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60-year-old male w/acid reflux, no prescription for it. I still eat spicy foods. Have sores on tongue that blister. Any OTC treatment for pain/healing?

60-year-old male w/acid reflux, no prescription for it. I still eat spicy foods. Have sores on tongue that blister. Any OTC treatment for pain/healing?

Prilosec for acid: A proton pump inhibitor such as Prilosec or Prevacid (both available without rx) will help with the acid reflux (as would histamine blockers such as zantac (ranitidine) or pepcid). Antacids such as maalox or mylanta will help to buffer acid as well. For the sores on the tongue glyoxide or orabase or oragel may help to heal. ...Read more

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Sores on the tongue?

Sores on the tongue?

Give it two weeks...: If they are still present after two weeks please see a dentist..... ...Read more

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What causes sores on the tongue?

What causes   sores on the tongue?

Lots of things: See your general dentist or an oral surgeon when you have these sores present for a definitive diagnosis. The diagnosis will determine the cause, if known (for some types of sores, the cause is not well understood). ...Read more

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I have sores on my tongue. What do I do?

Your question ?: What are they ? Hard to tell without knowing how long you have them, your medical history, and your habits regarding smoking. If they are there more than two weeks, see your physician. ...Read more

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How come i keep getting sores on my tongue?

How come i keep getting sores on my tongue?

We can't know why: But a dentist who can go over your medical and dental history and personally examine you can probably tell you why and how best to prevent and\or treat them. It therefore makes sense to see someone, right? ...Read more

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I have sores under tongue harmful, what to do?

Sores under tongue: See a dentist for a one on one clinical exam to diagnose the sores of which you speak. The cause will determine the appropriate treatment, if any. ...Read more

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What could be causing my baby's sores on her tongue today?

What could be causing my baby's sores on her tongue today?

Typically thrush: A baby usually has more sugar in their mouth. Sugar is needed for yeast to grow. Yeast is the cause of thrush. If this is on ongoing problem i would have the baby checked to make sure nothing else is going on. ...Read more

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I suddenly have painful sores along the tip of my tongue. Any advice?

I suddenly have painful sores along the tip of my tongue. Any advice?

Tongue sore: Impossible to answer without history/exam.If ulcers treated one way;rash treated another.A biopsy may be needed.Can be aphthous ulcers(canker sores), geographic tongue;tongue biting;yeast;allergy.Tip of tongue often from rubbing tongue over teeth. This can cause pain/burning.Teeth may need to be smoothed, habit broken.Check with your dentist or a specialist in oral diagnosis/oral medicine/oral path. ...Read more

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