My 14 year-old son has a film along ONLY the sides of his tongue. It has been there for about a month now. Last week, we went to the doctor (physician's assistant) who gave him a mouthwash for ulcers and to numb the 'pain' (he's really not in pain). We went back Wed night b/c it isn't any better. This time, he said it's Leukoplakia. He literally googled it, went to Wikipedia and showed us what he found -as he's reading about it himself! I could've dont that! It's not nicotine, from smoking, from drinking alcohol, he's not 60 year old + like most of the symptoms/causes. Has anyone had this? I do not believe it's 'hairy tongue' at all. He keeps chewing pieces off and it's getting worse. I made an appt with an oral surgeon for next week but my son is so upset about this. Any advice would be great! Thanks!Reply Follow This Thread Stop Following This Thread Flag this Discussion
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