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Green Spot On Tongue
My tongue is green with red spots towards the back and a single large spot running down the middle and my throat hurts. What's going on?
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 throat is really sore. Half my tongue is green with slight red spots all over my tongue. What could this be?
Pale green tongue towards back of throat no whites spots or bumps no trouble swallowing or any thing what could it be no sore throat?
Probably Not: It is most likely normal, but see your dentist to be sure. ...Read more
A "blood spot" on the tongue could be a petechia which can be caused by some medications or by injury (biting) it is an accumulation of blood.
If this spot is under the tongue it could be a varicose vein (the return blood flow is prevented and the vein accumulate blood). ...Read more
Black Tongue: Black tongue can be an overgrowth of the little hairy papillae on the tongue and isn't harmful. You can scrub the spot with a soft baby toothbrush twice daily & it should go away. (also, think if you have given anything that could stain the tongue--iron drops, pepto bismal, metal teether). ...Read more
Black hairy tongue: There are a number of ailments that can lead to black pigmentation on the tongue. Your baby probably has a "black hairy" tongue caused by too much bacteria or yeast growth in the mouth. The bacteria build up on tiny rounded projections called papillae. If you are breast feeding, this is very common. Initially the tongue is white with yeast alone, but when bacteria adds up, the color darkens. ...Read more
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Many things: A dark spot may or may not be something serious. The only way to be sure is to see a dentist for an evaluation. Consider if there is any pain or tenderness associated with the lesion? Is is flat or raised? And finally have you realized it has persisted beyond 2 weeks? I wouldn't get too excited from answers here as we are limited with just text questions, so see a dentist just in case. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A few: Could be a few things. Hard to tell without seeing it. See your dotor and let them check it. ...Read more
Most likely: This "weird spot" is secondary to trauma from brushing. I am confident it will go away within days. Best of luck! ...Read more