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Ulcer on side of tongue

There is a bumpy ulcer on the side of my tongue, near the root of tongue. It has a burning feeling to it. No raised borders. It concerns me because i smoke. Please help asap !
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Hello..ulcer on tongue could be due to sharp tooth.kindly visit dentist and quit smoking as it aggrevates the condition of ulcer.
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Ulcer of any kind , any size is not good for health.more over ur smoking which aggravates the ulser.so kindly stop smoking and check ur oral cavity to the nearby dentist.
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Get it examined by a professional.... Its of concern n of more if  you suffer such ulcers frequently. Many reasons for ulcer.....local, systemic n vit deficiencies. Get it checked.


Dr. Yash Agrawal.

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Hey there!
An ulcer on the side of your tongue needs to be checked by a good dentist for the cause, which could be a sharp tooth. Also, if it occurs frequently, it could be a cause of concern. Often, certain vitamin deficiencies can cause ulcers in the mouth.
Bottom line, get it checked.
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