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i have a cough and red spots on my tounge what could it be

A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Red spots: Spots may be result of your viral infection. Use salt water garglesm to jrelieve pain.
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A male asked:
Dr. Rola Rimawi
19 years experience Internal Medicine
See your doctor: Without knowing your medical history and medication use, hard to tell for sure what this is. Best to see your doctor and test whether the white coatin ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
To doc: This could be strep throat which it is CRUCIAL to treat. Go to a doc today and get seen. If a rapid strep test is done and negative, make sure you as ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Glossitis: tongue inflammation-multiple causes. Usually resolves by itself- if not improved in 1 week, get it checked by your physician.
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Indu Lal
Dr. Indu Lal answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Geographical tongue?: If there is no pain or other discomfort, it can be geographical tongue. Which is benign condition.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Needs to be seen: This is mayor may not be normal. Without actually being able to see what you describe, we have no way of knowing which one it is. Have you dentist t ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Goldstein
32 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Normal anatomy.: They most likely are normal anatomy. Get a good friend or family member willing to let you look and using a flashlight, look at that spot in their mou ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends on history: Depends on history: if you have a history of smoking/ chewing tobacco or family history of oral cancer, you should see an ENT. It could be a normal va ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Comisi
37 years experience Dentistry
Possibly normal: Depending on the type, location and size of the red spots they can be almost anything. It could range from normal anatomy, to migratory glossitis (geo ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dell Goodrick
31 years experience Dentistry
Many things: Red spots on the tongue can be caused by many things, including a B12 deficiency, an infection, asthma or some oral cancers. Have a dentist do an oral ... Read More

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