A 25-year-old female asked:
i have a large red sore on my tongue. like a red herpes cold sore. its painful. what doctor do i see? it hurts while im eating too. what do i do?
3 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Dermatology 35 years experience
5.8k viewsReviewed May 06, 2019
Dentistry 25 years experience
Sore: There are a range of possible causes from minor to more severe. See someone who knows oral pathology and they will ask the right questions and do the right tests if needed. Oral surgeons are experts in oral pathology since they are medically trained as well as dentally. An md may also know.
5.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Dentistry 36 years experience
Need evaluation: See an oral surgeon about this. They are trained and can treat your tongue.
4.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated May 6, 2019
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