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red depression on tongue side

A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Jan
Dr. M. Jan answered
66 years experience Family Medicine
Physiotherapy: Will to recover, motivation, good food, loving care is the most important medicine. Usually such patients do recover. Medications are ok.
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Dr. Scott Bobbitt
32 years experience Dentistry
Occupational therapy: Stroke and the post-op sequelae are difficult for all parties. Take your father to his physician and seek ot to help him learn to use his hood side t ... Read More
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Dr. Rashid Khan
33 years experience Internal Medicine
P.T. and Rehab: For the best chance of improvement and regaining abilities rehabilitation starts as soon as possible after a stroke. Rehabilitation therapy is started ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Mouth ulcers: Could be sensitivity to medications. Please consult your prescribing md for advice.
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Rare: I did find one published case of someone with mouth ulcers related to zoloft (sertraline). http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/pmc2783098/ dry ... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shah Nawaz
35 years experience Psychiatry
Anxiety : Most likely related to anxiety worried also might have been treating yourself with drinking which is not working need to see professional to help you ... Read More
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Dr. Peter Karsant
39 years experience Dentistry
Tongue: Very likely the cause. Stress from anxiety and depression can cause people to clench and grind at night often times resulting in biting of the tongue. ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
It will lighten: The redness should fade, but it may take several years. Avoid getting sun burned as that will make it redder.
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kayvon Javid
20 years experience Dentistry
See a dentist. : You need to see a dentist/ md immediately for proper diagnosis and treatment. Fortunately, the majority of tongue problems are not serious and most ca ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
21 years experience Hospital-based practice
Wilson's from Copper: Wilson's disease is a rare disease caused by accumulation of copper in the body. I'm not aware of any psychiatric drugs containing copper. Wilson's di ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Anxiety?: As symptoms come and go, it could be anxiety, as long as medical causes were ruled out. Talk to your doctor about GAD & treatment for such.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Perhaps: Although I've never heard of this, anything's possible. Raw garlic held in the mouth does not impart any health benefit, and will just give you horri ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Wexler
23 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Could Be Dry Mouth: Dehydration could be the cause since the hairlike projections on the top surface of our tongues (filiform papillae) can appear white in color for vari ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Not sure all related: The tongue is known to have many variations with pigmenting, size, appearance, ; not always due to disease. Causes of a tongue that looks white includ ... Read More

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