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White spot on bottom of tongue

A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
Dentistry 43 years experience
Possibly .......: It could possibly be a vein (blood vessel) that is close to the surface. Like photo enclosed. If not, then, possibly you traumatized the area and h... Read More
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
See image: If the blue spot is like the one circled in white, that is a vein, the sublingual vein. There are 2, one on left & one on right of underside of tongue... Read More
Dr. Jennifer Goldman
Dentistry 32 years experience
A vein or lesion: You could have a vein that has been injured and is close to the surface making it appear blue. You could also have a lesion that is abnormal and shou... Read More

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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Comisi
Dentistry 38 years experience
Have it examined: This could be of any origin and cause. The only way to know is to have it examined by your dentist. Only them will you have a definitive answer and pe... Read More
Dr. Leonard Bernstein
Periodontics 46 years experience
Get it checked out.: Leave it alone for 2 weeks. If it is not completely gone, it needs to be evaluated. It could be one of many entities.
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Dr. John Thaler
Prosthodontics 41 years experience
Salivary duct: Likely a blocked or irritated salivary duct. If it worsens around mealtime then probably this. Best to see your Dentist for examination. White patches... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 18 years experience
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 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kiyan Mehdizadeh
Dentistry 9 years experience
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
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Teething: Congratulations, your baby is begininng to teeth. You can have her suck on cold washcloth or give Ibuprofen , if necessary.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elisa Ribelles-medhus
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
Parotid gland duct: That is the opening in the duct from the parotid salivary gland. You also have one under the tongue called the sublingual salivary. Here’s something f... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Heather Pickett
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Watch for a few week: Watch for another few weeks-if it gets bigger or more appear would recommend seeing a dentist to make sure it isn't anything deeper. If you are a smok... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Infection: You most likely have an infection. Now it can be viral or bacterial so you should be examined to determine if you need treatment with medications or j... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Not unusual: After those injections and all that work on your mouth and tooth and after the local anesthetic wore off, I don't think your symptoms are concerning a... Read More

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