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Red Spots Inside Mouth
Red spots inside mouth on lower lip. No pain no blisters...They are smooth just noticed last night. Almost back to normal today. Is this oral herpes?
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
Child red spots on lips, none inside mouth or on body. No pain or itching. No fever or sickness. Not scabs or fluid filled. No new foods Not teething?
See below: There are many possibilities. If you are having pain, fevers, or other concerning symptoms, get seen by your doctor. Red dots could indicate, strep throat, viral pharyngitis, herpangina, herpes simplex type 1 ( mouth type), injuries, in kids - hand, foot, mouth disease (coxsackie virus), etc. ...Read more
Red spots on face, mostly shows up left side and around my outer mouth area after shower never had this i'm 25 in good health what could this be?
Perioral dermatitis?: Based on your description this might be perioral dermatitis which is a very common breakout in adult females near the mouth. I would recommend an evaluation by a dermatologist to confirm your diagnosis. We have very good prescriptions treatments that can help it significantly. ...Read more
My daughter has a few subtle red spots that are a bit dry next to the corner of her mouth. They don' t bother her at all. Should I use hydrocortizone?
Ok to try the H.C.: If some spots or bumps around the lips don't have pain, they are less likely to be an infection. Hydrocortisone cream or ointment is fine to try, 3 times a day, for 3-5 days. If the spots look worse the next day or two, a doctor should look at them. If the spots look better each day, one can wean off the Hydrocortisone over a few days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many causes: There are literally hundreds of conditions, diseases, and irritants that can cause red spots. See an oral and maxillo-facial surgeon for definitive diagnosis. This is not a question that can be answered without the problem being visualized by a doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers