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Symptoms Of Scalloped Tongue
Is a scalloped tongue serious? Indentations go away when i move my tongue around, etc, but am worried about this...
My tongue has been scalloped it's not going away and it feels as if I cleaned my tongue to much, and the top of my tongue has a very thin white layer.
Normal: very normal for lots of patients. the tongue = very resilient area & the white coating is mostly caused by debris, bacteria & dead cells getting lodged between the enlarged & sometimes inflamed papillae. Now if you are unable to remove the layer I would have it evaluated by a dentist. Connect with my Virtual Practice on Healthtap for any dental questions with my special keycode: DFWMCQ! Securely video or text chat by virtual appointment. http://htap.us/28qexs ...Read more
What can cause slightly enlarged tongue with scalloping on edges? This is something I noticed about 2 weeks ago.
A few reasons: A few reasons: https://www.braddurhamdmd.com/what-does-scalloped-tongue-mean/Get a more detailed answer ›
Just noticed irregular/scalloped bumps on back of tongue on sides - one side worse than other-they don't hurt or bleed - what could this be? Worried
On the side of my tongue, there is some scalloping. There is a very small, flat, barely noticeable spot of discoloration: 3mm at most. Cancer?
Tricky.: dermatologic conditions are hard to discuss without seeing them. scalloping with discoloration would indeed be a presentation of precancerous / cancerous changes. These are RARE in young people. ANd, dental problems iwth chronic biting/irritation of the tongue MUCH more common. cannot say in your particular case, but generally, ...Read more
I got overbite teeth and lower teeth not align. I have now scallop tongue. Is it dangerous or not? Please help
Dangerous, no: But malocclusion (bad bite) can make it harder to clean teeth. That, coupled with tooth malpositioned, can result in gum/bone damage and tooth loss. Why don't you see a tooth/jaw alignment specialist, an Orthodontist, for a complimentary initial examination to see what can be done to straighten your teeth. ...Read more
I have a swollen tongue and scalloped on sides with a red bump about the size of a pea with white bump on top. Looks almost like a pimple. Any idea?
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