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I have a white spot under my tongue and it hurts. Is this a blister?

I have a white spot under my tongue and it hurts. Is this a blister?

Might be: Could be a blister or a clogged salivary duct or an ulceration. Most common = ulceration. Rinse with warm salt water and keep an eye on it. If it worsens, see your dentist. ...Read more

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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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I get these little clear blisters/bubbles under my tongue all the time and they hurt... I'm kind of scared for what they could be...

I get these little clear blisters/bubbles under my tongue all the time and they hurt... I'm kind of scared for what they could be...

Don't worry: Minor salivary glands that get blocked are clear little bumps (clear saliva in a tiny skin sack) that heal once they pop. ...Read more

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Clear/whiteish bubble under my tongue, recurs in the same spot and has been for years? Hurts until it pops and clear liquid comes out.

Clear/whiteish bubble under my tongue, recurs in the same spot and has been for years? Hurts until it pops and clear liquid comes out.

Salivary gland cyst: Sounds like a benign salivary gland cyst caused by blockage of minor salivary glands in the mouth floor. Simple drainage usually sufficient, but formal removal of the offending gland may be required if recurrent or large or infected
Dr SP Grobler Surgeon Gastroenterologist ...Read more

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I started to notice a growth of a white spot and like wings under my tongue. It hurts a bit. The white spot is under my tongue right on the line that?

I started to notice a growth of a white spot and like wings under my tongue. It hurts a bit. The white spot is under my tongue right on the line that?

Seek Rx: Any pain, bleeding, or swelling should be immediately evaluated. Any white lesions in mouth should be immediately evaluated. Please see Oral and Maxillary Surgeon ASAP. OTCs, herbs, unguents, salves, and snake oil are NOT substitutes for a professional evaluation. Don't ignore this. Probably nothing, but get it checked. ...Read more

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Following a real bad toothache, came this lump that feels really big but I can't see it. It's under my tongue in the same spot I had the toothache. It's hurts really bad. Can you tell me what that is?

Following a real bad toothache, came this lump that feels really big but I can't see it. It's under my tongue in the same spot I had the toothache. It's hurts really bad. Can you tell me what that is?

Treatment to Tooth??: Rarely does the infection from an absceesed tooth swell to the tongues side of the lower jaw (mandible). As the previous clinician advise, d see your dentist for advice care and a referral to an Oral Surgeon. ...Read more

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Under my tongue (duct submandibular gland) I believe it is. There is a tiny blister like, it doesn't hurt or anything. I burst it it cam back. Std? Or?

Under my tongue (duct submandibular gland) I believe it is. There is a tiny blister like, it doesn't hurt or anything. I burst it it cam back. Std? Or?

Call your dentist: Have your dentist check for stones in the duct. Sometimes you need to have an oral surgeon remove them if they don't go away on their own. ...Read more

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I have one inflamed tonsil. And white spots on the tonsil, the roof of my mouth and under my tongue. They hurt really bad. I can't talk or eat, help! ?

I have one inflamed tonsil. And white spots on the tonsil, the roof of my mouth and under my tongue. They hurt really bad. I can't talk or eat, help! ?

See your doc: You need to be evaluated for infection. You may need antibiotics and additional care to speed your recovery. Until then salt water gargles, anti inflamatories and warm packs may help. If you are unable to drink enough to stay hydrated, are drooling because you can't swallow your saliva, or have fever or chills seek care immediately. ...Read more

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How to remove an irritated white spot under my tongue?

How to remove an irritated white spot under my tongue?

Don't touch it!: Let an oral surgeon take a look at it. It needs to be determined if it is an ulceration caused by trauma or a lesion that needs to be removed. This is not something you can do yourself. ...Read more

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What does a blue spot under my tongue mean?

What does a blue spot under my tongue mean?

Blood vessel?: Probably a blood vessel.
However, there is some other pathology
that that may need attention. You must see a dentist to have it looked at and rule out other possibilities. ...Read more

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Receiving worried about spot under my tongue please help me?

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

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I have a very small little spot under my tongue that comes when I am chewing food although it is not near a tooth. It is unddr gum and tongue?

I have a very small little spot under my tongue that comes when I am chewing food although it is not near a tooth. It is unddr gum and tongue?

Gland, infection etc: You need to have your dentist look at this. It could be a gland, stopped up salivary duct, infection or a host of other things. The only way to diagnose this is to have a professional look at it and help give you options on what it is and what can be done.

If it is a problem you want to address it now and not let it go. ...Read more

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I found a 1/4 inch blood spot under my tongue?

I found a 1/4 inch blood spot under my tongue?

Very common: This problem is usually the result of either traumatic injury or blockage of a salivary gland duct. If the blood spot lasts for more than two weeks, you should see your dentist. ...Read more

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I'm 18 I have a dry spot under my tongue, what is it?

I'm 18 I have a dry spot under my tongue, what is it?

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

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I have a swollen spot under my tongue close to the back side of my teeth. It is sore. What could it be?

I have a swollen spot under my tongue close to the back side of my teeth. It is sore. What could it be?

See your dentist: I would have it evaluated by your dentist or primary care physician. A minor infection on the tongue, tooth abscess or a swollen salivary gland is not uncommon and can cause pain and irritation. The proper diagnosis is the key to a successful treatment. See your dentist for evaluation and diagnosis. ...Read more

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What causes a watery blister under the tongue?

What causes a watery blister under the tongue?

Salivary Gland: A translucent watery blister under the tongue is most likely a mucous retention cyst, mucocele, or ranula which occurs when the duct of a salivary gland becomes occluded. The gland continues to produce saliva and cannot empty into the mouth, resulting in a ballooning effect of the duct or gland depending on the location of the blockage. ...Read more

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I have a huge mouth blister under the tongue?

Ok: How long has it been there? Any habits like smoking or chewing tobacco? Is it actually an ulcer or a blister? Condition of your teeth? The answers to these questions will help your local dentist or physician make a proper diagnosis. Give either of them a call for an appointment. ...Read more

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What could be causing soreness under the tongue as well as a patchy white spot?

Thrush: Candidiasis or thrush is a fungal infection (mycosis) of any of the candida species (all yeasts), of which Candida Albicans is the most common. It is also commonly referred to as a yeast infection. ...Read more

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I have bumps under my tongue that are not painful or itchy. Almost look like blisters. Can you tell me what they are?

I have bumps under my tongue that are not painful or itchy. Almost look like blisters. Can you tell me what they are?

Bumps: It is impossible to tell you what these bumps are without seeing them. Do you have pain? How long have they been present? See a dentist or oral surgeon for an evaluation. This is the way to get answers. ...Read more

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I have a blister under my tongue it fills with fluid then bursts, is it a gland, . It is like a vein

I have a blister under my tongue it fills with fluid then bursts, is it a gland, . It is like a vein

Mucocele: Small mucous glands in this area can become clogged and the mucous builds up causing the swelling. It is only a problem when it can't drain. If it persists, see an oral surgeon. ...Read more

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Under my tongue behind the teeth on the string like things when you lift tongue up I got a blister thing on it that flops around what could it be?

Under my tongue behind the teeth on the string like things when you lift tongue up I got a blister thing on it that flops around what could it be?

Frenum: The frenulum of tongue or tongue web (also lingual frenulum or frenulum linguæ) is a small fold of mucous membrane extending from the floor of the mouth to the midline of the underside of the tongue. It can be accidentally cut or blistered, and may keep the tongue from fully extending outward. ...Read more

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A painful bump appeared under my tongue today. It's translucent like a blister with a small amount of blood in it. I don't smoke, do wear invisalign

A painful bump appeared under my tongue today. It's translucent like a blister with a small amount of blood in it. I don't smoke, do wear invisalign

Gland: There are many glands under your tongue and sometimes they get blocked and is called a mucocele. This can cause a painful swollen area. Usually they will heal within a week so so. However if it does not heal, gets bigger and more painful then you should see your dentist or an oral surgeon. ...Read more

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I was just yawning, and I noticed a red spot on the root of my mouth, under my tongue. What could that be?

I was just yawning, and I noticed a red spot on the root of my mouth, under my tongue. What could that be?

See your dentist: It could be many different things. Most likely nothing to worry about, but definitely see your dentist asap for an accurate diagnosis. As with most things, catching it early is very important. Don't assume it will disappear on it's own. ...Read more

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Hi, I have Crohn's disease. I have got 2 huge blisters and 3 lumps growing under my tongue on the floor of my mouth. Is this related to Crohn's or not?

Hi, I have Crohn's disease. I have got 2 huge blisters and 3 lumps growing under my tongue on the floor of my mouth. Is this related to Crohn's or not?

Could be: Some crohns patients can get crohns related ulcers in their mouth. They tend to get them during a flare, not when everything is going well. However you may have a viral infection causing this. So if u are flaring, call your gi. If not, go see your pcp for further guidance. ...Read more

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4 year old in school, coughing, red spots on soft pallet roof of mouth, says mouth hurts, runny nose (spots are not blisters). Causes?

4 year old in school, coughing, red spots on soft pallet roof of mouth, says mouth hurts, runny nose (spots are not blisters). Causes?

Most likely viral: Could be hand foot and mouth disease (if there are bumps on foot and hands) - which is a virus, or can be cused by other visrues or if he has a sore throat it can be strep. ...Read more

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I have pink/Redish spots or sores in the floor of my mouth under my tongue and slightly enlarged vallate papilla with white around them when I brush.

I have pink/Redish spots or sores in the floor of my mouth under my tongue and slightly enlarged vallate papilla with white around them when I brush.

Color change: Any white or red spots in the mouth should be evaluated. Can't see you, palpate the area, examine adjacent structures, in this forum. Your Dentist is exquisitely trained to answer your questions based on a clinical examination. Pl, ease call to schedule one. ...Read more

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Under my tongue the fleshy bit that is attached by a string, has a few black raised spots and is red and very fleshy than normal what does this mean?

Under my tongue the fleshy bit that is attached by a string, has a few black raised spots and is red and very fleshy than normal what does this mean?

Normal anatomy: Sounds like a normal anatomical structure. Superficial veins run through the base of the frenulum known as varicosities. Especially if no obvious pain, swelling or discomfort, there is no need to worry. However, if concerned you can see a dentist for evaluation. ...Read more

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