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Tongue ulcers: Some are the result of a viral infection from the herpes simplex virus. Some are mouth ulcers (aphthous ulcers), which are of unknown origin, but are thought to occur from stress, injury (biting the tongue), acidic foods, hormonal changes, allergies, or certain systemic diseases. ...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
Tongue ulcers: In general, most ulcers on the tongue, commonly known as aphthous ulcers or canker sores, will heal spontaneously in several days. If they persist beyond a week, are chronic, or are very painful, you should have them treated by your dentist. If they are causing problems eating you can get orabase ointment and apply to the ulcer before meals. ...Read more
Can you tell me more: A tongue ulcer could be caused from an irritation, such as from rubbing a sharp piece of a worn or broken tooth. It is usually very sore, and irritated more by hot or spicy foods. A sore tongue can also be associated with a condition called 'burning mouth syndrome.' it is a good idea to try to find out the cause of the problem. A mild medicine painted right on the area may help the discomfort. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should be evaluated: While it could be getting irritated from a chipped, pointy or rough adjacent tooth, any lesion that lasts for more than two weeks (or recurs in this case) should be seen by your general dentist or an oral surgeon to rule out other possibly more serious causes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
HSV-1: The HSV-1 Virus is known to cause ulcerations and sores in the mouth. It is possible you have this,...The same virus causes "cold sores" on the lips, etc. Some people have higher HSV-1 concentrations than others and are prone to these type of things. get an eval to be properly diagnosed and treated. Good luck ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 6 year old son has what looks like tongue ulcers. There 2 on the tip of his tongue. What should I do?
Ask aobut it first: First talk to him and ask him if he can remember doing anything that may have caused the ulcers. Did he bite his tongue, eat/drink something too hot, or injure it any other way. Trauma of any sort will heal on its own. If the answer is no then have it looked at by his pediatrician or dentist to get a diagnosis and proper treatment. ...Read more
Hi i am 19 year old . i have tongue ulcer from last night.how can i finish it and why it happen i am too much in tension please help me. ?
Need more info: To better discuss why you got the ulcer, we need to know more about you, your activities and your general health. To help the ulcer you can use salt water (swish around in your mouth for a bit, several times per day). It should generally heal in a few days. You come across as very anxious about this ulcer - why is that? Your best answers will come from a face to face conversation with your doctor. ...Read more
Stomatitis: Migraine and stomatitis are not related comorbidites. Stomatitis is inflamed and sore mouth, can disrupt a person's ability to eat, talk, and sleep. Lack of sleep might trigger more migraine episodes. Most common stomatitis is a canker sore which is a single pale or yellow ulcer with a red outer ring or a cluster of such ulcers in the mouth, usually on the cheeks, tongue. Avoid spycy food. ...Read more