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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
9 years experience Dentistry
Infection / reaction: That could be an infection like candidiasis of fungal infection of the tongue, and that is easley treatable . Or an allergic reaction from certain me ... Read More

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
47 years experience Dermatology
See derm or dentist: Need to be evaluated . Could be virus or other infectious process
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Trager
55 years experience Dentistry
Pigmentation: Normal pigmentation , a condition called geographic tongue or medication your on could cause black spots.
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Dr. Kevin Artl
43 years experience Dentistry
Fungus perhaps: If the black spot is on the tongue it is probably a type of fungus and if there over 10 days see your dentist. If the spot is under the tongue it is p ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Ruden
38 years experience Dentistry
Many: Black spots on tongue may be caused by the natural pigmentation of the tongue, but it can also be a warning sign that you are developing a more seriou ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. SHERYL POMERANCE
41 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Petechia: A "blood spot" on the tongue could be a petechia which can be caused by some medications or by injury(biting) it is an accumulation of blood. If this ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
39 years experience Dentistry
Blue Spot: Could be just a blood vessel. Does it blanch when pressed? Is it raised or flat? Is it new or has it been there a while? Please see your dentist or EN ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianne Finerman
42 years experience Pediatrics
Black Tongue: Black tongue can be an overgrowth of the little hairy papillae on the tongue and isn't harmful. You can scrub the spot with a soft baby toothbrush twi ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Zweig
45 years experience Dentistry
Probably Not: It is most likely normal, but see your dentist to be sure.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Dry spot?: I don't see how it could be dry under your tongue. Regardless, whatever it is that you are referring to should be seen by your dentist for an evaluati ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
51 years experience Dentistry
Yes: It may be nothing to worry about, but any abnormality should be checked and possibly biopsied, especially it is symptomatic or has been there for long ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
See an oral surgeon: Hard to help you over the internet.

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