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Causes Of Red Spots On My Tongue
Red raw sore on the roof of my mouth. Swollen red bumps on back of tongue and back sides of tongue and white spots on tonsils.
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
Anatomy normal: The top of people's tongues can be different colors. White coatings can come from something that you ate, or a product that you are using. The red bumps on the back of your tongue may the normal appearance of taste buds called cirumvallate papilla. If you have any concerns at all, i would recommend seeing a dentist for an evaluation as white and red colorings may indicate things out of the norm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Needs to be seen: These types of situations require a personal visual examination and evaluation. Merely giving you a list of possibilities serves no real purpose. If you want to know what you have and what would be the appropriate treatment, if any, you will need to see a physician. ...Read more
Papillae, taste buds: http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.familymedschool.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/tongue2.jpg;imgrefurl=http://www.familymedschool.com/one-day-medical-school/anatomy-of-the-mouth/;h=342;w=350;sz=20;tbnid=estazrfe5atpvm:;tbnh=90;tbnw=92;zoom=1;usg=__d6zil7mjbpv6x2hq7dflsy32ois=;docid=pl5jwrqkfgqa0m;sa=x;ei=4vxlurtfz6nga_aygtg;sqi=2;ved=0cc8q9qewag this will show you the tongue anatomy. ...Read more
Many causes: "blotches" can be from infection, autoimmune diseases, inflammation from clothing abrasion, cancer, among even more possibilities. The first step in evaluating this is to see your primary care doctor, urologist or dermatologist for an examination. A biopsy might be necessary. ...Read more
Cheek bite for one: One cause can be a cheek bite that caused bleeding below the tissue, but not enough of a bite to cause a laceration or tear so that the blood leaked out into your mouth. Another reason could be a blue nevus. You should see a dentist to have the spots evaluated and then see if any treatment is needed. ...Read more
My tongue hurts, is white, white bumps on top of tongue and red spot on side of tongue
some congestion in throat/ on and off sore throat
Back of tongue & throat are white &roof of mouth has red spots.Bumps on back of tongue&very small white spots on tonsils.No pain or fever.Strep maybe?
Several posibilities: Get somebody professional (dentist, doctor) to look at these and give you their impression. Must be seen to be diagnosed. ...Read more
The surface of: The tongue is covered with papilla (which can resemble bumps). They are your taste buds. They can vary in size. If they are painful please consult with your dentist. Brushing your tongue as part of your oral hygiene regimen is beneficial. Hope this helps. ...Read more
They may be normal: See your dentist for a clinical examination to see if your require treatment. ...Read more
Hard to tell: It would be very difficult to tell for sure what those spots are without seeing them, particularly in person. It could possibly be eczema, an allergic reaction to a soap, detergent, perfume, or jewelry, or even a fungal infection. I would recommend getting an in-person opinion from your doc, but in the meantime you can try some 1% Hydrocortisone cream on it to see if it helps the itching. ...Read more
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