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A 37-year-old female asked:

I have two red spots on the side of my tongue, that are a little sore.i am not sure when they appeared?what they might be?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 53 years experience
Red spots: Hard to say without a visual exam. Sounds like you may be getting an ulcer. If it does not heal in 7-10 days, have it examined by a dentist.
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Dr. Jonathan Engel
Dentistry 41 years experience
Many possibilities: It could be as simple as trauma and be as much as a viral infection. My rule of thumb is that if it doesn't heal in 14 days see your health care provider, probably a dentist in this situation.
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Last updated Sep 26, 2016

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