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Painless red spots in mouth

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely: Allergic reaction to food does not usually last more than a few hours and definitely not no more 24 hrs.

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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
41 years experience Dermatology
Doubt it: Herpes is usually very painful so i doubt this is what you have. Unfortunately I am not sure what you have. If it happens again i would either see you ... Read More
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Dr. Howard Schneider
34 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
Not oral herpes: Oral herpes is painful and also would not resolve in such a short period of time. Sometimes the small salivary glands i the lips can look like small r ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stefania Lima
9 years experience Pediatrics
Could be viral: How old is the child? There are many viruses that could cause red bumps on the lips. If it worsens or a fever develops make sure to see your doctor.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Comisi
38 years experience Dentistry
Have checked: The only good way to determine if something is abnormal or not is to have it evaluated by either a dentist or physician. I would suggest having it loo ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keith Leap
28 years experience Emergency Medicine
Get it checked: Red bumps can be normal tongue structures, but are worth having checked at either the family doctor or dentist. Some oral cancers can start on the to ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
35 years experience Family Medicine
Red spots on tongue: may be inflammed taste buds. Doubt infection since they are painless and no other symptoms. You may have also accidentally burned them with hot c ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Meng Syn
Dr. Meng Syn answered
38 years experience Dentistry
Possibly: Potential more common causes of red spots on tongue are oral thrush , B12 deficiency, acid reflux or oral herpes. Also, sometimes when we eat spicy ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Needs evaluation: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatmen ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
21 years experience Hospital-based practice
HealthTap Prime b/c: ... we need more information. Something isn't right. 1st, HSV causes encephalitis (or meningoencephalitis), not meningitis (unless there's repeated in ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
36 years experience Pediatrics
This is difficult to: diagnose without seeing it. I would recommend bringing her to her doctor to have it checked out.
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