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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
31 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
White tongue with re: Not likely. It is probably nothing to worry about. This is probably just elongated papilla that means that you just have to brush your teeth and your ... Read More

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saleh Elahwal
35 years experience Endodontics
Hairy tongur: What you have is a situation where there is a lot of bacteria and fungi in the mouth. It could be related to poor oral hygiene . Smoking . Too much c ... Read More
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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
36 years experience Dentistry
Black hairy tongue: This is a harless condition when the papilla on your tongue elongate and are not removed as normally. Causes are smoking, some mouthwashes, medicatio ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Not an STD: No STD causes coated tongue or any other tongue symtpoms. If you took antibiotics for STD prevention, that might be the cause. But it's probably unrel ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
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Need testing: Instead of panicking, please make an appointment with your medical provider for HIV testing, history, and physical. There are also over-the-counter te ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
HIV: The development of HIV takes longer that three months to develop. You're best option is to be seen by your provider and be evaluated. Any number of di ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Herpes? Syphilis: Please see your Gynecologist as soon as possible. Explain your worries, then the doctor will examine you and, finally you are likely to have blood wor ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Rola Rimawi
20 years experience Internal Medicine
See your doctor: Without knowing your medical history and medication use, hard to tell for sure what this is. Best to see your doctor and test whether the white coatin ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Goldstein
33 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Normal anatomy.: They most likely are normal anatomy. Get a good friend or family member willing to let you look and using a flashlight, look at that spot in their mou ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Comisi
38 years experience Dentistry
Possibly normal: Depending on the type, location and size of the red spots they can be almost anything. It could range from normal anatomy, to migratory glossitis (geo ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dell Goodrick
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Many things: Red spots on the tongue can be caused by many things, including a B12 deficiency, an infection, asthma or some oral cancers. Have a dentist do an oral ... Read More

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