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I have a white spots/sores on my tonsils/mouth/throat. For four days and I have no ride to the doctor + no public transport. Any home remedies?

I have a white spots/sores on my tonsils/mouth/throat. For four days and I have no ride to the doctor + no public transport. Any home remedies?

Herpangina: Read about this and see if it is a match. Any pharmacy can give you a topical oral anesthetic, which is all that will help if this is indeed herpangina.

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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


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Hi - I traveled recently, and after the sunburn my arms have got white spots and sometimes itching happens badly. Pls suggest some home remedy.

Hi - I traveled recently, and after the sunburn my arms have got white spots and sometimes itching happens badly. Pls suggest some home remedy.

Cortisone Cream: YOu can also apply AloeVera. In future do remember to wear Sun Screen and Avoid 11 to 2 Sun light for prolonged period of time.

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White spots in mouth? What are they?

White spots in mouth? What are they?

A few possibilities: Possibly thrush or yeast infection or a viral infection causing ulcers or canker sores/cold sores. Difficult to tell without looking at it directly to be sure if it persists or worsens see your doctor.

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My 3 year old has white spots in mouth?

My 3 year old has white spots in mouth?

Candida is possible: If using an inhaled steroid, if he has a fever, may be a viral stomatitis, let your pediatrician take a look, but probably not serious.

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My daughter has white spots in mouth?

My daughter has white spots in mouth?

Could be something: This may be something or not. Kids get white patches on their tongue sometime from drinking milk. They can get a fungal infection on their gums, they can have whit spots from various infections. If the kid is doing fine, playful with normal feeding habits it is probably nothing. If the kid is acting sick, it is worth checking out.

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White spots in mouth are cancer, right?

White spots in mouth are cancer, right?

Usually not: There are many causes of white spots in the mouth and most of them are not cancer. It is not possible to say if the spots you have are cancer or not, without examination and if indicated by a biopsy sent to a pathologist for microscopic study.

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Bad breath, occasional white spots in mouth. Wassup?

Bad breath, occasional white spots in mouth. Wassup?

Oral thrush: Signs of lowered immunity causing fungal infection - need medical rx with magic mouth wash #2 which has nystatin, calamine, benedryl and lidocaine.

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Swollen all over, racing heart, white spots in mouth. What is it?

Swollen all over, racing heart, white spots in mouth. What is it?

Probabably Viral: There are a few possiblities here including coxsackie, measles - if not vaccinated or other viral infections. The racing hart could be due to fever or inflammation of heart as well. You should see your doctor soon to get this checked out.

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What are the white spots inside my baby’s mouth?

What are the white spots inside my baby’s mouth?

Thrush: Those white spots in your baby's mouth can be thrush. This is an infection with a fungus called candida that is common in babies. It causes white plaques on the tongue and mouth that can occasionally bleed. An oral anti-fungal medicine can help eliminate the infection, especially if it makes it uncomfortable for your baby to feed.

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Do the white spots in my baby’s mouth mean he has thrush?

Do the white spots in my baby’s mouth mean he has thrush?

Maybe...: ...Thrush typically comes on the inside of the cheek, edge (not top) of the tongue, and inside of the lips and gums. It also does not come off with gentle rubbing. If that's what you see, thrush is likely. Fortunately, it's usually easily treatable, and not dangerous except in children seriously ill to begin with.

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What can cause white spots in inner cheeks of the mouth?

What can cause white spots in inner cheeks of the mouth?

White spots: Leukoplakia is a condition that causes white spots/plaques inside the mouth. Cheek biting will cause white spots too. Leukoplakia: Clinical term descriptive for a white plaque/patch on the oral mucosa. Cant rub off. Cant specifically dx a disease. -45-65 yoa protective rxn vs irritants 80/20% benign/[dysplastic/cancerous] 4-6% progess to SCC

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Why do I have light white spots inside mouth but they don't hurt?

Fordyce spots: May be Fordyce spots which are small sebaceous glands in the mucosa of your mouth. However other causes such as infection are possible. If you smoke, stop! See your physician with concerns for a first hand examination.

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Please tell me what causes white spots in the mouth besides cancer?

Please tell me what causes white spots in the mouth besides cancer?

Lot of Things: Simply eating white food can cause white spots. Fungal infections can cause white spots. Very small white spots can be normal. One of the more concerning causes of white spots though is "leukoplakia." these white spots can turn into cancer.

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Could white spots on the floor of the mouth be something besides cancer?

Could white spots on the floor of the mouth be something besides cancer?

Yes they often are n: It is often not cancerous. Leukoplakia is one such condition which should be considered. A good oral surgeon or dentist can help guide you further.

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I have white spots in my mouth what type of doctor I will have to visit?

I have white spots in my mouth what type of doctor I will have to visit?

Depends: White spots can be leukoplakia, fungal infection, pus or a response to an irritant. Do the spots come off? Where are they on the mouth? Do you smoke or chew tobacco? You can see a dentist or a primary care doc for starters. It may need a biopsy.

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What can cause a yellow tongue and white spots in the mouth?

What can cause a yellow tongue and white spots in the mouth?

See a dentist: A yellow tongue and white spots in the mouth caused by oral thrush, leukoplakia, oral lichen planus, canker sores, etc. Some may require further assessment, tests and your Dentist may book a follow-up appointment or refer you to a specialist to determine a diagnosis. Take care.

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