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Suggest treatment for an infection in the tongue

my 3 year old daughter has been complanning of a sore tongue she wont eat and is starting to cry when she drinks as well but she has no temprature...months ago she has whit spots on her tongue and her DR said is was a bacteria and gave her medicine. It just seems to me she will not eat right she is 2 and weighs 23lbs
Thu, 7 Dec 2017
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Hi....spots on tongue are usually ulcers and can as well be viral. Usually they will be viral in origin... no need to use antibiotics.

I suggest you use Zytee gel for local application.

But this is a prescription drug. She might require multivitamin supplements also.

Regards - Dr. Sumanth
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Suggest treatment for an infection in the tongue

Hi....spots on tongue are usually ulcers and can as well be viral. Usually they will be viral in origin... no need to use antibiotics. I suggest you use Zytee gel for local application. But this is a prescription drug. She might require multivitamin supplements also. Regards - Dr. Sumanth