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I have a tasteless tongue with a ulcer type sensation on inner side of my lips

I am facing issue of tasteless tounge from last 2 days and there is ulcer type sensation on inner side of my lips. While streching the mouth i am feeling slight pain. I do smoke sometimes. Does this means i am suffering from tounge cancer .
Asked On : Sat, 9 Apr 2011
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Dear Hi, Welcome to Healthcaremagic!

Loss of taste is known as ageusia. This can occur with feeling of or presence of ulcers. There are a number of causes like lichen planus, pemphigus, aphthosis, Behcet's syndrome, nutritional deficiency, burn eg. from hot coffee, drugs like ACE inhibitorsetc. Two days is a very small duration for a cancer development. Take a multivitamin tablet, & do antiseptic gargles for a few days. Please consult also your family doctor also. Good luck.
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