i had paiful white spot on right side of tongue for 1 week, it went away and now back on left side of tongue for 2 weeks, went to oral surgeon and he said nothing to worry about, i am suffering in pain and want to know what it is and how to get rid of it

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  • Dr.Ritz

    Dr.Ritz 21 - May - 2011, at 20:48 PM

  • It must be some ulcer which are called as apthous ulcer or canker sore. These are self limiting and go away themselves. You have to make sure that you donot irritate them further. If they are very painful you can apply some topical anesthetic gel and take some supplements like vitamin c and B complex. Try to maintain good oral hygiene as there should not be any secondary infection. if there is secondary infection then infection has to be treated. For more info on canker sores you can read this article... www.identalhub.com/article_canker-sore-234.aspx

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