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Tongue veins

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
9 years experience Dentistry
Viral: infections normally have periods of remission followed by periods of excerpation in form of bumps or lesions. Testing may be required .
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Marged
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Problem: Any sore of the tongue or change is appearance may be disregarded if short lived and not recurring. On the other hand, a long term problem [symptoms] ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. I. Jay Freedman
43 years experience Dentistry
Clogged gland?: Based on description of the problem and your age, you could very well have a clogged duct from either your submandibular or sublingual salivary gland. ... Read More
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
See MD: Could be a number of things. See oral surgeon or ENT doc for exam.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
You do not have HIV: Your question has been repeatedly and accurately and graciously answered. It is rude to just dismiss this expert opinion and to ask the experts the sa ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Physical exam: You need to have this area examined in person by your physician. A painful tongue lesion has many etiologies. Sometimes a biopsy (small piece) needs ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lucas Bryant
9 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Veins : Red vessels are arteries full of oxygen. Darker vessels are usually blue/purple veins. They are a different color due to their lack of oxygen. You can ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michel
46 years experience Family Medicine
Ruptured vein: This appears to be a vein that was traumatized when he pulled. it. It is a very bloody area and will swell dramatically... Time and care will eventual ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
18 years experience Sleep Medicine
Yes: The veins turn and have valves that help with flow. You may notice this on areas that are not covered with 'thick skin' the most including under your ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
See your dentist: These types of situations\symptoms require a personal clinical examination and cannot be diagnosed over the internet. Please see your dentist for the ... Read More
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Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
24 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Not sure: I am not completely clear on what this is by your description. However, there are in fact both contagious, and noncontagious things that can occur und ... Read More
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