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ulcer on the tip of my tongue

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
IF NOT BETTER SEE MD: Cause of tongue ulcer most of the time is not serious. 1canker sores, these are white and yellow blisters fills up with pus as sore grows.It can be c ... Read More

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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Scuba
24 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Mouth ulcer: The answer--you DON"T! Self treatment with corrosives and other ablative medications can result in tissue damage where it wasn't intended.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Can't tell: There are many causes ranging from food sensitivity, virus, trauma, like biting your tongue, so it is not possible to answer your question. But most ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
21 years experience Dentistry
Ulcers: This can be due to a virus. Sometimes it goes away after 10days to 2 weeks, but see your physician or dentist for evaluation.
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kiyan Mehdizadeh
8 years experience Dentistry
Don't wait: The dark spots are most likely blood vessels called varicosities. If spots weren't there before, but now they have been there for a week or so, and no ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
Likely aphthous: If it is in the part of the lip/tissue that is inside and not near the teeth (where the gum tissue does not move) then it is most likely an aphthous u ... Read More
A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Hendricks
37 years experience General Surgery
Check with you doc: Though stroke is not very likely, these symptoms should be checked out.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Monica Michel
11 years experience Family Medicine
Be seen: Sounds like you have ulcers/blisters/cuts in your mouth which is not normal so be seen ASAP . Good luck
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harry Ringer
24 years experience Dentistry
Multippossibilities: It could be anything from a traumatized taste bud to an inflamed taste bud to inflammation from a external stimulus to something more complicated. I w ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Armando Berguido
33 years experience Dentistry
Be more specific!: Are you referring to the part of your tongue where you can see some blood vessels or to the floor of the mouth? Can you see anything unusual where it ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Temporary: It is probably a swollen taste bud or a small ulceration. It should go away within a week or so. If it does not go away have it checked by your doct ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harry Jenkins
Specializes in Dentistry
Hard to diagnose: Without seeing it firsthand, it is kind of hard to diagnose. Possibilities may be oral thrush which is caused by a fungus. Another possibility may be ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
37 years experience Dermatology
Oral Thrush : Could be an infection with yeast (candida).
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Apthous ulcers?: If multiple ulers are there it could be from apthous stomatitis . Behcet's disease is a condition with multiple oral ulcers but also need to r/o other ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Don Millner
42 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
BothCould be normal.: A small dot on purple / blacklist dot on the inside of your mouth could be as innocent as a petechiae blood vessel break from cheek bite. Though wa ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Hard or soft ?: Is the "bump" hard or soft? If soft, it may be an abscess. If hard, it might be a bony exostosis. Either way you should have it examined by your local ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Maybe an ulcer : Or trauma. Use good oral hygiene and use Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen for any pain. If is fails to resolve or enlarges see you doctor or oral ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. G Funari
Dr. G Funari answered
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
There : There are many possible causes for these white spots, but most likely these represent the openings of minor salivary glands found throughout the lips. ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Color: White or yellowish. If yellowish may be benign Fordyce Granules. If what may be infection. As tis is not a forum for diagnosis, please see you Dent ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
42 years experience Dentistry
Could be normal: Without actually seeing your tongue, we cannot determine what you see and if it is abnormal. It is best to see your dentist who can see if it is a pr ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Seasonal flu: Seasonal flu is very common viral infection with symptoms you have described. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water an ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Tongue pain?: Patients cannot always visualize painful areas of their mouth, nor are they trained to know what to look for. You should see a local dentist who can c ... Read More

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