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Red Spots On Teeth
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
Is some redness on the gums normal for a while after tooth extraction? I have no pain, just some red spots.
When I brushed my teeth this morning I noticed I had a few small red spots on my tongue. What should I do?
Geographic tongue: Take a look at this link: http://bit.ly/1ByTX6J I bet, without seeing you, that you have something like this, a not serious condition which will resolve on its own. If it doesn't go away, however, you may want to see a doctor. ...Read more
After i brushed my teeth i noticed some red spots around my canine on my upper and lower gums. What can it be? It doesn't hurt & it's not swollen.
While brushing my teeth, i noticed 4 red spots on the roof of my mouth near the back near my throat. What could they be?
Many possibilities &: There is no way to know without actually examining you. It could be something benign and temporary and go away within a few days or something more serious in need of treatment. Merely giving you a list of possibilities isn't very helpful. If you want to know for sure, see your dentist. Regardless, any lesion that remains longer than 2 weeks needs to be diagnosed! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I just noticed several red spots on my gums underneath my tooth. The one that's closed to the tooth is bigger than the others. It hurts a little?
Probably: a series of cold sores however i would check with my dentist first. Cold sores take 7-10 days to go away and can be painful. ...Read more
I have tiny red spots on my tongue and the back sides of my tongue its hitting my tooth at times.
It looks like blood is on the back sides.?
Had a tooth extraction 6days ago upper left side... My question is why do I have 4 red spots on the gums and sore where the Dr. pulled the tooth....
Call your dentist: After an extraction it is normal to have some discomfort and the socket will take several weeks to look normal , you need to see the dentist so he can see exactly what you mean by 4 red points, can tell over the internet. ...Read more
Been having pain in neck area under the back of my left jaw and in neck at base of skull, also dark red spots under tongue. Related to infected tooth?
Pain: You have an infected tooth that needs to be treated. I can't tell you if the pain by your jaw is from your tooth or something else, but your dentist will be able to tell you. See your dentist ASAP. ...Read more
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
Vascular lesion?: It is best to check with your pediatrician in this case. Although possibly irritation, allergy, or just a transient skin issue, there is a chance it could be a pediatric vascular lesion. These include he hemangiomas or vascular malformations. Treatment options very depending on the diagnosis. Typically they resolve without aggressive treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you get red spots on the roof of your mouth by sucking really hard on the roof of your mouth?
I foundtwo small dark red spots in mouth. Recently I have been getting a few little red spots on my body that itch and cause a rash, is there a link?
See a doctor: Impossible to diagnose this without seeing these lesions and getting a full history and doing a physical exam. Go see your primary care doctor. ...Read more
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