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I Keep Getting Ulcers On My Tongue
I keep getting mini ulcers on my tongue and they hurt so much. I can't ea't anything. Any ideas or any ways to ease the pain?
PEROXIDE RINSE: You have apthous ulcers(canker sores).They hurt for 4-5 days in a 10 day cycle .Rinse with peroxide half water half peroxide 3-4 times a day.Drug stores have many topical gels over the counter for canker sores. ...Read more
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
I keep getting the painless mouth ulcers under my tongue red in color they clear up in 3 days and come back the next 2 days. 25 years old no smoking
Sorry: Unable to diagnose without an examination. There are literally hundreds of causes for red mouth lesions. Make arrangements with your General Dentist or an Oral Surgeon to be seen the next time your red "ulcers" are in full bloom. ...Read more
I have had recurring ulcers on my tongue and left tonsil. I always seem to get another one on my left tonsil the day after I eat hot sauce. Could this?
Yes: There are many causes of ulcers including certain spicey foods and medications. There are also infectious organisms that can cause oral ulcers. It might be best to avoid alcohol, spicey foods, and NSAID's for a bit. Other causes of ulcers of the Gi tract include citric acid that can be found in candies and fruits. ...Read more
I get re occurring ulcers on my tongue I change my tooth brush regular and use mouthwash. What can be causing these ulcers?
Canker sores: are the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The condition is idiopathic (cause is not known) recurrent aphthous ulcers is usually self-limiting. Try to keep adequate oral hygiene as possible. If concerned see your dentist after 10 days or visit today for laser immediate amelioration. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After having leisions ulcers on my tongue I have noticed I get dehydrated and the nearly healed infections hurt from my being thirsty ?
Hi Dr! I have a patch under my tongue of white ulcers? I think? I usually get them but not this many and not under my tongue.
Aphthous ulcers: are likely the course. They are harmless, usually come and go. Get it checked out if not resolved in a few days to a week. ...Read more
Allergy or acidity: It seems likely that you have either an allergy to this fruit or the preservatives or that the acids of the fruit are irritating your toungue. Does the reaction happen immediately or is there a delay? Aphtous ulcers can occur with local irritation from acid or trauma. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I get ulcers under my tongue about once a month. No home remedy or OTC med helps, goes away after a week but so painful. What can I do to treat it?
I always get pimple under my tongue, what can be the cause of it? Usually one at a time, approx 1-2mm in diameter, afrer days it turns into an ulcer.
Mucocele: Could be a mucocele. Underneath the tongue is a very common place for them and it may be rupturing after a few days looking like an ulcer. Mucoceles are caused by an obstructed or ruptured salivary gland duct, hence clear fluid within. Some mucoceles spontaneously resolve on their own after a short time. Others are chronic and requmucire removal through minimally invasive sx or the use of a laser. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stress or food : A common ulcer that can form on tongue is called an apthous ulcer and can appear on oral tissues after trauma, stress and certain food items. This viral caused ulcer sits dormant in our ganglion until an event turns them on. These ulcers are usually small whitish lesions with a red halo and last for about 7-10 days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a tongue ulcer and i got a small pain of my teeth close to the ulcer tongue. Am im having a toothache? What kinda med should I get? Thank you
Ulcers: Ulcers can be very painful and can cause a ring of inflammation around them much larger than the ulcer itself and as such can make a nearby tooth feel as if it is having a toothache. Treatment should be with basically pain management and anti-inflammatories, orabse, kenalog in orabse, advil, tylenol (acetaminophen) etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have an ulcer or pimple on the bottom and back of my tongue and it hurts a little to eat and drink. Is there a way to get rid of it?
I am suffering from an ulcer on the roof of my mouth right up the back where the tongue touches what can I use to get rid of it?
Ulcer: If it is an ulcer they usually take 7-10 days to resolve and treating the symptoms with orabase or peroxyl rinse. If it persists beyond that time you should have it chekced out by your dentist or oral surgeon to make sure it is just an ulcer. ...Read more
I am experiencing mouth sores/pain for 3 months, they've gotten better over time. I get like ulcers and random swelling on my tongue. Not sure why?
Part of same virus?: You should have more symptoms if it's viral. Do you have a fever? rash? (On the inside of the mouth, perhaps?) There are many possibilities - herpangina, herpes stomatitis, even some diseases for which immunizations exist (measles, e.g.) Did you get all routine vaccinations? Another possibility: vitamin deficiency (living remotely). Get examined by a doctor soon or use HealthTap Prime to discuss. ...Read more
Mouth ulcers: There are different types of mouth ulcers such as traumatic, aphthous ulcers (canker sores), as well as from numerous medically related origins. Most will heal within 10 days on their own. For more specific information and suggestions for prevention and pain relief, you would have to see your local dentist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I used my own saliva to masturbate when i had an ulcer on my tongue. Will i get genital herpes or anything else?
I have a really bad mouth ulcer on my tongue as a result of biting it. It really hurtshow can I get rid of it quickly?
Mouth ulcers i had a large bridge put in on upper involving 9 teeth. Ever since i get mouth ulcers and a lot of irritation inside my mouth all along check.Roof and tongue. Is this due to this bridge?
I get an ulcer inside my mouth, on my tongue and in my throat, from the last 8 years. It occurs often with severe pain. The doctor did all my tests like blood, urine, stool etc., but they all were normal. The doctor couldn't cure it. What should I do?
Depends on type?: There are many types of ulcers and may be from: scratches, abrasions, irritations, bites vs. Infections vs gum inflammation, vs aphthous ulcers vs fungal infections vs viral infection vs cancerous lesion vs sores caused by various medical conditions? It's best to see a dentist for a definitive diagnosis and appropriate treatment, especially for any sore that lasts over 2 weeks! ...Read more
Good question: There are many different types of ulcers- viral, aphthous, traumatic, fungal, autoimmune, precancerous etc. Each one has a different cause and a different way to handle, treat or prevent. See your general dentist, an oral surgeon, ENT or primary care physician when you have them and then you can get some better answers as to type, cause, and treatment. ...Read more
Prevent trigger: See prior answers relating to these for much more discussion. Each person usually finds that certain things trigger them, e.g. Citrus fruits, lack of sleep, weight loss, iron, vitamin B12 or Folic Acid deficiency, trauma, braces. There are some systemic diseases associated with these: crohn's, behcets, celiac disease. Also think of hot drinks. Oragel topically or antiviral rx early on may help. ...Read more
Lysine: One of the most common causes of frequent mount ulcers are apthous ulcers. Apthous ulcers can be triggered by stress or by diet. One of the easiest things to try is adding the supplement lysine to your diet. If the lysine does not help then you should see an oms or dentist for further help. ...Read more
Depends on source: If the ulcer is traumatic in nature, it must be protected until healing can proceed. If the ulcer is infectious in nature (viral) or you have canker sores or if it is due to autoimmune issues, it just needs to heal on it's own. Some allergies can cause ulceration of oral tissues. If this is the cause, the offending substance must be identified and removed. ...Read more
Canker Sores?: Canker sores (ulcers in your mouth) can be easily treated over the counter with things like kankaid that provide a pain relieving covering for the sore that aids healing. Ulcers outside of your mouth (cold sores caused by the herpes virus) can be treated otc with drugs like abreva. Herpes can also be treated with prescription drugs to relieve symptoms, so consult your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Time: Time is really the only effective treatment for a mouth ulcer. They usually go away in 7 to 10 days. Rinse your mouth several times a day with warm salt water, avoid acidic food and drink, don't apply anything to the ulcer. Your dentist might be able to treat it with a soft tissue laser or chemical cauterization. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why ulcers there : Depends on where it exactly is and what it looks like. Mouth ulcers can be a matter of simple using an rx Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate) soak, or it can be more serious even up to a cancer. This needs to be evaluated by a dentist for what it is and what is the best to do. ...Read more
Canker = Aphthous : Researchers are not sure of the cause of aphthous ulcers. There is no known preventive measure. Treatment is palliative with low level laser therapy able to relieve pain & accelerate healing with about 5 minutes of treatment. Biolase waterlase works well of lasers I have tried. Herpes is another possible ulcer. Oral cancer can also be an ulcer. See your dentist to find the right diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends...: There are different types of ulcers, so the best strategy depends on the diagnosis. Most oral ulcers are apthous ulcers (canker sores), and only time will allow these to resolve; symptoms can be controlled with over the counter topical anesthetics (e.g., anbesol). Other ulcers may be due to local physical injury, such as a sharp tooth, and removing the cause is the best approach. Diagnosis is key. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Type of Ulcer?: Oral or mouth ulcers can be caused by several different conditions. Most common are apthous ulcers which usually dissapear in 7-10 days without treatment. However any ulcer should be examined by your doctor for proper diagnosis. Ulcers can be caused by many types of diseases such as a simple cold sore , cheek or lip bitting, std, certain types of oral cancer or many other health conditions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Exact synonym so far as this pathologist is concerned. An ulcer is a lesion on a body surface (outer or inner) in which the epithelium and at least some of the underlying connective tissue has been lost specifically to necrosis (cell death) rather than just mechanical or chemical injury. All ulcer craters ...Read more
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