia?

Two possibilities: Paresthesia can result from trauma to the nerves serving the affected area. If there is something putting pressure on the nerve, sometimes removal of the offending object can relieve the paresthesia. Other times, the cause of the paresthesia may not be evident and may be the result of just disturbing the nerve (eg. Nearby extraction). In such cases, the passage of time will usually relieve the it. ...Read more

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What kind of treatment is there for paresthesias or nerve pain?

What kind of treatment is there for paresthesias or nerve pain?

Medications: Some medications can help. Injections can also help. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about post op paresthesia (numbness) for an extensive time after dental treatment?

Can you tell me about post op paresthesia (numbness) for an extensive time after dental treatment?

Paresthesia also: Called oral sensory function can occur following restorative and surgical dental procedures. Even administration of local anesthetic could be a cause of the paresthesia. The bottom line, paresthesia is a nerve disorder and should be treated ad a neuropathy. If there is no dysesthesia present the treatment is "tincture of time". ...Read more

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Is it normal to experience post op paresthesia (numbness) for an extensive time after dental treatment?

Is it normal to experience post op paresthesia (numbness) for an extensive time after dental treatment?

What kind of dental: After a wisdom tooth extraction that has its roots near the nerve yes. After routine dental proceduressuch as filling, deep cleaning, crowns.....It is not normal. Unless lots of anesthetic was placed and the needle has hit the nerve while numbing you. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about experiencing post op paresthesia (numbness) for an extensive time after dental treatment?

Can you tell me about experiencing post op paresthesia (numbness) for an extensive time after dental treatment?

Prolonged numbness: Sometimes a tooth can be extracted, and if the roots are close to the nerve- often in the imandible, the (inferior alveolar nerve) can be irritated, injuried, torn and the effects are a prolonged numbness that can be permanent, but often is temporary. This can happen with other extractions also. This is often discussed as a potential risk of extractions. Can also be caused by infection, cysts, . ...Read more

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Symptoms are numbness around the nose and mouth and chest pains. Found that it could be linked to depression and paresthesia. Thoughts?

Symptoms are numbness around the nose and mouth and chest pains. Found that it could be linked to depression and paresthesia. Thoughts?

Dr. B is 100%: anxiety and depression generally are not immediately life threatening problems. Your heart is. You need to get your heart evaluated ASAP, you may not have a second chance. ...Read more

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What is the best medical treatment for tongue chewing for a child?

What is the best medical treatment for tongue chewing for a child?

See this website: Http://www. Tonguechewing. Com/
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acumpuncture, still point technique, orofacial myofunctional therapies are all listed here. It is an informational site...Check it out. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for a burned tongue?

What is the treatment for a burned tongue?

Depends: On the severity of the burn. Basically some ice and time. Fortunately the tongue heals very quickly eventhough it will be unconfortable for a short time. ...Read more

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What is a remedy for quick recovery from cut on tongue?

What is a remedy for quick recovery from cut on tongue?

Time: Don't do anything. There is no remedy. You can get some kind of oral anesthetic over the counter to help with the pain, but anything you put on this will only serve to delay and interfere with healing. ...Read more

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What is the best remedy for cold sores on your tongue?

What is the best remedy for cold sores on your tongue?

Time and patience.: Cold sores usually run their course in 7-10 days. Stay on a bland diet. Stay hydrated...Drink plenty of water. Take Ibuprofen if needed for pain (as long as you are not allergic or unable to take this medicine).

Check with your physician and/or dentist to make sure the sores are not a response to a systemic infection. ...Read more

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What causes geographic tongue and is there any treatment for it?

What causes geographic tongue and is there any treatment for it?

Normal variant: Geographic tongue is a normal variant of anatomy, and there is no treatment for it. ...Read more

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Treatment for skin tags on the tongue?

Treatment for skin tags on the tongue?

Let them be or: Have them surgically removed. This would need to be seen to give you more accurate guidance. It depends upon the size, location and whether or not its normal anatomy or some deviation or growth. ...Read more

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What are the treatment for tongue cancer?

What are the treatment for tongue cancer?

It depends: Treatment for tongue cancer depends upon the stage, health of the person, and personal preferences.

Treatment may include surgery, radiation and/or chemotherapy. ...Read more

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I have a tongue sore. What is the best treatment for this?

Anti-inflammatory: Take Aspirin or Ibuprofen as needed. If it does not go away within 2 weeks, see your dentist. ...Read more

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What can I do to take care of and remedy (sore) white dots on tongue?

What can I do to take care of and remedy (sore) white dots on tongue?

Depends: What are the white dots from? How long have you had them? This could be many different things including thrush you need to see your dentist to get a diagnosis and trhen a treatment plan. ...Read more

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I have red sores under tongue please hellp, what is this and treatment?

Red sores: Sounds like aphthous ulcers, which will heal on their own in 5-7 days.
However, it is impossible to say for sure without seeing them and taking a dental/medical history.
See your dentist for an examination, diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Hi doctors, can you tell me what is home remedy for pain and bleeding from tongue bite?

Hi doctors, can you tell me what is home remedy for pain and bleeding from tongue bite?

Tongue bite: Impossible to answer without complete history/exam. A bite can lead to problems like infection. You should see a doctor/dentist. Before you go you may try oralgel for pain. A tea bag and pressure may stop the bleeding. But get to a clinican to be safe. ...Read more

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These soars appeared on my tongue recently - very painful! What is the right treatment? Could this be stress induced?

These soars appeared on my tongue recently - very painful! What is the right treatment? Could this be stress induced?

Possibly: Apthous ulcers. Self limited. Rinse with warm water limit spices or salt eat soft foods. Over the counter canker sore products might help ...Read more

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Bump on tongue since 3 months. What's it? And treatment options please?  Color is same as the tongue and a bit white on the tip. It's painless.

See doctor: Seems you have had this lesion for a while. Has it changed in size or shape at all. Need to give a good history. Do you smoke? Best to see your doctor. You may need a biopsy ...Read more

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I have a red small patch on my tongue. The patch feels smooth, not painful and it’s been there for almost a week now. What could it be? Possible treatment option?

I have a red small patch on my tongue. The patch feels smooth, not painful and it’s been there for almost a week now. What could it be? Possible treatment option?

Rash: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have itchy tongue followed by tongue bump, remedy?

I have itchy tongue followed by tongue bump, remedy?

The remedy.........: Depends upon the diagnosis which can only be determined by a one on one clinical exam by a dentist (or ENT specialist). Schedule an appointment. ...Read more

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Home remedy can I use on a 16 month old toddler with tongue pertrusion problem?

Home remedy can I use on a 16 month old toddler with tongue pertrusion problem?

Find cause: I suggest you find the cause. If it's a habit that's less troubling than if its a physical cause like a breathing difficulty. ...Read more

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If have large tongue and also have tongue thrust disorder. Would glossectomy be treatment?

If have large tongue and also have tongue thrust disorder. Would glossectomy be treatment?

No.: Common causes of tongue thrust include allergies, enlarged tonsils/adenoids, thumb/finger sucking, or a tongue anchored to the floor of the mouth. Heredity, neurological and/or muscular problems may contribute. Have an ENT physician evaluate this and then move toward occupational/physical therapy resources if surgery is not for you. ...Read more

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What is alleviate the soreness of a tongue after radiation treatment please?

What is alleviate the soreness of a tongue after radiation treatment please?

Miracle Mouthwash: Talk to your dentist about miracle mouthwash. I have written about it once before on healthtap. It helps dramatically, and it does contain lidocaine, together with other aids. It's fantastic! ...Read more

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Have a big blister like lump on the tip of my tongue - any remedy?

Have a big blister like lump on the tip of my tongue - any remedy?

Is it clear?: If clear fluid-filled, it can be a blocked minor salivary gland that once popped usually heals on its own. ...Read more

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Will tongue swelling kill me if I don't get treatment?

Will tongue swelling kill me if I don't get treatment?

It can: When tongue swelling is severe, it can block the airway and make it very difficult to breath. There are many causes of swelling and I would recommend discussion and evaluation by your doctor. ...Read more

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Any home treatment from bad breath? Tongue having white spots.

Any home treatment from bad breath? Tongue having white spots.

Home??? Treatment??: Home tx for bad breath? Pretty much like "home treatment" for any other smelly parts of your body. .. With an exception of - if your armpits stink, or other places... You can get into shower, or soak yourself in a nice bath... For as long as you want and get all those places clean and fresh! For how long? Until you sweat again... In your mouth it is different, as you cannot "soak" your mouth. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with tongue cancer and there is no treatment. What is left for me to do?

Diagnosed with tongue cancer and there is no treatment. What is left for me to do?

2nd opinion: I would get a second opinion. If there is no treatment, you need to know why. Has the lesion invaded structures that cannot be operated on? Has the cancer spread to other parts of your body? See what another specialist might say for your situation, and good luck. ...Read more

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I have red sores on my tongue that hurt. What could it be and how could I relieve the pain with natural treatment.

I have red sores on my tongue that hurt. What could it be and how could I relieve the pain with natural treatment.

Tongue sores: Can be from many things: traumatic, canker sores, viral, fungal, are the most common types of ulcers but there are many other possibilities. You need to see a dentist who can diagnose the cause and depending upon what you have, will determine the appropriate treatment. You need a professional evaluation and not trial and error natural home remedies that probably won't do anything. ...Read more

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I get ulcers under my tongue about once a month. No home remedy or OTC med helps, goes away after a week but so painful. What can I do to treat it?

I get ulcers under my tongue about once a month. No home remedy or OTC med helps, goes away after a week but so painful. What can I do to treat it?

Ulcers: Probably aphthous ulcers, but there are many other types of ulcers. Next time you get one see your Dentist to have the ulcer examined. He/she can then prescribe the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Gary Pess
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Paresthesia (Definition)

Weird or abnormal feeling including numbness, tingling sensation, pins-and-needles in skin area or body part. One example is when someone hits his elbow "funny bone", he may get the tingling and numbness at the elbow and forearm, this ...Read more


Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

Numbness is a clinical finding in which one is unable to detect stimuli such ...Read more