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Tongue Ulcers

Tongue ulcers are not uncommon. They can happen due to a variety of causes.

The commonest is an aphthous or dyspeptic ulster, which are usually accompanied by GIT troubles, antibiotic intake or follows the flu.

They can be triggered by emotional stress or dietary deficiencies. These are usually very small ulsters situated at the tip and sides of the tongue more often but can actually affect any part of the buccal cavity. They usually occur in groups and are thin and have a rather punched out appearance. They are usually very painful.

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