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Little red dots on tongue

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Abdus Khan
Urgent Care 30 years experience
Dont worry: These are lymph nodes and you need not to worry much about them. Avoid spicy and oily food and add multicitamin and it should go away in a few weeks. ... Read More

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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Checkup: Get a complete phbysicial exam and blood/urine tests. This will set your mind at ease.
Dr. Amy Halanski
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Likely something els: Likely is a viral etiology that your body will heal on its own, but i can't say for sure without seeing the rash myself.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Cregger
Dentistry 15 years experience
NOTHING!: You are most likely seeing taste buds...Like always having a dental professional put there eyes on it in person can verify exactly what you are seeing... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Taste buds: It is likely taste buds you are seeing.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 37 years experience
Don't worry: In general, i tell my patients not to worry about what their tongue looks like. The tongue has an amazing ability to look different at different parts... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 51 years experience
Bump on tongue: Difficult to say without an examination and history. If it is painful and/or has been present for 10 days or longer, have it examined by your dentis... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rawhi Omar
Pathology 44 years experience
Dentist's evaluation: Have the lesion examined by a dentist or oral surgeon to determine if biopsy is warranted. It can be a reactive process that will be self-limited (ma... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Can't see: Can't see the red dot or physically examine your tongue. Could be from getting cut on a crust of bread, or burning it with a hot pizza, or biting you... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
See a Pro: Tobacco (smoked, dipped, chewed, inhaled or not) causes Cancer. Quit now. If you can go 2 full weeks without tobacco use and the red spots disappear... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Prominent dot on lip: It may be a prominent vessel on the lip or a small hemangioma. I would not worry about it unless it gets bigger. I can be easily excised in the offi... Read More

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