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Mouth ulcers, pain while eating and if the tongue touches the teeth, white deposit on tongue, becosule capsules twice a day. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Please proceed with the query.
User :   I am having boils on my tongue - we call them "chandi" in Hindi. Quite painful to eat or speak when the tongue touches teeth or any solid item. Can anything be done?
Doctor :   From how long are you having this.
User :   Also having thick white deposit on the tongue.
User :   For about 5 days now.
Doctor :   Ok,you will have to drink lots of water and eat collong foods
Doctor :   Cooling foods like cucumber
Doctor :   Barley water
Doctor :   Ice cream
User :   Ok. I am already drinking 2.5 to 2.75 litres of water everyday.
Doctor :   Moong dal curry
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Avoid spicy and chilly foods
User :   Ice cream? Children will scream on this prescription.... but I generally avoid them as too rich in calories and sugar....
Doctor :   You can use Hi ora SG gel
Doctor :   for local application on mouth.
User :   There was some kind of a liquid medication which if applied on tongue gives temporary relief.... as it may be numbing the sensation.
Doctor :   Eat bland food.
User :   You just answered my Q.
Doctor :   Did you use the gel?
Doctor :   Hi ora?
User :   Hi ora SG Gel? If I tell this to chemist, will he be able to give it to me?
Doctor :   Yes it is himalaya company
User :   Yest about a year ago I had used some gel... don.t remember the name....
Doctor :   ok
User :   Its been a recurring problem for me... any reasons? what is the root cause of this problem?
Doctor :   You will also need b complex tablets.
Doctor :   Yes because of excess heat.
Doctor :   That is why i told eat cooling food.
Doctor :   Avoid chicken.
User :   I am alreadu taking Becosule Capsules twice a day as I done the same in the past
Doctor :   ok
User :   I am a pure veg..
Doctor :   Apply the gel.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For whitening of tongue use a tongue cleaner.
User :   But the cleaner will touch those raw spots and cause pain... but will try...
Doctor :   After the ulcers are treated.
User :   any response on the root cause of this problem?
Doctor :   Avoid tea and coffee for this.
User :   Avoid Tea/Coffee .. Ok No problem.
User :   Aah the word was ulcer...
Doctor :   Eat tulsi leaves daily for few months to permanently stop this.
Doctor :   4 to 5 leaves
User :   Thx for the Tulsi leaves advice.
Doctor :   Basically this is heat and acidity, so you know what to avoid to prevent this
Doctor :   Eat few hours before sleeping.
Doctor :   Use raised pillow while sleeping.
User :   I don't have acidity symptoms
User :   In Mumbai eating early is gen not an option. I eat between 8 and 8.30 and sleep 2 hours after that.
Doctor :   Yeah but you might not know it now.
User :   ok
Doctor :   These are all symptoms of it.
Doctor :   So eat right at right time.
User :   Ao should I take any antacid tabs?
Doctor :   Not necessary.
Doctor :   Just diet changes.
Doctor :   Bland food, with less masala and oil
User :   Thx for all the help and advice. Will have to go thru this chat msg again and write down all the dos and donts....
Doctor :   ok
User :   thx. Bye.
Doctor :   Kindly login for further queries.
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