A 14-year-old female asked:
some sort of sore on the side of tongue near the back, hard to see posible ulcer hurts a lot when talking and eating, how to treat how long will take?
1 doctor answer
Dr. David Bare answered
49 years experience Family Medicine
Mouth Sore Ouch!: The most common sore of this sort in a 16 YO is an Aphthous Ulcer which is most commonly caused by a virus. They are very painful but usually only last 7-10 days then resolve. cold soft food works best that is not spicy or salty or has any vinegar on it.
Answered on Mar 31, 2015
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