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What causes a sore tongue?

What causes a sore tongue?

Variety of Causes: The majority of tongue problems are not serious and most can be resolved on it's own. However, if you have a sore on your tongue that doesn't go away within two weeks, you should consult a doctor or dentist for evaluation. ...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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What can cause a sore tongue, mostly when I lay down?

What can cause a sore tongue, mostly when I lay down?

Stress or Anxiety: Problems with the tongue can result from infections, tumors, chronic disease (GERD) and stress also can cause this along with anxiety. See your GP for evaluation. ...Read more

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What are some causes of sore tongue with white patches?

What are some causes of sore tongue with white patches?

White: Anything white, on tissue that should be pink, should be investigated. Could be thrush, lichen planus, candida, albicans, bacterial infection, herpes, leukoplakia, cancer, traumatic ulceration, or many other things. See dentist for differential diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Can candida cause a sore tongue?

Can candida cause a sore tongue?

Yes,: Is a fungus accumulates usually on your tongue or inner cheeks. The condition is a minor problem if you're healthy. Candida infections can occur when your immune system is weakened by disease or drugs such as steroids. Eating unsweetened yogurt and acidophilus capsules will solve the problem. Rec.: see your dentist if the condition gets painful. ...Read more

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Would Citalopram cause sore throat and sore tongue ?

Would Citalopram cause sore throat and sore tongue ?

No: Am not aware of any reports that citalopram causes sore throat or sore tongue. See your pcp for exam and treatment. Feel better. ...Read more

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Can ranitidine cause a sore tongue dry mouth an tongue to swell?

Can ranitidine cause a sore tongue dry mouth an tongue to swell?

Somewhat: Dry mouth yes. Swelling no. If your lips swell or anything else starts swelling noticeably such as your lips you might have an allergic reaction see a physician right away. Do you take any other medications? This might be an interaction. List the medications you take in your post. ...Read more

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Please answer! what vitamin deficiency causes sore tongue and gums?

Please answer! what vitamin deficiency causes sore tongue and gums?

Vitamin C: Vitamin c is one deficiency that can result in sore tongue and gingiva. See your dentist to get your mouth evaluated. ...Read more

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Thought Gerd waa causing sore tongue but oral surgeon thinks it ia thrush. I have no diseases or change in meds. What caused thrush? B12 ?

Thought Gerd waa causing sore tongue but oral surgeon thinks it ia thrush.  I have no diseases or change in meds.  What caused thrush?  B12 ?

Candida albicans: Thrush is a yeast infection in the oral cavity and is uncommon in adults, but can be predisposed to by use of antibiotics or steroids, diabetes, etc. In this day and age one must think about immune deficiency, particularly due to HIV disease. Not due to B12 deficiency (which is very rare in USA). Make sure this is really "thrush" since there are several imitators. ...Read more

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5 yr old complains of sore tongue way in the back; has red spots in back of throat. What could be the cause?

5 yr old complains of sore tongue way in the back; has red spots in back of throat. What could be the cause?

Check hands n feet: Could be a viral illness like hand foot mouth disease or kawasakis disease. Check for a rash on the body or hands or take a picture of it to help narrow the possibilities or just take him to the pediatrician. ...Read more

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What could lead to a sore tongue?

What could lead to a sore tongue?

Many causes : There are many causes for a sore tongue. The most common cause is biting it. There are also canker sores, viruses and other infections that can cause pain. Most things will heal in a few days. If your pain is increasing, you have difficulty eating, doesn't go away in a week you should see a dentist to have it evaluated. Sooner if you are concerned. ...Read more

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I have a sore tongue, what can I do?

I have a sore tongue, what can I do?

Gargle: Try gargling with warm salt water or even biotene. Do you brush you tongue? That will hep sometimes too. ...Read more

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How can you take care of a sore tongue?

How can you take care of a sore tongue?

Why is it sore?: If you bit it, then it should heal on its own. Use warm salt water to keep it clean and promote healing. If you have a sharp tooth that did this, see your dentist. ...Read more

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Low iron and sore tongue?

Low iron and sore tongue?

Low Iron & Tongue: Patients with iron deficiency may develop an inflamed, sore, and and swollen tongue. The tongue will appears pale and smooth due to low levels of hemoglobin in the blood and the loss of finger-like projections on the surface of the tongue. ...Read more

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My husband has a very sore tongue and cannot eat solids. Do you know what might help him eat properly.?

Focus on the cause: While a sore tongue is no fun, a better question to ask is why is it sore? It could be as simple as a sharp tooth irritating it or there could be underlying disease. Get to a dentist for an evaluation. If no dental cause is noted, expect a referral to your primary care provider for further evaluation. Once the cause is treated, the symptom of soreness should go away. ...Read more

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Have a sore tongue and bright red when eating. What is causing this?

Red tongue: Red or strawberry tongue is a side effect of scarlet fever, kawasaki syndrome, and vit b 12 and Folic Acid deficiency. It may also be a condition called geographic tongue, which is harmless and usually not painful. If this condition has lasted longer than 10 days, you should have it examined by your dentist or an ENT specialist. ...Read more

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Help I have a sore tongue and bright red when eating. What is causing this?

Help I have a sore tongue and bright red when eating. What is causing this?

A possible viral: Infection. Hydrate well with fluids. If sore throat is significant - see dr. For strep test and culture. Upset stomach may response to ginger ale or ginger tea. Acetaminophen can help with pain. ...Read more

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I have a sore tongue on the sides, particularly where it hits my teeth?

I have a sore tongue on the sides, particularly where it hits my teeth?

Constant irritation: Against rough teeth or dentures, partials will cause areas of ulcerations and blisters. This can cause pain. Remove partials / dentures to heal your sores and have your dentist take a look. May have to smoothen any sharp edges of your teeth if that is the case. ...Read more

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Why do I lose my sense of taste and get a sore tongue when I eat fresh pineapple?

Swelling: An allergic reaction to foods can cause swelling in the nose and tongue resulting in these symptoms.See your personal provider for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What can I take to help a sore tongue and throat?

What can I take to help a sore tongue and throat?

Nsaids1st answer An: Nsaids1st answer antiinflamitories and gargle with warm saline. See your personal provider for further evaluation. ...Read more

Sore Tongue (Definition)

A sore tongue would have some pain, tingeling ...Read more