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sore red spots on tongue

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
No: An innocent reaction.
Dr. Mark Collins
24 years experience Prosthodontics
Sore spots: Not to worry, just eat less spicy food. Enlarged taste buds.

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Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Infection : This could be an infection so I would certainly get him seen by a physician
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
ViralUri: Viral upper respiratory infx.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
That's a need for MD: This may be streptococcal, but best solution would be to have this examined by a professional (family doctor), and throat cultured and assessed.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
36 years experience Dentistry
Several causes: The most common causes for this are viral, sensitivity to certain foods or food additives and vitamin deficiencies. Your dentist can help you find t ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
51 years experience Dentistry
Red spots: Hard to say without a visual exam. Sounds like you may be getting an ulcer. If it does not heal in 7-10 days, have it examined by a dentist.
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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 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saleh Elahwal
35 years experience Endodontics
Hairy tongur: What you have is a situation where there is a lot of bacteria and fungi in the mouth. It could be related to poor oral hygiene . Smoking . Too much c ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see ... Read More
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Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
GERD: May be GERD or other disorder. Start with your MD. He/she may refer you to an ENT doc or oral surgeon.

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