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Wisdom teeth removal. Tongue is yellow and tastes similar to when a dentist drills your teeth. Tongue is also taking the shape of my teeth?
Follow up appt: See your surgeon for a follow up appointment. Your conditions may or may not be related to the extractions. ...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
Within a week of my wisdom teeth removal my tongue had removed my stitches. I rinse my sockets out with a syringe. Any other advice on healing well?
Tongue: If the hole is small it may heal by itself but if its been there for awhile, it may have to be repaired by an ENT surgeon ...Read more
Dad saw oncologist after symptoms for removal of st1 tongue ca as per nccn guidelines and oncologists dad wont need tx. Is nd needed even w clear margins?
Follow your Surgeon': Your/his surgeon's advice should be followed. The need to do a nodal dissection is often based on the depth/thickness of tumor infiltration. If it is > 4mm deep, lymph node dissection is commonly recommended. ...Read more
Just had uppp, tonsil removal (palantine and lingual) and tongue coblation. When should I expect the scabs to fall off and what sensations to expect?
Eschar: Most of the scabs or eschar will fall off in 7 days . You shouldn't notice much except a heightened sense of pain and discomfort for an additional day or two. ...Read more
What should I expect after a uppp, tonsil removal, septoplasty and tongue coblation surgeries? What side effects or sensations? Thanks.
Swelling: Surgery on the throat may result in massive swelling. Your surgeon will provide you with instructions to minimize the swelling and pain; these instructions should be followed closely. It is likely that medications will be administered during surgery to treat this as well as pain medications prescribed postoperatively. A mechanical soft diet is also likely to advised. Take it easy for 10 days. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers