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pain on sides of tongue

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Requires evaluation: There are many possibilities including candidiasis\oral thrush. See an oral surgeon for an accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment.
Dr. Robin Santiago
9 years experience Dentistry
See your dentist!: The floor of the mouth and the sides of the tongue are two of the most common sites for oral cancers to start. Please see your dentist immediately to ... Read More

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
ENT eval: Otolaryngology evaluation may be able to get to the bottom of why this is occurring and answer your question. Take care.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Drug side effects: Azithromycin has been known to cause a sore tongue which is rare and usually goes away after a few days. If symptoms persist beyond 3 days, see your m ... Read More
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Dr. Martin Hirsch
49 years experience Dentistry
Teeth: It is possible to have a tooth infection that does not respond to these antibiotics. The nerves for your lower teeth start back by your ear. Just for ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Need exam: Ulcers, abscess or open lesions can present with such symptoms.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
See DDS or PCP: Any tongue pain that lasts longer than 3 weeks should be checked by your dentist or primary care physician. Please call for an appointment.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Treat the cause: It depends on what is causing your discomfort... Sinus, ear problem, or tooth problem. Each will need to be treated differently. Since you can't be ex ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Venincasa
35 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
See an oral surgeon: That is quite unusual. I would say seeing an oral surgeon is best. I do not think surgery is needed. However, I do think an oral surgeon sees more ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Solhjem
21 years experience Radiation Oncology
Probably nothing.: Lumps that get bigger and then smaller are usually enlarged lymph nodes responding to infection or inflammation. I wonder if you have some sort of in ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frances Dyro
54 years experience Neurology
Trigeminal : Trigeminal neuralgia is usually evaluated and diagnoses by neurologists or primary care doctors. There is medication available for the pain and also r ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Cracked Tooth: I think you may have diagnosed your issue... that cracked tooth. If it has decay and/or the crack is deep you will experience those symptoms.

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