The Tongue Is Sore, Swollen, Reddish White Like A Wound And The Edge Of The Tongue Is Purplish?
want to ask, it’s been more than a week the membrane that connects the tongue and the base of my tongue hurts rather swollen and reddish white like a wound, and the edges of my right and left tongue are also somewhat purple in color, why is that? It also hurts when I move my tongue, especially if it is stretched out
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There is a complaint of pain when the tongue is moved and swelling around your tongue is likely this is caused by inflammation of the tongue or thrush or stomatitis. Inflammation of the tongue can occur localized in the tongue area or inflammation can also be found in other points in the oral cavity. Inflammation of the tongue area is often accompanied by comorbid complaints, such as pain, mild injury, swelling, bitter taste during eating or interference with eating or talking. so knowing the triggers and restoring the inflammatory process can help restore the function of the tongue and improve your comfort while on the move and consume food.
Some of the conditions below can trigger inflammation on your tongue, such as:
1. an injury caused by a scratch with sharp teeth, or sharp food
2. Poor oral health
3. strep throat
4. the habit of consuming foods with strong taste, like foods that are salty, sour, instant foods
5. suffer from pain, such as diarrhea, or indigestion
6. oral infection
7. exposure to irritants, such as cigarettes, alcohol
to help with maintenance and recovery, you can work on a number of things, such as:
1. restore your stamina, avoid sleeping late, avoid physical fatigue
2. Get enough water
3. keep the oral cavity clean, clean the oral cavity after eating or consuming something
4. Avoid consumption of beverages in the packaging
5. avoid cigarettes or alcohol
6. avoid consumption of drugs without a doctor's prescription
7. Avoid consuming spicy and oily foods
If these complaints still bother you or this complaint hasn't improved in the next 2-3 days, then you should consult with your dentist and mouth. The doctor will conduct interviews and direct examination of the health conditions of your oral cavity. The doctor will determine the cause of this complaint, whether due to canker sores, or other medical conditions such as fungal infections, or non-specific bacterial infections. The results of the examination will be a reference for doctors for care and treatment.
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