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Salty Taste On Tongue Causes
My mouth is sore since yesterday, worse today. Especially the tip of my tongue, my gums are very sensitive too, and I tasted saltiness. Not burned.
Sore mouth from?: This would have to be personally seen by a dentist or physician in order to try to diagnose the problem. With the limited information you posted, it would be impossible to determine what the problem is. Sorry. ...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
Burning Tongue Syndr: There are several causes for a burning tongue syndrome. An unwanted side effect to medicine is not uncommon & goes away several days after you stop the medicine. Vitamin/mineral deficiencies can cause it; try taking a multivitamin with minerals. Abscessed teeth or broken fillings too. If these aren't the obvious causes see a dentist specialized in oral medicine for diagnosis and treatment plain. ...Read more
Enlarged taste buds with white patches on tongue. What are some possibilities as to what may have caused this?
This could be any number of things, both normal and abnormal. An accurate answer and diagnosis requires additional information and a thorough clinical and visual examination.
Any lesion in your mouth that does not resolve within 7-10 days needs to be examined.
Call your dentist for an appointment. ...Read more
See dentist: Taste buds are only located on the extreme back and side of the tongue, not on the tip. See your dentist to get the tip of your tongue checked. ...Read more
Taste buds: Dry mouth is a leading cause of irrated tongue. A review of medications you are taken along with a full blood panel would be recommended to rule out systemic issues that could also manifest with these symptoms. A visit with your dentist and md would be recommended. ...Read more
What is the cause of my taste buds on my tongue turning completely white sometimes when I wake up in the morning?
Possible causes are: There are many things that can cause a coating on your tongue. Most often it is merely a plaque from bacteria, food debris, and dead cells. Some medications can also cause a buildup on the tongue. There are other, less likely conditions, such as lichen planus and fungal infections. In order to know for sure, it needs to be seen and diagnosed by a dentist. ...Read more
Hi if my tongue was blue on top when I woke up as if I was eating something of that colour... which I did not? It tastes bitter also... my poo is also blue and it pains when I go to the toilet... what could be the cause for that
Sertraline rx: Zoloft (sertraline) can dissolve on the tongue or back of tongue / throat and burn with a bad taste. If swallowed well and whole, Zoloft (sertraline) can lead to a serotonin surge, like other SSRI meds, and this surge includes nausea, perhaps reflux, and odd GI and CNS sensations ...Read more
Papillae at end of tongue are raised and feel irritated by end of day. In morning they have shrunk some. Taste is off. Possible cause?
Papillae/taste bud toward middle of tongue is movable like string? Looks pink but kinda like it was scrapped out. What could cause that?
Papilloma: Sounds like papilloma See oral surgeon for removal and biopsy. ...Read more
No: If your tongue is swelling and interfering with breathing, get to your doctor ASAP. ...Read more
Many: Acid reflux, gerd, poor oral hygiene are just a few of the possibilities. If you have any gastrointestinal problems see your physician. For your dental problems, see a dentist. Brush and floss after every meal and spend at least 2 minutes each time. Use listerine or prohealth mouth rinse and also get a tongue scraper which should be used once a day. ...Read more
What can cause a yellow & grey furry tongue every morning, that tastes like you've licked a pool table?
Mouth breathing: Also see prior answers.Get a more detailed answer ›
Could IV corticosteroids cause thrush on the tongue? I was treated this morning and now my tongue is white and everything tastes weird
Probably: Not that fast though, you may have had it from before and it flared, or it is something else, physical exam would tell, at any rate treatment is within reach, take care, wish you a speedy recovery ...Read more