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Tongue Feeling Tasteless
Dry mouth: You may have dry mouth. This will allow the tongue to feel dry ; rough. Check with your md to see what medication you may be taking that can intensify this condition. Also see a dentist to check if you have decreased salivary flow. ...Read more
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
I have been having problems with my tongue, the first day was extremely dry then the following day wasn't but it was very sourish n weird feeling tongu?
Possibilities: Could be any one of a number of problems. Ask your md/do to check. May need referral to ent, gastro-enterologist, dentist. But start with your gp first. ...Read more
See below: Symptoms like these have to be evaluated in real-time by your physician. He/she has access to your examination, laboratrory data and many other diagnostic tests to get to the bottom of what's going on and offer you help. ...Read more
Is there something you can do for a burnt tongue or do I just have to wait for it stop feeling weird on its own?
Needs time to heal: Eat bland foods, nothing too hot or too cold, ice chips will help relieve some of the pain, as will otc pain meds. ...Read more
What would make your tongue feel like you bit it but didn't. There is no sores or redness and the feeling comes and goes and lasts for minutes.?
tongue swelling: Tongue swelling is a common feature in an allergic reaction. The release of histamine by allergy mediating cells known as mast cells can cause tongue and face swelling. Other causes include infection, trauma like biting your tongue, growth in the tongue, certain medications, autoimmune disease and a foreign body lodged in the tongue as well as acid reflux from the stomach. ...Read more
Tongue numbness: Better question: why is your tongue numb? Unless it's totally numb, with no feeling at all, you probably won't do it any damage by eating or drinking, although you may want to avoid really hot liquids to avoid burning your tongue. However, numbness of the tongue is not normal and can rarely indicate something serious. If it persists, see a doctor! ...Read more
I have a small growth under my tongue. It is not paining but feeling uncomfortable. What can I do?
Visit an oral surgeon. I recommend an excisional biopsy. This will remove the growth, and diagnose what it is.
Further treatment may or may not be necessary depending on yhe pathology diagnosis. ...Read more
What would cause my lips and tongue to feeling like they are raw and on fire? Could it be the meds im on?
Burning sensations: The mouth is often a window to the medical condition of the whole body. The symptoms you are experiencing might be a side effect of medications or the result of improper nutrition or a vitamin deficiency. Since you indicate you are only taking Ibuprofen as meds, I recommend a blood workup with your physician to rule out any vitamin deficiencies. ...Read more
I am feeling uneasy in my tongue. I used to make sounds to clear the uneasy. But the problem not rectified. Is any solution?
"Uneasy": Suggest that you see an ENT specialist for evaluation. The term "uneasy" is not a medical term associated with a definitive treatment. Please seek evaluation. ...Read more
Hi dr. I have some problem in left side of tongue, its not paining, feeling like small electric shock, earlier it was not there, ?
Hello. When I have anxiety, and anxious. It feels like my tongue is going to sweel up. Is this an anxiety feeling? It is really scary : (: (
Yes: Allergic reactions to tongue and mouth usually arise from fresh fruits and vegetable. These foods contain substances similar to pollens. Mellons and apples are classic examples. ...Read more
I have been feeling very tired and weak lately. Today I woke up and my tongue was blue? Why is this happening?
Check up needed: BLUEISH tinge to the tongue may be due to prominent venous pattern and is unlikely to be significant. I recommend a complete check up by your physician including tests to look for anemia, iron deficiency, underactive thyroid, low blood pressure, abnormally slow heart rate, as well as electrolyte abnormalities and any signs of infection or depression. ...Read more
Could my GERD cause me to feel like my tongues swollen I sometimes wake up with this feeling scared it will swell?
I ate something tonight that tasted like dirt and left a numbing feeling on my tongue. Corn on cob, hot dogs and beans. Will I get sick?
Ate dirt: Probably not. Was it clean dirt or dirty dirt. Where do you live. Worms or worm eggs in dirt in your area? ...Read more
What if I accidentally ingested a little bit of the biofreeze cream? I don't think that I did but there's a slight menthol feeling on tongue?
Not smart: Biofreeze is a topical pain reliever to be used on the skin, not in your mouth. Please don't use it internally. Please call your dentist for an examination of whatever is bothering your mouth, and for proper treatment. ...Read more
What is teatment for jerk? I shake my head when ever I was in tensed sometimes I bite my tongue...Im feeling afraid about this. Is this serious disease
Maybe: Sudden jerking and biting of the tongue can be from an underlying or untreated seizure condition. I urge you to seek help from a neurologist who can determine what condition is creating these symptoms. Don't be afraid, take courage to find out what it is and how it could be helped. Best regards! ...Read more
What are causes of a pinched feeling in the right underside of the tongue for 2 years? Tongue curves more to that side. Neurology& blood tests normal.
Have a weird feeling in my tongue, mostly on one side. Had yesterday too but it went away and around the same time last year. Is this seasonal allergy?
Unusual: Allergy does not behave in this manner although the seasonal nature is suggestive of it. However the absence of itching points away from allergy. If persistent, see dentist. ...Read more
Yesterday I noticed an stinging feeling on my tongue, so looked in mirror and on the side underneath there was a 1 mm white spot, but tday it dunt hurt?
Observe for a while:
If it doesn't hurt doesn't mean that you should careless.
Observe for a couple of weeks. If still there, have a biopsy done by a doctor. (dentist). If grows quickly, go before it grows too much. ...Read more
LPR possibly: Laryngopharygeal reflux is when a small amount of acid comes up into the throat and irritates it. It is a common cause of dry tickle cough, chronic sore throat, lump in the the throat, post nasal drip, phlegm in the throat, throat clearing and tongue diiscomfort. It is also a contributing factor to ear eustachian tube and sinus problems. It responds well to proton pump inhibitor rx. See ENT md. ...Read more
I have been feeling very weak lately. This morning my tongue was blue now it's yellow. Why is this so?
Not certain why: You will need an evauation. Most of the time tongue color can be related to food that you have eaten. Sometimes there can be other reasons for color change but I cannot put anything together to explain what you have noticed. ...Read more
When I'm fast asleep all of a sudden I feel numbness on my tongue & suddenly woke up & feeling so scared?
After a while of taking my gonorrhoea drugs I began feeling this burning sensation on my tongue and its white.
Yeast infection / overgrowth can occur, when one is on long term antibiotics and the "good" bacteria are destroyed along with the bad bacteria.
See the doctor who prescribed your medication to determine if a change in drugs needs to be made and to treat your tongue infection.
It is often beneficial to take probiotics or eat yogurt w/ active cultures about 2 hours after each antibiotic dose. ...Read more
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