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pimples under my tongue

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Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Sublingual tonsil: You may have either a plugged salivary duct or an infected sublingual tonsil Suggest showing this to your Dentist first. Hope this helps Dr Z
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
Tongue: There are some little fimbre located on the underside of the tongue that get inflamed intermittently. I bet that is what you are seeing. Next time yo ... Read More
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Dr. Bradford Romans
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It sounds like a: mucus cyst.Try to leave it alone.This should spontaneously resolve,but if it persist for a few weeks,have someone look at it.

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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Jakavick
37 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Pimple under tongue: These bumps are usually related to salivary glands either a blocked duct that swells called a mucocele or a ruptured duct called a ranula. Cause is no ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Tufton
8 years experience Dentistry
Mucocele: Could be a mucocele. Underneath the tongue is a very common place for them and it may be rupturing after a few days looking like an ulcer. Mucoceles a ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Need exam: There can be many causes for your "white pimple," from transient to dangerous. Any and all white lesions in the mouth should be examined immediately. ... Read More
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Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
50 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Consultation: Have the Dentist or Oral Surgeon see this. It may be that the duct is blocked and the saliva is backing up in the gland - this will cause swelling an ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Salivary ducts?: See if you have two, next to each other, in the front just behind your lower front teeth. They may be the openings of the two salivary ducts from the ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Lightfoot
58 years experience Pathology
See below: A huge variety of things can cause this and the only way to see what it is is to actually see a doctor who can then tell you what it is.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kayvon Javid
20 years experience Dentistry
See a dentist ASAP: You need to see a dentist/ md immediately for proper diagnosis and treatment. Fortunately, the majority of tongue problems are not serious and most ca ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zienowicz
38 years experience Plastic Surgery
See someone: If you have just noticed it then it must have been increasing in size. See your dentist or ENT or family doctor for a check. It is most likely benign ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Virus: It is most likely a virus that most people get as a child. It is very painful. The only treatment is symptomatic and it can last a week.
A male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Many : Many possibilities. Have you been to a dentist to have your teeth examined for a possible infection? Swelling under the tongue is very, vary dangero ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See doctor: Check with an oral surgeon or ENT to make sure that this is not a cancer especially if you have been a smoker.

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