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A 16-year-old male asked:

so these dark red spots i've been getting in my mouth. they come and go. i ate some skittles now i have a red spot and its bleeding? idk. inside cheek

3 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 55 years experience
Apththous stomatitis: It frequently responds to valtrex (valacyclovir).
Dr. Santiago Roldan
Dentistry 20 years experience
CHANGE: Change your food and see what happens . Keep mouth clean and if it worsens, see a dentist.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Needs evaluation: Anything swollen, discolored, bleeding, out of the ordinary should be examined. 5 most dangerous words in the english language, "maybe it will go away.".

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