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Swollen And Sore Tongue
I got a sore throat from my Mom being sick and then shortly afterwards, I went to the Dentist for the second filling in this month. I then have had swollen gums and a sore tongue, as if I have bitten it multiple times.
Sore throat: Unfair to both you and the dentist to subject him/her to your throat infection. Next time consider rescheduling elective procedures until you feel better. Swollen gums and sore tongue are not due to whatever caused your sore throat, and need to be investigated. See your Physician or Dentist for evaluation. ...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
See physician: You should see your physician to get this evaluated. ...Read more
Sore, swollen tongue only on back left side. can you think of any possible causes - did i bite my tongue? how long will it take to get better? are there treatment to help expedite this?
Sore tongue/jaw for 2 days. Pain when eating/swallowing. Tonight i notice a swollen, red area under tongue at frenum (size of grape). What should I do?
What can be done for untreated 'lichen planus' - the lining of my mouth is swollen and sore, and front of tongue is numb, same as roof of mouth- ali?
Lichen planus: Special gargles containing anesthetics and anti-inflammatory medication often help reduce symptoms. If this topical treatment is not helpful then a brief course of steroid pills will likely help. If this persists, make sure it gets a biopsy to rule out other causes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For 1 week: mild jaw pain, swollen 'coated' tongue, canker sore underneath tooth on tongue. Doctor thinks reflux. Smoker. Should i get second opinion?
Had unprotected oral sex 5 months ago. I keep getting itchy rash all over. white swollen tongue with sore red gums. Red/white blotches on palms. HIV?
Somewhat: Dry mouth yes. Swelling no. If your lips swell or anything else starts swelling noticeably such as your lips you might have an allergic reaction see a physician right away. Do you take any other medications? This might be an interaction. List the medications you take in your post. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many causes : There are many causes for a sore tongue. The most common cause is biting it. There are also canker sores, viruses and other infections that can cause pain. Most things will heal in a few days. If your pain is increasing, you have difficulty eating, doesn't go away in a week you should see a dentist to have it evaluated. Sooner if you are concerned. ...Read more
My husband has a very sore tongue and cannot eat solids. Do you know what might help him eat properly.?
Focus on the cause: While a sore tongue is no fun, a better question to ask is why is it sore? It could be as simple as a sharp tooth irritating it or there could be underlying disease. Get to a dentist for an evaluation. If no dental cause is noted, expect a referral to your primary care provider for further evaluation. Once the cause is treated, the symptom of soreness should go away. ...Read more
White: Anything white, on tissue that should be pink, should be investigated. Could be thrush, lichen planus, candida, albicans, bacterial infection, herpes, leukoplakia, cancer, traumatic ulceration, or many other things. See dentist for differential diagnosis and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes,: Is a fungus accumulates usually on your tongue or inner cheeks. The condition is a minor problem if you're healthy. Candida infections can occur when your immune system is weakened by disease or drugs such as steroids. Eating unsweetened yogurt and acidophilus capsules will solve the problem. Rec.: see your dentist if the condition gets painful. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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