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Started with cold sore on cheek, sore on roof of month, feel like sores in throat now painful red dots on tip of my tongue.

Started with cold sore on cheek, sore on roof of month, feel like sores in throat now painful red dots on tip of my tongue.

Could be serious: This sounds like an innocent disease called herpangina from a virus that mostly affects children. And it is possible you have it, if you are exposed to children. However, you are 62. At this age some other more serious things could be happening and I would urge you to see a clinician soon. Meanwhile for comfort you can use warm salt water gargles and Tylenol. Good luck! ...Read more

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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


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Red raw sore on the roof of my mouth. Swollen red bumps on back of tongue and back sides of tongue and white spots on tonsils.

Red raw sore on the roof of my mouth. Swollen red bumps on back of tongue and back sides of tongue and white spots on tonsils.

Infection: Sounds viral but may be bacterial. If you use tobacco, a palatal biopsy may be in order. Salt water gargles and topical anesthetic will help. A throat culture can help differentiate the etiology. See your physician. ...Read more

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Sore throat and bumps on my tongue, what is this?

Sore throat and bumps on my tongue, what is this?

Sore throat, bumps: Impossible to say without an examination and medical history. They may be related or two different problems. See your medical doctor or an ENT specialist. ...Read more

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I have red sore spots on gums and roof of mouth?

I have red  sore spots on gums and roof of mouth?

Red sore spots: Have it examined by your own dentist. It could be quite a number of things- viral, from smoking, irritation, or a host of other possibilities. We can't determine that over the internet. It's like posting a question, "I have a pain in my stomach." ...Read more

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My tongue hurts, is white, white bumps on top of tongue and red spot on side of tongue some congestion in throat/ on and off sore throat ?

My tongue hurts, is white, white bumps on top of tongue and red spot on side of tongue
some congestion in throat/ on and off sore throat 
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Office Visit: Too hard to DX over the internet, really need a clinical evaluation. May be able to go to emergent care to have issue seen immediately. Possibly dentally related, but most probably primary care issue for you. I hope this helps! ...Read more

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Red dots on roof of mouth and sore throat and rash on arm?

Red dots on roof of mouth and sore throat and rash on arm?

Virus: Could be a secondary hermetic outbreak. Most people had the chicken pox as a child and have the herpes virus lying dormant in their system. A herpes outbreak in the mouth can look like little spots with a red ring around them. Give it a week to ten days and it may be gone. ...Read more

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Sore throat have bumps on my tongue only on left side of mouth?

Sore throat have bumps on my tongue  only on left side of mouth?

Viral likely: Most likely this is a viral throat infection which usually runs its course in several days without specific treatment except gargling with warm salt water. The tongue bumps are probably reactive glands. If symptoms worsen instead of gradually improving, see your physician for evaluation and a rapid throat culture to check for strep which is treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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Have sore throat on left side. White spots and swelling?

Have sore throat on left side. White spots and swelling?

Seeing Spots: The tonsils are like two towers manned by soldiers to keep watch for invaders. The folds in the tissue (crypts) are like staircases on the outside of the towers. Occasionally food particles, saliva, and bacteria collect on these stairs and form "white spots" which are debris that has hardened. These are foul smelling and can irritate the tonsils. Manual removal usually helps to resolve issues. ...Read more

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Swollen tonsils bumps on back of my tongue kinda sore female 39

Swollen tonsils bumps on back of my tongue kinda sore female 39

What's the question?: The bumps on the back of your tongue are probably just your one of your taste glands. The swollen tonsils indicate some type of reaction to inflammation or infections such as a head cold, etc. ...Read more

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Hi doc, had unprotected oral and got pain on big toe on my left leg and itchy rash on my elbows and non itchy red rash on chest. Then got ulcer on lower lip and skin on mouth roof started peeling off. Burning tongue sensation and lumps on mouth roof. Imme

Hi doc, had unprotected oral and got pain on big toe on my left leg and itchy rash on my elbows and non itchy red rash on chest. Then got ulcer on lower lip and skin on mouth roof started peeling off. Burning tongue sensation and lumps on mouth roof. Imme

Unrelated symptoms: and sketchy picture, you need to be examined, tell your doctor what you are anxious about, you might need an STD testing, trust your doctor, your information is confidential, good luck ...Read more

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Red irritated throat white puss red dots on roof of mouth hurts to swallow. On amoxicillian for 10 days now symptoms returning. ?

Red irritated throat white puss red dots on roof of mouth hurts to swallow. On amoxicillian for 10 days now symptoms returning. ?

Recurrent strep: Please see a physician for a throat culture and additional antibiotics. Recurrent strep throat can happen in cases of antibiotic resistance, improper dosing of medications, underlying immune suppression, being close to a strep carrier. Petechiae(red dots) on the soft palate are an uncommon but specific finding for strep throat. ...Read more

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I have a scratchy throat, little bumps on very back of my tongue... today my bottom lip is swollen and yellowish and red Circular marks on my balls?

I have a scratchy throat, little bumps on very back of my tongue... today my bottom lip is swollen and yellowish and red Circular marks on my balls?

Here are some...: The specifics, relevance, & sequence of events of all symptoms are not enough to deduce right answer. Of course, a physical exam is essential and some testing may be required for right diagnosis/care. But, it is not hard to put or sort all related things out correctly by following instruction/suggestion in articles in http://www.formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. Best wish to health... ...Read more

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Slight sore throat, had white patch on soft pallet, now they are red & on roof ,mouth dry, sore, feels like something in back of mouth weird taste wha?

Slight sore throat, had white patch on soft pallet, now they are red & on roof ,mouth dry, sore, feels like something in back of mouth weird taste wha?

Dr. can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin can help decrease throat pain. ...Read more

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What could cause white spots on my throat and a red patch on the roof of my mouth?

What could cause white spots on my throat and a red patch on the roof of my mouth?

Needs to be seen: These types of situations require a personal visual examination and evaluation. Merely giving you a list of possibilities serves no real purpose. If you want to know what you have and what would be the appropriate treatment, if any, you will need to see a physician. ...Read more

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I have an extremely red and sore throat with bring red spots on the roof of my mouth. Also red inflamed tonsils?

I have an extremely red and sore throat with bring red spots on the roof of my mouth. Also red inflamed tonsils?

Viral pharyngitis: It looks viral, but the description is not diagnosis. A rapid strep test would be necessary. Also if it is there for a long time it might be a more serious condition that warrants lab test to test the immunity, other neck diseases, and a fungi infection. Probably and ENT visit would be the best ...Read more

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