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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can check: A doctor should evaluate a throat that has been sore for 1 week. An infection such as a cold should have almost healed up by then. Allergies would cau ... Read More
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
36 years experience Pediatrics
Strep ? : I think it might be a good idea to take some penicillin if this is not improving, but if you are getting better, push clear fluids, get good sleep, an ... Read More

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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Oral thrush: treatment. Oral thrush (Candida Albicans=fungus ) is not contagious, meaning it cannot be passed to others. Antifungal medications (e.g. nystatin, amp ... Read More
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
White skin: As oral bacteria are suppressed (antibiotics) the normal fungal levels can increase (Thrush). See your Dentist or Physician for appropriate diagnosis ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Betty Tsai
16 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Likely nothing: The tag beneath your tongue is called a frenulum. In people (adults and children) with a prominent frenulum, they often have tongue tie and may requi ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Probably not: But why doesn't your friend see a dentist just to make sure. There' soothing like peace of mind.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Don't rip it : Best to leave it alone. The tongue is very vascular meaning there are lots of blood vessels. You can bleed quite a bit from a tongue injury. Leave it ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kari Sakurai
32 years experience Dentistry
See your dentist: Have an evaluation with your dentist. They will be able to assess what the issue is or if it is a normal.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Meng Syn
Dr. Meng Syn answered
38 years experience Dentistry
Veins and frenum: Sounds to me that you just discovered your sub lingual veins an your sub lingual frenum both are normal anatomy. The tissues under the tongue is f ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Taste buds: Taste buds are microscopic, so there is an anatomic disconnect in your question. I'm concerned that you are having pain and probably inflammation. Y ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Thaler
41 years experience Prosthodontics
Tissue healing: Part of the process of healing. It is dead tissue/skin waiting to slough off. Do not pick/pull it -- let it run its course. Hope you got your retainer ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Generally yes: the mouth and structures have regular trauma and heal quickly
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