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Suggest treatment for symptoms of glossitis

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Dr. Priyanka Aggarwal

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Posted on Fri, 10 Mar 2017 in Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
Question: Have this thing on my tongue looks like a little white claw kind of just worried what could this mean? Is this normal?
Answered by Dr. Priyanka Aggarwal 31 minutes later
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Welcome to HealthcareMagic and thanks for putting up the query
It looks like glossitis. Use hexidine mouth wash daily.
Apply antifungal mouth paint 3 to 4 times a day
Take tablet vitamin c once daily
Clean your tongue with a tongue Cleaner.
Avoid spicy foods and very hot foods.
Avoid any tobacco usage.
Wishing you a speedy recovery
Thanks and regards
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