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Please help! what happens to taste buds when tongue is burned?

Please help! what happens to taste buds when tongue is burned?

Burned tongue: They get burned as well. This may temporarily affect taste depending upon what part of the tongue was burned. You will heal and the taste should return to normal. ...Read more

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My dentist diagnosed me with having hyper sensitive taste buds My tongue has been very painful and irritated for months now. Im waitng for a referal but they've been slow dragging. Do you have any advice or suggestions correcting my issue? They mention

My dentist diagnosed  me with having hyper sensitive taste buds My tongue has been very painful and irritated for  months now. Im waitng for a referal  but they've been slow dragging. Do you have any advice or suggestions correcting my issue? They mention

Painful Tongue: Any patient with painful tongue and/or oral pain without an obvious cause or reason may be at risk for a serious oral condition. therefore, a visit to oral pathologist or orofacial pain specialist is warranted. ...Read more

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I'm 18, pharyngitis that doesn't seem to go away. Swollen taste buds on tongue and tonsil (right) that has sores on it and hurts to swallow ? Cancer?

I'm 18, pharyngitis that doesn't seem to go away. Swollen taste buds on tongue and tonsil (right) that has sores on it and hurts to swallow ? Cancer?

Not cancer, but: you need to have it checked out. You are really too young and symptoms too quick on onset tothink it's cancer. As a young adult female, considerations include strept throat, as well as gonorrhea, mono, or other viral infection such as primary HIV infection if you have been sexually active without using protection recently. In the meantime, try gargling with salt water or use Listerine. ...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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What is the cause of my taste buds on my tongue turning completely white sometimes when i wake up in the morning?

What is the cause of my taste buds on my tongue turning completely white sometimes when i wake up in the morning?

Possible causes are: There are many things that can cause a coating on your tongue. Most often it is merely a plaque from bacteria, food debris, and dead cells. Some medications can also cause a buildup on the tongue. There are other, less likely conditions, such as lichen planus and fungal infections. In order to know for sure, it needs to be seen and diagnosed by a dentist. ...Read more

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I've got a lot of swollen taste buds on my tongue. Help!?

I've got a lot of swollen taste buds on my tongue. Help!?

Call your dentitst: Call your dentist to get them evaluated. They might not be swollen, but you might think they are. ...Read more

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When a person eat something hot does it burns the taste buds on your tongue and what can u do to heal. Them pleaz help?

When a person eat something hot does it burns the taste buds on your tongue and what can u do to heal. Them pleaz help?

Time: Like any burn, it will take time to heal the site. Immediately applying ice will coo.The tissues rapidly to lessen the damage and reduce seeking. Keep foods softer and blanser for a few says to lessen the continued irritation. A numbing agent such as ambesol will make things a little more comfortable. It will just take time to heal.Unless you know someone with an nd:yag laser which works great. ...Read more

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I have a lot of swollen taste buds all over tongue. They don't hurt, but had for over a month. What could this be and what will help with them?

I have a lot of swollen taste buds all over tongue. They don't hurt, but had for over a month. What could this be and what will help with them?

Certain it's New?: Some people have larger taste buds near the back of their tongue naturally and sometimes recent foods have irritated them - esp. acidic or spicy foods. It could be normal and self-correct but it's best to have a dentist check if it's been more than a couple of months since you have been. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of the black taste buds on my tongue?

How do I get rid of the black taste buds on my tongue?

Maybe okay, but...: The tongue is known to have many variations with pigmenting, size, appearance, & not always due to disease. However, first (if applicable in your case), stop using tobacco. Second, have your doctor check your tongue for any concerning pigmented lesions. ...Read more

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