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I have a white sore under my tongue. It looks like a canker sore but doesn't hurt?

I have a white sore under my tongue. It looks like a canker sore but doesn't hurt?

Biopsy: A lesion like this cannot be identified without observation and a biopsy which is a small sample of the lesion. It can usually be done with local anesthesia. Due to the location of the lesion you must take this very seriously and have it checked. If your dentist does not do that procedure see an oral surgeon. DO NOT DELAY. ...Read more

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White spot like canker sore under tongue. Painful to talk, swallow, eat. Has been sore for 3 days now. What is it? Treatment?

White spot like canker sore under tongue. Painful to talk, swallow, eat. Has been sore for 3 days now. What is it? Treatment?

Oral Discomfort: It appears as though you may be suffering from dehydration related to your "intestinal issues". This may stress your body enough that you develop canker sores or oral lesions that resemble them. However, "sores" under the tongue should be examined thoroughly by a dentist, oral surgeon or oral pathologist to eliminate the possibility of a potentially more serious condition. ...Read more

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I have a pain or soreness on both sides of my tongue like i bite it or burned it. What could it be.

I have a pain or soreness on both sides of my tongue like i bite it or burned it. What could it be.

Burning Tongue: These symptoms are consistent with 'burning tongue syndrome'. You may also want to check for 'adverse reactions' of any medications that you are taking, since they sometimes cause dry mouth. You may have bit your tongue during your sleep. However, any concern about lesions or sensations on the lateral borders of the tongue require a thorough evaluation by an oral surgeon or oral pathologist. ...Read more

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Why is my tongue white and sore?

Candidiasis possibly: Candidiasis is a fungal infection that can occur on the tongue ad/or other areas in the mouth. In infants it is often called thrush. It leaves a white coating that can be scrapped off. The tissue under the coating is sore and bleeds easily. This condition must be treated with appropriate medication. Please see your dentist for an evaluation asap. ...Read more

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Why is the side of my tongue sore?

Did you bite it?: That's the most likely explanation i can think of... Did you have any recent dental work done etc? ...Read more

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What is this sore on the tip of my tongue?

Multippossibilities: It could be anything from a traumatized taste bud to an inflamed taste bud to inflammation from a external stimulus to something more complicated. I would see qualified dentist to eval and possibly refer to pathologist if needed, most likely minor but get checked to ensure. ...Read more

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I am experiencing a painful sore on end of tongue?

Internet diagnosis: The lesion needs to be visualized, and together with a full medical history and examination, a determination can be made on what ails you. Call a local dentist or oral surgeon for an appointment. ...Read more

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What does it mean if the back of your tongue is sore?

If the soreness: Is persisting best to be seen by your physician if dentist for a more accurate diagnosis and treatment if needed. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Why have i got such a dry tongue. No pain or not sore?

Why have i got such a dry tongue. No pain or  not sore?

Doctor & Pharmacist: Check with your doctor and pharmacist regarding medications that you may be taking which may cause xerostomia. That is clinical 'dry mouth.' and have a frank discussion about social drinking and cigarette smoking (or chewing tobacco) as these both are known to augment the effects of dry mouth symptoms! ...Read more

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