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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Houghton
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
No: Papillae on tongue sometimes get enlarged and sore. It's temporary and is not a viral or bacterial infection. See your doctor if it persists longer th ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Show us picture pls: The tongue is known to have many variations with pigmenting, size, appearance, & not always due to disease. Causes of a tongue that looks white in ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Hacking
18 years experience Family Medicine
Tonsillitis: Loss of appetite with signs of a throat infection may represent strep throat or viral pharyngitis.
Dr. Karen Butler
21 years experience Family Medicine
Bacterial?: Could be bacterial or viral with the exudate See your doctor for exam
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
White spots: May have strep throat. or other throat infection. please be seen by doctor at urgent care or health tap priime for antibiotics
A male asked:
Dr. Georgia Latham
35 years experience Family Medicine
Could be thrush: Thrush is extremely common in infants. It is yeast infection in the mouth which causes white spots on the tongue, inside the cheeks, and/roof of the ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Please stop: Please stop trying to diagnose yourself. If you have Herpangina you would probably also have an acute fever. You can't see the back of your Uvula wi ... Read More
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 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Cancer? Cancer?: Probably not, but should have been evaluated months ago. Cannot diagnose you in this forum, and the list of what it can be is too long to print here. ... Read More
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 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Tongue burnt: I am experiencing tongue problems (quality: sore) .a little raw spot just above the tip of tongue feels like burnt when anyrhing touches the one spot? ... 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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