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Check with your : Dentist. Your primary care physician may fo this clipping also. ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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
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?
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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