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Itchy White Spots On My Tongue
I have itchy white spots on the tip of my tounge. They come and go about once a week to every 2 weeks. What is wrong with my tounge? I have pictures
White itchy spots: See your general dentist or an oral surgeon for a definitive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Pruritis: Could be several things. Commonly fungus ( jock itch) would be helped by diaper cream. Also possible allergy based so Benadryl could alleviate the itching. Other causes, such as neuropathic itching from spinal nerve impingement requires examination. Either way if if doesn't get better or worsens, have an exam to fully elucidate the diagnosis, then treatment will be more specific. ...Read more
After eating cashews, my tongue became very itchy, i had little red spots on my tongue an i felt a burning feeling. Could this be an allergic reaction?
Cashew: The cashew family is called anacardiaceae. Poison ivy, poison oak, poison sumac are all members of this family. Cells within the two layers of the cashew nut's hull secrete an allergenic resin. Cashew nut shell oil has 12 allergens and cross react with poison ivy, and mango skin and ginko biloba. So the answer is yes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For 6 yrs now, I been experiencing itchy, painful, irritated and tingling red spots with white coating on my tongue. It appears for many weeks on different areas of my tongue then clears up & returns?
Glossitis: Such inflammation of the tongue could be due to allergies and/or intolerances to foods, toothpaste, or autoimmune disorder,vitamin deficiencies. Chronic cases of uncertain cause may be referred to the oral pathology department at a local dental school. In the meantime washes of the tongue with maalox or glyoxide drops are soothing and oral based cortisone type cream like kenalog orabase May help. ...Read more
Hi I have two small white spots by my bottom, they are a little bit itchy and hard. But they won't pop! what are they?
Could be: They could be cysts or molluscum lesions. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
As above : To be safe my advise is see u pcp for evaluation. ...Read more
See a dermatologist: Itchy white spots could be many things, including hives (urticaria), irritant contact dermatitis, fungal infection, scabies, or skin cancer. You need to be examined and evaluated by an experienced physician, preferably a dermatologist. While waiting for your appointment, you could try otc antihistamines like zyrtec or topical 0.5-1% Hydrocortisone cream. ...Read more
I have a little white spots on my pubic area and I don't know what they are? Sort of itchy and irritating
Here are some ...: Are you a pubic hair shaver? Do you see a hair in the center of the white spot? If so, they're overactive sebaceous glands, which may be itchy at times, but may be further irritated by shaving. If the hairs are present, they could be sebaceous glands or scabies... But without a direct look, it's hard to come up an accurate impression. So, see Doc timely for confirmation and Rx as needed. ...Read more
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