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Causes Of White Sore On The 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
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
HIV: The symptoms of acute HIV infection may include these, but they are so non-specific that to attribute them to HIV without definitive testing would not be appropriate. If you are concerned that you may have been exposed to HIV please go and be tested. Knowing what you have early on is very important. ...Read more
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.
Tonsilar pocket: A lot of people mistake tonsilar plugs for pus pockets. They kind of look the same. Pus pockets are associated with tonsilar swelling due to inflammation and redness. If all you have is a white looking pocket but nothing else, it may be normal. Tonsilar epithelium regenerates and creates this kind of appearance due to the fact that the ducts are long and coiled. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Viruses: Viruses are very common and self limiting. ...Read more
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?
Sore throat , red on the uvila and soft palet on the roof of mouth, tongue spots that turned into valleys, now white bumps on the back of tongue and ?
Seasonal flu: Seasonal flu is very common viral infection with symptoms you have described. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. NSAIDs (e.g. Aleve) are also recommended every 6 hours. Try to quit the tobacco use, good opportunity. If concerned, see your PCP after 6 days or so. ...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
Best to be seen: There are lots of things that can cause white patches on the tongue. Some are benign and require no treatment. Some require treatment and a few require a biopsy for a definitive diagnosis as they can be potentially dangerous and even if they look harmless may not be! all white patches lasting more than 2 weeks mandate you seeing a dentist for a diagnosis. Always best not to take chances. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can syphilis symptoms of the throat be a white coating on the tongue and a layer on white stuff at the back of the throat ?
Not typical : Those are not typical symptoms one associates with syphilis. Syphilis and HIV testing can be done with a simple blood test at any doctor's office or public health clinic. White coating on the tongue is common in smokers and can be removed with a tooth brush or dental floss. ...Read more
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
Several posibilities: Get somebody professional (dentist, doctor) to look at these and give you their impression. Must be seen to be diagnosed. ...Read more
Probably Infection: There are a lot of conditions which can cause those symptoms. However, most commonly this is the result of an infection. This could be bacterial or viral. Like any other condition, if it persists for more than a few days, you should have it checked, diagnosed, and treated by a physician or dentist. Good luck. ...Read more
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