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Strep infection: A strep infection can affect any part of the body. Rarely if ever have i personally seen a strep infection of the gums. If you have a strep infection, your doctor should have you on the appropriate antibiotic. If your gums remain swollen and sensitive after resolution of the strep infection, see your dentist. It wouldn't be a bad idea to see your dentist anyway in case you have some dental problem. ...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
Soar taste buds. Red raised spots on tip of tongue. Taste buds are the only spot effected. Use chewing tobacco?
Palate soreness spreading to tongue, gums also strange taste in mouth. White rings on tongue. Pimples and blood blisters inside both cheeks?
Soreness: It appears that you may be developing a viral illness of the mouth. ...Read more
Is there a rash ?: Cannot say from your description. Your evaluation will try to clarify the relationship of these symptoms. Things to consider include lip balm, lipstick, other topical applications and foods. ...Read more
Unlikely related: Antibiotics do not make teeth and gums sensitive. If you were having an allergic reaction, your gums might feel itchy but you would most likely have other allergic symptoms such as a rash and itching on other parts of your body as well. See your dentist for an evaluation or speak to your physician or whoever prescribed the penicillin for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sore bleeding gums: Signs of gum infection. Mouth wash will not cure infection, just numb area a little bit. Important that y0u see your Dentist or a specialist Periodontist as soon as possible. Gum infections do not self-cure, and are not self limiting, spreading to other organ systems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Oral Symptoms!!: Good day; Require more information before offering possible diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Fungus?: It's impossible to make a diagnosis based just on one sign. However, the majority of common white lesions of the tongue are fungal. It's usually "candidiasis, " or what you might call "thrush." that's not something that easily goes away by itself. You should see a dentist & get some medication. More importantly, your dentist needs to rule out other problems which are potentially dangerous. Get help. ...Read more
White coating on tongue, enlarged papillae on back of tongue, mouth feels raw/burns,sore throat, globus sensation, clogged ears, no fever?
Maybe: If the root of the tooth is exposed and you are using a lot of pressure when you brush, then yes you can have sensitive teeth. Always use a soft toothbrush with light pressure and use short back and forth motions to brush. It's the whipping action at the tip of the brush in contact with the tooth and gums that disrupts the bacterial colonies and cleans your teeth effectively. Use sensodyne. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sores on back tongue, throat area, and under tongue. Only sores under tongue tingle sometimes. Back of tongue slightly patchy white. ?
Possibly viral: Many types of throat infections can have sores in the mouth/tongue. Viral illnesses may be the most common. strep certainly can causes sores in the throat but patients with that infection are usually more ill with high fevers. Another possibility would by a yeast (thrush) infection which would be treated differently then other infections. Throat culture may be indicated. Seek a medical provider ...Read more
Cobblestone throat, white tongue, gets white quickly even after brushing. Also small spots that appear on tongue, rimmed with white, raw when brushed.
Sensitivity?: Sometimes yes, sometimes no. Each case has to be examined as to causes, etc. and treatment options discussed along with likelihood of success. Discuss this with your local dentist after a careful examination. ...Read more
Red bumps on back of my tongue, white small coating on tongue. After tongue brushing taste buds appeared. No pain/itchy. Roof is yelllowish. What is it?
NORMAL: The description you give sounds like normal larger taste buds(papilla) covered by food debris or plaque removed by your more aggressive cleaning. The lack of symptoms also suggests this diagnosis. A more effective cleaning regimen, helped by a dental evaluation should take care of the problem. ...Read more
I am experiencing bad breath, bad taste in mouth, white patches inside mouth, canker sores, receding gums and rash with red bumps around mouth.
Brushing too hard: Few things can thinout the enamel or break it causing exposure of the second layer or dentin. When dentin is exposed lots of sensitivity is experienced specially to light touch and air or cold air or water. Thinning or abrasion of enamel is caused by 1. Brushing too hard, 2. Using a hard brush 3. Grinding of teeth causing chipping of enamel at the gum area. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Time for a change: Many people cannot tolerate the 'more intense' flavors of toothpaste, so something more mild might be better for you. If that doesn't work, look for one without sodium laurel (or laureth) sulfate in it. This chemical is a detergent added to prolong shelf life, but some people do not tolerate it well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tongue: some red raised papillae, slight coating, & burning sensation that started 3 days ago. Only tongue involved not whole mouth. ?
Burning mouth: Possible causes for burning mouth syndrome are injury, allergies, nutritional deficiencies, acid reflux, diabetes, dry mouth, ill-fitting dentures, oral candidiasis (thrush), or a systemic medical condition. Often, no underlying cause is found. If the burning persists for more thana week, or re-occurs, see your dentist and/or medical doctor or ENT specialist. ...Read more
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