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How much does it cost to get webbing under tongue clipped can not stick tongue out at all?

How much does it cost to get webbing under tongue clipped can not stick tongue out at all?

Check with your : Dentist. Your primary care physician may fo this clipping also. ...Read more

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Why does it hurt to stick my tongue out?

Why does it hurt to stick my tongue out?

IDK: How long has this been going on for? Where exactly does it hurt? Does the pain linger? Are you aware of any other medical or dental symptoms? A few things come to mind: sore throat from allergies, post nasal drip, bacterial or viral infection? Swollen glands? Inflammation or infection from lower back tooth? Sore\ulcer on tongue that you cannot see? If it continues, see your dentist. ...Read more

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Why when I stick my tongue out to clean it does it turn a bluish colour? Returns to normal afterwards. Otherwise feel very well. Thanks.

Why when I stick my tongue out to clean it does it turn a bluish colour? Returns to normal afterwards. Otherwise feel very well. Thanks.

Normal: The bluish hue is from a normal heavy network of veins which become more engorged as you protrude your tongue and empty when you relax it. ...Read more

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My 11month old started sticking her tongue out recently and just keeping it out almost all day. Why is she doing this?

My 11month old started sticking her tongue out recently and just keeping it out almost all day. Why is she doing this?

Over 6 possibilities: You don't mention worry that it is down's syndrome, but that is one possible cause - there are lots of others and this web site is helpful in mentioning many. Also gives suggestions for help - like straw drinking, 'ba/pa' sounds, etc. Also - talking to your pediatrician. Glad you asked - many babies do it and others can benefit from the info too. Best! ...Read more

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When I stick my tongue all the way out I can see very large bumbs in the back of my tongue and I can see my epiglottis. Is that bad?

No: The bumps you see are likely slightly enlarged vallate papillae which are normal. Further back there are lymphoid nodules - which if not painful, would again be no reason for concern. ...Read more

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My 2 month old son is constantly sticking his tongue out. Is there a reason? should I be concerned? He's doing it even when not hungry, but it's a lot

My 2 month old son is constantly sticking his tongue out. Is there a reason? should I be concerned? He's doing it even when not hungry, but it's a lot

Reflex: This is a reflex behavior in babies that is normal. It goes away between four and six months. At that point your baby will be able to accept a bite of food spooned into his mouth. No Worries! Thanks for using Healthtap! ...Read more

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How would you know if baby has an oral thrush? Mine, always sticking his tongue out ? Could that be a sign.? Im just scared he got thrush.

How would you know if baby has an oral thrush? Mine, always sticking his tongue out ? Could that be a sign.? Im just scared he got thrush.

Oral thrush?: Thrush is common in infants and occurs because the immune system needs to mature. On examination, the baby will have white plaque like lesions on the inner cheeks, roof of mouth, or on gums. The whitish material isn't easy to remove with a wet cloth. If you are breastfeeding, the infection can transfer to the mother's breast causing a tingling feeling or discomfort. Seek medical attention. ...Read more

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10 month old sticking her tongue out, not drinking her milk, weezy when crawling. - help?

Wheezy: If your daughter wheezes when crawling she may allergic to the rug, in w hich case keep her off the floor until you get rid of the carpet. ...Read more

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My wisdom tooth is growing & when i stick my tongue to feel it, i feel an open flap that is rather painful. Will this resolve itself once the tooth fully grows?

My wisdom tooth is growing & when i stick my tongue to feel it, i feel an open flap that is rather painful. Will this resolve itself once the tooth fully grows?

See your dentist: In many cases wisdom teeth should be extracted due to complications associated with the presence of tooth decay. It is a common procedure, generally performed under local anesthesia, intravenous (IV) sedation, or general anesthesia by a specially trained dentist or oral surgeon. Often extracting a wisdom tooth is the best solution. See your dentist for x-ray and evaluation. ...Read more

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