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I have a recurring "ulcer" on the right side of my tongue. It is very painful.Can you help with a diagnosis? There is usually no visible sign. Yesterday i saw what looks like a "blood blister". Today the pain has subsided some, and the visible sign is go

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Dr. Steven Hart
Dentistry - Cosmetic
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In brief: Seek care

You should have that ulcer checked out immediately by your dentist or oral surgeon.
In some cases, it may need to be biopsied in order to determine an accurate diagnosis. It could be as simple as a traumatic ulceration or as dangerous as oral cancer. Seek an evaluation without delay.

In brief: Seek care

You should have that ulcer checked out immediately by your dentist or oral surgeon.
In some cases, it may need to be biopsied in order to determine an accurate diagnosis. It could be as simple as a traumatic ulceration or as dangerous as oral cancer. Seek an evaluation without delay.
Dr. Steven Hart
Dr. Steven Hart
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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Perhaps you are biting your tongue during the night, or rubbing on a rough tooth. You also may have sleep apnea. Try sleeping with a simple night guard tooth plastic night piece you can buy over the counter at your drug store. It is molded via heat to fit your mouth. Try this while you are waiting for an appointment to see your dentist or doctor.
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In brief: So

So many different causes for this type of problem. The internet is a terrific place for looking up information, asking for advice, and sharing pictures.
Unfortunately, it cannot replace a physical exam by a medical professional. It would not be prudent for anyone to diagnose, sight unseen, a condition such as you described without a physical examination. For this reason I am going to suggest that you have it looked at by an oral surgeon in your area so that it can be properly diagnosed and the correct course of treatment can be prescribed.

In brief: So

So many different causes for this type of problem. The internet is a terrific place for looking up information, asking for advice, and sharing pictures.
Unfortunately, it cannot replace a physical exam by a medical professional. It would not be prudent for anyone to diagnose, sight unseen, a condition such as you described without a physical examination. For this reason I am going to suggest that you have it looked at by an oral surgeon in your area so that it can be properly diagnosed and the correct course of treatment can be prescribed.
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management

In brief: Canker sores see DDS

recurrent canker sore is the most common oral lesion.
Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. Try to keep adequate oral hygiene as possible. If concerned, see your dentist for consultation. If your dentist has a diode laser in their office, this is another great option for treating canker sores immediately.

In brief: Canker sores see DDS

recurrent canker sore is the most common oral lesion.
Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. Try to keep adequate oral hygiene as possible. If concerned, see your dentist for consultation. If your dentist has a diode laser in their office, this is another great option for treating canker sores immediately.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin
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In brief: Contact DDS

See your dentist, the causation factor can be as simple as biting your tongue while eating or something more involved that needs a possible referral and or biopsy.
The dentist will evaluate the area and make the proper diagnosis.

In brief: Contact DDS

See your dentist, the causation factor can be as simple as biting your tongue while eating or something more involved that needs a possible referral and or biopsy.
The dentist will evaluate the area and make the proper diagnosis.
Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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