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Tongue skin is peeling off and painful
The skin on the tongue is peeling off and painful not able to eat any food. kindly let me know what medicine i need to take ..? Is taking Vitamin C chewable tablet help??
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This looks like a common aphthous ulcer. But needs clinical exam . Pls use dologel ct gel for interim relief.
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Peeling off of tongue can be due to a painful ulcer. The causes are twofold: systemic and local. Systemic cause can be vitamin C deficiency which can be treated by Vitamin C administration under monitoring by a medical professional. Local cause can be sharp tooth surface or decayed tooth with sharp edges. In this case you need to go for dental treatment to eliminate the local causes if any. In addition to vitamin C tablets you can also use an antiseptic gel like Dentogel or Dologel or Metrogyl DG gel
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You may be suffering from oral thrush ( fungal infection) of tongue in which white skin peels off.
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you can apply locally Candid mouth paint twice daily for atleast 15 days. cap Cobadex forte once daily for 5 days
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Maintain oral hygiene by brushing twice daily .
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Kindly visit nearby dentist to know what exactly happened , need to examine clinically and treat this case
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Brush twice a day , rinse with warm salt water 3-4 times daily
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Vitamin deficiency can be the reason for your problem. But it will be better if you get a consultation done with a dentist. They can guide you better.
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Visit a dentist asap
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Brush properly and have nutritious diet
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Smooth areas of the tongue may be related to injury (food burn) or if you’ve eaten a lot of acidic or spicy food lately or a nutritional deficiency of iron, folate, or vitamin B12. A smooth tongue can also result from the use of dentures. When this happens, your body goes into a defensive state and gets rid of the damaged top layer that it doesn’t need anymore. The layer of cells underneath aren’t quite used to being exposed once the damaged layer peels off, so you might experience a bit of discomfort, especially if you continue to eat acidic or spicy food. Keep your diet on the bland side for a few days and you should be just fine. Treatment is dependent upon the underlying cause of the tongue skin peeling, for now you can have vitamin C tablets and B-Complex tablets. The following steps may help: - You can suck on an ice cube which will reduce the burning sensation and give you relief - Salt water gargle thrice a day with lukewarm water will give some relief. - Avoid spicy, oily, deep fried and junk food - Avoid coffee, tea and carbonated drinks - Avoid alcohol consumption and smoking if you have the habit - Brush your teeth regularly and maintain oral hygiene If the problem persists or worsens visit a dentist
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Follow the steps as advised
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If condition persists or worsens visit the dentist at the earliest
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