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Having red lesions on side of the tongue. What could be the cause?

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Red lesion on the side of the tongue, as if it was a cut. Slight discomfort. 3 weeks old.
Posted Sat, 23 Nov 2013 in Skin Hair and Nails
Answered by Dr. Anshumala Singh 45 minutes later
Brief Answer: Could be traumatic tongue lesion. Detailed Answer: Hello and welcome. Please answer the following for better suggestions. 1.please specify which side of tongue is affected and its extent(size of lesion). 2.Do you have any jagged teeth with sharp borders?or any other problem related to teeth and gums? 3.Did you take any medication within these 3 weeks,if so please mention? 4.Have you noticed any gland enlargement(any pain or tenderness) under your chin or neck during this period. It would be best you can attach an image of the lesion on the tongue. Awaiting your response. Thanks. Take care.
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