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What Is The Best Treatment For Smooth Tongue
No papilla: No papilla no tongue. Abnormal. See an oral surgeon. ...Read more
What is normal?: Tongues have various types of taste buds scattered about which change the architecture. If you have concerns about yours, perhaps visit a dentist and get a consultation b. ...Read more
Several causes: The technical term is atrophic glossitis or bald tongue. It is caused by the absence of papilla which are the small bumps that cover the tongue. Diabetes, anemia, celiac disease and certain nutritional deficiencies are common causes as are anti-cancer drugs. It can also be caused by an inherited nerve disorder called riley-day syndrome. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I woke up with a swollen uvula. It is very large. I can feel it when i move my tongue. What is the best treatment for reducing swelling? Nsaid? Antihi
Ice, time: You get a swollen uvula like you described from severe snoring and probable obstructive sleep apnea. The severity of your snoring causes trauma to the uvula which causes it to swell. I strongly recommend that you see an ENT dr for an evaluation and probable sleep study with consideration of cpap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See this website: http://www.tonguechewing.com/ chirodontics acumpuncture, still point technique, orofacial myofunctional therapies are all listed here. It is an informational site...Check it out. ...Read more
Whenever i talk to someone a lot of saliva starts to accumulate at my tongue and at the tip of the tongue. It irritates me a lot while speaking because i can't speak and pronounce the words properly. Kindly tell me what's the best treatment?
No treatment: Producing a lot of saliva is a good thing so i would not recommend to reduce your saliva production. Try to speak slower so that when you feel it accumulating you can easily swallow. If you're having trouble pronouncing words or speaking in general you may want to consult a speech pathologist. They might have better exercises you can follow. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on what itis: It really depends on what it is. Usually the ordinary sores, such as aphthous ulcer or canker sores resolve on their own within 7-10 days. If the ulcers last longer, they definitely need evaluation, especially if they are under the tongue. Some ulcers may even need biopsy. See an oral surgeon for the evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 13 months old boy, has two mouth ulcers on the tip of his tongue. What's the best treatment for it?
Cause?: I would be more concerned with the cause than the treatment at first. If it is a bite, no worries...It'll go away. If its more of a viral lesion such as a fever blister, then there are medications (antivirals) that can be used to treat. I hesitate to put a small child like this on antivirals, so it becomes a question of the frequency and severity of the lesions. See your dentist/doctor about this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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