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Painless red spot on tongue

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Difficult to say: It is impossible to make a DX in this format on spots. If this persists it would be best to see your DR and get it checked.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 25 years experience
See Dentist: Sorry, could be many things, most not concerning, but potential to be marker of significant issue. Needs looked at to evaluate properly.
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
Red spot: The spot would need to be seen by a dentist to tell what it is. X-rays may be needed to make a diagnoses There are several causes of red spots so se... Read More
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
Red Spot: How large is it? How long has it been there? Any dental restorations on the teeth in the area? Without these answers an accurate diagnosis cannot be m... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Kenny Chuu
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Probably ok?: Hi If you don't have any symptoms, it is probably ok, although it is difficult for me to say for sure because I can't see it. If it is bothering you s... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Sore throat: A red spot on the palate may be related to your infection. However, there is not a way for us to know for sure.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
Hard to say: Without seeing your tongue it is not possible to tell you what is going on with your tongue. There are several causes of spots ranging from virus, a... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial 46 years experience
Oral surgeon: Hard to say without exam. The oral mucosa heals rapidly after insult or trauma. It lesion persists after another week, see an oral surgeon or ENT doc ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lonnie Smith
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 40 years experience
See physician : It is possibly something neurological. You should be checked. That is the prudent thing to do. It is hard to give you an answer without an examination... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
Dentistry 40 years experience
Red Spot: Could be many things so please see your ENT or your dentist to have it diagnosed.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Ryan
Dentistry 51 years experience
Possibly: If the spot 'moves' (changes location) it is probably 'geographic tongue'...A benign condition. The red spot is a denuded area and it can be sensitive... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Mccarty
33 years experience
Let a doctor look: There are commonly small blood vessels that are visible in the tissue under the tongue and sometimes they appear as a red spot. Without seeing it, it... Read More
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