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Black Spot On Tongue
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
Black hairy tongue: There are a number of ailments that can lead to black pigmentation on the tongue. Your baby probably has a "black hairy" tongue caused by too much bacteria or yeast growth in the mouth. The bacteria build up on tiny rounded projections called papillae. If you are breast feeding, this is very common. Initially the tongue is white with yeast alone, but when bacteria adds up, the color darkens. ...Read more
I am having small black spot on tongue which appeaes for 2-3 days and disappears and later appears on different area of the tongue?
Black spot under tongue of 5 y/o. Prev biopsy of toe lesion dysplastic nevus. No fam history of melanoma. Gp/ent rec biopsy after watch 2mos. Ok wait more?
My mother 55 years, her stomach is upset, feel heat in the stomach, black spot on tongue and mouth ulcer and feverish feeling for last 2 3 week.
I found a small black spot on my tongue. It is on the tip of my tongue and a little to the right. It is very small, the size of a taste buds. Why is it there? Also, what is it?
My 2 year old (on Tuesday!) son has a round black spot on his tongue. It feels raised. Any ideas what it is? Should I get him evaluated now?
Black tongue: Could be normal in dark skinned individuals however sudden changes could be due to infections; yeast, medications including antibiotics or inadequate oral hygiene & less commonly, due to other health conditions. Try brushing the area with soft bristle tooth brush / toothpaste at least twice daily, if persistent or if other assoc. symptoms, get him evaluated. Take care. ...Read more
10 y.O son has black spot tip of tongue since nov.Spot has not grown.Doesn't feel pain.Gp looked & advised see dermatologist.Is dentist more correct?
Spot: Dermatologist or oral surgeon. If no os then specialist at local dental university. Most likely nothing but best to have it checked. ...Read more
I had this mole like black spot on my tongue. After I gargled with salt water the black mole disappeared. Little bruise left. What is it? Bad?
Black Tongue: Black tongue can be an overgrowth of the little hairy papillae on the tongue and isn't harmful. You can scrub the spot with a soft baby toothbrush twice daily & it should go away. (also, think if you have given anything that could stain the tongue--iron drops, pepto bismal, metal teether). ...Read more
Black spot: Please start with a phone call to your Primary doctor. Most likely he/she will have you come to the clinic. Hope all goes well! ...Read more
Tongue lesion. Started about 5days ago. Thought it was from drinking hot beverage, but not definitive. Turned from red to white with black spot under.
Normal healing : This sounds like you are going thru the normal healing process after a burned tongue. It will take about 7- 10 days to heal. If it does not heal, you have pain, or the size of the area is increasing you should see a dentist asap. ...Read more
I have a black spot on the right side of my cheek and on that same side I have throats pain and tongue pain.
May or may not: May or may not be related to each other. Important that you have your dentist check the "black spot" immediately. ...Read more
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