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A 31-year-old male asked:

My son has spots in his mouth what could it be?

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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental and Behavioral 51 years experience
It depends on where: They are & what they look like. Painful ulcerations can be from viral illnesses like herpangina or herpetic stomatitis. His pediatrician or pediatric dentist needs to see the spots. Even if they're painless, to tell you what caused them & what, if anything, needs to be done to evaluate & treat them.

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