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Tongue dryness and ulcers

Dryness in tongue and lips and small ulcers created problem in eating food. Gums are swollen. Burning sensation on the lips and tongue. Kindly help me with which specialist / doctor to consult. We have already consulted ad general physician, ENT and gastroenterologist. No improvement after their treatment. Waiting for your help. Thank you
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If you are experiencing dryness in your mouth along with ulcers you can use Coolora mouth wash( Benzydyamine Hydrochloride). It will give symptomatic relief. Also see a gum Specialist ( Periodontist) to check whether you have desquamative Gingival diseases which are more prone in females. Burning sensations are indicates that you have nutritional deficiencies. Kindly take multivitamin and mineral supplements as your food intake must have drastically reduced due to dryness and ulcers in your mouth.  Overall I would suggest you to visit a Periodontist.
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Dr. Asha Praveena Bangalore | Periodontist
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Post menopause most of the women experience dry mouth and burning sensation of gums and tongue. Alteration/ lack of taste may also be present. Palliative solutions like sipping water at frequent intervals, chewing on sugar free gums will keep your mouth hydrated and reduce the severity of the problem. Applying local anesthesia gel before eating may be of little help. If the problem is very severe, HRT ( hormone replacement therapy) will be done under the guidance of a gynecologist.
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dear practo user regarding ur age this is normally happens due to dryness of mouth this is called xerostomia,this can due to ageing n due to some medications.so due to less secretion of saliva ur mucosa is easily traumatized with hard food.
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keep tryng to moist ur oral mucosa or ur mouth by eating candies r chewing gum.u can also apply mucopain gel on ulcers n also on oral mucosa
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artificial saliva is available in the market u can use it to keep ur oral mucosa wet.
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Dr. Madhur Navlani Indore | Orthodontist
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Visit a MDS in Oral Medidicine & Radiology
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Just visit dentist . there are medications to solve ur problem
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Hi.. visit a dentist. Undergo teeth scaling and gum treatment. Regards
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I think you should consult a dentist.  Get a thorough oral cavity examination done following which attend to all the teeth that are decayed, broken, chipped etc.  Full mouth cleaning & polishing.  get rid of all the possible infection in gums or teeth thats present.
meanwhile you can use Duestom gel
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Dr. Chethan R S Bangalore | General Physician
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Helli there..... Dry mouth treatment will depend on what is causing the problem. If you think you have dry mouth, see your dentist or physician..... Avoid drinks with caffeine, such as coffee, tea, and some sodas. Caffeine can dry out the mouth....Sip water or a sugarless drink during meals. This will make chewing and swallowing easier. It may also improve the taste of food....
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