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The Vitamin And Mineral Deficiencies That Cause A Sore Tongue
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
My wife has had a sore tongue for last 3-4 days. Will gurgling with salt water and vitamin C help?
IT CAN HELP A LITTLE:
Depending on the reason why the tongue is sore, this can help.
Nevertheless other symptoms should be checked.
If the irritation lasts more than a week, consult a doctor.
Good mouth hygiene will help a lot. ...Read more
Can taking huge amts of abx for h pylori cause a vitamin deficiency? I have a sore area on tongue and upper mouth mucus membrane. It's painful.
I have red bumps on left side of tongue. Not sore. I am also vitamin B12 defiency. What could it be. I'm getting injections every week. Then 3 months?
Digestion: Also could be poor digestion.Get a more detailed answer ›
Tongue pain: The tongue pain can be muscular in nature and be a result of drug induced tardive dyskinesia. This is a constant uncontrolled movement of the tongue. Adjustments to dose could possibly reduce the symptoms. Symptoms of a irritated burning tongue have been treated with lucine supplements with some success. Discussing this with your md and adjusting the vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) may provide some relief. ...Read more
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 more
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 more
Variety of Causes: The majority of tongue problems are not serious and most can be resolved on it's own. However, if you have a sore on your tongue that doesn't go away within two weeks, you should consult a doctor or dentist for evaluation. ...Read more
Thought Gerd waa causing sore tongue but oral surgeon thinks it ia thrush. I have no diseases or change in meds. What caused thrush? B12?
Candida albicans: Thrush is a yeast infection in the oral cavity and is uncommon in adults, but can be predisposed to by use of antibiotics or steroids, diabetes, etc. In this day and age one must think about immune deficiency, particularly due to HIV disease. Not due to B12 deficiency (which is very rare in USA). Make sure this is really "thrush" since there are several imitators. ...Read more
5 yr old complains of sore tongue way in the back; has red spots in back of throat. What could be the cause?
Check hands n feet: Could be a viral illness like hand foot mouth disease or kawasakis disease. Check for a rash on the body or hands or take a picture of it to help narrow the possibilities or just take him to the pediatrician. ...Read more
Angular cheilitis or: Perlèche may be associated with vitamin b2 (riboflavin) deficiency, iron deficiency anemia, or zinc deficiency or any state of malnutrition. The fissures that form can become secondarily infected with thrush (the fungus candida). See your doc for advice on dietary changes or supplements &/or treatment if you have thrush. ...Read more
Could my chonic dry eyes and the dryness at the corners of mouth be caused by vitamin deficiency?
See below: Possibly, but a number of conditions can be associated with with this such as sjogrens, hypothyoidism, and other conditions. See your doctor to be further evaluated. ...Read more
Can vitamin D or other nutrient deficiencies cause tender calf muscles or tendency for cramps during the night?
Cramps: The simple answer is "Yes! " but there are other causes unrelated to vitamin D. You must discuss this with your primary doctor. Please keep me posted. ...Read more
1yr old boy vitamin d levels r 32, he pass stool after every meal, can vit d deficiency causes this? He also use to take every thing inside his mouth
Depends: On "what" he put in his mouth. Vit d should be between 60 and 80. It is a possible part of the cause. ...Read more
Is there a vitamin deficiency that would cause twitching throughout the body? Including ear drums, anus, eye lids, mouth, neck. Lead poisoning?
Vitamin d: You mightvesntcto get your doctor to check vitamin d and ca level to make sure. Lead poisoning doesn't do that ...Read more
Sometimes- B12, Zinc:
There is no single cause of geographic tongue- it can have genetic tendencies, be caused by food sensitivities, toxins or imbalances of intestinal flora, but many find that vitamin B12 or zinc help. There is no guarantee these will help but they are safe to try-see http://collectivewizdom. Com/geographictongue-top10causesandcures. Html
try B12 as sublingual methylcobalamin, zinc as zinc picolinate. ...Read more
Could vitamin deficiency be the reason for my burning tongue and not being able to tast anything result from a vitamin deficiency?
Possible: Burning tongue syndrome or glossodynia is one of the more frustrating conditions in my practice. There is no known cause or proven treatment. I usually recommend a multivitamin because there are anecdotal reports of it being caused by a vitamin deficiency but this has never been proven. Controlling acid and a blander type of diet seem to help some. Good luck! ...Read more
Is it possible to have a cold sore for over 2 months due to vitamin deficiency or weakened inmune system?
See below: For that sore to last for that length of time, you need to have it evaluated to make certain that it is not something instead. ...Read more
My body is constantly sore and muscles are a little weak. I only left my house a couple of times all winter. Could it be vitamin d deficiency or what?
What are some common symptoms of vitamin deficiency? I have suffered weigh loss, easy bruising, sore bones and joints. Dr told me to take a daily vitamin.
Good start: The most common vitamin deficiency is d, which causes a lot of nonspecfic pain and some other problems. Especially with the weight loss, or if your pain syndrome does not resolve quickly, it would be wise to continue to seek a cause -- possibly malabsorption contributing to a vitamin deficiency. Good luck and stay proactive. ...Read more