Red, irritated patch on tongue

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Hi All,

I am suffering from a constant red, swollen, irritated, painful patch on my tongue. No matter what I try it won't go away (mouth washes, touthpastes etc etc). I can't eat because of it and it makes daily life a struggle.

I have not burnt it or changed my lifestyle in anyway.


Any help appreciated, thank you!

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  • Posted

    How long have you had it? Have you tried an SLS free toothpaste?

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  • Posted

    did you come to a conclusion?

    i have a small patch on my tongue that im dealing with.

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      Hi, j27940

      Turns out mine was caused by a lack of vitamin B12. Holland and Barrett do a spray version that sprays into your mouth and absorbs into your blood. 1 day after using that, it had faded mostly.

      It says 4 sprays a day but I had about 15. It won't hurt you, you will just have what they call "rich p**s" (your body just doesn't absorb it)

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