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how treat persistent tongue ulcer ? what is the prognosis?

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replied June 27th, 2008
Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders Answer A4336
How long did that “tongue ulcer” persist?

Have you consulted any doctor or dentist up till now?

That ulcer can be due to many reasons (chronic trauma, infection…) including a very serious one (cancer, for example). Treatment and prognosis depends upon the diagnosis.

You should consult an oral surgeon as soon as possible.

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