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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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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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I am having blackness under my tongue, it irritates, burns me whenever I eat something so please help me through this problem...

I am having blackness under my tongue, it irritates, burns me whenever I eat something so please help me through this problem...

Examination: Any lesion that does not heal on its own within two weeks should be examined by a professional. Please make an appointment with a dentist or a physician. ...Read more

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My tongue is red and it burns. I didn't burn it and I don't eat spicy food. It lasts for about 2 weeks and eases up, but doesn't go away. Then it comes back. What could it be?

My tongue is red and it burns. I didn't burn it and I don't eat spicy food. It lasts for about 2 weeks and eases up, but doesn't go away. Then it comes back. What could it be?

Burning: Burning red tongue can be caused by different reasons. When was the last time you saw a dentist? When was your last physical? I would recommend both dental exam and a physical to check everything. ...Read more

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My tolerance to spicy food has increased - I don’t eat spicy food often but some things aren’t even spicy anymore to me. Hot sauce stills burns my tongue but mild spicy foods, I can barely feel. 17 month’s postpartum, have chronic sinusitis. Cause?

My tolerance to spicy food has increased - I don’t eat spicy food often but some things aren’t even spicy anymore to me. Hot sauce stills burns my tongue but mild spicy foods, I can barely feel. 17 month’s postpartum, have chronic sinusitis. Cause?

Spicy foods: Sinus conditions may impair your ability to taste/smell. Do you find your taste buds less sensitive in general? Please see your doctor. He/she may refer you to an ENT doctor. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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When I eat pineapple my tongue burns for 2 days n sometimes I get sores in my mouth could I be allergic or is this normal?

When I eat pineapple my tongue burns for 2 days n sometimes I get sores in my mouth could I be allergic or is this normal?

Acidic foods: Pineapple is a very acidic and rough food to eat. It is very common for this to bother your tongue after eating it. It happens to me. I doubt your response is an allergy. Lay off citrus for a few days and things should improve. Also avoid extremely hot, spicy or acidic foods while this is healing. ...Read more

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For years I ate a high sodium diet. Suddenly I can no longer eat salty food. My tongue swells, turns white, & burns. My lips and nostrils burn.

For years I ate a high sodium diet. Suddenly I can no longer eat salty food. My tongue swells, turns white, & burns. My lips and nostrils burn.

Sodium diet: See if you can manage salt free food for a few days. If you feel things are getting better that's great. If there is no change (sodium diet free) for a week, please contact your primary doctor. ...Read more

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Ate spicy food 6d ago. Since, tongue hurts. Burns a lot. I c small bubbles from middle to end. It swells at times so can't speak properly. Cant eat/drink?

Ate spicy food 6d ago. Since, tongue hurts. Burns a lot. I c small bubbles from middle to end. It swells at times so can't speak properly. Cant eat/drink?

Chemical burn: Sounds like either chemical burn or possible local allergic reaction. Can try toothpaste or mouth rinse for sensitive teeth which may help. Your doctor can prescribe mouth rinse viscous lidocaine, Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) and mylanta or Maalox which may help. Only time will heal tongue. Hope this helps. Best of luck. Dr. R ...Read more

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I got a blister in my mouth and it popped its in my tounge it burns when I eat what can it be and how can I treated?

I got a blister in my mouth and it popped its in my tounge it burns when I eat what can it be and how can I treated?

See a dentist: You should have it evaluated by a dentist and he/she can prescribe medication to relieve the pain if deemed appropriate. ...Read more

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Top of toungue fill funny n burns when I eat hot stuff it came on after flear ups of acid refulx just repeated burping n acid n throat why?

Top of toungue fill funny n burns when I eat hot stuff it came on after flear ups of acid refulx just repeated burping n acid n throat why?

Possible: You may have chemically or thermally burned your tongue. Avoid hot & spicy foods for a while, treat the acid reflux as per your physician's instructions, and eat/drink a bland diet and it should improve in a few days. ...Read more

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Why is it after I eat, my mouth gets red, burns, and my mouth feels all "dirty? "

Why is it after I eat, my mouth gets red, burns, and my mouth feels all "dirty? "

See a dentist.: I can't really diagnos this over the web. Go see a dentist and have your mouth examined. It would be helpful if the problem is present when you are at the appointment. ...Read more

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I have one small red bump in the area at the bottom of my mouth where my gums meet my lip, right in the middle. It has a white pimple-looking head on it. It is causing me pain throughout my mouth and burns whenever I eat/drink. What could it be?

I have one small red bump in the area at the bottom of my mouth where my gums meet my lip, right in the middle. It has a white pimple-looking head on it. It is causing me pain throughout my mouth and burns whenever I eat/drink. What could it be?

Canker sore: It's a canker sore, or an aphthous ulcer. I get them too, and they are annoying. The immune system itself causes them, sometimes in times of stress, sometimes in response to certain viruses, or sometimes "just 'cuz". Aside from a pain reliever if they are bad, there isn't much you can do, and they go away without help in about 1-2 weeks. Certain foods like citrus are irritating. ...Read more

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Got sick a month ago (URI/sinusitis) and since then everything I eat is really spicy! Burns my lips, mouth, throat. Even before meds. What's going on?

Got sick a month ago (URI/sinusitis) and since then everything I eat is really spicy! Burns my lips, mouth, throat. Even before meds. What's going on?

Probiotics: Take quality probiotics daily.
Plain yogurt daily.
Kefir is Russian yogurt loaded with good bacteriae & tastes good-4-8 OZ daily. Available in most grocery stores. ...Read more

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Why is it bad to burn your tongue when eating? I often eat too soon after cooking.

Simply painful: There is little harm in burning the inside of your mouth including your tongue from ingesting food that is too hot. You will feel pain and sometimes taste will be altered for a brief period. But these tissue heal quickly and return to normal. ...Read more

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Why does my tongue itch/burn when I eat pineapple and kiwi?

Why does my tongue itch/burn when I eat pineapple and kiwi?

Pineappleitis: Pineapple commonly causes minor skin irritation because it's highly acidic. It's common for your tongue to feel gritty, itchy and mildly painful after eating pineapple. If you develop severe pain, itching, burning or swelling in your tongue from eating pineapple, you should talk with your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a sore on the bottom of my gum and these tiny lil red dots on the front of my tongue all burn depending on what I eat is it a infection?

I have a sore on the bottom of my gum and these tiny lil red dots on the front of my tongue all burn depending on what I eat is it a infection?

Sore on gum: Without a visual exam, it is impossible to know for sure. It sounds like ulcers and/or canker sores. If so, they should heal on their own in 7-10 days. Avoid spicy foods.
If they don't heal in a week, have them examined by your dentist. ...Read more

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Tongue burns and has sections or dents. What could be wrong?

Multiple causes: It could be be number of things like candida infection, allergy, systemic condition or a nerve dysfunction. I would suggest seeing an orofacial pain or oral medicine specialist. ...Read more

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What dies it mean when your tongue is split and red and burns?

Usually Glossitis: There are many different types of conditions which can cause the appearance of your tongue which you describe. The general term for this type of change is "glossitis." some types of glossitis have underlying causes (poor nutrition, immune problems, etc.) and some are spontaneous. See a dentist, ent, or oral surgeon if you want to know for sure. Also, get a physical check-up to see if you're O.K. ...Read more

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I have a strange tongue with toothmarks an both sites. Little burns and I am verry tired. What can this means?

I have a strange tongue with toothmarks an both sites. Little burns and I am verry tired. What can this means?

Sleep difficulty: The marks on the side of your tongue are from your pressing your tongue forward into your teeth while you are sleeping. However, your fatigue indicates that you are not having a restful sleep, and the tongue thrusting seems to bear this out. Perhaps a visit to a sleep center and a sleep study is in order. ...Read more

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Can you get tongue burns from french kissing?

Can you get tongue burns from french kissing?

Burning tongue syndr: Certain fungal and yeast infections that cause patchy burning spots can result and are easily treated with the right meds. ...Read more

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My tongue itches and burns but there are no bumps present what could it be?

Glossitis: An inflammation of the tongue common with vitamin deficiencies and/ or infection of the tongue. You should be examined and treated. ...Read more

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About a week ago my tongue swelled and then the taste buds fell off and eating or drinking burns and I can't taste anything. What could this be?

Many Possibilities: For a fairly complete list of possibilities, see http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003047.Htm. Sometimes the cause is unknown and the diagnosis is called burning tongue syndrome or idiopathic glossopyrosis. You will need to be assessed by a dentist and possibly referred to other specialists to get an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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33yr man has white, tough, spots on middle of tongue from1to3in big, slight pain all time, burns with hot things, healthy, no meds, app. Had1yr, no discharge?

33yr man has white, tough, spots on middle of tongue from1to3in big, slight pain all time, burns with hot things, healthy, no meds, app. Had1yr, no discharge?

Needs to be seen: What you describe could be many things and there is no way to know what it is or tell you whether or not it requires treatment without actually seeing it clinically in person. I recommend that you see your general dentist, oral surgeon or ENT specialist for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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My tongue tingles and burns, then my thoat tingles and gets sore followed by my ears hurting?

My tongue tingles and burns, then my thoat tingles and gets sore followed by my ears hurting?

Tingle: Assuming that you don't have a cold at the same time and have had a recent check up looking at thyroid and things like B12, it could be a trigeminal neurlagia (dental nerve) if its one sided. If not you should see an ent to check it out ...Read more

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On cloritmazole for 12 days and tongue still burns. Does that mean I don't have thrush?

On cloritmazole for 12 days and tongue still burns. Does that mean I don't have thrush?

Probably not thrush: Thrush can cause an uncomfortable tongue and mouth but there are many causes of burning tongue from endocrinologic issues, chronic inflammatory conditions, tobacco, medications and toxins. You should arrange follow up with your MD since the treatment already prescribed is not making an impact ...Read more