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White sores on tip of tongue

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
Dentistry 20 years experience
Palliative treatment: It seems like is the result of some type of irritation on the tip of the tongue. Keep your mouth clean and have some cream like rx triamcinolone or o... Read More

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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
See your dentist: We need more information than a photo posted on the internet. A complete medical and dental history would be helpful. It could be accidental bite, bur... Read More
Dr. William Jakavick
Cosmetic Dentistry 37 years experience
Tongue picture: It is tough to say what the cause is without seeing it first hand, however, a picture is said to be worth a thousand words. The picture appears like c... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
Wait: May be irritated from eating certain foods. Wait. Treat symptomatically with OTC meds (ask pharmacist). If symptoms persist, see an oral surgeon.
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 47 years experience
See derm/oralsurg: I would suggest that you be evaluated by either a dermatologist or oral surgeon. This could be related to trauma or might be something more significan... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Oral pain: See your Dentist to make sure there is not dental or oral cause of your symptoms. Once you have a green light from your Dentist, if pain, sores persi... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
HSV-1: You may acquired the HSV-1 infection, that is the same virus responsible for cold sores. When the virus causes apthous ulcers, they can be very annoy... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Could be...: Could be viral, fungal, or bacterial. Call your dentist so he/she can actually see the lesions and advise you as to treatment.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michel
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Possible: You can but it would be uncommon. It is not clear but usually oral herpes present as a blister formation. What you are describing sound more like cank... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marshall Dicker
Dentistry 46 years experience
numbness: A long standing numbness anywhere in the mouth if its long standing is not a good sign. Do not wait see an oral surgeon for evaluation asap. It co... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Yes: Yes, there are several exercises proven to strengthen one's tongue. Speech therapists and Orofacial Myofunctional Therapists use these in clinical set... Read More

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