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Recurring sore on tongue

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
Variety of Causes: The majority of tongue problems are not serious and most can be resolved on it's own. However, if you have a sore on your tongue that doesn't go away ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
Many causes : There are many causes for a sore tongue. The most common cause is biting it. There are also canker sores, viruses and other infections that can caus... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Perozek
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
See doc: Gargle with salt water and make appointment to see your pcp or dentist.
Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Gargle: Try gargling with warm salt water or even biotene. Do you brush you tongue? That will hep sometimes too.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Behram Dalal
32 years experience
See your dentist: For an evaluation to determine the cause of the problem and a review of your medical history / medications, to suggest appropriate treatment options. ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
Stress or Anxiety: Problems with the tongue can result from infections, tumors, chronic disease (GERD) and stress also can cause this along with anxiety. See your GP f... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
White: Anything white, on tissue that should be pink, should be investigated. Could be thrush, lichen planus, candida, albicans, bacterial infection, herpes... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Lentnek
Dr. Arnold Lentnekanswered
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Many possibilities, one of which is simply mouth breathing at night. Recommend evaluation by either ENT or oral surgeon to make sure the condition is... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 33 years experience
Low Iron & Tongue: Patients with iron deficiency may develop an inflamed, sore, and and swollen tongue. The tongue will appears pale and smooth due to low levels of hemo... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John DeWolf
41 years experience
Focus on the cause: While a sore tongue is no fun, a better question to ask is why is it sore? It could be as simple as a sharp tooth irritating it or there could be unde... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
Yes,: Is a fungus accumulates usually on your tongue or inner cheeks. The condition is a minor problem if you're healthy. Candida infections can occur when ... Read More
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