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Ulcer on tongue, large red sore patch, sore spots on the side of tongue. Treatment options?

Hello i have recently had a ulcer on my tongue that was really painful. i still have it but its.not so tender. i now have a large red very sore patch on the right side of my tongue and loads of sore spots on the side that hurt whenever i eat food or drink? What could this be? Its starting too.worry me now been.about 5 days
Asked On : Sun, 14 Oct 2012
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Your tongue has affected by lesions aphthous ulcers which is painful in nature.

Apply topical steroids on the affected site.

Avoid spicy foods.

Anxiety and stress has to be limited.

Maintain oral hygiene well.

Rinse your mouth after every meals.

Vitamin becosules,iron supplements has to be administered.

If symptoms persists,please do visit a dentist.

Take care.

Answered: Thu, 20 Jun 2013
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