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Doctor insights on: The Vitamin And Mineral Deficiencies That Cause A Sore Tongue

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Please answer! What vitamin deficiency causes sore tongue and gums?

Please answer! What vitamin deficiency causes sore tongue and gums?

Vitamin C: Vitamin c is one deficiency that can result in sore tongue and gingiva. See your dentist to get your mouth evaluated. ...Read more

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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My wife has had a sore tongue for last 3-4 days. Will gurgling with salt water and vitamin C help?

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

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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?

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?

Vitamin B12 Deficien: Bumps on tongue can be caused by VitB12 Deficiency. Other causes are Smoking, Canker Sores and viral infections
Consult your doctor if it is painful and a concern for you ...Read more

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Is Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) and tongue pain caused by vitamin deficiency?

Is Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) and tongue pain caused by vitamin deficiency?

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

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Can candida cause a sore tongue?

Can candida cause a sore tongue?

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

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What can cause a sore tongue, mostly when I lay down?

What can cause a sore tongue, mostly when I lay down?

Stress or Anxiety: Problems with the tongue can result from infections, tumors, chronic disease (GERD) and stress also can cause this along with anxiety. See your GP for evaluation. ...Read more

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Can ranitidine cause a sore tongue dry mouth an tongue to swell?

Can ranitidine cause a sore tongue dry mouth an tongue to swell?

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

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What are some causes of sore tongue with white patches?

What are some causes of sore tongue with white patches?

White: Anything white, on tissue that should be pink, should be investigated. Could be thrush, lichen planus, candida, albicans, bacterial infection, herpes, leukoplakia, cancer, traumatic ulceration, or many other things. See dentist for differential diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Would Citalopram cause sore throat and sore tongue?

Would Citalopram cause sore throat and sore tongue?

No: Am not aware of any reports that citalopram causes sore throat or sore tongue. See your pcp for exam and treatment. Feel better. ...Read more

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What causes a sore tongue?

What causes a sore tongue?

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

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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?

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

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5 yr old complains of sore tongue way in the back; has red spots in back of throat. What could be the cause?

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

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Please tell me what vitamin defficiency causes leg and foot pain/cramping/soreness?

Please tell me what vitamin defficiency causes leg and foot pain/cramping/soreness?

It sounds like: More than a vitamin deficiency is going on. Have you ruled out other causes?
Magnesium is usually good for muscle cramps but if your complaining of pain i'd look for all possible causes. ...Read more

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Which vitamin or mineral shortage when having sore mouth corners?

Which vitamin or mineral shortage when having sore mouth corners?

Angular cheilitis or: Perl├Ęche 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

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Could my chonic dry eyes and the dryness at the corners of mouth be caused by vitamin deficiency?

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

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Can vitamin D or other nutrient deficiencies cause tender calf muscles or tendency for cramps during the night?

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

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What would cause a 4 year old to have little sores on the edges of her mouth? Vitamin deficincy?

What would cause a 4 year old to have little sores on the edges of her mouth? Vitamin deficincy?

Cold Sores: Cold sores presents as sores on the lips, tongue, gum or buccal mucosa in children. It is caused by the herpes virus. It generally resolves spontaneously in 3 - 7 days. It may be recurrent. ...Read more

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Can geographic tongue be a vitamin deficiency? If so, which ones are good to take?

Can geographic tongue be a vitamin deficiency? If so, which ones are good to take?

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

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Could vitamin deficiency be the reason for my burning tongue and not being able to tast anything result from a vitamin deficiency?

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

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I hate mouth ulcers becuase they drive me nuts. Is it caused by a vitamin C defiency?

I hate mouth ulcers becuase they drive me nuts. Is it caused by a vitamin C defiency?

Not vitamin C: Mouth ulcers, or aphthous ulcers, can be caused by many different factors: mouth trauma, braces, auto-immune and there may be vitamin deficiencies of b12, iron, zinc. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a cold sore for over 2 months due to vitamin deficiency or weakened inmune system?

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

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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?

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?

Physical exam: You must obtain a comprehensive physical examination icluding blood and urine testing. Inactivity can also lead to emotional distress. Consult a psychologist. ...Read more

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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.

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

Minerals (Definition)

Your body uses minerals to stay healthy and perform vital functions like bone development. Eating a healthy diet full of variety is the best way to the ...Read more


Sore Tongue (Definition)

A sore tongue would have some pain, tingeling ...Read more