A member asked:

I have a quick question. i currently have an ulcer like sore under my tongue right now. there is also another little ulcer on my gums. however i am worried it may be syphilis. i did get tested four weeks ago and was negative. should i be worried?

2 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Daniela Torres answered

Specializes in Medicina General

Doctors appointment : Hi there, sounds like herpetic ulcers, please go visit a family doctor.

Answered 10/16/2019


Dr. Arnold Malerman answered

Specializes in Orthodontics

Ulcer: Nota common place for syphlitic ulcer. If you are concerned 1) express your concerns to your Dentist and have the ulcer evaluated, and 2) have your physician order a STD lab tests yet again.

Answered 4/25/2020



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