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Dr. Farhad Sigari
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This morning i found little red dots on the tip of my tongue, and at the back my tongue is white, what is that? I think i woke up sick.

This morning i found little red dots on the tip of my tongue, and at the back my tongue is white, what is that? I think i woke up sick.

Don't worry: In general, i tell my patients not to worry about what their tongue looks like. The tongue has an amazing ability to look different at different parts of the day, people often get very concerned about it. If your tongue doesn't hurt or bother you in any way then leave it alone and you will be fine. ...Read more

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Hello i've noticed now a very small red dots on my tongue and there is a lot of it , what is that??

Diagnosis: You must show this to either a doctor or a dentist to have it diagnosed. This cannot be done over the internet. ...Read more

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I have really small red dots in my tongue what does this mean .?

I have really small red dots in my tongue what does this mean .?

NOTHING!: You are most likely seeing taste buds...Like always having a dental professional put there eyes on it in person can verify exactly what you are seeing. ...Read more

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I have small red dots on tip of tongue a white coloration also on tongue and had a sore throat two days ago could this be anything?

I have small red dots on tip of tongue a white coloration also on tongue and had a sore throat two days ago could this be anything?

Yes: Please see your family physician. You could have a herpes infection or other viral infection or also a yeast infection that should be treated now. ...Read more

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Small bump on tongue with red dot in the middle, what is it?

Small bump on tongue with red dot in the middle, what is it?

Bump on tongue: Difficult to say without an examination and history. If it is painful and/or has been present for 10 days or longer, have it examined by your dentist or an oral surgeon. ...Read more

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I have red dots on my tongue. What are they?

Taste buds: The taste buds can sometimes show up as dots on the tongue. ...Read more

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