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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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Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
45 years experience Dentistry
Could be normal but.: This can be a normal issue with the tongue- may be caused by spicy foods, drinks, meds... But if in doubt, I would see a dentist now while the spots ... 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 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Stop!: Chewing tobacco irritates all the soft tissues of your mouth and over time not only will things get worse, but you are also more prone to oral cancer. ... Read More
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Possible cause: Stop the smokeless tobacco and see if your problem stops. Tobacco increases the incidence of oral cancer, so the sooner you stop, the better the chanc ... Read More
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Chewing tobacco: Chewing tobacco a prime caujse of oral cancer. Your symptoms are disturbing. Please see an Oral Surgeon now. Essential, and tis will be difficult, tha ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Behram Dalal
31 years experience Dentistry
Probably best to: Visit your dentist. Doesn't sound like anything severe. In the interim avoid acidic, spicy foods and liquids, refrain from smoking and alcohol and do ... Read More
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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 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Need to be seen: These types of situations cannot be diagnosed over the internet. Therefore, you will need to see a dentist for a definitive diagnose and appropriate t ... 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
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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