A 36-year-old female asked:
why is the left side of my tongue sore? when i swallow my throat and left ear hurts.
2 doctor answers
Dr. Sewa Legha answered
49 years experience Medical Oncology
It depends: If you hvae an ulcer on the tongue, it could be a cancur sore which usually heal within 7-10 days. Take some tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain relief. If the pain persists and if you see an ulcer which is not healed in 2-3 weeks, you need to get an examination by your doctor.
Answered on Mar 30, 2013
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