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2 1 12 hours ago
There are times at work when my tongue tingles and swells, and it gets difficult to swollow. I believe it is due to something someone in the office is wearing. Is this an allergy and how do I stop it? Benadryl puts me to sleep, so I normal have to take sick leave and go home.
2 1 17 hours ago
Yesterday and today, I had dental cleaning. Each day the dentist gave me several shots to numb my mouth. Each day they. cleaned one side. I had flouride today. Tonight I have a 99 degree fever. My temperature usually runs 96. My mouth is sore where I had the injections. I feel tired and hot....
2 1 2 days ago
My daughter is six years old and her front tooth just fell out and there is a little red looking fleshy part still there after the tooth came out is that normal ?what should be done ?and how long would it take for it to go away
2 1 4 days ago
Hello, I had a tooth extraction today and very painful, throbbing. I was prescribed acetaminophen/cod#3 (300/30mg) one every four hours but not helping much. Is it safe to double up on pills? Or take Hydrocodone also? ( I have from appendicitis a year ago) super uncomfortable! No way I can rest...
2 1 4 days ago
Hi,I have serious anxiety problem....I have a cancer phobia I search every time some aliment in my concern is lateral side of tongue left side tongue is all very light pink but in one place it s dark pink diffentiated from other s on both sides but left side more than right...
2 1 4 days ago
My son 19 yrs. c/o that he feels some contractions like movements in his lawer jaws bilateraly and when he sees through the mirror some abnormal fascies that he doesnt like.These problems started at the age of 16 yrs. still in same intensity some times disturbs his daily activities and...
2 1 4 days ago
In 45 and confused about the pain in having in my mouth in not sure if it s my tooth or my tongue my tongue feels very sore i feel like I have a sore on the side of my tongue and it just me when I say or even talk then my tooth is hurting me to i think my filling came out it hurts when air gets...
2 1 4 days ago
Can one put Neosporin or polysporin on your gums? I have a gum infection and the dentist first put me on clindamycin for 7 days. It didn t clear up so, he has me now on azithromycin 250mg pack for 4 days. Besides the infection I have pain while I eat and after I eat. A friend recommended to put a...
2 1 4 days ago
I had a painful click in my jaw on my left side while biting a nut five days ago following with an ear pain not able to chow on my left side and fitting my teeth, having difficulty hearing by that ear. I can chew easier on the other side now but I have pain in my ear. some times very sharp pain....
2 1 6 days ago
Hi. I got my wisdom tooth taken out this past Wednesday. The blood stop like the second day. However right where the wisdom teeth used to be there s a piece of skin but it seems to be connected to my cheek. It s weird it s like the skin is coming from my cheek but it s sort of covering my...
2 1 Wed, 11 Jul 2018
I ve been coughing a lot lately. After an intense coughing fit I began to experience discomfort underneath my tongue, Google explain that that part of your tongue is the frenulum of the tongue. I guess is that I just strained it, but how can I take care of the just comfort? Currently in my head...
2 1 Wed, 11 Jul 2018
I have white patches on both the inside of my mouth a white tongue with red spots. Red spots on the roof of my mouth and I think my right tonsil is swollen with a black spot in the middle of it. Throat doesn’t hurt when I eat drink or swallow no fever body aches or chills. Occasionally ear pain.
2 1 Wed, 11 Jul 2018
About three times a year I get this pain in the side of my cheek, it feels like a irritated nerve like a thousand knives stabbing me in the side of my ear, Ive been to E.N.&T. he thought it could be a jaw disease, after blood test were done, all test came back negative, so I went to the dentist...
2 1 Wed, 11 Jul 2018
My neck has been hurting for a year now. I have been getting headaches recently just above the back of the neck. My glands under my jaw are swollen. I have constant ringing in left ear. blood tests showed signs of infection. My teeth have been having sharp pain. I had porcelain crowns on my teeth...
2 1 Tue, 10 Jul 2018
Hello, On Saturday I had my wisdom tooth pulled, I slept for the rest of the day. Sunday when I awoke I couldn’t talk, when I went to go rinse my mouth with the solution I was given I noticed my tongue was swollen and terribly bruised. I went back yesterday and the head Dentist said I might have...
2 1 Tue, 10 Jul 2018
I have had a dry rough patch on the inside of my cheek for about two weeks. It s slightly more red than the rest of my cheek and it doesn t hurt. It s less dry in the morning and is more dry and rough at the end of the day. Any thoughts of what it might be? I plan to go to make an appointment...
2 1 Mon, 9 Jul 2018
Hello Doctor, I was operated in 2011 Nov for meeting with an accident I fell of a bike and my jaw and nose were badly broken. I was operated then with a titanium plate in my chin, cheek and below the nose. Its been 7 years now. The bones are healed completely. I face 2 problems, the titanium...
2 1 Mon, 9 Jul 2018
So I’m 32 during preg with my 4th child noticed a constantly patchy white tongue dentist said geographic tongue now 6 months pp tonsil stones I also have terribly impacted wisdom teeth that have needed removed for at least 5 years does any of this connect?
2 1 Mon, 9 Jul 2018
One of my glands under my left chin suddenly swell up after I drank some ice water the other night. This is day 2 the swelling under my left chin has not subsided. I am on disability for prior injuries on my left side its called Cervicalgia along with 3 herniated bulging discs , impingements on...
2 1 Mon, 9 Jul 2018
I have bleeding gums and fear going to the dentist. Is there something i could you to treat this myself that could be bought over the counter? Hydrogen peroxide has been recommended, but can’t find it in the uk. I even thought of using Dettol to help with this issue. Asise from the dentist, what...
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