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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Geary
30 years experience Pediatrics
Viral: If you have been seen by a pediatrician to know that the leukocytes are elevated, that doctor should have explained that the chances are this is a vir ... Read More
Dr. William Jakavick
37 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Red spots on tongue: It very well could be viral with elevated white count sometimes when children cut teeth they develop red spots that can blister and then resolve after ... Read More

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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
Facial rash: There are several possibilities. One frequent cause is allergy to a food the baby is eating and spreading around her lips and face. Or this can be a ... Read More
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Dr. Taylor Pollei
12 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Vascular lesion?: It is best to check with your pediatrician in this case. Although possibly irritation, allergy, or just a transient skin issue, there is a chance it ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Needs to be seen: This is mayor may not be normal. Without actually being able to see what you describe, we have no way of knowing which one it is. Have you dentist t ... Read More
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Red areas ?: Could be geographic tongue, but hard to tell without seeing it. Please get yourself examined.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Goldstein
33 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Normal anatomy.: They most likely are normal anatomy. Get a good friend or family member willing to let you look and using a flashlight, look at that spot in their mou ... Read More
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A 14-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Comisi
38 years experience Dentistry
Possibly normal: Depending on the type, location and size of the red spots they can be almost anything. It could range from normal anatomy, to migratory glossitis (geo ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dell Goodrick
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Many things: Red spots on the tongue can be caused by many things, including a B12 deficiency, an infection, asthma or some oral cancers. Have a dentist do an oral ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
I don't know...: It may or may not be normal. Without being able to see it or having more information, we can't give you an accurate answer. If you show it to your d ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Warren
9 years experience Family Medicine
Inflammation: the taste buds at the back of the tongue can increase in size due to inflammation, irritations, or chemical reaction. Brushing your teeth and tongue ... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Indu Lal
Dr. Indu Lal answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
Geographical tongue?: If there is no pain or other discomfort, it can be geographical tongue. Which is benign condition.
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