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redish blue spot on top of tongue

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Duane Keller
45 years experience Dentistry
Multiple options: You could have a benign condition called benign migratory glossitis, and it could be a host of other options. Your best way to discover if this is so ... Read More
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Dr. David Bordeaux
41 years experience Dentistry
Geographic tongue: Geographic tongue changes shape over time and may become painful.
Dr. John Comisi
38 years experience Dentistry
Good Question: This could range from normal formation of the filiform papilla that makes up the "top" surface of the tongue, to other benign formations, to something ... Read More

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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrell Herrington
34 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: The direct visualization of this will likely provide the diagnosis. Most common is bacterial or viral infection.
Dr. Brian Hoffman
14 years experience Dentistry
Office Visit: Too hard to DX over the internet, really need a clinical evaluation. May be able to go to emergent care to have issue seen immediately. Possibly den ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Yash
46 years experience Dentistry
Blood vessel: Due to the color, it may be swollen blood vessel under the surface protruding like a bump or a venus lake which is a swelling caused by bleeding under ... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Deering
9 years experience Dentistry
Bruising vs growths: This may indicate a blood clotting disorder if sudden. Are you on Coumadin (warfarin) the blood thinner? If so contact your md today. If slowly co ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Vito
37 years experience Prosthodontics
See a dentist: Sounds like you have a dental abscess brewing. You should see a dentist asap.
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A male asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
51 years experience Dentistry
Red spot on uvula: See your dentist or an oral surgeon for a clinical and visual examination.
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.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Sore tongue: There are many causes of what you describe. It sounds like a combination of normal or inflamed papilla, scalloped tongue and perhaps some other issue ... Read More
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A 3-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
48 years experience Pediatrics
Too early to tell: One red spot of one day's duration wld be very hard to diagnose esp in the absence of other symptoms. Best weld be to observe her for a few days and i ... Read More
A 2-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Tonsilitis: He has tonsillitis again if he has pus on the tonsils. We expect children to be sick 6-12 times a year because they have not reached adult levels of i ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Lesion mouth: Could include infection malignancy inflammatory bowel disease. Differential diagnosis long. Most concerned about potential for malignancy. Need to see ... Read More
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