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Found myself liking to breath in through my mouth until i feel a dryness where my tongue sticks to the roof of my mouth. Like the air taste. Help.

Found myself liking to breath in through my mouth until i feel a dryness where my tongue sticks to the roof of my mouth.  Like the air taste. Help.

Decay prone: I can't explain why you like to dry your mouth, but i can tell you that a dry mouth makes it easier to get decay. Your saliva is your first defense against decay. It neutralizes the decay causing acids. ...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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Unable to open mouth and tongue burning after eating betel nuts. Help?

Unable to open mouth and tongue burning after eating betel nuts. Help?

Not homegrown: Betel nuts in illinois? They have a mild narcotic effect, perhaps that is what you are feeling. It could be allergy. If the symptoms get worse, go to the emergency room. Also if you added something to the betel nuts, consider the effect of it. ...Read more

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I keep involuntarily sucking my mouth shut at night, tongue sticks to my palate real tight, mornings can't open fully.Tongue hurts+ tremor.What can it b?

I keep involuntarily sucking my mouth shut at night, tongue sticks to my palate real tight, mornings can't open fully.Tongue hurts+ tremor.What can it b?

Temporary Trismus: Temporary trismus is divided into intraarticular causes and extra-articular causes. Temporomandibular joint dysfunction represents the most common cause. I agree with others that a you should see a dentist to make sure you do not have an abscess which also represents a common cause. Good luck and well wishes. ...Read more

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Having really dry mouth I have to excessively chew food to swallow & sometimes have to drink it down with water. My tongue sticks to roof of mouth?

Having really dry mouth I have to excessively chew food to swallow & sometimes have to drink it down with water. My tongue sticks to roof of mouth?

Many causes: While there are many causes the one i find most common is dryness or diminished salivation due to side effects from drugs including many over the counter types like anithistamines. In fact, the most common side effect secondary to prescription drugs in dry mouth. Talk to your dentist or doctor to find out for sure. ...Read more

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Why mouth is always red and iam unable eat?

Why mouth is always red and iam unable eat?

Be seen: It could be several things, such as a yeast infection of the mouth. Be seen for an exam and diagnosis. ...Read more

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Skin sticking out under my tongue. Is this normal?

Skin sticking out under my tongue. Is this normal?

Frenum: It sounds like you are referring to the lingual frenum, which is normal and nothing to be concerned about. It is a flap of tissue that attaches the underside of the tongue to the floor of the mouth. If you are still concerned, show it to a dentist just to be sure. ...Read more

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Unable to open mouth due to chewing of pan masala.. Plz help?

Unable to open mouth due to chewing of pan masala.. Plz help?

Check TMJ: The temporal mandibular joint may have a probelm and your denist would be your first stop. See your dentist. ...Read more

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My 1 year old fell and bit through his tongue 5 hours ago, he is unable to nurse or swallow anything?

My 1 year old fell and bit through his tongue 5 hours ago, he is unable to nurse or swallow anything?

Bite tongue : As long as it doesn't involve the margins and the bleeding has stopped, it doesn't require sutures. He may feel more comfortable after a dose of acetaminophen or ibuprofen. Products that are cold and liquid may be tolerated better. This should heal quickly. All the best. ...Read more

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My 11month old daughter almost always sticks he tongue out.Is this normal?Shes teething too. Thank you

My 11month old daughter almost always sticks he tongue out.Is this normal?Shes teething too. Thank you

Normal tongue: Yes, it's normal for infants to stick their tongues out, particularly when it's time for a feeding or during teething. Don't be concerned. ...Read more

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When 17 month old son sticks out tongue it wiggles a lot without him trying to. Like a wave motion. What could this be?

When 17 month old son sticks out tongue it wiggles a lot without him trying to. Like a wave motion. What could this be?

Nerve disorder: Please get him to a good Periatric Neurologist who can talk to you about your family history and evaluate your son. This could be a degenerative disorder. ...Read more

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Why do babies always stick everything in their mouth? Also my son is almost two, is it normal for him to still be doing it?

Why do babies always stick everything in their mouth? Also my son is almost two, is it normal for him to still be doing it?

Of the 5 senses that: Allow us to explore & understand the world, what touches our lips/ mouths in a pleasurable, fulfilling way is one of the first. If that's so rewarding, why not try other things to see if they're as enjoyable? Developmentally, from 6 mos.-3 yrs is typical for mouthing objects. Insuring that access is limited to safe, clean objects too large to swallow or choke on is a parent's responsibility. ...Read more

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When I stick my tongue all the way out I can see very large bumbs in the back of my tongue and I can see my epiglottis. Is that bad?

When I stick my tongue all the way out I can see very large bumbs in the back of my tongue and I can see my epiglottis. Is that bad?

No: The bumps you see are likely slightly enlarged vallate papillae which are normal. Further back there are lymphoid nodules - which if not painful, would again be no reason for concern. ...Read more

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How would you know if baby has an oral thrush? Mine, always sticking his tongue out ? Could that be a sign.? Im just scared he got thrush.

How would you know if baby has an oral thrush? Mine, always sticking his tongue out ? Could that be a sign.? Im just scared he got thrush.

Oral thrush?: Thrush is common in infants and occurs because the immune system needs to mature. On examination, the baby will have white plaque like lesions on the inner cheeks, roof of mouth, or on gums. The whitish material isn't easy to remove with a wet cloth. If you are breastfeeding, the infection can transfer to the mother's breast causing a tingling feeling or discomfort. Seek medical attention. ...Read more

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Moist inside cheeks, under tongue but top of tongue is constantly very dry (food sticks to it). Chewing xylitol gum doesn't help. Not Sjogrens. Cause?

Not clear : you need to be certain this is not Sjogren's. There are other things to consider such as whether you have something like a yeast of the tongue. Has that been checked out. It could be the reason for the dryness ...Read more

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I have a small growth on the left side of my tongue. It looks like a small white grain of rice and is sticking straight out, like it is attached to my tongue by the tip. It is painless and has been there for a for aprox. 3 weeks. ?

Although it is: likely to be benign and perhaps just a swollen taste bud, any persistent growth in the mouth is extremely concerning. You need to be seen by a health care provider as soon as possible for an examination. ...Read more

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Why does it hurt to stick my tongue out?

Why does it hurt to stick my tongue out?

IDK: How long has this been going on for? Where exactly does it hurt? Does the pain linger? Are you aware of any other medical or dental symptoms? A few things come to mind: sore throat from allergies, post nasal drip, bacterial or viral infection? Swollen glands? Inflammation or infection from lower back tooth? Sore\ulcer on tongue that you cannot see? If it continues, see your dentist. ...Read more

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Bottom of my tongue hurts when I stick it out?

Bottom of my tongue hurts when I stick it out?

Floor of mouth: When you extend your tongue out of your mouth, the structures in the floor of the mouth are stretched and if there is any inflammation in that space under your tongue (behind your lower teeth) pain will occur. An oral surgeon or specialist in oral medicine should be consulted. The floor of the mouth has sublingual glands, and a structure called the frenulum. If the frenulum is tight, it can hurt. ...Read more

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What are reasons why would a psychiatrist ask you to stick out your tongue?

Ck Psychotropic S-E: ECOGNIZING SIDE EFFECTS OF NEUROLEPTICS
Movement symptoms may be so subtle that a psychiatrist or neurologist who specializes in movement disorders may be the only expert to pick them up. But in many unfortunate patients, the symptoms are visible from blocks away.
Tongue and facial symptoms are often the first to appear and a thorough neurological exam involves careful observation of the tongue in the mouth and sticking out. EPS and TD can mimic disorders such as Parkinson's Disease, Tourette's Syndrome, Huntington's Chorea, tics, cerebral palsy, stroke and hyperactivity. ...Read more

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How much does it cost to get webbing under tongue clipped can not stick tongue out at all?

Check with your : Dentist. Your primary care physician may fo this clipping also. ...Read more

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When i stick out my tongue was far as i can I have two raised bumps on each side at the back. Is this normal?

When i stick out my tongue was far as i can I have two raised bumps on each side at the back. Is this normal?

Probably normal: There are numerous larger bumps on the back and sides of tongue. These papillae have various functions like you taste buds. I would be more concerned about white growths on the side of your tongue since it is the most common site for cancer in your mouth. You may want to google tongue anatomy to compare your findings. You may have your dentist examine the tongue, too. ...Read more

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I have these protrusions on the bottom of my tongue. They are on both sides and they kinda stick out. What are they?

I have these protrusions on the bottom of my tongue. They are on both sides and they kinda stick out. What are they?

Tongue anatomy: It's probably normal anatomy but would have to be personally visualized in order to give you an accurate answer and confirm my suspicion. ...Read more

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My 15days old son sticks his tongue out all the time except sometimes when he is asleep. I am freaking out. What should i do.

My 15days old son sticks his tongue out all the time except sometimes when he is asleep. I am freaking out. What should i do.

Prutruted tongue : Prutruted tongue in a new born need to be cheched out, it can be due to a small mandible, a large tongue or we worry about congenital hypothyroidism but that has other signs & symptoms & all newborns are screened for it after birth, the result goes to your doctor or hospital. So call your doctor to get the result of neonatal screening & have him checked by his pediatrician. Good luck. ...Read more

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My frenulum is attached to the very tip of my tongue and it restricts me from sticking my tongue out. Can I get it fixed? If yes, how?

My frenulum is attached to the very tip of my tongue and it restricts me from sticking my tongue out. Can I get it fixed? If yes, how?

Oral surgeon: Cutting the frenulum is not a complicated procedure and can be done under local anesthesia. Please ask your dentist for referral to an oral surgeon for the procedure.
or good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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10 month old sticking her tongue out, not drinking her milk, weezy when crawling. - help?

10 month old sticking her tongue out, not drinking her milk, weezy when crawling. - help?

Wheezy: If your daughter wheezes when crawling she may allergic to the rug, in w hich case keep her off the floor until you get rid of the carpet. ...Read more

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My mther age 60 sufferng frm dry mouth..Aftr every hlf an hr she cmplains..Her mouth sticks..?

My mther age 60 sufferng frm dry mouth..Aftr every hlf an hr she cmplains..Her mouth sticks..?

Biotene: Try out biotene products. You can buy them at any drug store over the counter with the other dental products. This is only palliative and doesn't treat the cause. The source might be her salivary glands not working properly or could be a side effect from a medication she's taking. There are over 400 meds that can cause dry mouth. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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I just noticed my tongue twitches a lot when I stick it out. Can this be something other than ALS?

Yes!: tremor or twitching of the PROTRUDED tongue is not of any major importance you do not diagnose an important rare disease on such a basis ?!! ...Read more

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From few days I am feeling that I am unable to open my mouth fully during eating. What can be the reason.

From few days I am feeling that I am unable to open my mouth fully during eating. What can be the reason.

TMJ: Hi! sometimes a problem with your temporomandibular joint (TMJ) causes pain or stiffness with opening your mouth. Clicking or popping can also be heard. You can take an anti-inflammatory med like Ibuprofen and avoid foods that require a lot of chewing for the next few days. ...Read more