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Mark Bornfeld, DDS, Dentist
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Experience:  Clinical instructor, NYU College of Dentistry; 37 years private practice experience in general dentistry, member Academy of General Dentistry, ADA
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I have a round sore on my tongue. Just a wee bit sensitive,

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I have a round sore on my tongue. Just a wee bit sensitive, doesn't stop me from eating/drinking (hot or cold liquids). I use a tongue scraper, or a toothbrush, and it does not go away. Recently went to VA to get rid of my upper-respiratory problem, and was given many different pills, including steroids. I feels like I have "burned" my tongue.
And now I have a "boil" on my neck, under my right ear. I cover it up with a "Band-Aid" brand, that has disinfectant on the pad. It seems to be getting better. Not sure if they are connected in any way.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Dental
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
The sore is flat, with a white halo around it
Expert:  Mark Bornfeld, DDS replied 2 years ago.
Hello-- I'm Mark Bornfeld, DDS. Welcome, and thank you for putting your trust in me!
Would you be able to provide a photograph of the involved area? You may use the "paper clip" icon on the text entry form toolbar to upload a digital picture. (Detailed instructions can be found here:
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Please also indicate how long the sore has been there, and whether it has changed in any way since you first noticed it.
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