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See doctor / dentist: This is too little information for an answer to your question to be given. But it is enough information that you should visit your doctor or dentist and be checked out. Black is often a sign of bleeding, but can also be a sign of some types of infection. Neither is good. Go see a doctor! ...Read more
Can be normal: Black dots on a baby's tongue would most likely be due to some increased pigmentation. This can be considered normal and is usually found more commonly in darker-skinned individuals. It also can be considered hereditary. However, you should probably mention it to your pediatrician next time you have a visit, or if the baby seems bothered by it, have it checked out sooner. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Gum in between teeth has small bright red streaks. Very painful whiteish spot under gum skin a bit below red streaks.Gum not bleeding when flossed.
Bleeding Gums after brushing, White Wrinkled Lines in inner/lower cheek, Peeling skin in mouth, Rough Spots?
Hit bottom gums while brushing teeth. They turned red and now it hurts to eat/touch. Gums taste like blood.
Gingivitis: Black hairy tongue is a condition where the papillae on the top of the tongue turn dark brown or black from various causes such as certain medications, poor oral hygiene, heavy tobacco use and certain rinses. It is benign and can usually be treated by using a tongue scraper. Gingivitis is an inflammation of the gums, characterized by redness & swelling and can lead to gum disease if untreated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes and: Yes and it is common to stain teeth as well. ...Read more
Nails/hair are brittle too. Gums thinned &rims have lightened/few upper teeth have white spots& teeth turning a faint tan color. No cavities/perio?
Gum problems: There any number of causes for your symptoms. If you have a regular dentist, i would see him as soon as you can. He may employ the help of a periodontist for final diagnosis depending on what he finds. In my opinion without seeing for myself, it sounds like a fairly uncommon condition called anug- acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis. See your dentist or periodontist. ...Read more
Differential...: Could be a number of things. Ethnic pigmentation depending on your racial background, a blue nevus (special kind of mole essentially), an amalgam tattoo (small piece of amalgam filling material that stains the surrounding tissue over time), varicosity (large blood vessel...Think vericose veins in your legs...Unlikely though). Get a dentist to look at it, but don't lose any sleep over it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your dentist: Getting cuts when brushing is not normal. See your dentist for a full eval and brushing review...Be certain to bring a list of any current medication you are taking so he/she may eval for possible interactions. Meanwhile, use a new very soft brush and brush with your non dominant hand...This may help relieve the pressure you're applying. Don't use any type of abrasive toothpaste. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers