Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Blue | 2007/04/19

Q.

Sore Mouth/Tongue

My 2 year old keeps complaining that her mouth and tongue are sore. She won't let me look in her mouth, but I can see her tongue is a bit red, her front gums look fine.
Can you suggest anything or recommend anything?
Thanks

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

There are several causes of this problem ranging from a viral infection to a vitamin deficiency. The important thing is to get a proper diagnosis so that the correct treatment can be prescribed.

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