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Took diflucan (fluconazole) friday night for yeast inf. I have a sore throat and an extremely sore tounge. Tried salt water. No luck. Any idea what it is or relief?

Took diflucan (fluconazole) friday night for yeast inf. I have a sore throat and an extremely sore tounge. Tried salt water. No luck. Any idea what it is or relief?

Thrush vs cancer: Do you mean vaginal yeast infection? It is possible you have it in the mouth too, which would explain your symptoms and is called thrush. You might benefit from a special medicated mouthwash. Being a smoker puts you at risk for this but also mouth cancer which should be ruled out. See an ENT doctor. ...Read more

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Sore on tounge that hurts bad?

Sore on tounge that hurts bad?

Get it checked: It may be just irritated from something but get it checked as there is a rise of tounge cancer and it is better to be safe. ...Read more

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Sore on tounge hurts small bubble ?

Possible virus/burn: You may have an inflamed taste bud, but it could be a viral lesion or a burn. If it persists more than 3-5 days, i would let either your dentist or family physician take a look. It could be a viral lesion or you may have burned your tongue and don't recall the incident. ...Read more

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I am 16, male, 185lbs, 6'2, my mother had breast cancer, I have chewed tobacco about 1 year , I have a red sore under tounge, what advice have you?

I am 16, male, 185lbs, 6'2,  my mother had breast cancer,  I have chewed tobacco about 1 year , I have a red sore under tounge, what advice  have you?

See your doc: I would recommend seeing your doctor or dentist if it doesn't go away in several days; given your young age I doubt oral cancer but if it persists don't ignore it. I also strongly recommend that you stop chewing tobacco; there is no value in doing it and it can cause a variety of serious cancers. I am worried about you since you have begun exposure to a cancer causing agent at such a young age ...Read more

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What is a sore on your tounge with a cut in the middle mean?

MRG: Sounds like median rhomboid glossitis which is basically a yeast infection. See your dentist for final diagnosis and if it is you will be prescribed an antifungal med which should help. ...Read more

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Sore on my tounge and I can't even drink?

Not enough info: These symptoms are too vague to entertain a diagnosis. If they persist an exam by your physician would be required as the possible causes are varied with different treatment requirements. ...Read more

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Months ago had a sore on my tounge, felt pain when it first came but after a week I felt no pain at all. Gave my partner oral and we had sex. Ideas?

Oral lesion: If your partner did not get any eruptions, it is nothing to worry about. Could have been a canker sore or an oral herpes lesion which is different than the genital kind. If he has lesions you may both need to see a physician so further eruptions can get treated . Good luck and feel better! ...Read more

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I have a canker sore on my tounge and I have white line on both cheeks no pain ?

 I have a canker sore on my tounge and I have white line on both cheeks no pain ?

Be sure of diagnosis: Get examined please. Canker sores are common aphthous ulcers of mouth that occur situationally, often in response to stressors, are bacterial or viral, & can be treated topically with many otc products that reduce local discomfort & potentially speed healing. However, oral/dental problems & a number of systemic diseases cause canker sore-like lesions--crohn's, behcet's, std (sexually transmitted). ...Read more

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