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Sore Gums From Eating Chips
No - but germs can: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. ...Read more
What causes canker sores & sore throat? I have canker sores on my gums, under tongue & sore throat after eating spicy pork rinds, cherries, garlic nuts.
Unknown: Canker sores or apthous ulcers are most often attributed to an autoimmune reaction of the mucosa. The causative agents can vary among persons and there is no known cure. The best thing you can do is take note of the foods/drinks that cause this for you and avoid them if you can. If you get them bad enough a topical steroid intra-oral med can be applied to them to minimize the outbreak. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Definitely, yes: It's happened to the everyone at one time or another. If you burn your mouth on a hot beverage or food, the pain can be unpleasant. When your mouth is burned by hot foods, blisters can form on your gums and your tongue, the roof of your mouth or the insides of your cheeks. Prevention is the best treatment. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Not alone: To prevent cavities you need to mechanically remove the soft film that grows on your teeth 24/7. This contains various bacteria.The gum and apples would be a help in preventing cavities, but you have to examine the rest of your diet. And these are not substitutes for brushing and flossing. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
4 weeks postpartum, tongue and mouth burns after eating chips or things likes soda. Roof is also sore. What is causing this?
Burning mouth is: a difficult condition to diagnose/treat. Certainly it occurs after eating/drinking certain foods, but also occurs without these triggers.It is possible that your altered hormonal milieu following pregnancy is a factor.Other factors include dry mouth, nutritional deficiencies (B vitamins/iron/zinc), allergies, reflux, medications, etc. Problem may be with taste and sensory nerves. Start with ENT ...Read more
My tounge and whole mouth tingle after eating some foods like noodle box, hot chips with chicken salt and soft shell vedgaterian tacos..?
Allergy?: You may just be very sensitive to spices or possibly allergic to one or more of the ingredients in the foods that you mentioned. Read the ingredients on the packages and try only one item at a time and see if you can isolate the cause of your symptoms. They may have a common spice or ingredient that you react to or possibly even several. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swollen gums then a canker sore on top of it appeared after I irritated gums by eating chips. Any remedies? Lymph node swollen as well.
Dental sore: This could be from the chips, either trauma from eating them or high salt content. If you problem worsens or does not improve over the next few weeks, I would recommend you see a dentist or oral surgeon for further evaluation ...Read more
Saliva : You could be dehydrated or be having post nasal drip with sinus infection. Your saliva glands could be infected. You could also have a vitamin deficiency, endocrine problem or neurological (brain) issue. People with epilepsy or migraines report salty taste often. Increase your water intake for two days-if still present see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Doctor can check: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) can decrease throat pain. ...Read more
Can gingerbread cookies cut or irritate gums? Gums hurt when I eat these and then goes away after brushing.
YES: BUT you are not being "given a license" to eat foods which are LOUSY for your teeth!!! Hope this helps...a "word to the wise"... ...Read more
The two symmetrical bumps on my mouth's roof behind front teeth, sometimes one of mine feels sore after chewing gum, eating or smoking. Why?
Irritation: The "bumps" are sore because they are irritated. The question is, what are those "bumps"? Lesions like that can be as benign as a torus palatinus, or they could be more serious, especially since you are a smoker. Have them evaluated by your dentist... It may save your life. ...Read more