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Suggest Remedy For Persistent Mouth Ulcer

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Posted on Mon, 23 Nov 2015
Question: Dear Sir,
I suffered due to mouth ulcer from last 3-4 months (started feeling of getting mouth smooth) ... i ignored initially as i can eat well (today also)... before one month doctor has given me defcort and antoxid, i took it for 6 days then stopped ...now again i went to another doctor, he given me rebagen, vit a, and other vitamin tablets, but i smoked during ulcer and chewed tobacoo (once in a day)..(now stopped tobacco before 8 days and smoking before 2 days) ...I am scared that will it lead to cancer....please guide
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Answered by Dr. Honey Arora (50 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Need a biopsy..

Detailed Answer:
Hi..
Welcome to HEALTHCARE MAGIC..

I have gone through your query and can understand your concerns..

As per your complain first of all I would like to know a few details before I can guide you towards proceeding for treatment..
1.Do you have one Ulcer or a number of ulcers?
2.Are they persistent or heals also and recur again?
3.Does the Ulcer increase in size with time?
4.For how many years are you chewing tobacco and smoking?
5.Do you have any other problems or diseases along with ulcers?
6.Presently do you have pain when eating spicy food?
If possible please send me an image of the ulcers..

Waiting for your answer..

Wishing you aa good health..

Thanks and regards.
Dr.Honey Nandwani Arora.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Vaishalee Punj
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Follow up: Dr. Honey Arora (20 hours later)
Dear Madam ,
Please find attached photos
Answer for required info -
1.Do you have one Ulcer or a number of ulcers? - I dont understand actually..two light spot are below tongue..
2.Are they persistent or heals also and recur again?.. I have problem of getting mouth soft...when moves tongue in mouth feels soft..
3.Does the Ulcer increase in size with time?...
4.For how many years are you chewing tobacco and smoking? smoking from 15 years ..tobacco consumed in year 03-04 ..then consumed in 2014 ..now stopped again.
5.Do you have any other problems or diseases along with ulcers?..no.
6.Presently do you have pain when eating spicy food? - it was spicy feeling only
If possible please send me an image of the ulcers..

please guide.
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Answered by Dr. Honey Arora (17 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Does not looks like Cancerous..

Detailed Answer:
Hi..
Welcome Again..

As per your answers to my questions and the images attached I would like to explain you in detail about different areas of mouth as per the images:

1.Under surface of tongue: I could appreciate a white faint patch over the undersurface of tongue which looks like Leukoplakia.
Leukoplakia occurs due to continuous irritation to the tongue leading to formation of a protective keratin layer..
It is a pre-cancerous lesion [but not cancer] and will get resolved if you stop chewing tobacco and smoking completely as you have already explained that you have stopped it..
You will have to take anti-oxidants like Lycopene, multivitamins and follow a healthy and nutritious food habits..

2. The tongue surface or dorsum of tongue: It looks fine with some raised swollen taste buds at the back of tongue which can also be due to heat irritation caused by cigarette.
Stopped smoking, so it will be resolved soon..
Do warm saline gargles and suck ice pops..

3.The sides of tongue looks inflamed and redness is evident and as you will do warm saline gargles, suck ice pops and take multivitamin supplements it will resolve too..

4.A small ulcer could be seen on the inner aspect of lip that too looks like a canker sore and not anything serious..

5.A lump is visible over the side of the tongue it can be either due to tongue bite in case if it has occurred recently..
I would like to know that this lump is painful or not and it is present since how long?

For burning during food intake you can gargle with a numbing mouthwash containing Lignocaine..
Avoid spicy and hot foods and let the tongue heal..
Drink plenty of water and completely quit the smoking and tobacco chewing habits to prevent any serious conditions like Cancer to occur..

Continue the following explained remedies for 15 days and revert back with the progress in symptoms so that I can guide you better..

Wishing you a good health..

Hope this information helps..

Thanks and regards.
Dr.Honey Nandwani Arora.

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Suggest Remedy For Persistent Mouth Ulcer

Brief Answer: Need a biopsy.. Detailed Answer: Hi.. Welcome to HEALTHCARE MAGIC.. I have gone through your query and can understand your concerns.. As per your complain first of all I would like to know a few details before I can guide you towards proceeding for treatment.. 1.Do you have one Ulcer or a number of ulcers? 2.Are they persistent or heals also and recur again? 3.Does the Ulcer increase in size with time? 4.For how many years are you chewing tobacco and smoking? 5.Do you have any other problems or diseases along with ulcers? 6.Presently do you have pain when eating spicy food? If possible please send me an image of the ulcers.. Waiting for your answer.. Wishing you aa good health.. Thanks and regards. Dr.Honey Nandwani Arora.