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Acid Sores On Tongue
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 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For the last couple of days I've woken up with a burning sensation in tongue and two small mouth sores. What can it be? Acid reflux?
See a dentist: There are many different sores that can occur on your tongue. Without more information it is hard to give you a direct answer. It may be as simple as a canker sore, or it could be cancer. See a dentist when the sores are present and he or she will be able to give you the best recommendation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Got sores on my tongue they have been occurring normally when i don't eat but they have become persistent now even if i eat twice a day.Causes?
Difficult to tell: In this forum, your symptoms and possible causes are very hard to determine without actually seeing the sores (are they red, white or ulcerated)? Are they flat or elevated? Are they single or clustered? Possible causes: infection, vitamin deficiency, medical issue, allergic reaction, trauma etc. See a dentist for their expert evaluation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have just recently noticed some symmetrical sores on the flaps of skin on the underside of my tongue. What do I do?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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