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Why does the surface of my tongue feel dry and rough? It is more in the middle and towards the back. The tip feels pretty much normal.

Why does the surface of my tongue feel dry and rough? It is more in the middle and towards the back. The tip feels pretty much normal.

Varied answers: The tongue of course has many different types of structure that make it up, and some parts can feel different then others. If you think you are having a problem, it is wise to have the tongue examined by a dentist to conclusively determine if every thing is typical or not.

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Tongue feeling dry and rough?

Tongue feeling dry and rough?

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.

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3 small dry rough patches inside mouth. I touch them with my tongue they feel like sandpaper I've been smoking for a year now. What does that mean?

3 small dry rough patches inside mouth. I touch them with my tongue they feel like sandpaper I've been smoking for a year now. What does that mean?

See a dentist: The changes in your mouth are likely a result of smoking, and could be a simple change in the surface texture, or pre-cancerous, or worse. Go have them examined by a dentist asap. And stop smoking.

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The corners of my mouth are rough/dry and the best I can describe feel tight. They itch sometimes and it started on my upper lip.

The corners of my mouth are rough/dry and the best I can describe feel tight. They itch sometimes and it started on my upper lip.

Angular Cheilitis: Please see the following link for more information regarding causes and treatment: http://www. Webmd. Com/oral-health/angular-cheilitis#1

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I have a dry rough hard cough and my throat hurts so bad I can't swallow and its burning my mouth it feels like.

I have a dry rough hard cough and my throat hurts so bad I can't swallow and its burning my mouth it feels like.

Cepacol & Dr visit: Cepacol lozenges have a numbing medication in them, which should help with the symptoms you describe. It also comes as a spray for the back of your throat (like chloraseptic) to give relief. If cough persists, then you should see a dr / urgent care visit to find cause.

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I have dry mouth and rough inside cheek and white sticky removale material in my mouth. Why it is iam 20 year old?

I have dry mouth and rough inside cheek and white sticky removale material in my mouth. Why it is iam 20 year old?

Dry mouth: Do you also have any dry eye issues or joint aches? Any other medical issues? What is your diet like? Could be anything from diet related to Sjogren's syndrome. Consult with us to help you determine cause better.

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Hi so the other day I noticed like a rough dry patch in my mouth on my bottom lip and today I noticed its now reddish little bumps? What could it be?

Hi so the other day I noticed like a rough dry patch in my mouth on my bottom lip and today I noticed its now reddish little bumps? What could it be?

Dry patch on lip: This is impossible to diagnose without more information and a visual examination. Anything else would just be guessing. Make an appointment with your dentist for an examination.

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There are dry rough patches on the sides of my nose down to my mouth & chin. It's not red white or itchy. Just rough skin. It suddenly appeared. Help?

There are dry rough patches on the sides of my nose down to my mouth & chin. It's not red white or itchy. Just rough skin. It suddenly appeared. Help?

Dermatitis: See a dermatologist for examination and treatment. Eczema are common skin condition and can occur in healthy young people!

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The area around my mouth and lips have been very dry, rough, and peeling a lot. I wear a lot of moisturizer daily, but doesn't help? What could it be?

The area around my mouth and lips have been very dry, rough, and peeling a lot. I wear a lot of moisturizer daily, but doesn't help? What could it be?

Dry mouth: Try a super b complex vitamin. Use ion moisturizer and then drink a lot of wAter. Have your family doctor check you for diabetes although I do not think you have it. Feel better.

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Saw dentist, had cleaning, explained facial and teeth pain. Dr said saw nothing. My mouth often dry, tough rough, sore, gums tender. Hurts please help?

Saw dentist, had cleaning, explained facial and teeth pain. Dr said saw nothing. My mouth often dry, tough rough, sore, gums tender. Hurts please help?

Find bew dentist: Without a visual exam and more details, help of any kind is hard to offer you. Sorry. A word of advice, though: if your dentist is not listening to you nor helping you be healthier and happier, you should fond one that will.

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Rough dry patch on roof of mouth very irritating worse when drinking water. No pain at all. A lot of post nasal drip. Hairy feeling in throat. Help!

Rough dry patch on roof of mouth very irritating worse when drinking water. No pain at all. A lot of post nasal drip. Hairy feeling in throat. Help!

See an Allergist: Sounds like your symptoms could be allergy related. Your best bet is to make an appointment with an Allergist so that a full exam, clinical history, and appropriate testing can be completed.

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I have a white, rough area on my tongue that sometimes feels as if it was burned. The area has grown over the past few months.?

I have a white, rough area on my tongue that sometimes feels as if it was burned. The area has grown over the past few months.?

See an Oral Surgeon: You should see an oral surgeon to evaluate that area on your tongue. It might be something benign that does not need treatment or it might require a biopsy to determine exactly what it is. Even benign lesions can lead to more serious lesions and therefore warrants a definitive diagnosis as soon as possible.

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Rough tongue, what to do?

Rough tongue, what to do?

Check with dentist: Impossible to answer without an examination. This could be anything from an infection, a wound, swollen taste buds, a buildup of plaque, a buildup of nicotine stain, geographic tongue, cancer, or nothing serious. Have this examined by your dentist.

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Is the base of the tongue rough?

Is the base of the tongue rough?

Yes: The tongue has taste buds or papillae that are used to sense sweet, sour, salt bitter and umami. The ones in the back or base of the tongue are called circumvallate or vallate papillae and are responsible for bitter.

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I got dry tongue for about 2 months now?

I got dry tongue for about 2 months now?

Xerostomia: Dry mouth can be due to medications of certain medical conditions or treatments. See your MD to assess this potentially serious (to teeth) problem. Http://www. Webmd. Com/oral-health/guide/dental-health-dry-mouth

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What does it mean when your tongue is dry?

A dry tongue: Can be caused by a number of things, including dehydration, medications and various other medical conditions and diseases. I can appreciate your concerned about your health, but finding a proper diagnosis and treatment may be the answer to your worries. Rec.: see your dentist for examination, diagnosis or referral to oarl medicine specialist.

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My tongue is rigid and rough looking, and every time someone sees it they always ask what's wrong with it?

My tongue is rigid and rough looking, and every time someone sees it they always ask what's wrong with it?

Nothing: Everyone is different and having a rough or fissured tongue is very common and can be quite normal. If you have any concern, see your dentist or oral surgeon who can confirm.

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