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Severe pain in the tongue due to mouth ulcers. Not able to eat. Need immediate cure

Hi i had severe pain in my tounge i was nt able to eat also i consulted a doctor nd they tld me that i had mouth ulsers nd they prescribed me with a gel nd few pills nd it healed withing 3 days. Nw recently 3 days back while havin lunch i bit my tongue nd it startex bleeding but at that time it was nt painin nd the followibg day i was nt able to speak or eat it hurts badly.even now itd the same. My mum is preparing delicious food for dinner and i so badly wanna eat but the pain is insane pls temme wat to do to take away the pain immediately?
Asked On : Sun, 7 Apr 2013
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Dentist 's  Response

Thanks for asking the query,

Recurrent mouth ulcers occurs due to many reasons like immunlogic defects, vitamin & iron deficiencies, traumatic self inflicted bites , toothbrushing and dental trauma, hormonal imbalance, allergic factors.

You have traumatised the tongue accidently while eating, dont worry apply Dologel oral ointment topically over the affected area,
Take multivitamin tablets daily .
Apply cortisone acetatae topically over the affected areas.
Maintain a good oral hygiene, use saline water gargles, antiseptic mouthwash gargles.
Avoid eating hot and spicy foods.

Hope this helps out.

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Dentist Dr. Sonia Nayab's  Response
hi richy
thanks for asking your query
accidently biting on tongue is not a major injury but it can be extremely painful.
to soothe the pain,burning sensation and swelling drink ice chilled water or put ice cube on tongue
apply glycerin on the tongue as often as you can.
avoid drinking hot beverages and carbonated drinks as it will irritates the bruised tissue
increase intake of vitamin B and C rich food as they accelerates te healing process
use antiseptic mouthwash to reduce chance of infection
gargle with saline water to ease pain and reduce infection
hope this will help
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Dentist Dr. Anshumala Singh's  Response
Dear friend.

Thanks for sharing your concern.

Do not worry. you can easily relish your mom preparation by mere application of dologel.this ointment is lignocaine based and will give you immediate relief on application.

you can apply this 5 minutes before food locally.

now coming to treatment for ulcers.In this case you are advised to take vitamin B for 15 days.also do local application of above said ointment.

your food should be nutritious and healthy as ulcers generally occur due to deficiency of vitamins.

most importantly try and remain stress free for faster healing, as stress delays healing.

A cut or an wound will take its time to heal relax and take will be fine soon.

hope it helps.

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Dentist Dr. Bindiya Bhaskar's  Response
Hello and welcome to hcm,
The mouth ulcers may be arised from vitamin deficiencies,allergic foods taken,Traumatic injury,medications taken.
I would suggest you to take plenty of vitamin rich diet with fluids.
Vit.b12,iron and folic acid tablets can be taken.
Avoid stress.anxiety.
Take rest.
Hope this helps.
Answered: Tue, 9 Apr 2013
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement Dr. Saurabh Gupta's  Response
Feb 2014
Thanks for writing to us.
There are many remedies to soothe a bitten or bruised tongue. Drinking iced water or placing an ice cube in your mouth or on the bite helps to reduce the burning sensation, lessen swelling, and alleviate pain.
Applying glycerin or petroleum jelly on the tongue before you go to bed or as often as you can. Butter is also known to help with bruises. Take a little butter and allow it to slowly dissolve in your mouth. Ensure that the bruised area is covered in the butter for at least a few minutes. Unflavored yogurt or butter milk can help in reducing swelling and pain and so you should include these foods in your daily diet.
Hope this helps you.
Wishing you good health...
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