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Suffering from salty sensation in mouth. Earlier she was diagnosed fungal infection and given medication for 2-3 months

dear sir my mother is 49yr old suffering from salty sensation in mouth since one year. earlier she was diagnosed fungal infection and given medication for 2-3 months along with nutritional supplements but was not much relieved, yesterday she went to other dr who on examination saw white patch on right buccal mucosa near upper molar tooth and called it leukoplekia, what should i do? i am a final year mbbs student, kindly heip me with ur knowledge. my email id is he gave IDL CAPSULES OD fr 3 months add asked for review bt didnt advise any test. is there any need of biopsy?
Asked On : Tue, 14 Jun 2011
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Pediatrician 's  Response
hello deepika,
leukoplakia may be caused by rough teeth or rough dentures, fillings, and crowns.Treat dental causes such as rough teeth, irregular denture surface, or fillings as soon as possible.
it can come down in few weeks or months after the source of irritation is removed.
generally it more common in smokers.but in your case its not seem to be due to smoking
first find out wheather its simple leukoplakia or oral hairy leukoplakia by simple pathological examination
wish you good recovery. take care
Answered: Tue, 14 Jun 2011
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The dr didnt advise any tests sir.. he gave IDL capsules OD for 3 months and asked for review. should i ask him for biopsy?
Answered: Tue, 14 Jun 2011
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