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What illnesses would lead a I'm tongue to hurt?

(6 Posts)
IsleOfRight Sun 29-Sep-13 14:16:29

Dd, nearly 3, says tongue hurts. Also has temp. Fine other than that.

I know some illnesses cover mouth - is it hand foot and mouth? - any other possibilities? Do I need to do anything about it?

DwellsUndertheSink Sun 29-Sep-13 14:18:49

thrush hurts.

IsleOfRight Sun 29-Sep-13 14:28:44

Apols for typos.

No signs of thrush.

No spots on hands or feet so hand foot mouth unlikely.

Anything else?

Timeforabiscuit Sun 29-Sep-13 14:46:53

I'd say hand foot and mouth, it hurts before all the blisters come out, looks like ulcers in their mouth.

onelittleclara Sun 29-Sep-13 14:52:48

I get a achy/painful tongue when I'm under the weather/and run down. Its often before I get a sore throat. Often say I've broken my tongue! Could this be similar?

IsleOfRight Sun 29-Sep-13 15:07:25

I hope so onelittleclara. Dh away this week and really could do without ill children.

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