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Dr. Jeffrey Cooper
Board Certified, Dentistry
44 years in practice
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Tongue is swollen.And have red swollen.Patches inback.Of.Tognue my throat feels somewhat sore also?

Dr. Jeffrey Cooper
Board Certified, Dentistry
44 years in practice
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Tongue is swollen.And have red swollen.Patches inback.Of.Tognue my throat feels somewhat sore also?

Possible infection: see an oral surgeon, possible infection

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Dr. Eric Weisman
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Dr. Saleh Elahwal
Board Certified, Endodontics
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I have constant mouth sores and sore throats, and red and white patches all over the back of my mouth and under my tongue. What might cause this?

Dr. Saleh Elahwal
Board Certified, Endodontics
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I have constant mouth sores and sore throats, and red and white patches all over the back of my mouth and under my tongue. What might cause this?

Candida or!??: It could be candidiasis , pemphigus vulgaris , pemphigoid or acute herpatic gingivostomatitis .. Do you have fever ,headache and malaise .. Please get a checkup and some urine and blood analysis if possible for candida antibodies .. It is hard to diagnose your case because of the similarities of symptoms with other cases . ...Read more

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Dr. Eric Weisman
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Dr. Nauroz Ali
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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I have constant mouth sores and sore throats, and red and white patches all over the back of my mouth and under my tongue. What might cause this?

Dr. Nauroz Ali
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
15 years in practice
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I have constant mouth sores and sore throats, and red and white patches all over the back of my mouth and under my tongue. What might cause this?

Candidiasis: depending on your medical history, it could be oral candidiasis, if you have an immune disorder it could be more. ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
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46 years in practice
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Dr. John Munshower
Board Certified, Family Medicine
25 years in practice
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I have a sore throat and cough followed by blister- looking lumps and red spots on tongue, tonsil stones and yellow patches around tonsils and throat.

Dr. John Munshower
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I have a sore throat and cough followed by blister- looking lumps and red spots on tongue, tonsil stones and yellow patches around tonsils and throat.

Sounds infectious: With your symptoms you describe, you should be evaluated by a health care provider to determine if you have an infection that may require prescription medication. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Patrick Ralph
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Hi, I have had a sore throat for about one week and a half. I also have this red like patch on the right side of the tip of my tongue.

Dr. Patrick Ralph
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Hi, I have had a sore throat for about one week and a half.  I also have this red like patch on the right side of the tip of my tongue.

Possibly viral: If your sore throat is associated with fever and small red vesicles it is possible you have a viral infection. In addition if this a recurring problem in the exact same locations it is highly likely to be a viral infection. However, your tongue and your throat can have two etiologies, the tongue could potentially have an ulcer secondary to an immune response and your throat a bacterial origin. ...Read more

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Dr. Maryam Chiani
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Can a sore throat and red patch to the side of my tongue lead to a conclusion of possible HIV symptoms?

Dr. Maryam Chiani
Board Certified, Dentistry
20 years in practice
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Not necessarily : You really should go to your physician and have that checked out. ...Read more

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Dr. Media Najafi
Board Certified, Dentistry
17 years in practice
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I have a red sore under my tongue, near my back tooth. It hurts to swallow and talk as well. There is also a white patch in my throat near it. ?

Dr. Media Najafi
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I have a red sore under my tongue, near my back tooth.  It hurts to swallow and talk as well.  There is also a white patch in my throat near it. ?

You get them often?: Aphateous ulcer or canker sore almost always starts as a red spot then white patchy or develops a tingling or burning sensation before any other symptoms are obvious. If you have a canker sore, your mouth will feel painful. Usually heals on its own within 10 to 14 days. To be sure see your doctor or dentist. ...Read more

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Dr. Stephen Rothstein
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
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I bit side of my tongue two days ago, there is no unusual redness. As the edge of my teeth is sharp there, when swallowing it is so sore what can I do?

Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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I bit side of my tongue two days ago, there is no unusual redness. As the edge of my teeth is sharp there, when swallowing it is so sore what can I do?

Tongue: Salt water gargles, bland diet and ibuprrofen help but if it persists see an ent. You should see the dentist to smooth over that sharp tooth ...Read more

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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53 years in practice
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