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My baby is 7 weeks old and has white spots on her tongue?

My baby is 7 weeks old and has white spots on her tongue?

See physician: It may be a number of things... Without seeing your baby it is hard to help. ...Read more

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Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Should I be worried if my baby has white spots at the end of its tongue?

Should I be worried if my baby has white spots at the end of its tongue?

White on tongue: It could be milk, especially if a powdered formula is used. However if it does not scrape or wipe away with a wet cloth. Then it could be thrush, a yeast infection in the mouth. Look at her gums too and inner cheeks it can spread. The doctor will give you some yummy drops for her mouth to kill the fungus. ...Read more

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How can it be that my 6 month old baby has white spots on his tongue?

How can it be that my 6 month old baby has white spots on his tongue?

Could be...: There are a few things it could be. Has you baby recently has antibiotics? Thrush is a yeast growth that can appear in the mouth from antibiotics or poor nutrition and can look almost like cottage cheese. Geographic tongue is harmless patches that are white and flaky. You should have a pediatrician check your baby to diagnose the cause. ...Read more

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My baby is 21 months and has a couple of little white spots on the end of his tongue. Are they ulcers or sores of some kind?

My baby is 21 months and has a couple of little white spots on the end of his tongue. Are they ulcers or sores of some kind?

Couple of causes: There are a couple of causes for white spots on the tongue. A common one at that age would be bite marks from his incisors. At 21 months, he is old to have thrush, unless he was recently on an antibiotic. Some viral infections may cause similar lesions. If they act like they bother him, are worsening, or have been there for a long time, I would suggest seeing his pediatrician. ...Read more

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My 2 year old child has several tiny white spots on the tongue and all over the throat. What are they?

My 2 year old child has several tiny white spots on the tongue and all over the throat. What are they?

Possible "thrush": On the surface, it sounds like thrush, a yeast infection in the mouth. Yeast lives normally on body surfaces but multiplies in warm, moist areas. It's common in infants but less common in toddlers, so I suggest seeing his/her doctor to make sure that's what it is. Recent antibiotics recently it can make it more likely; there are other less common medical reasons; if it is yeast there is treatment. ...Read more

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What are the white spots inside my baby’s mouth?

What are the white spots inside my baby’s mouth?

Thrush: Those white spots in your baby's mouth can be thrush. This is an infection with a fungus called candida that is common in babies. It causes white plaques on the tongue and mouth that can occasionally bleed. An oral anti-fungal medicine can help eliminate the infection, especially if it makes it uncomfortable for your baby to feed. ...Read more

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Do the white spots in my baby’s mouth mean he has thrush?

Maybe...: ...Thrush typically comes on the inside of the cheek, edge (not top) of the tongue, and inside of the lips and gums. It also does not come off with gentle rubbing. If that's what you see, thrush is likely. Fortunately, it's usually easily treatable, and not dangerous except in children seriously ill to begin with. ...Read more

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1 month old has small white spots on tip of tongue and will sometimes cry when eating. What could this be?

1 month old has small white spots on tip of tongue and will sometimes cry when eating. What could this be?

Could be thrush: Thrush is extremely common in infants. It is yeast infection in the mouth which causes white spots on the tongue, inside the cheeks, and/roof of the mouth. It typically make the mouth sore and painful with eating/sucking. There is safe medicine to treat thrush. The infant should be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more

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I have sore white spots on tip of my tongue they are growing in size and numbers. I have noticed lumps on my gums, and when I swallow feels blocked?

I have sore white spots on tip of my tongue they are growing in size and numbers. I have noticed lumps on my gums, and when I swallow feels blocked?

White Spots/tongue: White spots on the tongue can be: oral thrush which is a yeast infection, leukoplakia which can be caused by smoking or idiopathic which means the cause is unknown, and oral lichen planus. See your doctor for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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'my son has white spots on his tongue?

Possibly candidiasis: Candidiasis, sometimes called thrush, is a fungal infection that can cause white patches on the tongue. Usually these patches can be scrapped off and leave a bleeding surface. It is easily treatable with medication. Have your child evaluated by there pediatric dentist or pediatrician. They should be able to tell you if this is candidiasis. ...Read more

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What is it when you have white spots on your tongue?

What is it when you have white spots on your tongue?

Thrush: It may be an infection with candida (yeast). This is common in patients using inhalers for asthma. ...Read more

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I have white spots on my tongue and that have become painful?

I have white spots on my tongue and that have become painful?

Painful spots tongue: Lets so 2nd opinion and I can look at them. ...Read more

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Should I be worried that my toddler has white spots on tongue?

Should I be worried that my toddler has white spots on tongue?

See Pediatrician: There is no way to diagnose 'white spots' on tongue over the internet. Please take your toddler to the pediatrician for a personal exam. It may be normal or it may require treatment (if it's candidiasis/thrush or something else). ...Read more

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What do white spots in my tongue mean?

Need more info: This could be normal taste buds. It could be the tongue needs cleaning, it could be an abnormal growth. Have your dentist take a look and advise you on what they actually see. ...Read more

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Help! I have white spots on the back of tongue. What do I do?

Help! I have white spots on the back of tongue. What do I do?

White spots tongue: See a dentist or ENT specialist for a diagnosis and treatment if appropriate. ...Read more

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Could there be a disease where you can get white spots on your tongue?

Difficult to: Guess a diagnosis over the internet. Would recommend an examination by your physician or dentist. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I have white spots in my tongue like perfect circles. Is this an allergic reaction, should I be concerned?

I have white spots in my tongue like perfect circles. Is this an allergic reaction, should I be concerned?

Unlikely: What you describe is not typical of an allergic reaction. You should see a dentist to determine what you have and whether or not it requires treatment. ...Read more

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I recently kissed a guy who is known to have alot of girlfriends and now I have gotten some small white spots on tongue. We didn't French kiss?

I recently kissed a guy who is known to have alot of girlfriends and now I have gotten some small white spots on tongue. We didn't French kiss?

Tricky: Dermatologic conditions are hard to discuss without seeing them., but white spots often are normally present on the tongue. The only common std associated with kissing (herpes) just doesn't sound anything like that:
it's red blistery
somewhat sore on the outside at the edges of the lips
and it's unlikely to first occur in teen years. ...Read more

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What would cause side of tongue to be sore and have white spots?

What would cause side of tongue to be sore and have white spots?

Hard to Say: Do you have a habit of biting your tongue? Did you traumatize that side of your tongue recently? How long has this been going on? It can be trauma, oral cancer, auto-immune disease (ie. Erosive lichen planus), etc... See your dentist soon for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What could cause my jaws to have white spots and tongue to have edgy spots and a feeling of burning?

What could cause my jaws to have white spots and tongue to have edgy spots and a feeling of burning?

Thrush: I'm not sure what you mean by "jaws", but white spots in the mouth with burning sensation frequently means a yeast infection of mouth and or throat. The risk of getting them increases with treatment with antibiotics or prednisone, in diabetics and other people with decreased immunity. This is treated with Nystatin mouth rinses, Clotrimazole lozenges, or Fluconazole pills for 14 days. ...Read more

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If I have white spots and dark red spots on my gums and tongue, but they get better when I stop using Oysco500 +D?

If I have white spots and dark red spots on my gums and tongue, but they get better when I stop using Oysco500 +D?

Hard pressed: I'm hard pressed to see a relationship between calcium supplement and the lesions you describe. White and red lesions on pink tissue should be examined if they don't completely dissapear in 10-14 days. Please see your Dentist or an Oral Surgeon for differential diagnosis and, if necessary, treatment. ...Read more

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Good day, my one year old has been struggling for the past week with a painfull mouth. She had white spots on her tongue and cant even eat. Plz help?

Good day, my one year old has been struggling for the past week with a painfull mouth. She had white spots on her tongue and cant even eat. Plz help?

Try cold things: I find that chilled apple sauce, ice chips, chilled milk or other fluids can numb up the sores enough for them to stay hydrated. You can also paint the sores with Benadryl solution which has a transient anesthetic effect which may allow a brief period for them to eat. ...Read more

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What can cause a yellow tongue and white spots in the mouth?

What can cause a yellow tongue and white spots in the mouth?

See a dentist: A yellow tongue and white spots in the mouth caused by oral thrush, leukoplakia, oral lichen planus, canker sores, etc. Some may require further assessment, tests and your Dentist may book a follow-up appointment or refer you to a specialist to determine a diagnosis. Take care. ...Read more

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Would anemia cause white spots or swollen tongue?

Would anemia cause white spots or swollen tongue?

Possibly: More likely the cause of the anemia such as vitamin b12, or severe folate (folic acid) deficiency could be associated with those findings. ...Read more

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My 4yr old has really dry cracked lips and little white spots on her tongue and gums and a oral temp of 102.2 I first saw it with my 1yr bout a week.

My 4yr old has really dry cracked lips and little white spots on her tongue and gums and a oral temp of 102.2 I first saw it with my 1yr bout a week.

Viral infection: When more than two members of a family fall sick one after the other with similar symptoms, it is usually due to a common virus which runs its course in due time. ...Read more

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My tongue has been sore for almost 2 weeks. Sore on the sides with white spots & ridges created by teeth, sores on tip and red dots on top toward back?

Sore tongue: There are many causes of what you describe. It sounds like a combination of normal or inflamed papilla, scalloped tongue and perhaps some other issue that needs to be treated. It requires that you actually see a dentist to evaluate and diagnose these conditions, and treat accordingly if warranted. ...Read more

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Sore tongue, when eating cold food tongue burns hard to talk without tongue pain. White spots sprinkled on tongue. Started about 2 days ago. Help?

Sore tongue, when eating cold food tongue burns hard to talk without tongue pain. White spots sprinkled on tongue. Started about 2 days ago. Help?

Sore tongue: This needs to be investigated by a professional. Make a dentist appointment asap. Don't let this go without having a dentist see it. Tongue lesions can be a serious illness that needs immediate attention. ...Read more

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I have oral thrush/candida & was given clotrimozole troche 10mg 5x/day for 2 weeks today. White spots are all over my mouth, tongue, tonsils, lips & uvula. I can't stop wanting to gag. What can I do?

I have oral thrush/candida & was given clotrimozole troche 10mg 5x/day for 2 weeks today. White spots are all over my mouth, tongue, tonsils, lips & uvula. I can't stop wanting to gag. What can I do?

See an ID doctor: If you are an adult, not diabetic or on antibiotics or steroids and have thrush you must be tested for HIV disease and have your immunity assessed. Thrush seldom occurs in normal adults, and particularly when it fails to respond to standard treatment it is an ominous sign. ...Read more

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Hi. I have white spots on my tongue. Last few days other hearts to swallow. What can it be?

Hi. I have white spots on my tongue. Last few days other hearts to swallow. What can it be?

Few possibilities: Depending on the nature of the white spots (size, location, flat/raised, quantity), it is likely either a fungal infection such as candida (commonly), or possibly apthous ulcers. A dentist or physician should be able to identify the cause and provide appropriate treatment. If it is a fungal infection you would need medication. If ulcers, it is self limiting but medication will help alleviate pain. ...Read more

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My mom used homeopathic medicine under her tongue and now her frenulum has strange swelling and white spots.?

My mom used homeopathic medicine under her tongue and now her frenulum has strange swelling and white spots.?

Very unusual but...: I've given thousands of patients homeopathic medicines for over 30 years and have never heard of anyone having a reaction like this. I'm curious exactly what medicine she took. Most homeopathic medicines are very dilute substances in a carrier of lactose (milk sugar). It's possible your mom is sensitive to lactose- while very unusual, that seems more likely than a reaction to the medicine itself. ...Read more

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I have white spots on the under side of my tongue, show up a few times a month for a few days -couple weeks, Look like canker sores. I chew. Cancer?

I have white spots on the under side of my tongue, show up a few times a month for a few days -couple weeks, Look like canker sores. I chew. Cancer?

One idea: Do you perhaps have transient lingual papillitis? It's not cancer. Read about it. Check with your physician next time you visit and they are present. I hope you're able to stop chewing someday, but I'm very glad you're chewing rather than smoking. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I just got done drinking a margarita and now the right side of my tongue is sore with some large swollen white spots. It only happens after margaritas?

I just got done drinking a margarita and now the right side of my tongue is sore with some large swollen white spots. It only happens after margaritas?

Margarita sore/ swel: May be an allergy. An allergist can test. Also get the ingredients to determine which component. Any issues with tequila/agave before or cointreau or oranges/beets? Always have benedryl 2-3 pils on you and take when developing a reaction to anything. Avoid margueritas (tequila/ cointreau) for now f/u w/ allergist. ...Read more

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I have white spots on the underside of my tongue and they keep coming back. I have chewed tobacco for about 3yrs. Is it likely I have oral cancer?

See a dentist: White spots on tongue can be a harmless coating on the mouth, but they can also be a serious condition. You should take immediate measures to find out its reason. See your dentist for evaluation. ...Read more

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White spots under tongue, rough sore spots under tongue & back sides of tongue also on creases between cheek &gum. Very painful when I bit my cheek?

White spots under tongue, rough sore spots under tongue & back sides of tongue also on creases between cheek &gum. Very painful when I bit my cheek?

Unfortunately: These types of situations require a one on one clincial exam for a diagnosis and proper treatment. Merely listing some possibilities will be of no service to you. Schedule an appointment with a local dentist. ...Read more