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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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I am experiencing tongue problems (quality: sore, white patches) . The following also describes me: Mouth and tongue Pain. Highly sensitive to spices What should I do?

I am experiencing  tongue problems (quality: sore, white patches) . The following also describes me: Mouth and tongue Pain. Highly sensitive to spices
 What should I do?

Burning tongue : You have burning tongue syndrome. Most of the time it will improve with a b complex vitamin (stress B). You can also go to the health food store and try capsaicin. That works for the recalcitrant cases. If it persists see an ent doctor. Good luck and feel better! ...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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Sensitive mouth or injections==which caused itchy sore lips?

Sensitive mouth or injections==which caused itchy sore lips?

Is there a rash ?: Cannot say from your description. Your evaluation will try to clarify the relationship of these symptoms. Things to consider include lip balm, lipstick, other topical applications and foods. ...Read more

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Is normal to have sensitive top mouth lip, some little points, not bump , cluster or cold sore ?

Is normal to have sensitive top mouth lip, some little points, not bump , cluster or cold sore ?

Previous cold sore?: Sometimes a painful sensation can be an early warning sign for eruption of a cold sore. I wouldn't be surprised if after a few days you develop an ulcer or other skin lesion. ...Read more

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My tongue feels sore towards the back left it hurts to eat drink also my jaw hurts and teeth feel sensitive what causes this?

My tongue feels sore towards the back left it hurts to eat drink also my jaw hurts and teeth feel sensitive what causes this?

Need an exam: These symptoms may be related or more likely be caused by different issues. You need a good dental evaluation to understand what is going on. ...Read more

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I have pain during sex. I have a tiny sore spot that's discolored; It's very sensitive. No bumps around my vagina/mouth, just had a UTI; what is it?

I have pain during sex. I have a tiny sore spot that's discolored; It's very sensitive. No bumps around my vagina/mouth, just had a UTI; what is it?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor to exclude infection as the cause. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk prodFor good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. Get HPV vaccine ...Read more

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Left side of tongue sensitive/sore, also left throat, discomfort when swallow. Some swelling left neck under jaw for 2 days. Rt side is ok. Normal?

Left side of tongue sensitive/sore, also left throat, discomfort when swallow. Some swelling left neck under jaw for 2 days. Rt side is ok.  Normal?

Not normal: There seems to be something causing the swelling under you jaw(probable swollen gland) and soreness in tongue and throat. Since it is only one side, there is some lesion(sore) or an infection that is on inside of mouth, on tongue, tooth, or bone. It could be as simple as a canker sore to a dental abcess. Call your dentist so he can determine the source of discomfort. ...Read more

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What do these symptoms indicate: white tongue with sore spots, fever, swollen sensitive gums, and sore throat?

What do these symptoms indicate: white tongue with sore spots, fever, swollen sensitive gums, and sore throat?

Viral pharyngitis: There is no specific treatment for viral pharyngitis. You can relieve symptoms by gargling with warm salt water several times a day and take NSAIDs or Tylenol (acetaminophen) OTC. You should see your doctor if have a sore throat for more than a week. ...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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Roof of mouth sore when i rub it with my tongue, Nothing else seems to be wrong with it. I did not eat anything hot.

Roof of mouth sore when i rub it with my tongue, Nothing else seems to be wrong with it. I did not eat anything hot.

See a dentist: If the roof of mouth sore and you do not know what could be the cause, it would be best if you visited a dentist for clinical exam in order to find out the cause, diagnosis and treatment if needed. ...Read more

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Tender gums, sensitive to pressure teeth, rough tongue, not really tasting much. Getting tired of this, please help.

Tender gums, sensitive to pressure teeth, rough tongue,  not really tasting much. Getting tired of this, please help.

See a dentist: A really great place to start. They can give you advice on your current situation and help you to get healthy. ...Read more

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