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What causes raw spot on gum and bumps under tongue?

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Posted on Wed, 18 May 2016
Question: I've been dipping lately I have a raw spot on my gum and bumps under my tongue that feel like knots almost I don't know if they were there before or not but just wanting a opinion
Also have a crevice running parallel from the saliva glands at the center bottom of my tongue going up ?
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Answered by Dr. Priyanka Tiwari (2 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Traumatic sores , Take measures it will resolve .

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

I have read your query and gone through the images you have attached . As far as I have observed it looks like traumatic sores . Traumatic sores are normal finding and there is nothing to be worried so much . For these sores I will suggest you to take some measure :
- stop your dipping habit .
-Do warm saline rinses 2 to 3 times a day .
- Take vitamin B supplements .
-Maintain proper oral hygiene . Use mouthwash regularly .

Take these measures if sores doesnt resolves within a week then consult oral surgeon for clinical examination and evaluation .

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


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What causes raw spot on gum and bumps under tongue?

Brief Answer: Traumatic sores , Take measures it will resolve . Detailed Answer: Hello , Thanks for consulting Healthcare magic . This is Dr. Priyanka tiwari answering your query. I have read your query and gone through the images you have attached . As far as I have observed it looks like traumatic sores . Traumatic sores are normal finding and there is nothing to be worried so much . For these sores I will suggest you to take some measure : - stop your dipping habit . -Do warm saline rinses 2 to 3 times a day . - Take vitamin B supplements . -Maintain proper oral hygiene . Use mouthwash regularly . Take these measures if sores doesnt resolves within a week then consult oral surgeon for clinical examination and evaluation . Hope I have answered your query . If you have further query I will be happy to help.