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Tiny white spot on tip of tongue

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Houghton
Specializes in Internal Medicine & 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
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
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 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Georgia Latham
Family Medicine 36 years experience
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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Dr. William Culviner
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Inflamed taste buds: It might be that your infant has irritated taste buds on the tip of tongue due to feeding either by bottle or breast. This could make your infant cry... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
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
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
Family Medicine 49 years experience
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.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 55 years experience
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
Endocrinology 58 years experience
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
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Behram Dalal
32 years experience
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 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
Dentistry 40 years experience
Spot: Dermatologist or oral surgeon. If no os then specialist at local dental university. Most likely nothing but best to have it checked.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Satloff
Pain Management 41 years experience
See a dentist: See a dentist and request a biopsy to evaluate the the white spot (leukoplakia) on the tongue. Usually some toxin, pathogen, allergen is the cause of... Read More
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