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What Does It Mean If You Have A Speckeld Tounge
Many things: It could meany things. Eating , drinking certain foods. Some medications . Bacterial, fungal infections. Acid reflux. Not cleaning your tongue regularly. Usually this is not a serious thing. Try cleaning your tongue and watch the things you eat and this should take care of the orange tongue. If you generally feel ill or if it persists then see your dentist or doctor. ...Read more
Probably nothing.: It probably doesn't mean anything, but there is such a thing as an "overgrowth syndrome" and the most common one is beckwith-wiedemann syndrome. There are usually other findings such as a large lower jaw, and some problems during the newborn period. ...Read more
Tongue bumps: Your tongue has 4 different types of surfaces. The very back of your tongue is covered with a mushroom shaped surface that is more pronounced than the front, sides, or underneath surfaces. Fungi form papilla cover the back section and can trap food underneath the edges. This leads to potential irritation and bad breath. A tongue scraper will remove the irritants; a conservative first step. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Not much: I look at peoples mouths and tongues all day long and i've seen all types of tongues with all types of papilla. There is a huge variety of what is normal and as long as the tongue is not painful or in other ways bothering you there's nothing to worry about. ...Read more
Probably nothing: Certain papillae of the tongue are normally larger than others, in particular the circumvallate papillae in the back of the tongue. If there are no taste disorders or other abnormalities its more than likely a normal variant. ...Read more
You are normal: Be thankful. It sounds normal to me. Have it looked at and evaluated just to be sure or if you have any other questions. ...Read more
What does it mean if you have a sore dry throat, congested nose and bumps on the back of your tongue?
Unable to say: A symptom of "soggy tongue" would not mean much to a Western trained physican. However to a Chinese practioner of Oriental Medicine this symptom would have signifigance as the tongue is central to the diagnosis od patients health. SEE http://bit.ly/1CS2xi6 ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
This is a: term I hear about most often from singers and it refers to the tongues MUSCULATURE which when "tense" (contracted) can effect the voice quality! Elevated tongue tension is also associated with TMJ (Tempero-mandibiular joint) disorders. Your DENTIST is the person to ask first .. an ENT Throat specialist may also be consulted! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
A dry tongue : can be caused by a number of things, including dehydration, medications and various other medical conditions and diseases. I can appreciate your concerned about your health, but finding a proper diagnosis and treatment may be the answer to your worries. Rec.: see your dentist for examination, diagnosis or referral to oarl medicine specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Burning Tongue Synd.: Could be herpetic viral syndrome or burning tongue/mouth syndrome. The latter manifests itself as a burning sensation of the tongue, lips, gums and is thought to result from disrupted sensory nerves to the area, or as a sequelae to host of other things: trauma, hormone changes, dry mouth, meds, etc. Check this link: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/burning-mouth-syndrome/ds00462/dsection=causes. ...Read more
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