Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties
123 Doctors Online

By proceeding, I accept the Terms and Conditions

Dr. Andrew Rynne
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

HCM Blog Instant Access to Doctors
HCM BlogQuestions Answered
HCM Blog Satisfaction

What causes pain on tongue?

Hello, my tounge has been hurting the whole day. Like If i have some spicy food, it was really painful. And now when I looked into the mirror, i looked at my veins in the back of my tounge and they are very dark almost black compared to my sisters. Should I be worried?
Tue, 24 Nov 2015
Report Abuse
Dentist 's  Response
Hi..
Welcome to HEALTHCARE MAGIC..

I have gone through your query and can understand..

As per your complain it seems that you have inflammation of the tongue leading to Apthous Stomatitis and can occur due to a number of causes like deficiency of iron and folic acid, stress, acid reflux, diabetes,physical injury, oral infections etc.
I would suggest you to consult an Oral Physician and get evaluated and a thorough clinical evaluation can help in diagnosis and treatment can be planned accordingly..
As of now you can gargle with a numbing mouthwash containing Lignocaine, take multivitamin supplements, do warm saline gargles, suck on ice pops and drink plenty of cool water..
Avoid hot and spicy food..

Hope this information helps..

Thanks and regards.
Dr.Honey Nandwani Arora.
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]
Share on
 

Related questions you may be interested in

doctor1 MD

In the middle of the day this past Sun. for no reason I noticed the side of my tongue started hurting. It felt almost as if I had bitten it quite...