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Grey Spot On Tongue
White/grey thin oval painful spot under tongue, gone in a week, surrounded by red area, faded away, didn't bust/pop, think was canker sore, safe to kiss?
It is safe: If no lesion is present, it is safe to kiss. ...Read more
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
Hello , my son is 12 years old and woke up this morning with a white small spot on the of the tongue. Later on it turn to grey and painful !
My 3 month old has a thick white coating on his tongue which gradually formed grey spots. Looks like mold! thrush or molding milk?
Many: Black spots on tongue may be caused by the natural pigmentation of the tongue, but it can also be a warning sign that you are developing a more serious condition such as hairy tongue. I would visit your dentist to have this checked. ...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
Dry spot?: I don't see how it could be dry under your tongue. Regardless, whatever it is that you are referring to should be seen by your dentist for an evaluation. ...Read more
Probably Not: It is most likely normal, but see your dentist to be sure. ...Read more
See your dentist: There are many economical and painless tests to determine if the spot under your tongue needs treatment. If you need treatment, the sooner you go the easier treatment will be. ...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
Need Consultation: May have to be removed.Get a more detailed answer ›
Biopsy: A professional should evaluate the area. Usually if the area doesn't disappear in 2 weeks the area should be biopsied. ...Read more
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 more
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
What to do if i chipped my tooth one day and a have a little grey spot on the corner of the same tooth?
See your dentist: The grey spot is probably stain on a rough edge where the tooth chipped although it could be decay. See your dentist and get it repaired before it gets worse. ...Read more
I currently noticed that i got a blue spot on my tongue i dont know what is that nd it is not painful so please help me with that?
Vein if it is under: Blue spot under tongue may be just a vein. On the top of the tongue could be something to get checked out. ...Read more
I am having small black spot on tongue which appeaes for 2-3 days and disappears and later appears on different area of the tongue?
My son is 7 weeks old and he has a white spot on tip of his tongue I have tried to rub it off and it wont come off what should I do?
Oral Thrush: This sounds like oral thrush.Thrush is an infection of the mouth caused by the candida fungus, also known as yeast. This is not limited to the mouth and it can occur in other parts of the body. This is somewhat common in infants and is easily treated. You need to see your dentist or pediatrician for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I've had this white spot on the tip of my tongue & it bothers me so I keep on bitting on it. I want to know what it is & what should I do?
White spot: Make an appointment to have this examined by your dentist. It needs to be seen clincally, and it may need to be biopsied. ...Read more
I Have a tiny lump on the upper left side of my back. I have had it for about 2 months now. It is like a little grey spot. So please help. ?
Can't diagnose the: lesion with available information. Consider evaluation by your physician or dermatologist. Take care. ...Read more
I suddently notices big dark spot on the side of my tongue, and there is a small dark spot on the other side of my tongue can u please help me?
Hemangioma: The dark spots may be a hemangioma of tongue. They are often raised dark or purplish growths caused by swelling and outgrowing of veins, appear like blood bubbles. They are benign but can be removed if get in the way of eating or looks unpleasant. They can appear any time, at many places. We commonly see them on older adults on lips. See dentist to confirm what you see. ...Read more
My son has a white spot under his tongue towards the back and he says it hurts sometimes and he had this for a few days now. What could it be?
Canker sore: or aphthous ulcer is a small shallow sore or ulcer inside the mouth. They can be caused by mild injury but often there is no known cause, but often seem more common during viral infections. They usually heal in 7-10 days. If it enlarges significantly or lasts longer, please have it evaluated. ...Read more
Ive got 2 tissue tags underneath my tongue. Recently ive been getting alot of pain on 1 of them
When ive looked closely one seems to have a white spot?
Likely normal: Plicae Fimbriata. This is a normal finding under the tongue. May look like little fringes. If you have been sticking your tongue out over the tops of your bottom teeth, then the white spot could be irritated tissue. Check the edges of the bottom teeth for sharpness if this applies. Otherwise, see your Dentist if it does not improve in a few days. Good Luck. ...Read more
My nephew has a gray / blue spot on the bottom part of his screla. His mom says it has been growing in size day by day. Is this anything major we should be worried about?
I would absolutely: get in and have it evaluated by ophthalmologist immediately ...Read more