Suggest treatment for sore tongue ?

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Posted on Tue, 30 Dec 2014 in Dental Health
Question: what can cause a sore toung ?
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Answered by Dr. Priyanka Tiwari 50 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Need report (image)/causes are many

Detailed Answer:
Hello XXXX,

Thanks for consulting Healthcare magic .
This is Dr. Priyanka tiwari answering your query .

Read your query and understand your concern.

Soreness of tongue could be due to some reasons like Nutritional deficiency (vitamin B 12 deficiency, Malnutrition ) , Dry mouth , Drug induced , Depapillation of papillae (taste buds) , Medical condition like Diabetes , constipation, Stress induced , Fungal infection (oral thrush) .

Can you attach a report ( image ) of tongue that will be more helpful to arrive at conclusion?

Based on detail provided I will suggest you to try these remedies :
-Maintain proper oral hygiene .
-Use tongue scraper to clean your tongue .
- Drink plenty of water .
- Avoid hot and spicy food .
- You can chew sugar free chewing gum .
- You can take vitamin supplements by consulting with local doctor.

Hope I have answered your query .
If you have further query I will be happy to help.

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Shanthi.E
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