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26 year old son noticed a few flat tiny red dots inside mouth cheek, should I be worried?

26 year old son noticed a few flat tiny red dots inside mouth cheek,  should I be worried?

Many causes: There are many reasons for lesions in the mouth. To make a diagnosis and prescribe treatment the lesions have to be examined.Please see your dentist for evaluation...Can't be done over the computer. ...Read more

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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Red dot inside mouth that is down by lower jaw, is this oral herpes?

Red dot inside mouth that is down by lower jaw, is this oral herpes?

Testing: A herpes viral culture can determine if a rash is due to the herpes virus. A doctor can perform this if there is an active lesion. If there is no active lesion, a blood test can be performed to determine if there are antibodies against any recent or past herpes infection. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Not oral herpes: Oral herpes is painful and also would not resolve in such a short period of time. Sometimes the small salivary glands i the lips can look like small red spots. If it resolves on its own within the next 24-48 hour then i wouldn't worry about it. ...Read more

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My 2 year old son has a dark rash all over him and is running a fever and red inside his mouth. Thinking maybe Hand Foot and Mouth??

My 2 year old son has a dark rash all over him and is running a fever and red inside his mouth. Thinking maybe Hand Foot and Mouth??

Fever is emergency: Any fever in a toddler of your son's age requires an urgent visit at the family medical clinic. it is not advised to sit at home watching this. Please sign off of the internet and get your son to health care today. ...Read more

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What are red dots inside the mouth?

What are red dots inside the mouth?

More info needed: The mouth is a large cavity with a lot of anatomical parts in it. Where exactly are these red dots? If they are on the tongue and you do not have any symptoms, they may be taste buds. ...Read more

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I have some bumpy red dots inside my mouth but only on the left side. A cluster of them towards entrance of the mouth but inside. What could this be?

I have some bumpy red dots inside my mouth but only on the left side. A cluster of them towards entrance of the mouth but inside. What could this be?

Can be deadly: Red sores in the mouth can be many things. Canker or cold sores, erythroplakia, or candidiasis to name a few. Some red lesions are oral cancer. Cancers usually start out small and painless at first but grows and spreads quickly. Early diagnosis and treatment is the key. Dentist look for these lesions in routine dental exams. Don't hesitate to have them checked by a doctor. ...Read more

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I have a red bump inside my mouth on my jaw? I just notice it it did not hurt

I have a red bump inside my mouth on my jaw? I just notice it it did not hurt

Several Possibilitie: Gum and tooth infections, as well as oral cancer can give these symptoms. See your dentist for diagnosis and treatment options and recommendations. ...Read more

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I have 1 dark red bubble inside my mouth, cheek. No pain and I gave head 2 days before this appeared. What is it?

Dark Red Bubble: Not exactly a medical term, but it might be a lesion related to biting your cheek. If it does not resolve on its own within two weeks, seek the help of an oral surgeon to determine exactly what it is. ...Read more