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A 20-year-old female asked:

I've had a sore throat and red spot on tip of tongue for a month thought it was a sign of herpes since i get them on my tongue but it's been too long?

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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
Need to be seen: These types of situations cannot be diagnosed over the internet. Therefore, you will need to see a dentist for a definitive diagnose and appropriate treatment, if necessary.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Red spot/sore throat: Any red or white spot on the oral soft tissues that last longer than 2 weeks should be investigated. May or may not be associated with you sore throat. Please see your Dentist to examine your red spot. Please see your Physician (or Urgent Care) to evaluate your sore throat. Examinations required to determine cause and, therefore, appropriate treatment.

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Last updated May 8, 2018

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