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Mi little boy 2 month having black spot on tongue. why it is?

Mi little boy 2 month having black spot on tongue. why it is?

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

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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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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?

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?

Tongue pigmentation: Hyper pigmentation of tongue may happen from drugs, infection, nutritional deficiencies, dark skinned individual, hormone deficiency and so on, Have yourself checked out to get to the diagnosis and treatment. Most of the time they are benign lesions. ...Read more

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What the cause of black spot in tongue?

What the cause of black spot in tongue?

Many: Black spots on tongue may be caused by the natural pigmentation of the tongue, but it can also be a warning sign that you are developing a more serious condition such as hairy tongue. I would visit your dentist to have this checked. ...Read more

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Black spot on my baby's tongue? What does it mean?

Black spot on my baby's tongue? What does it mean?

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

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1 tiny black spot on side of tongue, should I be concerned?

1 tiny black spot on side of tongue, should I be concerned?

Yes: It may be nothing to worry about, but any abnormality should be checked and possibly biopsied, especially it is symptomatic or has been there for longer than 10 days. Oral cancer often begins with small abnormalities. See your dentist for an examination. ...Read more

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Should i be concerned about the black spot on my tongue?

Yes: Several questions are important: 1) how long has it been there? 2) is it getting larger? As a general rule, any new lesion that has been there longer than 10 days should be evaluated. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Getting a small black spot on my tongue, what could this be?

Getting a small black spot on my tongue, what could this be?

Many causes: Black spots on the tongue can come from trauma, tongue piercing, oral cancer , hyper pigmentation, and smoking or drinking. ...Read more

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What anaethesia to use for biopsy of growing black spot under tongue of a 5 y/o?

What anaethesia to use for biopsy of growing black spot under tongue of a 5 y/o?

Talk with an ENT: Biopsies at this age can be very hard to do. I would recommend having a little sedation in the operating room, so that the experience is not traumatic for the child and it is doe safely. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Difficult : Difficult to say without seeing it, but something that small and unifocal may be a vascular "bud" (capillary plexus) near or part of your taste bud that looks dark to you. Fungal or yeast problems tend to be more diffuse. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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

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I found a black spot on center of my tongue. What type of doctor should I go see?

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

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Black spot on right side of tongue ? Diagnosed with papillae , veins darker

Need to see: Requires examination. All depends on exactly where it is , the size, the symptoms, signs, and response to examination . See your Dentist. If need second opinion, see the Oral Surgeon. It is your mouth and you certainly want to have it healthy. Good Luck. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Have mucus like substance on tongue . But when brushing and coughing up mucus from being sick it all goes away . See a brown/black spot trying too develop on side of tongue VERY CONCERNED of mouth / oral cancer . I have no bleeding , pain or anything just

Have mucus like substance on tongue . But when brushing and coughing up mucus from being sick it all goes away . See a brown/black spot trying too develop on side of tongue VERY CONCERNED of mouth / oral cancer . I have no bleeding , pain or anything just

Go see: Any visualized change in your mouth should be evaluated. Please see your Dentist or an Oral Surgeon for evaluation. Wouldn't it be wonderful to be told there's nothing to worry about? And on the slight chance that there is a problem it,s better to have it resolved as quickly as possible. ...Read more

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