Dear Dr. Matthew Mintz I have a very sore tongue. It looks like blotches of raw tongue where it looks like the skin came off. It is constant and very painful with a large degree of burning. I also have little ulcers (white dots) which also are extremely sore. It hurts to eat anything with salt or something acidity. Lately it has become almost unbearable. Can you help?
Hello, Thank you for consulting with HCM. As you are mentioning that you have soreness with multiple ulcers on your tongue , it looks that you are having aphthous ulcers. Yes they hurt on eating salty food.
To get relief you can start with topical drugs like mucopain or pansorel gel to apply on the ulcers only 3 times daily.
Other then that you can also take a multivitamin capsule once a day. If severe you can also start with a painkiller medication once a day.
Hope it will help you.
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