A member asked:

I am worried about red spots appearing all over my tongue look like ulcers but are connected to sore throat?

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Dr. Robert Kwok answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Dr. can check throat: New throat and tongue symptoms can be from strep throat (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if symptoms are bothersome, recurrent, or don't go away quickly (mainly to check for a treatable infection). Throat lozenges and ibuprofen can lessen pain temporarily.

Answered 1/14/2018



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