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What could cause a few red spots on my teeth?

What could cause a few red spots on my teeth?

Red spots: Highly unusual. Brown, black, white, grey, beige common. Not red. See your Dentist. My be cavity, stain, or result of trauma. Your dentist will be able codetermine thecae and provide the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Mouth (Definition)

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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How to get rid of yellow and red spots on my teeth?

How to get rid of yellow and red spots on my teeth?

Professional Care: It is unlikely that you will be able to remove them by yourself, unless the yellow ; red spots are some food between your teeth. Brush well, and visit your dentist. Depending on your expectations and long-term plan, your dentist will likely offer you a few options. ...Read more

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Is some redness on the gums normal for a while after tooth extraction? I have no pain, just some red spots.

Is  some redness on  the gums normal for a while after tooth extraction?  I have no pain, just some red spots.

Normal post-op: Erythema (red nessof the tissue) is one of the normal cardinal signs of inflammation that occur after a procedure, such as an extraction. If pain, swelling or fever occur, consult the treating dentist. ...Read more

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When I brushed my teeth this morning I noticed I had a few small red spots on my tongue. What should I do?

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

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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.

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.

See your dentist: See your dentist and let them evaluate the problem. It could be periodontal disease which many times is "silent" and the patient is unaware of the problem. The dentist should be able to diagnose it. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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I have little red spots on my gum just above my one front tooth. What's this sound like?

I have little red spots on my gum just above my one front tooth. What's this sound like?

Virus: Small red spots could be a viral out break. Should be short duration and gradually go away over a week to 10 days. One red spot high up toward the tip of the root could be a drainage site from an abscess. ...Read more

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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....

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

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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

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What to do if I have red spots in my mouth ! help?

What to do if I have red spots in my mouth ! help?

Examination: See your dentist to determine the cause of the red spots. There are hundreds of possibilities and therefore hundreds of treatment protocols. ...Read more

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What are red spots in the back of upper mouth in my child?

What are red spots in the back of upper mouth in my child?

Could indicate infec: This could indicate an infection such as strep throat. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have red spots on the top of my mouth. I want to know what for.?

I have red spots on the top of my mouth. I want to know what for.?

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

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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

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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?

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 more

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My baby has bright red spots only on her cheeks and around her mouth, what could this be? 

My baby has bright red spots only on her cheeks and around her mouth, what could this be? 

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 more

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Can you get red spots on the roof of your mouth by sucking really hard on the roof of your mouth?

Can you get red spots on the roof of your mouth by sucking really hard on the roof of your mouth?

Ans: Why would you do that? You can irritate the tissue Ans cause even bleeding. If you damage the tissue you can cause damage why would you want to do this? ...Read more

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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?

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

Red Spots (Definition)

One possibility for red spots is a collection of vessels in the skin and they are called hemangiomas. These can easily be treated. I usually will use ...Read more