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Old 10-20-2011, 01:00 AM   #1
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Tongue ulcer ....Please Advice?

In the Left side of my tongue there is a ulcer. I think i had it very long ago. about a year
But there is no serious pain or anything...but i can feel a different in that area.
today i consulted a oral surgeon. OPG xray was taken..
and prescribed me a gel to apply and a mouth wash liquid.....

My confusions....... Doctor asked me will u smoke heavily..Yes i somke...
So i was in fear.....
is tongue ulcers are common ??????
If my OPG xray is normal.... everything is ok ????? or have to take any other test ???

My blood and urine test shows normal
BP : 170 somewhat high

Please Advice.....i'm confused and feared

 
Old 10-24-2011, 12:13 PM   #2
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Re: Tongue ulcer ....Please Advice?

hi. my step father had an ulcer like thing appear on his tongue, we took him to his primary care physician who referred him to a dermatoligist.. the dermatoligist biopsy the ulcer place and it come back cancerious.. (we just got those results a week ago) My step father is gone now to his dr and i will know mor then... however he has blood work done every 4 to 6 months because of his age and other medical problems and this was never detected in blood work.... i will keep in touch if you would like for me too... hope all is well with you

 
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