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What Would You Have If Your Taste Buds Get Burned
Quick healing: The tongue is a quick healer so if you burn your tongue you shouldn't have significant long-lasting problems. You might have tenderness and/or numbness at the burn site but it should heal within a few days. ...Read more
When a person eat something hot does it burns the taste buds on your tongue and what can u do to heal. Them pleaz help?
Time: Like any burn, it will take time to heal the site. Immediately applying ice will coo. The tissues rapidly to lessen the damage and reduce seeking. Keep foods softer and blanser for a few says to lessen the continued irritation. A numbing agent such as ambesol will make things a little more comfortable. It will just take time to heal. Unless you know someone with an nd:yag laser which works great. ...Read more
About a week ago my tongue swelled and then the taste buds fell off and eating or drinking burns and I can't taste anything. What could this be?
Many Possibilities: For a fairly complete list of possibilities, see http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003047.Htm. Sometimes the cause is unknown and the diagnosis is called burning tongue syndrome or idiopathic glossopyrosis. You will need to be assessed by a dentist and possibly referred to other specialists to get an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more
My hubby burned his tongue n out of no where the burn looks like a perfect circle. Some of his taste buds are growing back and also has cuts. Bad?
Short-term problem: The taste buds regenerate about every two weeks. Gargle with cool water or salt water and consult your physician or dentist if the burn does not improve in a few days. ...Read more
I have somewhat swollen taste buds on the middle & back of my tongue feels like I burnt it. Is this what a burn feels like or could it be something else?
Possibly: If you recently ate something very hot this could be the result. Most of the time people burn the roofs of their mouth when eating or drinking something hot but the tongue happens often also. If it is a burn you should be ok and the symptom should resolve within a few days. ...Read more
What will cause your taste buds to change? For example, I use could eat hot foods now I eat hot foods my chest and stomach has a burning sensation.
Smoking: Smoking is the prime leading cause of change in taste buds. ...Read more
My tongue feels like I burnt it and I know I didn't burn it. It started out itchy all in my mouth tongue and cheeks. My taste buds raised, red and irritated. What could this be?
Burnt tongue: Sounds like a possible allergic reaction. A otc antihistamine may work if no change you will need to see you dentist for further evaluation. If swelling occurs go to emergency room to address possible airway restriction and managment. Side effect from prescription medication could also be a cause. Consult the prescribing doctor if you are on medications. ...Read more
Can your taste buds get swollen from brushing too hard I think I brush too hard and now it feels weird on one side?
More info needed....: Your question is very vague... what exactly is the problem? Certain medical conditions and medications can cause loss of taste. Please consult with your local PCP for a physical and a consultation. ...Read more
Stuffy Nose: When you're sick, your nose is usually stuffed up, inhibiting your sense of smell, which in turn can alter the way you perceive taste. ...Read more
Taste buds: Things should go back to normal in time after you recover from a cold. The amount of time varies. If necessary, consult with a dentist and\or physician. ...Read more
Not uncommon: Loss of taste and smell which are closely related are often times a result of illness or treatments. Normally it will return gradually once over your sickness. However you may try cleaning your tongue of coatings by tongue scraping and hot salt water rinses. Use of netty pot to clear your nose. Be patient. ...Read more
How so?: I would suggest you have your own dentist examine you and then discuss this issue with you. I would think that coconut oil would not be able to permanently harm your taste buds and whatever it did cause would naturally return to normal in time. ...Read more
I recently had some apple cider and burnt my tounge, so I was wondering what's really happening to my taste buds right now?
They will heal.: Just like skin cells your taste buds are constantly being replaced and just like skin cells they will heal over time. Depending on the severity of the burn it could take about 5-7 days. In the mean time avoid hot and/or acidy food and drinks, as they will slow down healing. ...Read more
Be patient: Once you are feeling better, your taste will most likely return quickly. ...Read more
Can you get rid of those little white taste buds that hurt on the tip of your tongue when you get a cold?
Time: There is an old saying that you can treat them and they will go away in 5-7 days or you can leave them alone and they will go away in 5-7 days. The best thing to do is avoid foods and drinks that irritate them such as tart and acidic foods and drinks. If they are particularly uncomfortable you can rinse with milk of magnesia (1 tsp) and then spit it out. Oragel helps but is impossible to keep on. ...Read more
Causes of the "loss of taste" and if caused by gerd; what foods can benefit to get the taste buds again activated?
Many: Loss of taste is a common symptom of gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd), salivary gland infection, sinusitis, poor dental hygiene, or even certain medicines. Prepare foods with a variety of colors and textures. Use aromatic herbs and hot spices to add more flavor; however, avoid adding more sugar or salt to foods. If your diet permits, add small amounts of cheese, olive oil, butter toasted nuts. ...Read more
Maybe okay, but...: The tongue is known to have many variations with pigmenting, size, appearance, & not always due to disease. However, first (if applicable in your case), stop using tobacco. Second, have your doctor check your tongue for any concerning pigmented lesions. ...Read more
Circomvalate papilla: There are enlarged taste bud structures toward the back of the tongue, arranged like an arrow head, that are normal and may be what you are seeing. See a dentist for a consult to get a proper diagnosis. ...Read more
My tongue feels like it was burnt, but it wasn't. I keep getting Inflamed taste buds and canker sores that come and go. Is this serious?
Burnt my tongue on pizza Thursday night & noticed a lot of pain for 4 days. Had WHT taste buds now most are gone & pain. Have 1 BLK taste bud. Healing?
Sounds right: If it continues to improve in pain and appearance, be happy and more careful. (I hope it was delicious enuf to be worth it). If it gets worse again, ask a druggist for an OTC mouth numbing agent - it sounds like you're on a good tract to heal. ...Read more
What can do to get my taste buds back I have taken zinc, B12 also I have Lyme and pain under left arm
Do you smoke?: Smoking kills the sensitivity of taste buds. ...Read more
Back of tongue has a sore, enlarged taste buds & white coating. Tried tongue scraper but didn't get rid of coating, only made tongue bleed. Pls help!
My taste buds are off but not completely. When I eat anything, muscles in my mouth get contracted. And I also have metallic taste in my mouth all the?
Difficult to Say: There are many issues and without seeing you to ask all the questions it is not possible to give you an answer. In short, you need to see your dentist. Taste is generally associated with the Cranial Nerve VII (Facial Nerve) Issues like yours can be from medications, diet, neurological, trauma or even from a virus that may self-correct. Your dentist can either treat or refer you to someone else ...Read more
I have enlarged taste buds today I was brushing my tongue yesterday to get all the white off I'm thinking I may have thrush on my tongue and also hiv?
Tongue taste buds: See your dentist or an oral surgeon. Many patients mistake vallate papilla near the back of the tongue for lesions or 'enlargements'. That whitish coating may be thrush if you've had an infection and antibiotic therapy lately. But it may just need brushing off. Only you can determine if you may have HIV, depending on your intimacy with partners who are infected. Get tested. ...Read more
Neck, Head, Jaw, EaR Pain On Left Side. Get Sharp Pains Periodically. Left Side Of Tongue Numb feeling, No taste Buds?
Eagle's syndrome: This type of pain may be caused by glossopharyngeal neuritis and/or elongation or calcification of the styloid ligament commonly referred to as Eagle's syndrome. In a true Eagle's syndrome, intraoral palpation of the styloid process through the tonsillar fossa will precipitate an attack of pain. Rec.: see a dentist for PAN x-ray and evaluation, or ENT or orofacial pain specialist. ...Read more
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