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Why is my mouth and tongue so sore and sensitive?

Why is my mouth and tongue so sore and sensitive?

Mouth/tongue sore: It is difficult to give a specific reason why your mouth and tongue are sore, without knowing what led up to it or what other symptoms your may be experiencing that you are not aware may be related. Viral, fungal and dental disease can cause these symptoms, as can dry mouth, hormone and vitamin deficiency, hypersensitivity reactions and in certain cases the cause is unknown. ...Read more

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Mouth (Definition)

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


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For the past few days, I have noticed that my tongue feels weird. It feels like sensitive, a little sore.It doesn't feel normal but my mouth is watery?

For the past few days, I have noticed that my tongue feels weird. It feels like sensitive, a little sore.It doesn't feel normal but my mouth is watery?

Thrush?: Thrush, which is a yeast infection, can cause your tongue to be sore. This is more common after taking antibiotics. It could also be an allergic reaction to something or a viral infection. A doctor needs to see it to determine what's going on. ...Read more

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My mouth is sore since yesterday, worse today. Especially the tip of my tongue, my gums are very sensitive too, and i tasted saltiness. Not burned.

My mouth is sore since yesterday, worse today. Especially the tip of my tongue, my gums are very sensitive too, and i tasted saltiness. Not burned.

Sore mouth from?: This would have to be personally seen by a dentist or physician in order to try to diagnose the problem. With the limited information you posted, it would be impossible to determine what the problem is. Sorry. ...Read more

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I have small red spots/sores under my tongue , on the roof of my mouth toward the back, and in my throat. Mouth/ throat is sore and sensitive.

I have small red spots/sores under my tongue , on the roof of my mouth toward the back, and in my throat. Mouth/ throat is sore and sensitive.

Seek an oral exam: The small red spots could be of many different origins. An avenue to pursue is to see of they are of a bacterial or fungal nature. Please seek your dentist for a differential diagnosis. A thorough exam should yield relief and rule out any underlying pathology. This way the appropriate medication oral or topical canbe given to relive your symptoms and concerns. ...Read more

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What to do if I am always getting canker sore in my mouth and tongue though I'm taking multivitamins. how can I cure this and prevent it next time?

What to do if I am always getting canker sore in my mouth and tongue though I'm taking multivitamins. how can I cure this and prevent it next time?

Multivitamins: not all multivitamins are equal. you should see a "nutrition response testing" professional to determine exactly what you need. most vitamins in the store are synthetics and your body does not recognize them or use them. vitamins from whole food/plant sources work well. also think about breathing through your NOSE ONLY. you may be drying out the inside of your mouth if you breathe through it. ...Read more

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My tongue is irritated and sore and i've dipped for a while but i quit. Could it be my mouth adjusting to the normal state?

Get it checked: Irritated tongue could be a type of neuritis with many causes. If you have used smokeless tobacco for many years, there is a chance that an oral cancerous lesion could be impinging upon anerve causing dysthesia (disrupted sensation), but not likely since a quid of tobacco is usually held in the pouch between the cheek and gum. Have your dentist perform an oral cancer screening and full exam. ...Read more

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What's causing my sore mouth and tongue?

What's causing my sore mouth and tongue?

Multiple reasons: There are many reasons why someone may have a sore mouth and tongue, ranging from fungal infections, periodontal disease, auto-immune diseases, vitamin deficiencies and possibly even cancer. The only way to start to find out is visiting a dentist for an examination. ...Read more

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Why does my glands on the inside of my mouth feel a little sore, plus my tongue feels heavy?

Why does my glands on the inside of my mouth feel a little sore, plus my tongue feels heavy?

Need diagnosis: Someone needs to see you to figure out what is wrong. I might suggest an oral surgeon or ENT physician. ...Read more

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I have a recurrent sore in my mouth on the side of my tongue that is sometimes painful. I bit it once on accident, any ideas on what it could be?

I have a recurrent sore in my mouth on the side of my tongue that is sometimes painful.  I bit it once on accident, any ideas on what it could be?

Biting Of Tongue: It can be caused accidentally when one is chewing on something without paying close attention or during the night by bruxing. It's not a pleasant feeling. It can be avoided by chewing very slow. For the night bruxism (teeth clenching), night guard is recommended. Rec.: see your dentist for evaluation. ...Read more

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