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the bottom of my tongue has purple veins is this normal

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Eltzroth
22 years experience Dentistry
You Answered It!: You answered your own question. Typically blood vessels.

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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Most people have...: ...visible veins under their tongues. If she has bleeding or other concerning symptoms, make an appointment now. Otherwise, ask her doctor at her n ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Question cut off: Please resubmit with actual question for info being sought. Thanx.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
? pharyngitis: Use salt water gargles, pain killers and see your doctor soon, you need to be examined and might need prescription medications, take care
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably normal.: Hard to say without looking, but there are often pink bumps on the back of the throat which are nothing but little patches of white cells and supporti ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Might be ok: Have your local md or ENT evaluate it. It might just be trauma from an old bite on the tongue, or an area where the tongue rubs on a sharp tooth. Ho ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Forrest Jones
Specializes in Family Medicine
Need more info: Glands? Need more info. Thanks
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Mole: May be but you need to check it out.
A female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Bluish palms: Bluish and prominent veins at the levels of your forearm, wrist and Palm are not abnormal unless they don't recede when you elevate your arm above the ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Vericocele: Is called vericocele , usually harmless , wear a good support , if it is bothering you or have fertility problem will need low risk simple surgery . ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
I don't know: What you are describing, but any cracking in the head of the penis would be abnormal. If you're concerned you should let your doctor examine the probl ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
No: Penile veins should be soft. The hardness could be due to thrombosis of the vein. This iss probably not serious unless you also have pain or swelling ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Not normal. : That doesn't sound normal. Are you having any other symptoms? This could be an infection, either current or yet-to-come. Perhaps a doctor should have ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
A vein is normal, bu: A vein is normally in that location. Unfortunately no one but you knows what you mean by enlarged and puffy. If you're concerned, maybe you should sho ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Fietsam
34 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Yes, common: a variation of varicose veins. Can be treated by injections. Contact vein clinic of America or similar.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Suzanne Fiala
29 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: Why is half your lip flesh tone? Have you seen a dr. For a diagnosis? Do you have vitiligo? If you have not done so, a diagnosis is imperative. Aft ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Scott Bobbitt
31 years experience Dentistry
???: Mouth's a pretty big place--with lots of different anatomical structures. Have you a photo or better description?
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
19 years experience Urology
No: You have varicoceles which can cause fertility problems, pain. See a urologist, he or she may order a semen analysis on you to see how your counts are ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
38 years experience Dentistry
Difficult: It is difficult to comment on something that cannot be seen or felt. Your best action is to have a dentist take a look and see. It could be normal o ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Bumps under tongue: Bumps under tongue can be part of salivary gland system assuming you do not have a yeast infection in your mouth (rare) or are not a tobacco chewer/sm ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
If brand new: This might just be from trauma - bleeding into tissue. However, if there is significant swelling, heat, redness, increased pain, purulent drainage - ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Payman Kosari
Specializes in Cosmetic Surgery
Lesion in mouth: Hello, It is somewhat difficult to answer this question without a picture but sounds like your a describing a venous lake. This is a benign vascular ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Goodpaster
28 years experience Dentistry
It Depends: Since we do not know your ethnic background, it could be a number of issues. If you are black, or of mediterrainin desent it might be normal pigminta ... Read More
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Dr. Steven Seres
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Hard : Hard to know without seeing this in person. The fact that it's been there a couple of months and hasn't worsened is reassurring. It could be somethi ... Read More

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