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Doctor insights on: Blotches On Tongue

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What could cause a red, blotchy tongue?

What could cause a red, blotchy tongue?

Geographic tongue: It can be from chronic inflammation or genetic in origin. See an ENT doctor if symptomatic. ...Read more

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What do spots on tongue mean?

What do spots on tongue mean?

Depends: They may mean nothing or some form of pathology... A dentist should be able to tell you more after an examination.. ...Read more

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Spots on tongue what does that mean?

Spots on Tongue: Spots on the tongue can be manifestations of many oral pathologies. I recommend that you make an appointment with an oral surgeon immediately to have a thorough examination performed to ease your concerns! ...Read more

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Are u ment to have spots on the back of your tongue?

Not sure: I'm not sure what you mean by spots.... Some may be normal and others can be a sign of pathology.. It may be best to have a doctor look to see what your talking about.. Especially if there is a change in color or size in a short period of time.. ...Read more

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What might cause weird spots to appear on my tongue?

Geographic tongue: You are probably referring to a condition called "geographic tongue" or migratory glossitis. It is a benign condition, due to personal variation. It leaves splotchy areas that look like a map, and actually move around over time. No treatment is needed, nor is there anything that can be done. You tongue will just have extra character! ...Read more

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Does everyone have spots at the back of their tongue?

Does everyone have spots at the back of their tongue?

Well, kinda...: I'm not quite sure what you mean by "spots, " so i can't say for sure. However, the very back of the tongue has all kinds of normal bumps and lumps all over it. It can also exhibit various color variations. And, it can change over time. If you have doubts about what you're looking at, just get it checked by a dentist or an ent. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have spots on your tongue bad?

Spots: What kind of spots? Could be taste buds. Are they red or are they white and cotton ball like? Do they rub off with a cotton swab? You should see your dentist or ENT for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Do you think I should worry about some spots on my tongue?

Do you think I should worry about some spots on my tongue?

Tongue spots: If you have spots on your tongue that you have seen for years and they have not changed then it could be quite normal, however if they are new, and or changing in size and color or if painful these are all reasons to be concerned weather on the tongue or any other body part. You need to get this checked out if its new. Probably nothing, but a drs. Appt. Could make you feel a whole lot better. ...Read more