A 41-year-old female asked:
I have had tongue pain/swelling for 3 months since diagnosed with low b12 (220) and oral supplements have not worked for the last 3 months. dr started me on fortnightly b12 injections last week. when will my tongue issues resolve? daily anxiety now.
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Dentistry 46 years experience
Lichen Planus : I would look into diagnosis of Lichen Planus. It is an autoimmune disorder that can affect any skin surface including cheek, tongue, and gums. Burning tongue condition is very common. Finding a trigger that sets off the disorder helps to control it. No cure but are various therapies. See dentist or dermatologist.
78 viewsAnswered May 07, 2020
Last updated May 7, 2020
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