A 30-year-old female asked:
I've just noticed some patches of sore spots on my 1 year old babies tongue, what could it be and should i be worried?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Dentistry 39 years experience
Spots: Please see your pediatric dentist or pediatrician. Without a description of the spots (color size) it is hard to say. The most common in children is thrush and is easily treated. Be sure all the toys are clean especially toys that enter the mouth and again please see your health care professional.
5.1k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Patches: Your child may have a benign condition known a Geographic Tongue. But there may be other reasons. Your child is a year old. Time for his/her first Dental Examination. Advise that you see a Pediatric Dental Specialist, a Pedodontist.
378 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Feb 25, 2018
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