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Canker sore irritated taste buds sign of pregnancy?

Canker sore irritated taste buds sign of pregnancy?

No: Canker sores and irritated taste buds, which can be a canker sore on the lingual mucosa have several possible etiologies. Stress, immune reactions, and viral origins can all be implicated. The hormonal responses noted in pregnancy can be present at this time but there are too many unrelated reasons for these lesions to be a sign of pregnancy. ...Read more

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Help! painful large taste buds tongue feels like it is swollen weird white patches itchy throat metallic taste lump in throat! constant worry?

Help! painful large taste buds tongue feels like it is swollen weird white patches itchy throat metallic taste lump in throat! constant worry?

Painful tongue: This could be a viral or a fungal infection. It is impossible to diagnose without a visual exam and additional information/medical history. See your dentist or an ENT specialist. ...Read more

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Soar taste buds. Red raised spots on tip of tongue. Taste buds are the only spot effected. Use chewing tobacco?

Soar taste buds. Red raised spots on tip of tongue. Taste buds are the only spot effected. Use chewing tobacco?

Possible cause: Stop the smokeless tobacco and see if your problem stops. Tobacco increases the incidence of oral cancer, so the sooner you stop, the better the chances you will stay healthy. ...Read more

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Taste buds on roof of mouth ?

Taste buds on roof of mouth ?

May locations!: Taste receptors or taste buds are generally located on your tongue, soft palate which is the top of your palate way in the back where it gets softer, and the papilla (small bumps) way back on your tongue. ...Read more

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White crust and bitter taste in my tongue?

White crust and bitter taste in my tongue?

Medical condition: Usually when there is a change in tongue tasting and abnormal tongue morphology with no reason, there is a need tin seeking for medical help. Sometimes it is because the influence of your food/medication you currenly have or sometimes is from unbalanced hormone or degeneration of sensry nerve, salivary glands or dry mouth condition, and...Etc. Please consult with your physician for answer. ...Read more

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Taste a metallic taste on roof of mouth. Nipple itches. Sexually active. What can this be?

Taste a metallic taste on roof of mouth. Nipple itches. Sexually active. What can this be?

3 things: They are most likely not related. Allergies or sinus infections can cause a metallic taste. Some women have inverted nipples (if new, than get them evaluated), And use BC and condoms to protect against STI's and pregnancy (unless you want to be pregnant). Good luck. ...Read more

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Does tonsillectomy take away your taste buds?

Does tonsillectomy take away your taste buds?

No: Tonsil surgery does not take away your taste buds. Some people after tonsil surgery will have a transient alteration of taste. This usually recovers with tinture of time. ...Read more

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Taste buds back of tongue normally large?

large taste buds: The taste buds at the back of the tongue on top are the ones that sense bitter foods/things but have a dentist look for a better diagnosis. ...Read more

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Sore throat white puss spot on tongue swollen gkands?

Sore throat  white puss spot on tongue swollen gkands?

See physician: It does sound like strep throat. This can be easily diagnosed in your physician's office with a simple culture test. Please seek treatment soon. ...Read more

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I'm concerned because I have swollen and sore taste bud or bump on tongue?

I'm concerned because I have swollen and sore taste bud or bump on tongue?

You should be: If swelling is transitory, watch for return. If it has been there for a while, it would be prudent to see a dentist for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have a sore throat, soft&hard palate are white/yellow. coated tongue, swollen taste buds, a few very small white bumps on the side of tongue. Help?

I have a sore throat, soft&hard palate are white/yellow. coated tongue, swollen taste buds, a few very small white bumps on the side of tongue. Help?

Seasonal flu: is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. NSAIDs (e.g. Aleve, Advil) or Tylenol (acetaminophen) are also recommended every 6 hours. If concerned, see your PCP for examination. ...Read more

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Used klricid 500mg bd.now white tongue & perserive taste s irritating. How can i develop taste buds?

Used klricid 500mg bd.now white tongue & perserive taste s irritating. How can i develop taste buds?

Clarithromycin: Klaricid like any antibiotic kills good bacteria as well as bad ones. The good bacteria also inhibit thrush. Try yogurt and probiotic. If that fails might need medication for thrush. ...Read more

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Red bumps on back of my tongue, white small coating on tongue. After tongue brushing taste buds appeared. No pain/itchy. Roof is yelllowish. What is it?

NORMAL: The description you give sounds like normal larger taste buds(papilla) covered by food debris or plaque removed by your more aggressive cleaning. The lack of symptoms also suggests this diagnosis. A more effective cleaning regimen, helped by a dental evaluation should take care of the problem. ...Read more

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Is a metallic taste in my mouth normal after tongue piercing?

Tongue piercing: a metallic taste may be the result of an infectious. How often do you clean the area? See a dentist ASAP and get this checked. Better yet take the tongue piercing out. They can do major damage to your teeth and gums. ...Read more

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Red taste bud on tounge, it hurts when i rub it against my teeth. What is is? I also I have a blister under my tounge on the floor of mouth that hurts

Red taste bud on tounge, it hurts when i rub it against my teeth. What is is? I also I have a blister under my tounge on the floor of mouth that hurts

Inflamed papillae: It is common to get inflamed taste buds on the tongue due to several factors like trama, foods, infections, etc. The ulcer under your tongue which is most likely a canker sore or apthous ulcer may also be related to the cause of ttongue soreness. Normally they will resolve themselves within a week. Eat a bland diet and drink lots of fluids. There are some topical numbing meds. ...Read more

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Why sudden taste bud change & weight loss?

Why sudden taste bud change & weight loss?

Weight loss: If you have sudden unexplained weight loss this may merit medical evaluation . ...Read more

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I smoke on a regular basis and I have a swollen taste bud how can I get rid of it?

I smoke on a regular basis and I have a swollen taste bud how can I get rid of it?

Stop smoking: Will help prevent taste bud irritation and help prevent things like mouth/tongue cancer, lung cancer, throat cancer, emphysema, and also save you a lot of money spent on cigarettes. Statistically you will also live longer if you don't smoke. ...Read more

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Oh my lord! What do I do about an inflammed taste bud?! They hurt so bad and are incredibly annoying! How do I sooth it or get rid of it?

Oh my lord! What do I do about an inflammed taste bud?! They hurt so bad and are incredibly annoying! How do I sooth it or get rid of it?

Multiple causes: hot foods and drinks, smoking, allergies, vitamin deficiencies, trauma, just to name a few. However, It is possible that the taste buds are swollen due to an organic underlying cause so it is important to talk to your dentist. Rec.: see general dentist for evaluation and referral if needed. Also drink a lots of fluids and NSAIDs OTC to mange your pain. ...Read more

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I have one taste bud that is killing me..I can see that it is irritated because its popping out. Why does this happen and how do I make it better?

I have one taste bud that is killing me..I can see that it is irritated because its popping out. Why does this happen and how do I make it better?

Could be viral!: A taste bud is a nerve! could be a viral infection that is acute, or chronic like herpes simplex! if it continues, see your doctor and see if he/she agrees on an anti-viral regimen! ...Read more

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Please explain if it is possible to pop a taste bud on your tongue?

Please explain if it is possible to pop a taste bud on your tongue?

No: Taste buds are not filled with a liquid so that if you puncture them they will "pop". If there is something on your tongue that does that, it's almost definitely something else. Don't play around popping things in your mouth. You run the risk of infection or worse. See a dentist for a diagnosis and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Inflamed taste bud like lesion near the tip of the toungue. Painful at times. What could this be? Cancer? Warts?

Inflamed taste bud like lesion near the tip of the toungue. Painful at times. What could this be? Cancer? Warts?

Reassurance : Important to know how long it exists. If longer that few weeks you need to be evaluated, not because it cancer, but because it could be treated after proper diagnosis. If it just few days, please gargle the mouth with camomile tea. ...Read more

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I am experiencing a painful irritated taste bud concern?

I am experiencing a painful irritated taste bud concern?

How do you: know it's a "taste bud" At any rate TONGUE irritation should be evaluated by your Oral Health Provider! Hope this is helpful Dr Z ...Read more

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One of my taste bud turns to dark red, I squeeze and small blood came out. It locatd side, near the tip of the tongue. Is it dangerous or not?pls.help

Tongue injury: Its probably related to trauma or a hot liquid (burn), but go see a dentist or periodontist to rule out anything more serious. Scott Sazima DDS Westlake Periodontics ...Read more

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What could be the cause of red taste bud bumps on the penis head?

What could be the cause of red taste bud bumps on the penis head?

Many causes: You need to get it checked out. Could be yeast but it could be another infection including std. I would see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have one specific taste bud on my tongue that is a little inflamed and is sore but nothing severe. Why?

Multiple causes:: Hot foods and drinks, smoking, allergies, vitamin deficiencies, trauma, just to name a few. However, it is possible that the taste buds are swollen due to an organic underlying cause so it is important to talk to your dentist. Rec.: see general dentist for evaluation and referral if needed. ...Read more

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