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When i wake up in the morning my tongue is full of blisters , coated and very sensitive. The blisters disappear within 4 hours. What is this ?

When i wake up in the morning my tongue is full of blisters , coated and very sensitive. The blisters disappear within 4 hours. What is this ?

Don't know: I would suggest having a dentist with training in oral pathology take a look. Without seeing the lesion, reviewing your health, and possibly taking a biopsy it is difficult to offer an opinion... ...Read more

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Dad has tongue cancer. Having full glossectomy & neck dissection r/o 4 lymph nodes. Worried he wont survive :( prognosis? Only 63yrs old. Talk eat?

Dad has tongue cancer. Having full glossectomy & neck dissection r/o 4 lymph nodes. Worried he wont survive :( prognosis? Only 63yrs old. Talk eat?

Consult Oncologist: We can not answer your question about prognosis of your father 's condition. I suggest you ask this question to the oncologist who is treating him. ...Read more

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Right side tonsillitis.Stiff neck,ear fullness, TONGUE FEELS PULLED&SLIGHTLY PAINFUL ON RIGHT SIDE&bumps on it deep in throat.Possible tongue cancer?

Right side tonsillitis.Stiff neck,ear fullness, TONGUE FEELS PULLED&SLIGHTLY PAINFUL ON RIGHT SIDE&bumps on it deep in throat.Possible tongue cancer?

Unilateral tongue sx: Key issue is how long this has been going on. Most likely at your age, the symptoms are related to a localized infectious process, perhaps a peritonsillar abscess, with an immune reaction leading the tongue and other lymphoid tissue to respond, close off your tubes, enlarge nodes in your neck and even along your tongue. If persistent, go for exam. Oral cancer rare @22, but not impossible w. HPV ...Read more

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How many fasciculations a day would I have if I was in the hyperexcitability phase of ALS? I have a hand full a day on the tongue.

How many fasciculations a day would I have if I was in the hyperexcitability phase of ALS? I have a hand full a day on the tongue.

Number- unimportant: Numbers of fasciculations not used as a criteria under any circumstance in the diagnosis of ANY disease involving motor neurons. There are a variety of reasons for tongue fasciculations. Also, tongue fascics can be challenging for some physicians to identify let along lay folks. Be happy to look at them by webcam if you want: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi will give the details. ...Read more

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10days postoperative tonsillectomy. I believe my mouth is full of thrush surgeon says didn't think so. But tongue and throatvery raw. What should I do?

10days postoperative tonsillectomy. I believe my mouth is full of thrush surgeon says didn't think so. But tongue and throatvery raw. What should I do?

Try Hydrogen Peroxid: Rinse and swish around in your mouth some diluted hydrogen peroxide. A few capfuls in an 1/8 cup of water. Then spit it out. ...Read more

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My baby has chicken pox and her tongue and mouth are full of spots! she can't feed, sleep and cries a lot! is there a treatment for her mouth?

My baby has chicken pox and her tongue and mouth are full of spots! she can't feed, sleep and cries a lot! is there a treatment for her mouth?

Benadryl/Maalox: Mix equal parts of liquid Benadryl and maalox. Then take a q-tip and paint the mixture on to the sore areas. You can also give oral tylenol or Ibuprofen for pain relief. You don't mention age, but if old enough (like past 8 months) can let her lick on a popsicle for relief. Do not use any products containing aspirin. And people out there - ge your varicella vaccine on time so babies dont catch it! ...Read more

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I've a sore throat and scalloped tongue that's a little sore? I've had scalloped tongue once before had full blood count was normal

I've a sore throat and scalloped tongue that's a little sore? I've had scalloped tongue once before had full blood count was normal

Scalloped tongues : In itself is nothing to be concerned about. It usually results from the tongue rubbing against the adjacent lower back teeth. If you have any other dental or medical symptoms or issues, i would suggest that you see a dentist or physician for an evaluation. ...Read more

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