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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvaro Lazo
23 years experience Dentistry
Irritation and Infla: Irritation of the soft tissues and glands followed by inflammation would be the most common cause.

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
An infection: See a local dentist to determine exactly why you have these symptoms.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
50 years experience Dentistry
Sore throat, bumps: Impossible to say without an examination and medical history. They may be related or two different problems. See your medical doctor or an ENT specia ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Anatomy of tongue: Those bumps were almost certainly always there- you just probably never looked that closely before. The anatomy of the tongue is rather complex after ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience Dentistry
ENT: See your ENT doctor as soon as you can to be sure it is not strep throat; can be very serious if left untreated. See your ent.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Piercing: The tragus is part of the ear. A piercing can certainly introduce bacteria into your tissues and they can spread to lymph nodes, but the lymph nodes ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Several issues: The white tongue could be from a coating that can be removed with better oral hygiene and a tongue scraper....Or lichen planus, thrush or something el ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. SURESH KATAKKAR
51 years experience Internal Medicine
Check with F. doctor: When sore throat lasts so long you need to get checked by your family physician. He will do appropriate things like throat swab and phlegm culture etc ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brett Noorda
24 years experience Dentistry
Get examined: White tongue may be just a coating of debris caught on the rough surface, or it could be a fungal infection, or it could be an overgrowth of the tongu ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
57 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Please see your family physician. You could have a herpes infection or other viral infection or also a yeast infection that should be treated now.
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