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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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Blistering (Definition)

Blistering is a bubble of skin filled with fluid. They can occur to excessive rubbing (as with a new pair of ...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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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 clear blister under my tongue and it comes back everytime I pop it. its been going on for two or three weeks?

I have a clear blister under my tongue and it comes back everytime I pop it. its been going on for two or three weeks?

Blister: This blister has been going on long enough. It is time to see a dentist or an oral surgeon about this. Stop popping it. Get checked. Usually a mucocoele is nothing to be afraid of, they heal. Get it checked. ...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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I have a small red spot under my tongue (not on tongue) I just noticed it today. I have Strep, tonsilitis, and a sinus infection. Normal?

I have a small red spot under my tongue (not on tongue) I just noticed it today. I have Strep, tonsilitis, and a sinus infection. Normal?

Tongue and red spot: The tongue naturally has small red spots known as lingual papillae However, if the red spots on the back of the tongue appear to be growing or changing shape or color and has pain they should be investigated to determine what is wrong. ...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 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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