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White Bumpy Tongue
Do certain medications cause teeth to hurt? I also have a red bumpy tongue that I am managing with biotene.
Inadvertently : Some medications do have side effects like... Dry mouth. The decrease in saliva has profound effects, such as ph balance. Changes in flora that coat the teeth and lubricate them are altered. Certain medications also cause para functional activity when you sleep. This includes grinding , which can make your teeth hurt. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See an ENT: Certain bumps are normal, but if you think they are new, see an ENT to make sure there is not a tumor. ...Read more
At the bottom of my tongue is red very bumpy. And the rest of my tongue is normal. What is this and how do i cure it?
Normal.: These are called the Vallate Papillae (sometimes circumvallate papillae) and up to a dozen everyone has. Some people have even more and have an abnormally acute sense of taste (genrerally of bitter or complex tastes). http://home.sjfc.edu/cals/units/krembel/taste.htm ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The tissue under my tongue has changed texture overnight and become bumpy. There is a dull pain that intensifies significantly when i move my tongue.
Bumpy: Sorry, "bumpy" is not enough to go on. Any pain, bleeding, ora as in your case swelling, deserves immediate evaluation. May be rankle, salivary duct stone, infection, or many other possibilities. What should you do? See your Dentist ASAP for examination, x-rays (if indicated), differential diagnosis, and treatment or referral. ...Read more
I often GT painful sores on lower portion of my tongue. Red bumpy ones. They come &go away just like that but its quite uncomfortable. Plz giv a solut?
Irritated taste buds: If these sores are on the tongue proper they can be related to the taste buds on the tongue. Either irritated by a course diet or a benign condition called "geographic tongue" where the outer portion of the taste buds slough off causing the area to be tender until it regenerates. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Needs to be seen: The bottom line is that if it remains more than two weeks or you are uncomfortable enough to want relief, you will have to see a dentist for a one on one clinical evaluation. It could be many things, most of which will go away on their own within that time frame. The ones that don't require a definitive diagnosis and appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have 6 small white spots on either side of my tongue, 3 mm diameter. Not bumpy. They are on and off. I am 46, dieting for a month. What are they?
The insides of my cheek felt raw and bumpy whenever i ate something. Today i feel my whole mouth and the side of my tongue are raw and cut?
Many possibilities: There are a number of conditions that could be causing your symptoms. The only way to know for sure what it is and what can be done about it, is to see a general dentist or oral surgeon for a definitive diagnosis. Some conditions need to be treated early to avoid more serious complications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer