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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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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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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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Way under the back of my tongue aches and feels over stretched with tight throat muscles, what causes strained feeling under tongue making it hard to talk and swallow. Had normal emg.

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Way under the back of my tongue aches and feels over stretched with tight throat muscles,  what causes strained feeling under tongue making it hard to talk and swallow. Had normal emg.

See a Demtst and MD: From a dental standpoint, these symptoms are associated with several types of conditions which include life threatening infections to tmj. Best to have an exam by a dentist and physician for a more thorough exam before jumping to any conclusions. I would also recommend that you not put this off for long. ...Read more

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Sores on the tongue?

Sores on the tongue?

Give it two weeks...: If they are still present after two weeks please see a dentist..... ...Read more

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Why is my tongue black?

Black Tongue: Black 'hairy' tongue can be caused by lengthening of the bumps on the end of the tongue, or papillae. They are often rubbed away with eating but can become longer and get stained by food or tobacco products. Pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) can also cause the appearance of a black tongue within 24 hours of use. ...Read more

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White dot on my tongue?

White dot on my tongue?

Lots of things: A white dot may be normal may be abnormal. Most lesions of no great significance will resolve in 10-14 days. But if normal it likely will not dissappear. If it doesn't resolve in 2 weeks or is associated with any pain or swelling, see a dentist. It's likely nothing but impossible for us to speculate further without more info. Best of luck! ...Read more

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What causes a black tongue?

What causes a black tongue?

Black tongue: Black tongue has been linked to poor oral hygiene, smoking or chewing tobacco , alcohol, cocaine, beverages like coffee, dry mouth, radiation and medications like penicillin, erythromycin , doxycycline etc, http://www.dermnetnz.org/topics/hairy-tongue/ ...Read more

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