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Few white patches on my tongue. Does this sound serious?

I m 15 years old and have a few white patches on my tongue that appear to be going away. However, my the lining of my cheeks are a bit swollen today but I don t know why. I have a few canker sores in my mouth as well. Does this sound serious?
Asked On : Fri, 11 Mar 2011
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Homeopath 's  Response
Hi greetings from health care magic
It is stomatitis. If you are not taking natural fruits and vegetables and taking more fast foods or junk foods that could be the reason. nothing sereous . but ned to change your food habits. thank you . take more fruits and raw vegetables. avoid all artificial processing foods. thank you
Answered: Fri, 11 Mar 2011
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ENT Specialist Dr. Naveen Kumar's  Response

Welcome to HealthcareMagic,
Aphthous ulcers (canker sore) are usually benign, but, they cause lot of pain. The lining of the cheek is nothing but the cheek bite caused because of the approximation of both the jaw. Drink plenty of warm water, eat plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables. Also, you can apply glycerine over the canker sore and take some vitamin B-complex. If the ulcers does not heal within few days please consult your physician.
Take care

Dr. Naveen Kumar
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