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What is the cause and remedy for white sores on the tongue ?

my tongue has 3 white sore spots, which look like the skin is peeling around a small sore. The inside of my mouth is also sore and sensitive to hot, salty, spicy and acidic foods. I have consulted 2 Dr s and a Dentist . The Dentist was very harsh on me, he doesn t believe in my medical condition and lectured me about my med s. He believes my tongue and mouth is deteriorating due to dry mouth from my med s he also warned me that I could get an infection in my mouth or worse death! What type of advice do you have for me?
Asked On : Fri, 24 Feb 2012
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
This could be aphthous ulcers. Try applying Dologel(choline salicylate) on the sore spots. Eat bland foods for a couple of days. Drink plenty of water and fluids. Have Becosule-Z (B-complex+Zn) once a day for a month. Avoid unnecessary medication.

Have a nice day :)
Answered: Tue, 28 Feb 2012
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General & Family Physician Dr. Andrew Rynne MD's  Response

Hi there. Thank you for posting your question with Healthcaremagic. I will do my best to help you.

Actually this sounds more like oral lichen planus (erosive). This would be particularly likely if you are on any long-term medication like a beta-blocker.

Consider your medications. Any long-term medication can give you this but bets-blockers are particularly culpable. If it is oral lichen planus you may need to go on steroids for a while. You may need to consult a specialist oral physician and have biopsies taken.

I hope you get better soon. This sounds very nasty.

I hope that I have answered your questions fully and been of some help. If you have anymore questions please contact me again anytime.
Answered: Tue, 28 Feb 2012
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