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Have infection of ingrown hair, taking Sulfamethoxale and tongue has become red. Suggest?

Jul 2013
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I have been talking for an iinfection of a ingrown hair(carbuncle and four uncle of trunk , been taking the
Sulfa ethoxazole 8. Days I notice that my tongue is real red and Burn when I eat......
Posted Tue, 8 Oct 2013 in General Health
Answered by Dr. K. Naga Ravi Prasad 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
It is the side effect of Sulfamethoxazole

Detailed Answer:
Hi, thanks for writing to XXXXXXX

Redness, swelling and soreness of the tongue is one of the adverse reactions seen with the usage of sulfamethoxazole.

I suggest you to consult your treating doctor and discuss the issues.

Hope I have addressed your query. Good day
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