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I'm experiencing nausea, pain in my left side, and burning sensation in my tongue. What does that mean?

I'm experiencing nausea, pain in my left side, and burning sensation in my tongue. What does that mean?

See your doctor: It possible you have gerd -gastro-esophageal reflux disease. Gerd is caused by changes in the barrier between the stomach and the esophagus. Stomach acid can leak out and burn the esophagus and tounge in your sleep. The main question is do you sleep on your left side. See your physician to asses and take a good history. There are many things that can cause these symptoms. ...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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Burning sensation on tongue. Tongue was not recently burned. No redness or bumps. What could be the cause?

Burning sensation on tongue. Tongue was not recently burned. No redness or bumps. What could be the cause?

Burning Mouth: Syndrome can be related to problems with taste and sensory nerves of the peripheral or central nervous system. It can also be caused by dry mouth, fungal infections, nutritional deficiencies, allergies, acid reflux, medications, hypothyroidism, irritation, and anxiety or depression. ...Read more

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After a while of taking my gonorrhoea drugs I began feeling this burning sensation on my tongue and its white.

After a while of taking my gonorrhoea drugs I began feeling this burning sensation on my tongue and its white.

Yeast infection: 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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At night, when laying down, my tongue will go numb and have burning sensation for a few seconds then go away...What causes that?

At night, when laying down, my tongue will go numb and have burning sensation for a few seconds then go away...What causes that?

Good question: There is no easy answer for this, as there is too little information available. Your tongue going numb and burning is not normal, and could have several causes. Please see a dentist, oral surgeon, ENT (ear nose throat) physician and/or nurologist to have your tongue and associated tissues, including the nerves, examined. Only with the whole picture will someone be able to help you. ...Read more

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Strange burning sensation under tongue, left side towards back. Should I be worried?

Strange burning sensation under tongue, left side towards back. Should I be worried?

Tongue pain: It could be a canker sore or accidental cut\abrasion. This would need to be confirmed with a one on one personal clinical exam. Check it our with your dentist. ...Read more

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Hi, My tongue has a burning sensation. I had this problem for 3 or 4 months. It's very uncomfortable.

Burning tongue: Can be reflux (GERD). Ranitidine, prevecid may help. Did you start any new medications around that time or one month prior? If so, may be medication effects discuss stopping with doctor. Do you have cold sores? Maybe herpetic, Vit B, folic acid, Zinc iron deficiency, DM, thyroid, or yeast infection, bruxism, rarely autoimmune like Sjogrens, Behcets (would have other symptoms).F/U w/do ...Read more

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I've had this burning sensation on my tongue for 4 days. I had this 2 months ago it went away now came back. What can cause this pain.?

I've had this burning sensation on my tongue for 4 days. I had this 2 months ago it went away now came back. What can cause this pain.?

Many causes: Burning in the tongue can be cause by yeast infection, dryness of the mouth, deficiencies of the b-vitamins, nerve injury, diabetes, low thyroid hormone, too much mouthwash use, using a blood pressure medication which we refer to as an ace inhibitor. It can also be caused by a psychological factory like anxiety or depression. ...Read more

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I have tingling pain in muscles with burning sensation they come and go all over the body left side of tongue have a burning sensation too?

I have tingling pain in muscles with burning sensation they come and go all over the body left side of tongue have a burning sensation too?

Mystery Sensations: The tongue can be inflamed and result in a condition called glossitis. The causes are varied and include nutrition deficiencies and allergies among other causes.

Burning pain and paresthesias can signify a neurologic condition and are best evaluated in-person by a physician or neurologist who can full evaluate. ...Read more

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Hi, lately I've been I've been feeling pain in my tongue like a burning sensation. It feels pretty sore and want to know what I can do to help allevia?

Hi, lately I've been I've been feeling pain in my tongue like a burning sensation. It feels pretty sore and want to know what I can do to help allevia?

Painful tongue: Burning or painful tongue can be due to certain vitamin deficiencies such as vit b12 or can be due to intolerance of toothpaste, dental problems and occasionally is caused by chronic anxiety. Start with taking a multivitamin as well as extra vit b12. Bathing your tongue with maalox or glyoxide drops may help. An oral surgeon or oral pathology dept at a dental school may have more suggestions. ...Read more

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How to heal dry, chalky tongue that has a constant burning sensation for 3 weeks?

Need Consultation: Talk to your physician as this is a symptom of some systemic problems your doctor needs to treat you for. ...Read more

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For 16 years my wife has suffered with a burning sensation in her tongue. What should we do?

For 16 years my wife has suffered with a burning sensation in her tongue. What should we do?

She may be suffering: From a condition known as burning mouth syndrome. There are no understood causes. Post menopausal women seem to be more affected. Treatments are guesswork. Have your pcp check for anemia, vit b defiency, etc w blood test. Read more at: http://www. Aaomp. Org/public/docs/burning-mouth. Pdf. ...Read more

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Dizziness, burning sensation in response to cold on fingers & tongue. Help?

Dizziness, burning sensation in response to cold on fingers & tongue. Help?

Need evaluation: You need to be evaluated by your doctor to find out what is going on. There are several things that could cause this and the only way to give you an isafter an examination is done. ...Read more

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Keep getting burning sensation on tongue when I eat things, especially ketchup. Looks at tongue in mirror&have a few lumps on sides of tongue. Ideas?

Need examination: You may have a sensitivity to certain foods, possible the acids in tomatoes or the ketchup. But there are also many other reasons for your reaction to some foods. It is best to see a dentist, oral surgeon or oral medicine specialist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I have tiny ulcers on the tip of my tongue and under my tongue that hurt really bad. Almost like a burning sensation. What is it?

I have tiny ulcers on the tip of my tongue and under my tongue that hurt really bad. Almost like a burning sensation. What is it?

Needs evaluation: Ulcers really need to be evaluated for a diagnosis and treatment plan. If it doesn't go away within 7-10 days, you need to have them evaluated by an oral surgeon. ...Read more

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20weeks past exposure, tested negative past 16weeks, burning sensation within the body, white tongue and frequent urinating. What is this?

FREQUENCY: Exposure to what? We cannot read between the lines. Please be specific so you can get a meaningful response. Is this HIV? 16 weeks is not enough for a negative test and it does not mean there is no infection. The frequency may be due to a UTI. I don't know what the burning sensation "within the body" means exactly. I recommend consulting your doctor and refrain from any sexual intercourse for now. ...Read more

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The tip of my tongue is red and raised and it feels like a burning sensation. It's been more than two weeks and I still have it; could it be cancer?

The tip of my tongue is red and raised and it feels like a burning sensation. It's been more than two weeks and I still have it; could it be cancer?

Not cancer: Cancer of the tongue is a result of smoking and drinking, presenting as an ulcerating lesion on the side of the tongue or posteriorly. It is not red, usually arising as leukoplaia. A red area on the tip of the tongue that is tender is most often and inflammed taste bud which should subside on its own. ...Read more

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What causes a burning sensation on left side of tongue due to having top n bottom left wisdoms out 2wks. I've been feeling burning in my mouth 5 days?

What causes a burning sensation on left side of tongue due to having top n bottom left wisdoms out 2wks. I've been feeling burning in my mouth 5 days?

Careful: Correlation isn't the same as causation. Burning mouth sensations are caused by several possible factors including allergies, hormonal diseases, medications, nutritional deficiencies, and acid reflux as well as infection. It may have nothing to do with your recent extractions or it may be a complication of that procedure. Go back to the extracting dentist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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My tongue has had a burning sensation for 2 weeks. I use biotene mouth wash, suck on ice chips with no relief. What could this be?

Tongue: Many things from dehydration, vitamin deficiency, acid reflux, side effect of your medication or related to your neuropathy. Start by seeing your doctor for some blood tests including thyroid and B12 ...Read more

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Tongue: some red raised papillae, slight coating, & burning sensation that started 3 days ago. Only tongue involved not whole mouth.?

Tongue: some red raised papillae, slight coating, & burning sensation that started 3 days ago. Only tongue involved not whole mouth.?

Burning mouth: Possible causes for burning mouth syndrome are injury, allergies, nutritional deficiencies, acid reflux, diabetes, dry mouth, ill-fitting dentures, oral candidiasis (thrush), or a systemic medical condition.
Often, no underlying cause is found.
If the burning persists for more thana week, or re-occurs, see your dentist and/or medical doctor or ENT specialist. ...Read more

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Small Orange/White bumps on the tip area of my tongue, Burning sensation which worsens when trying to drink any liquid from Water to Coke or even Milk?

Small Orange/White bumps on the tip area of my tongue, Burning sensation which worsens when trying to drink any liquid from Water to Coke or even Milk?

Bumps on tongue: Hello ~ these painful bumps on the tongue occur very frequently in all of us and they are usually due to reactivation of a virus we get as kids and is usually herpes 1 or coxsackie virus. Best treatment is triamcinolone acetonide 0.1% dental paste applied 3 -4 x a day. You will need a prescription for this. Thanks ...Read more

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Had a sudden burning sensation under my tongue and throat that comes and goes. Can this be caused by anxiety?

Had a sudden burning sensation under my tongue and throat that comes and goes. Can this be caused by anxiety?

Anxiety: Sudden burning sensation under my tongue and throat that comes and goes” is likely due to Stress causing Anxiety.
It is possible that Thoughts and Feelings of Anxiety at times become overwhelming causing burning sensation.
Burning sensation is not constant due to healing Powers of your Body.
Anxiety is treatable with very good results.
See Psychiatrist for Therapy, Relaxation, and Medication. ...Read more

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I have burning sensation in the throat that would go away if im eating and drinking and white patches in the tongue?

I have burning sensation in the throat that would go away if im eating and drinking and white patches in the tongue?

Dr. Can check throat: New throat pain or burning can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies, thrush, or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep). Throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) can help decrease throat pain. ...Read more

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Head congestion, dizziness, anxiety, burning sensation on back of tongue, and nausea all of a sudden. Head cold or something else?

Head congestion, dizziness, anxiety, burning sensation on back of tongue, and nausea all of a sudden. Head cold or something else?

See below: Please call your primary care doctor to help you figure out what's causing your symptoms. Good luck! ...Read more

Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
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