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Left Sided Tongue Pain
Tongue hurts: Usually the side of the tongue hurts when it has been bitten or there is an irritation, such as hot foods or liquids or reflux of stomach acid into the mouth. If you see a thick coating on your tongue, gargle with warm salt water frequently. If the irritation persists, go see your primary healthcare provider -- you may have a fungal infection. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Why does the left side of my tongue hurt whenever I get a cold/sore throat? Also my uvula is hanging down and laying on my tongue. Why?
I am 25 years old and I am a smoker. My tongue hurts andit has been raw on the left side for two months. There areno sores, it is only raised slightly on the side. Sometimes, the left side of my throat also hurts. What should I do?
See a dentist: Anything that causes pain lasting 2 months needs to be evaluated. It could be as simple as smoothing or restoring a broken tooth. But, it could be a tumor or something serious as well. It could also be caused by trauma such as overzealous oral sex as well. In any event you must have it checked to make sure it is nothing serious. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Tongue hurts on both sides on the back area of my tongue. Pain in left jaw and left ear..Painful to touch or constantly painful. Mucus congestion...Headache for about 3 days..Painful to eat or open mouth...Just had a tooth extracted about 2 weeks ago, but
The right side of my tongue hurts and on the bottom there's a circle thats whitish that is causing the pain. What is this and what can I do to fix it?
The back right side of my tongue hurts and has some bumps on it. It also hurts randomly when i swallow just on that side what is wrong?
Difficult : Difficult to tell what those bumps might be sight unseen. Have you been to a dentist recently? Your wisdom tooth may be putting pressure in that area, causing discomfort when you swallow. Also, your molar may be chipped, causing an irritation on your tongue. This can also manefest itself as pain on swallowing. If you get checked out by a dentist and it is not tooth related, then see your physician. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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