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Hello, about a year ago i had my wisdom tooth removed without complications. Recently my tongue has become tired its a real strain when i eat.

Hello, about a year ago i had my wisdom tooth removed without complications. Recently my tongue has become tired its a real strain when i eat.

Prob unrelated: You should seek a consultation with an ENT or oral surgeon regarding the weakness in your tongue. This may be indicative of other problems. ...Read more

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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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I have pain on my tongue. Some is a muscle strain and some is from a wound caused from a dental scraper. What is best treatment for both Situations?

I have pain on my tongue.  Some is a muscle strain and some is from a wound caused from a dental scraper. What is best treatment for both Situations?

Traumatic injury: is the most common cause of tongue pain. Use mouth rinses to relieve pain, avoid spicy food, tobacco and alcohol. Tongue soreness usually resolves within a few days. However, if this condition does not subside in a week, See a dentist or physician for help. ...Read more

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I have what seems to be a white bump on my my frenula underneath my tongue feels like i've strained it .. I'm really worried?

I have what seems to be a white bump on my my frenula underneath my tongue feels like i've strained it .. I'm really worried?

Don't worry: This could be an ulcer, a healing tear or a blocked salivary gland or stone in a duct of a gland. Don't worry, but see your dentist or family doctor for an evaluation to rule out a rare but serious issue & appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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My tongue feels as though it is strained! I feel pain when I move it underneath the tongue and under my jaw! Is this something to worry about?

My tongue feels as though it is strained! I feel pain when I move it underneath the tongue and under my jaw! Is this something to worry about?

Probably OK.: The tongue, like any muscle, can be strained. Pain under the tongue or jaw may be from a blocked salivary gland, or a swollen lymph node. Get checked out if your symptoms continue. ...Read more

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When i google oral HPV all that comes up is strain 16 and mouth cancer.. How to tell if I have that strain?

When i google oral HPV all that comes up is strain 16 and mouth cancer.. How to tell if I have that strain?

See your doctor: There is no do-it-yourself test for hpv. Your doctor can guide you if you need the test and what test you may need. ...Read more

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Genital and oral HPV are different types, right? Can any of genital strains of HPV also live in mouth(saliva, gums)?

Genital and oral HPV are different types, right? Can any of genital strains of HPV also live in mouth(saliva, gums)?

Not so fast: The cancer associated strains that are known to cause cervical cancer can also cause throat,penile & anal cancer. The germ is specific to the sexual practices of those who carry it. Genital/oral/anal strains are specific to those types of skin, so they do not live on your shoulder/feet/etc. but they are capable of living in several sites. ...Read more

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The top part of my tongue has felt strained for two week. I have sleep apnea. It feels like my tongue is back in my throat when awake trouble swallow?

The top part of my tongue has felt strained for two week.  I have sleep apnea. It feels like my tongue is back in my throat when awake trouble swallow?

Macroglossia?: You may have a disease condition leading to enlargement of your tongue . This by itself may cause sleep apnea. You need to consult your doctor to verify if this is indeed the case. After which you may be referred to an oral surgeon to get a biopsy to look for the cause . Don't delay a day longer. ...Read more

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Can the strain of genital warts cause warts on your face or just in your mouth? How likely is it to get HPV on my face after one dose of guardisil?

Can the strain of genital warts cause warts on your face or just in your mouth?  How likely is it to get HPV on my face after one dose of guardisil?

There are many...: ...Strains of the virus (hpv) that causes warts. Generally speaking, the strains that cause genital warts are not found in facial warts, although that has never been proven, to my knowledge. Gardisil protects against 4 of the strains of hpv that cause genital warts, so even multiple doses of gardisil are unlikely to have any effect on facial warts, one way or the other. ...Read more

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Would an ENT be able to tell if you have cancerous HPV strains in your mouth or throat?

Would an ENT be able to tell if you have cancerous HPV strains in your mouth or throat?

HPV TREATMENT: Yes an ENT CAN BIOPSY If they see a vocal cord polyp. Pathology will determine the strain and appropriate treatment will be recommended. HPV CAN BE TRANSMITTED VIA ORAL SEX. In women with HPV they need to be monitored closely with Pap smears if it develops into cervical dysplasia it needs to be treated surgically. It MAY BE DIFFICULT TO TREAT. Also you should notify sex partners if HPV is diagnose ...Read more

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Dr. Rohit Keswani
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Muscle Strain (Definition)

Muscle strain, also called a pulled muscle, is a condition where a muscle or its tendon is overstretched and torn leading to pain, decreased range ...Read more