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I have a infection on my tongue, would there be any sign of aids?

I have a infection on my tongue, would there be any sign of aids?

Would be reckless: To render an opinion without an exam and medical history. Please consult with your physician or dentist as soon as possible. Hope this helps. ...Read more

Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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What could cause infection on the tongue? I did not have oral sex. Thanks!

What could cause infection on the tongue? I did not have oral sex. Thanks!

See your dentist: This is a very difficult question to address without an examination. There is a common fungal infection known as thrush. Thrush manifests as a thick white lining or patches that appear over the tongue and/or cheeks. See your doctor or dentist so they can evaluate your symptoms and treat as necessary. ...Read more

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Is this a yeast infection if my tongue is coated when I scrape every evening?

Is this a yeast infection if my tongue is coated when I scrape every evening?

Oral thrush: When you scrap the toungue, and the toungue becomes clear it is not thrush. With thrush, the scraped area shows some hemorrhagic spots on toungue. ...Read more

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My 14 daughter might have a salivary gland infection under her tongue righ and is painful for her what should we do NO BLOOD TEST ANYTHING PAINFUL ?

My 14 daughter might have a salivary gland infection under her tongue righ  and is painful for her what should we do NO BLOOD TEST  ANYTHING PAINFUL 
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Have her seen by doc: Certainly, you will want her to be evaluated by a doctor, if she hasn't been already. In the meantime, she might get some relieve from ibuprofen. Ice may soothe the area - popsicles might be a good trick. Good luck. LGromkoMD ...Read more

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Could this swollen tongue be an infection of the tongue?

Could this swollen tongue be an infection of the tongue?

Yes: Tongue infections are not common, and there are other causes for swelling. Strongly suggest that if this persists that you seek medical advice in person. ...Read more

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Irritation and swelling of left saliva gland (believe a very small food particle got there), followed by a pimple-like infection right under tongue?

Irritation and swelling of left saliva gland (believe a very small food particle got  there), followed by a pimple-like infection right under tongue?

May be a stone: You may have a salivary gland stone. It may be lodge in the salivary gland duct. Try to drink plenty if fluids and if you have pain or swelling see your physician. ...Read more

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What could happenw with a trapped infection in tongue piercing?

Could be SERIOUS !: Tongue piercing comes w continued pain as well as swelling, tenderness, bleeding & bruising for around 5 days. If the swelling makes it difficult to breath then you need emergent medical evaluation to ensure that your airway does not become compromised. If the tongue is seeping drainage that is other then white-colored or that is malodorous – then please seek medical care for a possible infection. ...Read more

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What is actually yeast infection on tongue and penis? How it come?

What is actually yeast infection on tongue and penis? How it come?

Unprotected sex: Yeast infection is a curdy, white affliction. If you performed oral sex and then unprotected sex with a woman who had a vaginal yeast infection, then you infected your tongue and penis. See your physician to get this cleared up. ...Read more

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Oral yeast infection from tongue piercing, what do I do?

Please see your: Physician who can prescribe appropriate medication for you. ...Read more