Small ulceration on cheek where aspirin placed
Whitish side of tongue where aspirin placed
Chemical burns are primarily either acid or alkaline.
What to look for
Aspirin sucked for toothache will cause a mucosal burn, injury may be represented by redness, swelling, and pain, with a whitened area where the tablet was placed.
Remove irritant and deal with toothache. Advise the patient against such a practice.
Cultural Practices – practices that have oral implications vary in different countries and regions
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