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A 33-year-old female asked:

Can allergies cause red spots on tongue?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Allergy and Immunology 34 years experience
Possible allergies: Typical allergic reactions that affect the mouth and tongue lead to itching and swelling. Red spots without itching may be a different issue. An examination by a physician can help sort this out.
Dr. Simon Rosenberg
Prosthodontics 47 years experience
Yes They Can: Allergies can cause any exposed are to swell and be red. The other possible diagnoses are candida, normal engorgement of taste buds, oral cancer, benign red lesions, among other.

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A 23-year-old female asked:

Why do my tongue have red spots on it?

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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 55 years experience
Needs to be seen: This is mayor may not be normal. Without actually being able to see what you describe, we have no way of knowing which one it is. Have you dentist take a look at it.
Last updated Apr 28, 2015


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