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sore on side of tongue and sore throat

A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Possible: Cancer should be the first suspect any unusual swelling , ' bumps' ulcer as cancer till it is proved otherwise. So a curable lesion will not be missed ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Richard Arden
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
This : This is hard to answer without actually seeing it but you may have candidial pharyngitis (thrush). People who have been on antibiotics, immunosuppress ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Has to be seen: The only way to know what that "red like patch" is, is to be seen by a general dentist, oral surgeon, or a physician. This may or may not be related ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience Urgent Care
Cold: Mucous causes the swollen throat and uvula. Tongue irritation can be due to a sore or due to teeth/chewing. This can happen when you are ill. Please ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Stern
48 years experience Dentistry
See physician: If fever or chills are present you should consult a physician to screen for strep throat. Undiagnosed strep throat could lead to serious complications ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Douglas
50 years experience Orthodontics
See Your Physician : Sounds like a viral sore throat.
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
See a doctor: Sore throat is often caused by a virus. In that case it usually heals in 7-10 days. But if it does not heal, then we suspect bacterial infections li ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Satloff
39 years experience Pain Management
See a dentist: See a dentist and request a biopsy to evaluate the the white spot (leukoplakia) on the tongue. Usually some toxin, pathogen, allergen is the cause of ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maryam Chiani
28 years experience Dentistry
Not necessarily : You really should go to your physician and have that checked out.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
URI: It means that you should go and be examined by a doctor. There is no way that this can be diagnosed over the internet. Need more history, physical exa ... Read More

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