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I Have White Spots In My Mouth
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
I have white spots inside my mouth in both cheeks. They don't hurt or bother me. Could it be aids?
I have white spots and qhite lines in my mouth for three weeks that peel off at tines they do not hurt just feel funny in my mouth?
White spots in mouth: A few things can cause white spots in the mouth. Lichen planus can be lacy thin white lines on the inside of the cheeks and/or white patches. Candida (yeast infection) can look like white patches or cheese curds. There are also longer lasting oral conditions that present as white patches known as leucoplakia that may be a sign of a more serious condition. All these need to be seen by a doctor. ...Read more
I noticed that I have white spots on the back of my mouth maybe on my tonsils, they are on both sides. Please what does this mean? Thank you SPeterso
Mucous in tonsil cry: Most likely this is dried mucous in the tonil crypts. Gargling with water may help. If it does not hurt, it is probably not infected. Check with your otolaryngologist ...Read more
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?
Pain behind last tooth upper right. Pain spreads to right ear and front neck. White spots in my mouth. Can open mouth wide. Swollen neck glands.
Infection?: See doctor or dentist (if tooth or gum related) for evaluation. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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.
protective rxn vs irritants
4-6% progess to SCC ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
Hydrogen Peroxide: Some toothpastes and oral hygiene products contain hydrogen peroxide. These have not been reported to cause white spots in the mouth if used as directed. Are the white spots on the gums, tongue, cheeks, teeth, uvula etc.? See your dentist to be sure what these spots are and what the appropriate treatment for them are. Good luck! ...Read more
My daughter got some cuts on her mouth and some white spots too, he hasn't been able to eat because she cries?
Primary Herpes: Simplex Virus 1 infections at 6 mos.- 5 yrs. Can cause blisters that turn into ulcers on gums, cheeks, palate, tongue & lips, fever, drooling & refusal to eat or drink for ~ 2 weeks. Take her to a pediatrician tomorrow; if she appears dehydrated, take her to a hospital-based ped. ER tonight. Offer Popsicles, milkshakes, ice cream jello -no acidic or fizzy drinks. Give ibuprofen for pain & fever. ...Read more
I have white spots all over the back of my mouth and on my uvula. They just randomly appeared when I woke up this morning. What could this be?
I sometimes get white spots inside of my mouth. They are small irregular in shape with a small red ring. No other color or pattern have been noticed?
White spots around mouth and red around the spots no ichy or anything how to remove getting them more and more tryed to squeeze them but didn't work?
Good day, my one year old has been struggling for the past week with a painfull mouth. She had white spots on her tongue and cant even eat. Plz help?
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. ...Read more
I have a couple white spots on my chin, near my mouth and below my nose, it's noticeable. Is it something bad?
Tissue damage: Hydrogen peroxide is a powerful oxidizer. The bubbling that you see is form the breakdown into oxygen and water. This can kill bacteria in your mouth but it can also kill normal cells. The white spots that you see in your mouth is tissue damage. Do not rinse with full strength hydrogen peroxide. It can hurt more than it helps. There are better ways to lighten teeth. See a dentist. ...Read more
Black spots, white spots, and lumps in my mouth. Not sure what it is. I've been smoking for roughly 4-5 years.?
Suspicious spots?: Regardless the cause... I would advise you to have the spots and lump in your mouth examined by a dentist or dental specialist (e.g. oral surgeon, OFP). Any suspicious lump that does not resolve itself in 2-3 weeks should be evaluated. In the meantime, quit smoking. ...Read more
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