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Small Black Spot Under Tongue
I am having small black spot on tongue which appeaes for 2-3 days and disappears and later appears on different area of the tongue?
Tongue pigmentation: Hyper pigmentation of tongue may happen from drugs, infection, nutritional deficiencies, dark skinned individual, hormone deficiency and so on, Have yourself checked out to get to the diagnosis and treatment. Most of the time they are benign lesions.
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I found a small black spot on my tongue. It is on the tip of my tongue and a little to the right. It is very small, the size of a taste buds. Why is it there? Also, what is it?
Black spot in mouth: Without more information, black spots in the mouth could represent a lot of potential problems. It could be a result of an accidental bite with a bruise. This is certainly not uncommon with kids. It could be a benign growth. It could even be something very concerning. Best to have it evaluated and if it isn't clear, he may need a biopsy to help figure it out. An examination is best start.See 2 more doctor answers
Wife went to the dentist march 3rd of this year no problems. Went sep 4 and they noticed a small black spot in the upper mouth. Is this bad news?
Not necessarily: There are a lot of things tha can show up as dark spots in the mouth, most of which are rather benign. It definitely requires follow-up however, in the event that this dark spot is something more ominous. Don't lose sleep over it, but definitely follow up as your dentist recommends.See 1 more doctor answer
What could a small black spot in my upper mouth above the gums be. I smoke. Could it be a stain from smoking or cancer? It wasn't there 4 months ago.
Talk with an ENT: Biopsies at this age can be very hard to do. I would recommend having a little sedation in the operating room, so that the experience is not traumatic for the child and it is doe safely.See 1 more doctor answer
Black spot under tongue of 5 y/o. Prev biopsy of toe lesion dysplastic nevus. No fam history of melanoma. Gp/ent rec biopsy after watch 2mos. Ok wait more?
Black Tongue: Black tongue can be an overgrowth of the little hairy papillae on the tongue and isn't harmful. You can scrub the spot with a soft baby toothbrush twice daily & it should go away. (also, think if you have given anything that could stain the tongue--iron drops, pepto bismal, metal teether).
Yes: It may be nothing to worry about, but any abnormality should be checked and possibly biopsied, especially it is symptomatic or has been there for longer than 10 days. Oral cancer often begins with small abnormalities. See your dentist for an examination.
Black hairy tongue: There are a number of ailments that can lead to black pigmentation on the tongue. Your baby probably has a "black hairy" tongue caused by too much bacteria or yeast growth in the mouth. The bacteria build up on tiny rounded projections called papillae. If you are breast feeding, this is very common. Initially the tongue is white with yeast alone, but when bacteria adds up, the color darkens.
Yes: Go to your doctor so he/she can visually check.See 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Several questions are important: 1) how long has it been there? 2) is it getting larger? As a general rule, any new lesion that has been there longer than 10 days should be evaluated. Hope this helps.See 1 more doctor answer
Black spot: Please start with a phone call to your Primary doctor. Most likely he/she will have you come to the clinic. Hope all goes well!
My 2 year old (on Tuesday!) son has a round black spot on his tongue. It feels raised. Any ideas what it is? Should I get him evaluated now?
Black tongue: Could be normal in dark skinned individuals however sudden changes could be due to infections; yeast, medications including antibiotics or inadequate oral hygiene & less commonly, due to other health conditions. Try brushing the area with soft bristle tooth brush / toothpaste at least twice daily, if persistent or if other assoc. Symptoms, get him evaluated. Take care.
Tongue lesion. Started about 5days ago. Thought it was from drinking hot beverage, but not definitive. Turned from red to white with black spot under.
Normal healing: This sounds like you are going thru the normal healing process after a burned tongue. It will take about 7- 10 days to heal. If it does not heal, you have pain, or the size of the area is increasing you should see a dentist asap.
I have a black spot on the right side of my cheek and on that same side I have throats pain and tongue pain.
May or may not: May or may not be related to each other. Important that you have your dentist check the "black spot" immediately.
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