WHAT CAUSES A SORE ORBUMPY TONGUE?There are many things that can cause your tongue tobecome sore or cause painful bumps to form, including:Trauma: Accidentally biting your tongue or scalding iton something straight out of the oven can result in a soretongue until the damage heals. Grinding or clenchingthe teeth can also irritate the sides of the tongue andcause it to become painful.Smoking: Smoking excessively can irritate your tongueand make it sore.Canker sores: Many people will develop thesemouth ulcers on the tongue eventually. The cause isunknown, although they can be worse during periodsof heightened stress.Burning tongue syndrome: Some postmenopausalwomen develop this syndrome, which makes the tonguefeel as if it has been burned.Enlarged papillae: If one or more of your taste budsbecomes inflamed or irritated, it can swell and form apainful bump on your tongue.Certain medical conditions: Medical conditions,including diabetes and anemia, can have a sore tongueas a symptom.Oral cancer: Though most sore tongues are nothing toworry about, you should consult a doctor if you havea lump or sore on your tongue that doesn't go awaywithin a week or two. Many oral cancers don't hurt inthe early stages, so don't assume a lack of pain meansnothing is wrong.Presented as a service to the community byDr. Barbara Webster1121 Warren Ave., Suite 130, Downers Grove, IL 60515630-663-0554SM-CL1725947 WHAT CAUSES A SORE OR BUMPY TONGUE? There are many things that can cause your tongue to become sore or cause painful bumps to form, including: Trauma: Accidentally biting your tongue or scalding it on something straight out of the oven can result in a sore tongue until the damage heals. Grinding or clenching the teeth can also irritate the sides of the tongue and cause it to become painful. Smoking: Smoking excessively can irritate your tongue and make it sore. Canker sores: Many people will develop these mouth ulcers on the tongue eventually. The cause is unknown, although they can be worse during periods of heightened stress. Burning tongue syndrome: Some postmenopausal women develop this syndrome, which makes the tongue feel as if it has been burned. Enlarged papillae: If one or more of your taste buds becomes inflamed or irritated, it can swell and form a painful bump on your tongue. Certain medical conditions: Medical conditions, including diabetes and anemia, can have a sore tongue as a symptom. Oral cancer: Though most sore tongues are nothing to worry about, you should consult a doctor if you have a lump or sore on your tongue that doesn't go away within a week or two. Many oral cancers don't hurt in the early stages, so don't assume a lack of pain means nothing is wrong. Presented as a service to the community by Dr. Barbara Webster 1121 Warren Ave., Suite 130, Downers Grove, IL 60515 630-663-0554 SM-CL1725947

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WHAT CAUSES A SORE OR BUMPY TONGUE? There are many things that can cause your tongue to become sore or cause painful bumps to form, including: Trauma: Accidentally biting your tongue or scalding it on something straight out of the oven can result in a sore tongue until the damage heals. Grinding or clenching the teeth can also irritate the sides of the tongue and cause it to become painful. Smoking: Smoking excessively can irritate your tongue and make it sore. Canker sores: Many people will develop these mouth ulcers on the tongue eventually. The cause is unknown, although they can be worse during periods of heightened stress. Burning tongue syndrome: Some postmenopausal women develop this syndrome, which makes the tongue feel as if it has been burned. Enlarged papillae: If one or more of your taste buds becomes inflamed or irritated, it can swell and form a painful bump on your tongue. Certain medical conditions: Medical conditions, including diabetes and anemia, can have a sore tongue as a symptom. Oral cancer: Though most sore tongues are nothing to worry about, you should consult a doctor if you have a lump or sore on your tongue that doesn't go away within a week or two. Many oral cancers don't hurt in the early stages, so don't assume a lack of pain means nothing is wrong. Presented as a service to the community by Dr. Barbara Webster 1121 Warren Ave., Suite 130, Downers Grove, IL 60515 630-663-0554 SM-CL1725947 WHAT CAUSES A SORE OR BUMPY TONGUE? There are many things that can cause your tongue to become sore or cause painful bumps to form, including: Trauma: Accidentally biting your tongue or scalding it on something straight out of the oven can result in a sore tongue until the damage heals. Grinding or clenching the teeth can also irritate the sides of the tongue and cause it to become painful. Smoking: Smoking excessively can irritate your tongue and make it sore. Canker sores: Many people will develop these mouth ulcers on the tongue eventually. The cause is unknown, although they can be worse during periods of heightened stress. Burning tongue syndrome: Some postmenopausal women develop this syndrome, which makes the tongue feel as if it has been burned. Enlarged papillae: If one or more of your taste buds becomes inflamed or irritated, it can swell and form a painful bump on your tongue. Certain medical conditions: Medical conditions, including diabetes and anemia, can have a sore tongue as a symptom. Oral cancer: Though most sore tongues are nothing to worry about, you should consult a doctor if you have a lump or sore on your tongue that doesn't go away within a week or two. Many oral cancers don't hurt in the early stages, so don't assume a lack of pain means nothing is wrong. Presented as a service to the community by Dr. Barbara Webster 1121 Warren Ave., Suite 130, Downers Grove, IL 60515 630-663-0554 SM-CL1725947

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