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A 31-year-old female asked:

I can't see any ulcers or lump inside my mouth but different parts of my tongue is paining occasionally and there are small white painless spots ?

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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
Needs to be seen: We can give you a list of 100 possibilities which would be merely educated guesses or you can see your own dentist who can give you an accurate answer. I suggest the second solution.
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Geographic tongue: also called benign migratory glossitis. It is a benign condition characterized by inflammation of the tongue and it usually heals without treatment. See your dentist for evaluation, if concerned.

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Last updated Jun 30, 2014

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