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Tongue inflammation after eating spicy food. Does Orrepaste help?

Hi Doctor I am 59 years old .I and my wife have this tongue inflamation whenever I eat spicy food for the past two years. Does orrepaste helps :which constititue of Active ingrdients : Triamcinolone Acetonide 0.1% w/wwith preservatives; Methyl Paraben 0.2% w/w and Propyl Paraben 0.1% w/w pls advise thank you Raja email: YYYY@YYYY
Asked On : Sun, 2 Sep 2012
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Dentist 's  Response

Thanks for choosing healthcaremagic forum.

Tongue inflammation due to intake of spicy food can be due to ulceration or fibrotic lesions.

First of all ,intake of spicy foods has to be limited.

Apply topical steroids on the affected area.

Vitamin becosule,iron supplements has to be administered.

Take fluids as well as fruits including leafy vegetables.

Take care.
Answered: Tue, 16 Jul 2013
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Dentist Dr. Juhi Soni's  Response
Thanks for asking...
Inflammation of tongue i.e. glossitis can be due to several reason like Anaemia, Allergic to any medicine or mouthwash, thermal burn etc..
Take a multi vitamin like CAP VITAKIND once in a day for ten days.
Apply trigel over the sore areas.
Avoid eating spicy and crunchy food.
Take plenty of juices and nutritious diet.
Get her blood investigation done to rule out anaemia.
Stop using mouthwash if you are using any.
Don't have hot tea for some days.
Take care
Answered: Fri, 12 Jul 2013
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Dentist Dr. Rahul Banerjee's  Response
hi rajagopal113,
you are suffering from a condition call Glossitis it is a condition in which the tongue is swollen and changes color, often making the surface of the tongue appear smooth.Glossitis is often a symptom of other conditions or problems including:Allergic reaction to toothpaste, mouthwash, breath fresheners, dyes in candy, plastic in dentures or retainers, or certain blood pressure medications
Dry mouth,Infections with bacteria or viruses ,injury from burns, rough edges of teeth,Low iron levels such as vitamin B12,Tobacco, alcohol, hot foods, spices, or other irritants,at times, glossitis may be passed down in families and is not due to another disease or event.
Glossitis usually responds well to treatment if the cause of inflammation is removed or treated. consult a dental surgeon he/she will found out the cause and will prescribe Antibiotics, antifungal medications, or other antimicrobials may be prescribed if the glossitis is due to an infection.
Dietary changes and supplements are used to treat anemia and nutritional deficiencies.orrepaste will respond well in your case but it is corticosteroid tropical gel you cannot use it more than 2 weeks.hope i have respond to your query.
Dr.Rahul Banerjee
Answered: Sun, 2 Sep 2012
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Dentist Dr. Sapna Purwaha's  Response
hello sir
it seem your toungue is inflammed .thid is called
this toungue becomes swollen red and usualy occurs
due to inappropriate nutirition ,allergic reaction of drugs,denture vitamin and iron supplements will help.
maintain proper hygiene with a denture.orrepaste will
only provide temporary relief.the cause should be properly
Answered: Tue, 4 Sep 2012
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Dentist Dr. Qazi Ammara's  Response

Thanks for aksing the query,

Tongue inflammation can be due to nutritional deficiencies, allergic reactions, ulcerations, fibrotic lesions.

First of all limit the use of spicy and crunchy foodstuffs.
Apply Dologel oral ointment topically over the affected area.
Take lukewarm saline and antiseptic mouthwash rinses.
Take multivitamin suplements.
Take complete balanced diet and drink plenty of water and keep yourself hydrated.
Maintain a good oral hygiene.

Hope this helps out.

Answered: Thu, 25 Jul 2013
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Dentist Dr. Anshumala Singh's  Response
Dear friend.

Thanks for sharing your concern.

orrepaste defintely helps.

you can continue its local application.

please remember tongue inflammation is also due to vitamin deficiency.therefore it is better to take a course of multivitamins,especially vitamin B complex,it helps.

Hope i have answered your query.

For further query please let me know.


Take care.
Answered: Fri, 12 Jul 2013
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