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A 33-year-old female asked:

I have a red sore under my tongue, near my back tooth. it hurts to swallow and talk as well. there is also a white patch in my throat near it. ?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Media Najafi
Dentistry 23 years experience
You get them often?: Aphateous ulcer or canker sore almost always starts as a red spot then white patchy or develops a tingling or burning sensation before any other symptoms are obvious. If you have a canker sore, your mouth will feel painful. Usually heals on its own within 10 to 14 days. To be sure see your doctor or dentist.
Dr. William Ledford
Dentistry 30 years experience
See your dentist: There are n=many things it could be but you need to see your dentist to rule out severe problems.

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