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

A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Red spots: Spots may be result of your viral infection. Use salt water garglesm to jrelieve pain.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
Spots: Spots may be from hemorrhage of small blood vessels caused by the coughing, or from virus. Review your status with your Physician. Perhaps change in m... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Rola Rimawi
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
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
Family Medicine 39 years experience
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
Dr. David Lipkin
Internal Medicine 53 years experience
Thrush?: Red spots on roof of mouth, tongue and throat along with a pasty white soft palate could be Candida(thrush) if by "pasty white" you are referring to a... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Glossitis: tongue inflammation-multiple causes. Usually resolves by itself- if not improved in 1 week, get it checked by your physician.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 55 years experience
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 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Goldstein
Cosmetic Dentistry 34 years experience
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
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
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 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Comisi
Dentistry 39 years experience
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
A member asked:
Dr. David May
Dentistry 31 years experience
Irritation?: If you have done anything to irritate your tounge, then no, it probably isn't dangerous, but a red and white lesion that bleeds on brushing without a ... Read More
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