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Occasionally, striking pain on tongue that lasts for a minute. Tongue biting, too.?

Occasionally, striking pain on tongue that lasts for a minute. Tongue biting, too.?

Don't get what is pr: This is problem in that I do not know what is happening .Redescribe with more info. ...Read more

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Mouth (Definition)

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


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Can cheek/ tongue biting at night cause daily headaches?

Can cheek/ tongue biting at night cause daily headaches?

Sure: If you are biting your cheeks at night, then your jaw is moving while not aligned properly. This can easily cause next day headaches. Ask your dentist about an oral appliance to address the problem. ...Read more

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Lately, I am experiencing tongue-biting on the right side of my tongue. The episodes only happens while I am talking. Do I need medical help?

Lately, I am experiencing tongue-biting on the right side of my tongue.  The episodes only happens while I am talking.  Do I need medical help?

Tongue Biting: Good day; On occasion I have experienced tooth biting while talking. Possibly the tongue muscles were a bit tight- a stressful day, anxious about a previous incident and attempted to retrain my tongue to minimize contact with dentition. Sometimes the facial muscles are taut causing the check to catch amongst molar cusps. My associate has equilibrated my dendition smoothing and sharp surfaces. ...Read more

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I am a dentist ask about problem of tongue biting while speaking after bridge construction in molar area. May it due to improper closing (open bite)?

I am a dentist ask about problem of tongue biting while speaking after bridge construction in molar area. May it due to improper closing (open bite)?

Contour My Vote...: Xlnt question! if ur patient is biting tongue now and did not before, something about the new fpd is impinging. Go back and look @ ur temps if pt was comfortable in them. Maybe lab built brg in conventional occlusion and needs to be in x/bite somewhere. If u can't get perm. Contoured like temps. Get pt back into the temps to stop tongue biting, take impr'n of temps and send to lab w/ perm brg. G/l. ...Read more

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Laforte II & mandibular osteotomy 23 yrs ago. Bite evening up now - bruxism/tongue biting @night. Could braces/2nd surgery be required? Tmj too now.

Laforte II & mandibular osteotomy 23 yrs ago. Bite evening up now - bruxism/tongue biting @night. Could braces/2nd surgery be required? Tmj too now.

Unlikely.: Unlikely. Complex problem. See TMJ expert. Any dentist can be a TMJ expert with the proper training and experience. Most commonly, oral surgeons, prosthodontists, and orofacial pain specialists. Ask your MD, your dentist and your dental society for referrals. ...Read more

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Frequent moderate to severe tongue biting (bleeding) while eating.Some periodic trouble swallowing.Several months of bone chips from rear lingual gums?

Frequent moderate to severe tongue biting (bleeding) while eating.Some periodic trouble swallowing.Several months of bone chips from rear lingual gums?

Discuss with dentist: This is certainly a very complex question and best discussed with your dentist, a facio-maxillary oral surgeon or an otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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Mouth abcess symptoms? Pain in lower jaw and pain when biting

Mouth abcess symptoms? Pain in lower jaw and pain when biting

Many things: An "abscess" is a localized collection of inflammatory cells in response to an infection. It may present with pain, swelling, fever and a general "unwell" feeling. With that being said, pain in the lower jaw can be indicative of many things from soft tissue infection, dental problems or muscle/bone pain. See a healthcare professional for a proper evaluation. ...Read more

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What to do if I cannot stop biting off pieces of my tongue!?

What to do if I cannot stop biting off pieces of my tongue!?

See a dentist: Biting off pieces of your tongue is not normal and could be related to different causes. if you have malpositioned teeth or sharp or irregular surfaces on your teeth, the tongue can be traumatized. Abnormal habits could also be the cause. You should be evaluated by your dentist to help determine the cause and treatment. ...Read more

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Does it mean anything when you continue to keep biting your tongue is that a sign of a stroke.

Does it mean anything when you continue to keep biting your tongue is that a sign of a stroke.

Not necessarily: More info is needed as well as an exam. Please see your family physician. Could be anything from a habit to a malocclusion. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your tongue is fill of cracks and you keep biting the sides causing lesions?

Depends: Get checked out, and make sure there are no B vitamin deficiencies. Also make sure you do not have food sensitivities and have enough omega 3's. ...Read more

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I've had RLS for awhile. For the last 2 or 3 months I've been biting my tongue so hard the pain wakes me. Related or indicative of something else?

Restless leg syndrom: You may be having sleep apnea which may become worse with medications and grinding teeth is a common problem associated with sleep apnea. Ask your family if you snore and or hvae apuses in breathing and if so see a doctor ...Read more

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I keep biting my tongue/cheek in my sleep?

I keep biting my tongue/cheek in my sleep?

Check with dentist: Tongue, cheek biting indicates problems of occlusion, the way teeth fit together during function such as eating and swallowing. It is the swallowing where teeth of opposing arch occluded against each other and where tongue and cheek biting may occur. Treatment included occlusal adjustment (selective grinding) and/or biteguard (in extreme case). ...Read more

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Could it be healthy to have a lump on your tongue after biting it?

Ouch!: Could be scar tissue or just swollen from the traumatic incident. Why don't you call your dentist and have him/her take a look just to make sure everything's ok. ...Read more

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A small patch of my tongue hurts and biting it helps, what do I do?

Get it checked: I can't tell you what this area is, but it you are biting it, that will make it worse and it will not heal. If you leave it alone healing will take place in a few days. A area that has been present for more than 2 weeks needs to be evaluated by a dentist or oral surgeon. ...Read more

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I often wake up at night from pain caused by biting my tongue in my sleep, how do I stop this?

I often wake up at night from pain caused by biting my tongue in my sleep, how do I stop this?

Many reasons: Have your dentist look at your bite. Did you have some new crowns/fillings done, new denture or a set of teeth, do you have an enlarged tongue? An enlarged tongue could be due some diseases like amyloidosis or sleep apnea. Is there a lesion or mass in the tongue. Sometimes a mouth splint can help. ...Read more

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My tongue seems to be swollen. And I keep biting my cheeks and now the back of my cheeks hurt. This came on quite suddenly, what should do?

Swollen tongue: It's impossible to make an accurate diagnosis and recommended treatment without a clinical examination and additional information. See your dentist or an oral surgeon, especially if the symptoms last longer than 7-10 days. ...Read more

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I have been biting my tongue in the center/middle when i eat. It will bleed for hours off and on but eventually heals. Should i be concerned?

I have been biting my tongue in the center/middle when i eat. It will bleed for hours off and on but eventually heals. Should i be concerned?

Tongue biting: I would have this area checked out. Oral cancer can cause swelling enough to bite and be reinjured and bleed. Could be related to a change in your dental work or dry mouth causing it to stick to teeth more and be pulled onto the chewing surfaces. Best to have it checked out by a dentist or oral surgeon. ...Read more

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