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Angry ulcer..? - August 15th 2013, 09:37 PM

I've got a ulcer on my tongue and its...pretty damn big.

I've had it for about a week and it doesn't seem to be going? It's really painful and bleeds every now and then.

Any ideas on how to get rid of it?
   
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Re: ulcer..? - August 17th 2013, 04:44 PM

If your worried about it and it continues bleeding I would suggest that you seek medical advice from a gp or doctor asap. Try not to bite your tongue as it will make it worse.


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Re: ulcer..? - August 18th 2013, 06:44 PM

Gargle warm salt water (made with sea salt.. make sure it's no saltier than your tears would be, though.. otherwise it'll dry your mouth out.) or hydrogen peroxide. (don't swallow either.) Those can help keep it at bay and from getting any larger.. & can help draw out any possible infection/dry up the bleeding. And any nsaid painkiller (ibuprofen, advil, aleve, etc..) can help with inflamation and well, pain.. if it hasn't gone away in two weeks or so, definitely see a doctor, as they can help and maybe prescribe something to take/put on it.


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