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Ulcer at back of tongue

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Ulcers: Should clear in about 10 days to 2 weeks from outbreak. Try dabbing Orabase -B or Ambesol onto sore spots. If not completely gone in 2 weeks please ... Read More

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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Virus : It is probably a virus and not likely any thing to worry about at your age. You can spray some some chloroseptic on it. The chloroseptic will numb ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Iacobelli
Dentistry 39 years experience
Probably not: The posterior area of the tongue can be the source of many visual concerns to the untrained eye. From simple taste buds to cold sores...The list goes... Read More
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Probably not: What your looking at is probably normal anatomy. Ask your Dentist to examine and advise you. Of greater concern is your question STD's. Please talk to... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Virus not strep?: The ulcers suggest you might not have strep throat, the main kind of pharyngitis or tonsillitis that responds to penicillin. Ulcers suggest a viral in... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Joshua Yorgason
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 17 years experience
Get checked by ENT: A nonhealing ulcer is concerning for a disease and deserves an examination and maybe a biopsy. I would see you your nose and throat specialist like my... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
Infectious Disease 23 years experience
Probably not tonsils: I think it's more likely there's one unifying disease process here-and with tongue ulcers, I would strongly recommend going back to the doctor. I woul... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Pope
Dentistry 45 years experience
Cause: The cause needs to be identified. Usually something you eat in excess. Such as strawberries or tomatoes. Chronic irritation is never a good thing
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 51 years experience
Tongue ulcers: Ulcers on the tongue are usually aphthous ulcers. There is no known definitive reason, but are often the result of stress, injury (biting the tongue),... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jakavick
Cosmetic Dentistry 37 years experience
Painful tongue: Frist how long has it lasted? Is it sharp or ache? Several possiblities could be trigeminal neuralgia, glossophayngeal neuralgia, or possibly even can... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Lebowitz
Dentistry 33 years experience
Sore tongue: You can ask your dentist for miracle mouth rinse. Common ingredients are viscous Lidocaine , mylanta, nystatin, Diphenhydramine . This should help rel... Read More

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