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My Tongue Has A Sore On It
My tongue has a white film on it and has big fissures. It also has painful canker sores on it. This has been going on for over a month.
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
My left tonsil had a canker sore on it but now my right tonsil has a canker sore on it, the sores hasn't got a border around it, what could cause it?
Be sure of diagnosis: Get examined please. Canker sores are common aphthous ulcers of mouth that occur situationally, often in response to stressors, are bacterial or viral, & can be treated topically with many otc products that reduce local discomfort & potentially speed healing. However, oral/dental problems & a number of systemic diseases cause canker sore-like lesions--crohn's, behcet's, STD to mention a few. ...Read more
Be sure of diagnosis: Get examined please. Canker sores are common aphthous ulcers of mouth that occur situationally, often in response to stressors, are bacterial or viral, & can be treated topically with many otc products that reduce local discomfort & potentially speed healing. However, oral/dental problems & a number of systemic diseases cause canker sore-like lesions--crohn's, behcet's, STD's, cancer. Get checked. ...Read more
Can I have a canker sore on my tongue? I've got a sore on the underside of my tongue that kind of looks and feels like a canker sore, but i've only had them on the side of my mouth. Can this be a canker sore?
I had a endoscope on tuesday and my uvula has been swollen and has a white spot on it is this normal?
Endoscopic exam: Was the procedure done while you were awake or in the or? Any operative or office based endoscopy has the potential to irritate the uvula and cause it to swell. The white spot is usually an abrasion. I see no cause for major concern, should get better. However, if the uvula continues to swell , should see an ENT for evaluation. ...Read more
My son has a canker sore in his mouth and it looks like a mini canker sore on his lower eye lid. It is irritating, there is no bump just flat. H?
Left side of throat has been hurting for about 3 days now. Red bump on throat above tongue. What could it be? Can it be a canker sore on throat?
White color: Generally speaking a whitish color on the mucosal surfaces of the mouth can represent fungal colonization. Additionally, depending on risk factors like smoking/alcohol consumption, a focal area of white plaque may represent a cancerous lesion (often associated with ulceration). Any suspicious lesion or discoloration in your mouth warrants an exam and some follow-up. Hope this helps! ...Read more
I have a canker sore and strep throat. A sore similar to the canker sore in my mouth has appeared more on my actual lip. Is this normal?
Herpes?: A very common cause of sores on the lips (not inside like canker sores) is oral herpes ("cold sore", "fever blister"). As these names suggest, other infections like colds or strep throat can trigger herpes outbreaks in persons infected with type 1 herpes simplex virus (HSV1). Herpes is especially likely if it started like a blister or pimple. See a doctor ASAP to confirm diagnosis and Rx advice. ...Read more
I have a red patch on one side inside my lower lip and it has a little white spot on it, what could it be?
It depends: There are a variety of things than can cause mucosal lesions inside your mouth. Common causes are trauma (biting it accidentally when awake or asleep), or an ulcer. Ulcers can come from a variety of things such as viral infections, autoimmune disorders. More rarely, causes can include hereditary diseases and cancer. Your health history will help your doctor determine the exact cause of your lesion ...Read more
Could be: See dermatologist to get correct diagnosis.Get a more detailed answer ›
I've had a sore throat and red spot on tip of tongue for a month thought it was a sign of herpes since i get them on my tongue but it's been too long?
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I have a soar throat it is going on 9 weeks now. My right side is swollen and my tonsil also has bumps on it. What can this be?
I have a sore throat for almost a wk. It started on one side with my ear aching a bit, now its on the other side.. Could it be a sore throat?
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