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Blotches On Tongue
White coating on tongue, blotches on back of throat, 2 months, no tonsils. Http://s14.Postimage.Org/rwzi8byhd/throat.Jpg
I have genital herpes Im on the medicine acyclovir. I have pain on my tongue and my tongue has turned white with red blotches on it. What is it?
I have noticed red blotches with white border on my son's tongue, none on lips or cheeks. Could this be thrush or hand foot and mouth?
Needs to be seen: It could be a number of things, some benign and some not. Another possibility is something known as geographic tongue. See the adjacent photo. In any case, take your son to a general dentist or an oral surgeon for a definitive diagnosis. He\she will tell you exactly what it is and if any treatment is needed. It is always better to be safe than sorry. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tongue spots: You may have a condition that is completely harmless called "geographic tongue". If is comes and goes don't worry about it. If they are white and burn it may be thrush(candida) and may need a prescription to correct. If the spots are ulcerations or painful you should see an ENT for evaluation and possible biopsy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a two small hard spots in the middle of top of tongue. I was able to scrape off one of them but it hurts. What could this be?
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