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Small patch in the middle of tongue darker than normal has bled once or twice before? Only irritated after drinking
Not sure: Without seeing your tongue, it is impossible to say. Go see your dentist to have it evaluated. In the mean time, make sure you brush it well, even if it bleeds...It might bleed out what is causing the problem. Also, rinse with warm salt water or listerine. If you are a smoker, quit now: it might be irritation and staining from smoking. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Noticed small discoloration on the L side of tongue (darker like a burn, not black). and 1 small bump normal color on each side l/r on back of tongue?
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A number of things: This could be a number of possibilities that would be too numerous to disclose in this format. Please see your dentist. ...Read more
Common: This is common and most likely normal. There is a large number of superficial veins just below the under surface of the tongue. This is the reason that medications can be absorbed into the blood stream by placement medications "under the tongue". The overlying skin of the base of the tongue is very thin. Thus, veins may look prominent and dark in color. ...Read more
This morning i notice a dark color in my tongue this is the 2 time since las monday I have doctor app wensday any ideas if this is bad thank you?
Yes I have dark marks under my tongue with skin that looks like it's peeling off what would this be lots of redness 2?
Exam: See an oral surgeon or ENT doc for diagnosis. ...Read more
Hello. i have had dark spots on my tongue and on the sides of my tongue and need to know if it is malignant melanoma. please help?
I went to the dentist yesterday, for a deep cleaning and I'm noticing the skin that hangs on the underside of my tongue are dark red& sore.
Skin: Sorry it is sore. Could be from the procedure , since it was deep cleaning i have to assume there was a lot of debris under the gum and the gum on the inside of the lower teeth is adjacent to that flap of skin..It could be trauma from the suction if one was used. You should inform your dentist as they may want to evaluate it. ...Read more