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Reddish sore veins under the tongue. Pus formation. What is the treatment?

Underneath my tongue the veins are red and sore. Prior to me writing this I wiped off like some type of mucus or puss that were formed on the the glands underneath my tongue in little ball shapes . Its painful when I move my tongue around or it brushes against my teeth . What is the cause to this? A few days ago I woke up with this irritation underneath my tongue. What do I need to do? Please help.
Asked On : Mon, 15 Oct 2012
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Dentist 's  Response
hello and welcome,
this is due to heavy calculus and plaque deposition on the lingual side of lower front teeth.
this occurs due to increased mucous content in saliva.
there is gingivitis and abscess formation resulting in inflammation of gums.
visit your dentist and get it checked clinically.
get deep scaling and root planning done by your dentist.
the absess has to be drained out by curettage using gracey curettes.
use soft-interdental toothbrush and dental floss to clean your teeth.rinse your mouth after every meals.
use chlorhexidine mouthrinse twice daily.
always brush in all aspects of,buccally,lingually,occlusally,incisally,
massage your gums using gum tone gel.
take tab.doxycycline-100 mg once daily for 7 days to make your gums intact,firm and resilient.
Answered: Mon, 15 Oct 2012
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Dentist Dr. Udaykumar Bondre's  Response
Hello & welcome,

As veins underneath the tongue are red & sore, that may be due to local infection in the area which also carries the opening of submandibular glands there.

So, you should first go for clinical examination by your dentist to rule out any pathology related to the submandibular gland's ducts or any injury caused by hard food stuff to floor of mouth.

Infection can also be caused by poor oral hygiene leading to deposition of large amount of calculus on the lingual side of lower anterior teeth.

This can easily be treated with scaling ( cleaning of the teeth ) by your dentist after thorough clinical examination.

Antibiotics and Anti-inflammatory drugs carry important role as there is visible infection.
Antiseptics mouth wash can definitely be useful in such conditions.

Smoking or chewing tobacco ( if habitual ) must be stopped unless the condition returns to normal.

Take care.
Answered: Wed, 17 Oct 2012
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