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Had dry, sore tongue, metallic taste. Blood after gargling with salt water. What this may be?

I have had a dry, sore tongue and metallic taste that increases throughout the day and furry covering for six weeks.. Have taken 2 lots of nyastin which did not resolve the matter. The Dr said this week to use mouth wash and possible gargle with salt water, which I have done for 3 days. This morning I scraped my tongue and the saliva coating it was bloody afterward when I spat my saliva was tainted with blood. I have been taking warfarin for 4 months. I have not been to the hygenist for 6 months but have been to the dentist 5 weeks ago and need root canal filling. Can you tell me what this may be. Sometimes at night my throat feels sore on one side. I also am drinking small amounts of spirits in the evening which seems to numb my tongue and make me feel better.
Asked On : Sun, 3 Mar 2013
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From the details provided,I suspect the chance of pericoronitis developed in your mouth due to impacted wisdom tooth present.
A thorough clinical evaluation by a dentist is required to give exact diagnosis.
Dry ,sore tongue may be developed due to dry mouth or depapillation of tongue.
Avoid using sharp tongue scrapers.
If required,salivary substitutes can be administered.
Maintain oral hygiene well.
Get your teeth cleaned.
Take care.
Answered: Fri, 17 May 2013
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