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painless red spot on tongue

A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Wait & find: Wait for couple days......if it is not gone...you got STD.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
48 years experience Family Medicine
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
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
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
36 years experience Dentistry
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
40 years experience Dentistry
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
12 years experience Internal Medicine
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
25 years experience Psychiatry
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
36 years experience Dentistry
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:
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Ulcer?: Sounds like an aphthous ulcer. Have a look at this general information: http://www.dermnetnz.org/topics/mouth-ulcers/ For specific diagnosis and tre ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lonnie Smith
39 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
39 years experience Dentistry
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
50 years experience Dentistry
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
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