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Beefy Red Tongue
Fungus?: It's impossible to make a diagnosis based just on one sign. However, the majority of common white lesions of the tongue are fungal. It's usually "candidiasis, " or what you might call "thrush." that's not something that easily goes away by itself. You should see a dentist & get some medication. More importantly, your dentist needs to rule out other problems which are potentially dangerous. Get help. ...Read more
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
Very swollen tonsils white patches and red lines possibly blood on tonsils. Difficulty swallowing?
Could be related: Regardless this requires a review of your medical and dental history as well as a one on one clinical exam. See your dentist for that. The internet is great for gathering basic general information but can't replace the doctor\patient relationship visit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
ViralUri: Viral upper respiratory infx.Get a more detailed answer ›
Red bumps on back of my tongue, white small coating on tongue. After tongue brushing taste buds appeared. No pain/itchy. Roof is yelllowish. What is it?
NORMAL: The description you give sounds like normal larger taste buds(papilla) covered by food debris or plaque removed by your more aggressive cleaning. The lack of symptoms also suggests this diagnosis. A more effective cleaning regimen, helped by a dental evaluation should take care of the problem. ...Read more
My entire mouth is pale yellow, my tongue is yellow striped. Tiny canker sores are forming on tongue sides + elongated red bumps forming under tongue?
Needs to be seen: You will have to see a local dentist, primary care physician or ENT specialist. We cannot diagnose or treat patients over the internet. A medical and dental history along with a personal clinical exam is required. ...Read more
Cobblestone throat, white tongue, gets white quickly even after brushing. Also small spots that appear on tongue, rimmed with white, raw when brushed.
Palate soreness spreading to tongue, gums also strange taste in mouth. White rings on tongue. Pimples and blood blisters inside both cheeks?
Soreness: It appears that you may be developing a viral illness of the mouth. ...Read more
Lump on neck, lump on back of tongue, white spot on tonsil, red dots on tongue (look like large paepelle), white coating on tongue, ear/throat pain.
Doctor can check: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (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 the sore throat is "super sore", recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Throat infections can occur along with tongue and ear symptoms. ...Read more
Clenching: When you clench your teeth together your tongue pushes out against them from the inside and leaves indents and sometimes a ridge along both sides of the tongue. Focus on your teeth during the day. They should only touch when you're eating. If your teeth are touching and you're not eating: that's clenching. Try to get used to keeping your teeth parted when your mouth is closed. Takes ~3wks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Geographic tongue: Geographic tongue is also known as benign migratory glossitis. The tongue will have patches on the surface of the tongue that are missing the normal pink papillae and appear as smooth, red "islands," often with slightly raised borders. These patches give the tongue a map-like appearance. These patches then heal and the condition "migrates" to another spot. Usually without symptoms or burning ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sores on back tongue, throat area, and under tongue. Only sores under tongue tingle sometimes. Back of tongue slightly patchy white. ?
Possibly viral: Many types of throat infections can have sores in the mouth/tongue. Viral illnesses may be the most common. strep certainly can causes sores in the throat but patients with that infection are usually more ill with high fevers. Another possibility would by a yeast (thrush) infection which would be treated differently then other infections. Throat culture may be indicated. Seek a medical provider ...Read more
Depends on diagnosis: Diagnosis must precede treatment. You need to have a clinical examination to determine your diagnosis and treatment recommendations will follow. See your physician. ...Read more
What would make your tongue feel like you bit it but didn't. There is no sores or redness and the feeling comes and goes and lasts for minutes. ?
In a 3 yrs old Strawberry tongue like signs only on the tongue. No redness and no other signs. Can it just be normal and nothing to worry about?
Monitor: Strawberry tongue two things I'm thinking about Kawasaki or scarlet fever. So you need high fevers for a 4 to 5 days, peeling on the lips comma or desquamating rash to be Kawasaki. For scarlet fever you should be looking for Sandy paper like rash. Go to your doctor for further evaluation because either disease have different course of management. ...Read more
Both sides of the bottom of my tongue feels like I bit it but I'm certain I didn't. There's no visible redness but there are 2 symmetrical lines.
Pain on tongue: You can try to gargle with salt water for swelling. Drink plenty of fluids and rest. Try to recall what happened to make your tongue sore and avoid that in the future. If it persists more than a week pr if you have fevers, bleeding, difficulty breathing then see your doctor. ...Read more
Burning sensation on tongue. Tongue was not recently burned. No redness or bumps. What could be the cause?
Burning Mouth : Syndrome can be related to problems with taste and sensory nerves of the peripheral or central nervous system. It can also be caused by dry mouth, fungal infections, nutritional deficiencies, allergies, acid reflux, medications, hypothyroidism, irritation, and anxiety or depression. ...Read more
What cause the redness under your tongue and black veins, also the fatness on the side of your tongue ?
Veins : Red vessels are arteries full of oxygen. Darker vessels are usually blue/purple veins. They are a different color due to their lack of oxygen. You can see them under your tongue because the mucosa layer covering them is very thin there. The tongue is a muscle, so pretty much anything regarding its natural size and shape is muscular in nature. ...Read more
Yes I have dark marks under my tongue with skin that looks like it's peeling off what would this be lots of redness 2?
Exam: See an oral surgeon or ENT doc for diagnosis. ...Read more
I noticed for 2-3 weeks or so my kids 3 & 4 years old have typical strawberry tongue type spots without redness or high fever. Is it OK?
Strawberry tongue: Sounds a bit unusual, but if this is an isolated symptom, I think that's ok, just be on the lookout for fever, peeling skin, intense redness of skin, swollen neck and lymph node areas, and other symptoms associated with Strep phayngitis and Kawasacki disease ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tongue weakness, i can hardly move my tongue, I have trouble eating swollowing and speaking. My tongue looks normal no swelling, no redness?
I have tongue weakness, find it hard to eat, swollow and speak can hardly move it around. But it looks normal no redness, not sore or swollen?
See neurologist: A neurologist may be more appropriate.Get a more detailed answer ›
I bit side of my tongue two days ago, there is no unusual redness. As the edge of my teeth is sharp there, when swallowing it is so sore what can I do?
Hi, had a flu and it is better but it hurts to swallow, the back of my tongue is painful constantly and so are my ears with no redness?
May be inflamed: "Flu" is the condition caused by the influenza virus with symptoms of runny nose, fever, sore throat and cough. However, lay people tend to call the ailment that causes vomiting and diarrhea flu also. If you had vomiting with your bout of flu, it would not be unusual to have persistent inflammation in the esophagus, back of throat and tongue with referred pain to the ears for a couple of days. ...Read more
My baby has fever blister on tongue n redness of gums n 2 pimple lik rash on face with v poor appetite?
Maybe herpetic virus: If you or someone close to the baby has herpes -- cold sores, etc. Then it is possible that your baby has gotten them. What you described is consistent with a primary (1st time) herpetic infection. Get to the pediatrician asap for diagnosis and any treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a sore spot on the tip of my tongue, but no white spot like mouth ulcer or any redness. It's sore when the spot is rubbed by teeth. Anxiety?
Maybe irritation: Could be irritation from a sharp tooth, trauma while eating or a burn from hot food. If not resolved within a week, see a dentist for evaluation. ...Read more
I take fenofibrate lipid regulating agent,thus it trigger allergy.eg.sneezing watery nose,redness of both eyes,itchiness of tongue with preckles ontop?
Ok: it appears you are most likely allergic to this medication. Avoid it on the future and let your dr. and pharmacist know of your allergy, as they may want you to also take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) if the symptoms are not improving, or even some other meds if deemed necessary. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers