Dental

Ask a dentist. Get answers to your dental questions.

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

I have a large ulcer on my tongue, No, It appeared overnight…

Customer Question
I have a large...

I have a large ulcer on my tongue

Doctor's Assistant: Have you seen a dentist about this yet?

No

Doctor's Assistant: Please give me a bit more information, so the dentist can help you best.

It appeared overnight and is very painful

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you had the pain? What seems to make the pain better or worse?

Anything I eat or drink, I have had it few 2days and it seems to be getting bigger

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Dental
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Dental Question
Answered in 1 hour by:
9/21/2017
Dentist: Dr. Katz, Dentist (DDS or equivalent) replied 8 months ago
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz, Dentist (DDS or equivalent)
Category: Dental
Satisfied Customers: 3,880
Experience: Dentist and Anesthesiologist for 38 years.Anesthesiology Fellow-Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.Evaluator for Maryland State Board of Dental Examiners.
Verified

Is there any way that you can upload a picture of this ulcer on your tongue so that I can give you an accurate answer?Was there any trauma to your tongue ?

Ask Your Own Dental Question
Was this answer helpful?
Ask Mark Bornfeld, DDS Your Own Question
Mark Bornfeld, DDS
Mark Bornfeld, DDS
Mark Bornfeld, DDS, Dentist
Category: Dental
Satisfied Customers: 5,775
5,775 Satisfied Customers
Experience: Clinical instructor, NYU College of Dentistry; 37 years private practice experience in general dentistry, member Academy of General Dentistry, ADA, American Academy of Oral Medicine

Mark Bornfeld, DDS is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I can go as far as to say it could have resulted in saving my sons life and our entire family now knows what bipolar is and how to assist and understand my most wonderful son, brother and friend to all who loves him dearly. Thank you very much

Corrie MollPretoria, South Africa

I thank-you so much! It really helped to have this information and confirmation. We will watch her carefully and get her in for the examination and US right away if things do not improve. God bless you as well!

ClaudiaAlbuquerque, NM

Outstanding response time less than 6 minutes. Answered the question professionally and with a great deal of compassion.

KevinBeaverton, OR

Suggested diagnosis was what I hoped and will take this info to my doctor's appointment next week.
I feel better already! Thank you.

ElanorTracy, CA

Thank you to the Physician who answered my question today. The answer was far more informative than what I got from the Physicians I saw in person for my problem.

JulieLockesburg, AR

You have been more help than you know. I seriously don't know what my sisters situation would be today if you had not gone above and beyond just answering my questions.

John and StefanieTucson, AZ

I have been dealing with an extremely serious health crisis for over three years, and one your physicians asked me more questions, gave me more answers and encouragement than a dozen different doctors who have been treating me!!

Janet VPhoenix, AZ

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Mark Bornfeld, DDS

Mark Bornfeld, DDS

Dentist

5,775 satisfied customers

Clinical instructor, NYU College of Dentistry; 37 years private practice experience in general dentistry, member Academy of General Dentistry, ADA, American Academy of Oral Medicine

Dr. Alex

Dr. Alex

Dentist

1,607 satisfied customers

I am a General Dentist and founder of the American School of Dental Assisting

Dr. George McKee

Dr. George McKee

Dentist

1,392 satisfied customers

Licensed dentist with 30 years clinical experience in general practice and cosmetic reconstruction.

Dr. Girish

Dr. Girish

Dentist

788 satisfied customers

19 years of clinical experience in all phases of Dentistry.

Julian Chen

Julian Chen

Dentist

567 satisfied customers

Practicing General Dentist since 2002

Dr. Winterholler

Dr. Winterholler

Dentist

266 satisfied customers

4 years Private Practice, Heavy emphasis on Cosmetic Dentistry and Implants, Top 10% of Dental Class

Dr. Mitch

Dr. Mitch

Dentist

211 satisfied customers

DMD General Dentist Private Practice Over 20 yrs.

< Previous | Next >

Related Dental Questions
I have a small lump inside the tongue. Is this normal?
Hi. Is it normal to feel a thickening/small lump inside the tongue, in the middle about an inch in from the tip? I have just noticed it. Thank you… read more
Julian Chen
Julian Chen
Dentist
Doctoral Degree
567 satisfied customers
I've read the response on what to do when you get a swollen
I've read the response on what to do when you get a swollen upper lip after teeth whitening. I, too, have a swollen upper lip. I would like to know how long the swelling can actually take to go down. … read more
Jasleen Bagga
Jasleen Bagga
Doctoral Degree
766 satisfied customers
I am having inflammed rugae area of right side of the
I am having inflammed rugae area of right side of the mouth....nd its painful....having difficulty in chewing as well... Whats the causes of this nd the treatment..?… read more
Stewart Shernan
Stewart Shernan
Doctorate of Dental Medicine
373 satisfied customers
I have questions about a tooth? No swelling. My dentist
No swelling. My dentist recommended a crown two weeks ago but I want to get more opinions. … read more
Root Canal Doctor
Root Canal Doctor
Doctoral Degree
2,217 satisfied customers
The question is-if I allow the dentist to remove one of my
Good morning. The question is-if I allow the dentist to remove one of my wisdom teeth, will that be his excuse to remove the rest of them? … read more
Root Canal Doctor
Root Canal Doctor
Doctoral Degree
2,217 satisfied customers
Is there any danger with being treated by a dentist that has
Is there any danger with being treated by a dentist that has a herpes infection. I understand that when he's not showing symptom that here is little danger but I was treated by a dentist that had an i… read more
Root Canal Doctor
Root Canal Doctor
Doctoral Degree
2,217 satisfied customers
I'm in severe pain. Went to the dentist this morning because
I'm in severe pain. Went to the dentist this morning because of the pain that is coming from a tooth I already had a root canal on. She predefined me amoxicillin and I'm still in so much pain. She gav… read more
Lara Coseo
Lara Coseo
Owner
Doctor of Dental Surgery
518 satisfied customers
I am so afraid of the dentist due to a past experience. I
Hi I am so afraid of the dentist due to a past experience. I have the WORST (and I rolerate pain well) pain in my upper molar that I almost cannot see straight. My fear, however, is delaying my going … read more
Root Canal Doctor
Root Canal Doctor
Doctoral Degree
2,217 satisfied customers
Good to talk with you, I spoke to another dentist but for
Hello doctor! Good to talk with you, I spoke to another dentist but for some reason felt I'd be more assured from speaking with you.I got that wisdom tooth removed Friday. All has been well, just some… read more
Root Canal Doctor
Root Canal Doctor
Doctoral Degree
2,217 satisfied customers
At my cleaning my dentist discovered a redness, and a small
At my cleaning my dentist discovered a redness, and a small pimple (abcess) on the front of a front implant I have had since 1996. He referred me to an oral surgeon. That dentist prescribed minocyline… read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
Dentist (DDS or equivalent)
3,880 satisfied customers
Dentist, my dentist has a whitening system called get
Dentist , hi, my dentist has a whitening system called get glowing , do you know about the safety ? Tooth sensitivity ?… read more
Root Canal Doctor
Root Canal Doctor
Doctoral Degree
2,217 satisfied customers
I had a toothache 4 weeks ago. Extremely painful. Dentist
I had a toothache 4 weeks ago. Extremely painful. Dentist did a partial root canal and temporary crown for the abcess. Recovered ok. This week I had the root canal second part. First day after was fin… read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
Dentist (DDS or equivalent)
3,880 satisfied customers
How do you leave the packing for a dry socket in?
How long do you leave the packing for a dry socket in?… read more
Dr. Alex
Dr. Alex
Dentist
Doctoral Degree
1,607 satisfied customers
I just today noticed a small spot on my gum above my tooth.
I just today noticed a small brown spot on my gum above my tooth. Flat, no pain. It seems to have just appeared. Good oral health, in fact I just visited the dentist last week. I'm very concerned as m… read more
Mark Bornfeld, DDS
Mark Bornfeld, DDS
Dentist
5,775 satisfied customers
This weird "cut" indentation appeared a few days ago, on the
This weird "cut" indentation appeared a few days ago, on the upper part of my gum, near the part where the gum meets the cheek. It hurts when I eat, drink or even touch the cheek area on the outside o… read more
Mark Bornfeld, DDS
Mark Bornfeld, DDS
Dentist
5,775 satisfied customers
I had my top left wisdom tooth taken out two days ago with
I had my top left wisdom tooth taken out two days ago with local anesthetic. It took the dentist five minutes as the tooth was already fully out. I have two questions and would really appreciate some … read more
Mark Bornfeld, DDS
Mark Bornfeld, DDS
Dentist
5,775 satisfied customers
I saw a stuff in my gum hole where i took my teeth out
i saw a white stuff in my gum hole where i took my teeth out wisdom tooth… read more
Dr. Alex
Dr. Alex
Dentist
Doctoral Degree
1,607 satisfied customers
I have a painful swelling behind my upper left wisdom tooth.
I have a painful swelling behind my upper left wisdom tooth. The swelling is not actually around the tooth but behind it. It is hard to open and close my mouth it so swollen. It seemed to happen very … read more
Dr. Mariana
Dr. Mariana
705 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x