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I have a small hole on the side of my tongue. It is very painful.

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I have a small hole on the side of my tongue. It is very painful. I have used hydrogen peroxide and salt water. Any suggestions?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Dental
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
I have had it for months. I went to ENT, he wasn't concerned about cancer, but it has not resolved. It is very irritating. It will seem to heal and then reappear. It's hard to apply medication on the tongue, so nothing helps for long. Just from the internet, I believe it may be a fissure. Thanks.

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