How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Family Physician Your Own Question
Family Physician
Family Physician, Doctor
Category: Medical
Satisfied Customers: 2418
Experience:  GP with over 27 years experience including emergency medicine
1304720
Type Your Medical Question Here...
Family Physician is online now

i have always had mouth ulcers,that usually clears in a few

Customer Question

i have always had mouth ulcers,that usually clears in a few days,but now i have had one one the underside of my tongue for 3 weeks.i have been using hydrocortisone tablets for a week now and also a gel to treat a fungal infection,but nothing seems to be healing,and i'm thinking the worst.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. D. Love replied 3 years ago.
Hello from JustAnswer.
Could you attach a picture of the ulcer by using the icon on the tool bar that looks like a paper clip?

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

i don't if i have,as i'm not computer friendly,if i haven't it's white surrounding a hole,there are no leasions or other marks,but my tongue is swollen

Expert:  Dr. D. Love replied 3 years ago.
No, the picture did not come across.

If you are not as computer savvy, there are step-by-step instructions at ww2.justanswer.com/how-do-i-send-photo-or-file-expert.

Customer: replied 3 years ago.


i will have to do this when i return,i have an acunpuncture app; for osteoporosis pain,this is my last hope for pain relief.

Expert:  Dr. D. Love replied 3 years ago.
That's OK. Whenever you are ready.