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Why Is Chocolate Causing Sores On My Tongue
I have these sores in my mouth..I think canker sores depending on what i eat, they cause pain. Kinda white and red. What's the cause? Solution?
Gargle and avoid...: Sores are likely herpes virus that has reactivated to due the virus perceiving stress: 1.There may be too much bacteria in the mouth, which will slow healing- reduce the burden of bacteria by gargling with listerine or salt water 60seconds twice a day until the sores go away, and 2. Avoid sour, citrus, acidic, spicey foods which will irritate the sore. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
Needs to be seen: These general types of questions cannot be answered over the internet as you have to present to a dentist when you actually have the sores and bumps present in order to get properly diagnosed. Then and only then can prevention and\or treatment be discussed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tongue pain?: Patients cannot always visualize painful areas of their mouth, nor are they trained to know what to look for. You should see a local dentist who can clinically examine you to determine the cause of your discomfort. ...Read more
Why do I have white bumps on the inside of my mouth on my lips ? Is it from chapped lips or something else?
Papillae: It could be taste buds. There are 2 kinds at the back of your tongue that look very different from other taste buds. ...Read more
My circumvallate papillae are extremely inflamed and my tongue has a yellow mucus on it. There is also some blisters in my mouth. What could this be?
Canker sores : Canker sores are the most common oral lesions. The cause is unknown. Topical medications otc applied directly, mouthwashes, and oral medications can relieve pain or inflammation. Rec.: if not comfortable see a dentist for soft tissue laser treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Could be a cold sore: Cold sores cause blisters to form on the edge of the lip. They can return from time to time in the same place or nearby. If you haven't had these for years off and on, check with your dentist, and maybe an ear, nose, and throat doctor. Sometimes toothpaste can cause an allergic reaction, so if the blisters are wide spread, try to change toothpastes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a metallic taste in my mouth, bad breath, my tongue is white, and raised lesions on the back of my tongue. Can you pls tell me what this is?
What can cause itchy and red patches(looks like blood patches) on the roof of your mouth? Also my lips are really chapped, don't know if it's related.
Red taste bud on tounge, it hurts when i rub it against my teeth. What is is? I also I have a blister under my tounge on the floor of mouth that hurts
Inflamed papillae: It is common to get inflamed taste buds on the tongue due to several factors like trama, foods, infections, etc. The ulcer under your tongue which is most likely a canker sore or apthous ulcer may also be related to the cause of ttongue soreness. Normally they will resolve themselves within a week. Eat a bland diet and drink lots of fluids. There are some topical numbing meds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
VIRUS/BACTERIA: The term cold sore is usually used indistinctly for aphtous ulcers(bacterial) and/or herpetic stomatitis(viral). Most people suffer from these infections due to a depression of their immune system (low defenses).Also when someone has been exposed to the sun or some irritating food like chocolate, pinuts, hot pepper, etc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Why is the lining of the inside is of my cheek abd lips peeling off? Can it be related to my toothpaste because happens after i brush my teeth
What is causing me to have a bitter taste in my mouth and i also have little white pimple looking bumps on the side of my tongue that hurt?
My retainer creates a canker sores on my tongue. Feels like its actually on the jaw bone. I also have a huge canker sore on that side of my mouth. Could that have anything to do with it?
Does it mean im lacking a vitamin or dehydrated if my tongue gets dry on both sides of my mouth?...
Maybe: It could mean you are taking medication. Most medications have dry mouth as a side effect. It could mean you have an autoimmune disease. Lots of reasons, check any medications for side effects, sugar free gum or canndies can help, avoid alcohol ie listerine, if things don't return to normal in a couple weeks, talk to your dentist or md about it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cold sores: There are several possible causes of your symptoms, but herpes would be my first assumption until i heard more and examined you. We can now de-stigmatize herpes and understand this infection to a much better degree given the tremendous research that has changed everything we know about herpes in the past few years. Other rare issues could be allergies, vitamin c deficiency and a fungal infection. ...Read more
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