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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help u
User :   im having some very strange discmofort in my toungh feeling as if it was burned on the right side
Doctor :  
please proceed with your query
Doctor :  
ok
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do yu have any ulcer
Doctor :  
on the tounge
Doctor :  
does it pain
User :  
it has like an itchy feeling & im having it for the past 2 weeks i saw my dentist & he did not see anything .... then today i realized when i feel the inside of my toung i feel like a thikness in the toung but cant see anything from the outside
Doctor :  
ok
User :  
its like a small tine lump froom the inside a bit furthrt tehn the tip on the right side ... cant see anything from the outside
Doctor :  
did dentist advice any ointment or tablets
User :  
no
Doctor :  
ok
User :  
its really nerve racking since it feels like my toung was burned like when you eat a hot soop
Doctor :  
any difficulty in swallowing
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or throat irritation
Doctor :  
ok

User :   hello
Doctor :   hi are yu back
Doctor :  
please proceed
User :  
i said i wouldnt really call it difficulty since i can swollow ... but i do feel some kind of a discomfort in my entire mouth which is ... i feel irritation in my throat like when i open my mouth big its sort of a sore throat & my muscles of my mouth hurt me ...
User :  
i feel also like im having lots of saliva & need to swollow every minute
User :  
it feels like my mouth is in stress BUt dont know if it has anything to do with the tongeu
User :  
are u there ??
User :   hello\
User :   hello where have u gone??
Doctor :   yes i am there
Doctor :  
i am sorry for the technical issue
User :   its ok
Doctor :   let me ask few Q
User :  
ok im ready
Doctor :   wats your age
User :  
25
Doctor :  
do yu have any difficulty or pain or burning while eating
User :  
i would not say that anything becomes worse when i eat
Doctor :  
ok
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are yu able to see the lesion
User :  
what means lesion?
Doctor :   any ulcer or burnt area
Doctor :  
or nodule type
Doctor :   hi are yu there
User :  
not really ... the only thing i can see (but maybe its normal) is on the right side of the tongue more in back its like at edge where u can see when you look in the mirror it has like like a few pimples but dont hurt when i touch it also maybe my tongue has like tiny tiny red dots
Doctor :   ok i got it
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are yu stressed or tensed
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most of the times
User :  
maybe a bit especially now that i have this condition
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
do yu have any dental problem
User :  
yes i had a root canal 2 weeks ago ... but that was done after i complained to my dentist about this feeling on my toung so he took a exray & said i need a root canal & that same side & he advised that this can be the reason causing this so i did the root canal & it heald nicly but this stupid sensation stayed
Doctor :  
ok
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do yu have acidity or ulcer problem
User :  
are u asking ulcers on my skin or stomache ??
Doctor :   stomach ulcers
User :  
not really ulcers but i am sensative gas'y
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :   as per your symptoms
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it looks like like
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Apthous ulcers
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these are stress ulcers
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these are minor 2-3 small red in color
User :   what do u mean by 2-3 small
Doctor :  
2-3 pimples like
User :   one sec
Doctor :  
ok
User :  
let me just make clear one factor .. the pimples i said i see on the far right side are not tiny tny they rare more like a small blister size but are only on one spot on the very end next to the tonsels ... but then i have the just allot of tiny red dots (not pimples) on the entire tounge (i have this all the time) & also my toung has allot of times specially in the morning like a greenish whiteish color on it which i can wash off
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :   if you scarp the greenish whiteish color does it bleed
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are they cheesy like
User :  
no bleeding but it comes off like a a layer of white
Doctor :  
ok
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is it cheesy type
User :  
no very thin like when you have dirt on the tooth & scrape it of
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
can i ask regarding the sexual history
User :  
of course
User :  
ask what you want & i will see what i can answer >>> Just Kidding
Doctor :  
did yu have oral sex
User :  
meaning if kissed or licked ??
Doctor :   vaginal region
User :  
yes but not to recent i would say last time was 2 months ago
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did yu have unprotected intercourse
User :  
yes
User :  
but its my own wife
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
does your wife has white discharge from vaginal region
User :  
oh thts a good question >>>> im afriad i dont know the answer ....
Doctor :   hi are yu there
User :   what are you reffering to ???? can this be herpes ?? my wife does have very often blisters in her mouth painfull ones
User :  
yes im here but umm my wife is sleeping & i cant ask her now
Doctor :  
ok
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i want to rule out the sexually transmitted disaease
Doctor :  
it could be either a fungal infection
Doctor :  
called a thrush
User :   my son has it
Doctor :  
caused by candida yeast
User :  
either?
Doctor :   wats his age
User :  
6 months
Doctor :  
ok
User :   so you said that u dont think its sexullay transmitted disaease?
Doctor :   yes candidiasis is a STD
User :   oh got you
Doctor :  
this can be a cause for white thin membrane on the tounge
Doctor :  
the baby can acquire this from the mother
Doctor :  
or due to over use of antibiotics
Doctor :   yu can acquire by sexual route
User :  
got you ... what about the 2 1st concerns the thickness insie my tounge on the right side .. & the feeling of dsicomfort in my throat & mouth... should i be concerened ?
User :  
what would you suggest shoul i see a ENT or Or oral surgen
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
is your tongue has a good sensations
Doctor :   is the tongue able to appreciate the sensations
User :  
yes but it constently feels this feeling
Doctor :   do yu have slurred speech
Doctor :  
i will advice yu few tips to over come
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follow this
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1. use REXIDIN solution 2 times a day for 2 days
Doctor :   do yu smoke or consume alchohol
User :   yes i smoke occasionally & i consume alchol but only on weekends
Doctor :  
ok
User :  
what do u mean by slurred speach??
Doctor :   those who have thick tongue
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the tongue touches more while talking
User :  
i have very clear speach but right now with this thing going on it does happen sometimes that i bite me toung
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
thats good
Doctor :   its better to use these solution
User :  
which?
Doctor :   add 1-2 tsps of Rexidin solution in a 1 cup of plain water
Doctor :   and rinse the mouth for 2 times a day
User :  
is it a over the counter ?
Doctor :  
one in morning and one before sleep
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yes its over the counter
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2. yu need to take a multivitamin
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that contains mainly B complex vitamins
User :  
liek what ?
Doctor :  
Tab. Reconia
Doctor :  
available in tablet form also capsule form
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take once daily in the nite
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after the food
User :  
where do i get those ?? at any drug Store ?
Doctor :  
3. avoid spicy foods and oily foods
User :  
both of these supplm. are for treating what ??
Doctor :   to improve the oral hygiene
Doctor :  
to reduce the discomfort in the throat
Doctor :   this is symptomatic treatment
User :  
so basicly you beileve im healthy ? thats the main ? if it would be anything more seriuos would i have other symptoms ??
Doctor :   need to follow this for 10 days
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u will get a good response to your problem
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if not yu need a examination from the ENT doctor
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Avoid abrasive foods such as potato chips that can stick in the cheek
Doctor :   Take care when brushing your teeth
Doctor :   A toothpaste free of sodium lauryl sulfate and other ingredients that are irritating to the tissues inside the mouth is helpful
Doctor :  
the above mentioned treatment is mainly symptomatic
Doctor :  
if yu dont get better with this yu may need an examination by ENT surgeon
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is that ok
User :   Thanks for making me feel better ...
Doctor :  
as for your symptoms nothing to worry
Doctor :   yu will get well soon
User :  
but let me ask you one more time being that you are telling me these are only symptomatic can any of these symptoms be something .
Doctor :   not to get stressed or tensed because of this problem
Doctor :  
be relaxed
Doctor :   your symptoms does not fit into any disease catergory
Doctor :  
its more likely a vitamin defeciency
User :  
what is the Thickness it feels like a tiny lump inside my tounge ... tell me do tumers ever feel like this inside the toung & nothing showing from the outside ?
Doctor :  
and improper oral hugeine
User :  
sorry for asking you all this ... but you know how it is todays days you hear all kind of scarry storys so you dont know what to think
Doctor :  
i understand your feeling
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not a prblem
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problem
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i am here to help u
User :  
i know you 1st have to think good but ...
Doctor :  
not to worry about the thickness of the tongue
Doctor :  
it will reduce
Doctor :  
think in a right way
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be mentally strong
User :  
beileve me im a busy person with a nice business & have no time for these worries .. but this is just going on for couple of weeks .
Doctor :  
yu will get well soon
Doctor :  
ok
User :  
i will try your options ... what & when would you advise me to cause concern ?
Doctor :  

1. reduced tension over the tongue
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2. bleeding from the tongue
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3. pus or discharge from tongue
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4. large ulcers and recurrent ulcers over the tonuge
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5. high grade fever
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6. pain in the tonuge
Doctor :   7. difficulty in swalloeing
Doctor :  
these are the warning symptoms
User :  
oh my i can tell u now i do not have those & hhope to never have them
User :  
pain means strong pain ?
Doctor :   yes yu will never have this
Doctor :   yes its not the dull pain
Doctor :  
its a strong pain
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Is there any thing else I can help you with?
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User :  
Putting me to sleep ...
User :  
Thanks good Night BTW where are u located ?
Doctor :  
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User :  
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User :  
Good Night .....i wish
Doctor :   Good night
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