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canker sore on tip of tongue

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kari Sakurai
31 years experience Dentistry
See your dentist: A dentist can help you with the pain and can help speed healing time if. It is a canker sore. A visual exam will confirm the problem and get you on y ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Mjos
43 years experience Dentistry
See a dentist: Are you sure it is a canker sore? How long has it been present? Need to have it checked to rule out pathology.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
50 years experience Dentistry
Tongue canker sore?: Check with your dentist to make sure exactly what the lesion really is. Canker sores do not normally occur on the tongue. Canker sores (aphthous ulce ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Cancer? Cancer?: Probably not, but should have been evaluated months ago. Cannot diagnose you in this forum, and the list of what it can be is too long to print here. ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe strep,flu,etc.: Tongue and throat symptoms can be from viruses, strep throat, allergies, etc... It can be difficult to tell what the cause is. If symptoms only last 1 ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Alder
46 years experience Dentistry
Try this: There are several over the counter medications developed to control canker sores. For those who prefer not to medicate you may try hene laser. The spo ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Tongue lesion: Generally speaking, any lesion lasting longer than two weeks should be examined by a qualified dentist or Oral Surgeon. If you are concerned, you can ... Read More
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A 82-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Try: Try Orabase or Orajel. Make sure it's the variety that contains Benzocaine. Dab onto sore spot with a Q-tip. If lesion is not gone in 7-10 days cal ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Wexler
22 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Time & Ointments: Canker sores are caused for unkown reasons and cold sores are caused from a viral infection. Both can look the same, but size and location can distin ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Ritota
8 years experience Dentistry
10-14 days: That's the usual course of eruptions.
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