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What would you have if your taste buds get burned?

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

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What should you do if you burn your taste buds and have a white spot on your tongue?

What should you do if you burn your taste buds and have a white spot on your tongue?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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Can your taste buds get swollen from brushing too hard i think i brush too hard and now it feels weird on one side?

Can your taste buds get swollen  from brushing too hard i think i brush too hard and now it feels weird on one side?

Possibly: Can be a few causes that create same effect- allergies, spicy or bitter foods, temperature of foods,beverages, etc. Over-aggressiveness of brushing can irritate the taste buds too...even certain toothpastes may affect the taste buds. Meds, supplements also ...Read more

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Is there any way I can get my taste buds back when I'm sick as I can't taste anything?

Is there any way I can get my taste buds back when I'm sick as I can't taste anything?

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

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