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I have small red dots on tip of tongue a white coloration also on tongue and had a sore throat two days ago could this be anything?

I have small red dots on tip of tongue a white coloration also on tongue and had a sore throat two days ago could this be anything?

Yes: Please see your family physician. You could have a herpes infection or other viral infection or also a yeast infection that should be treated now. ...Read more

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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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I have really small red dots in my tongue what does this mean .?

I have really small red dots in my tongue what does this mean .?

NOTHING!: You are most likely seeing taste buds...Like always having a dental professional put there eyes on it in person can verify exactly what you are seeing. ...Read more

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Hello i've noticed now a very small red dots on my tongue and there is a lot of it , what is that??

Diagnosis: You must show this to either a doctor or a dentist to have it diagnosed. This cannot be done over the internet. ...Read more

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Small bump on tongue with red dot in the middle, what is it?

Small bump on tongue with red dot in the middle, what is it?

Bump on tongue: Difficult to say without an examination and history. If it is painful and/or has been present for 10 days or longer, have it examined by your dentist or an oral surgeon. ...Read more

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I have a small red dot between the middle and tip of my tongue. And my tongue hurts. Could the red dot be why it hurts or what could this be?

I have a small red dot between the middle and tip of my tongue. And my tongue hurts. Could the red dot be why it hurts or what could this be?

Canker Sore: is the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The condition is usually self-limiting. Try to keep adequate oral hygiene as possible. If concerned, see your dentist. ...Read more

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I have small red dots on the tip of my tongue the are sore and I dip?

I have small red dots on the tip of my tongue the are sore and I dip?

See a Pro: Tobacco (smoked, dipped, chewed, inhaled or not) causes Cancer. Quit now. If you can go 2 full weeks without tobacco use and the red spots disappear, you're probably OK. If red spots persist, see an Oral Surgeon immediately. This all hinges on your quitting tobacco use immediately, fully, completely. ...Read more

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I got small red dot on left of tongue, it pains with hot bt cold thing gives relief. Its 4 months now. A doc said to do biopsy. Wht to do?

I got small red dot on left of tongue, it pains with hot bt cold thing gives relief. Its 4 months now. A doc said to do biopsy. Wht to do?

Dentist's evaluation: Have the lesion examined by a dentist or oral surgeon to determine if biopsy is warranted. It can be a reactive process that will be self-limited (may disappear on its own) or an unusual growth that must be biopsied and examined by a pathologist. ...Read more

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I got a small red blister type dot on tongue. Towards left side mid of tongue. Abt 2 mths. I shown to GP done gargles. some time it reduce bt dont go?

I got a small red blister type dot on tongue. Towards left side mid of tongue. Abt 2 mths. I shown to GP done gargles. some time it  reduce bt dont go?

May be lichens: planus or hairy leukoplakia associated with a viral infection. Or you may have recurrent aphthous ulcers that require some Nystatin since many ulcers are related to Candida (yeast) infection. Or herpes ulcers requiring some acyclovir. Please see your physician or healthcare professional for proper diagnosis and treatment. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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I just noticed a painless small dark red slightly raised dot toward the tip of my tongue. Looks kind of like a tiny blood blister. What is it?

I just noticed a painless small dark red slightly raised dot toward the tip of my tongue. Looks kind of like a tiny blood blister. What is it?

Could be blister: It could be a blood blister or other small blood filled lesion. It would be a good idea to have your doctor or dentist take a look at it if it does not go away in a few weeks. ...Read more

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On the roof of my mouth there is an orange patch with small red dots that I can feel with my tongue . My dad would think its nothing but I'm worried?

On the roof of my mouth there is  an orange patch with small red dots that I can feel with my tongue . My dad would think its nothing but I'm worried?

See a dentist: Some conditions may require further assessment, tests and your dentist may book a follow-up appointment or refer you to a specialist to determine a diagnosis. Take care. ...Read more

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Hi, a couple weeks ago I noticed 2 painless small red dots on my penis.. now I have small red dots on my tongue and red spots on foot. What can it be?

Hi, a couple weeks ago I noticed 2 painless small red dots on my penis.. now I have small red dots on my tongue and red spots on foot. What can it be?

Hemangiomas?: A few painless red dots on the skin, on the penis or anywhere else, usually are not abnormal. Most likely they are small hemangiomas, i.e. blood vessel "moles". They are harmless and often become more common as the years pass. No STD or any other serious health problem is a likely cause. But see a doctor for reassurance if you remain concerned. ...Read more

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Hi about a year ago i had three sore throats in six weeks a mix of bacterial and viral, ever since I have had small red dots on the back of my tongue?

Hi about a year ago i had three sore throats in six weeks a mix of bacterial and viral, ever since I have had small red dots on the back of my tongue?

Red dots: Dots on the back of the tongue are normal;larger taste buds. If you are worried have your dentist or oral surgeon/md take a look. 5 min for piece of mind. Go west ham united even though they are being relegated. ...Read more

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Really small red dots on my tongue maybe i never noticed but they are at the tip of my tongue also i have had little bumps in the back of my throat?

Really small red dots on my tongue maybe i never noticed but they are at the tip of my tongue also i have had little bumps in the back of my throat?

Tough to say: without a visual of what you are describing. It's very possible that it's a normal condition of the tongue because there are indeed many bumps on the tongue. Sometimes a map-like pattern of reddish spots can occur, called geographic tongue, which is harmless. If you have a fever as well, get checked ASAP to rule out scarlet fever which needs prompt treatment. Have someone take a look either way. ...Read more

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I have small red dots on roof of my mouth toward the back of my throat. My mouth is dry and tongue is red with white coating in parts. My throat hurts?

I have small red dots on roof of my mouth toward the back of my throat. My mouth is dry and tongue is red with white coating in parts. My throat hurts?

Not normal: The symptoms you described sound like thrush, a yeast infection of the mucus membrane lining the mouth and tongue, also called oral candidiasis. Oral candidiasis can be treated with topical anti-fungal drugs, such as nystatin, miconazole, gentian violet or amphotericin b. Topical therapy is given as an oral suspension which is washed around the mouth and then swallowed by the patient. See a doctor. ...Read more

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Hello I have 3 small red dots on the roof of my mouth. They are painless and not raised. What could this be?!

Hello I have 3 small red dots on the roof of my mouth. They are painless and not raised. What could this be?!

Petechiae: The small red dots could be from a number of different causes. One possibility is that the red dots could be petechiae, which can occur when small blood vessels rupture. ...Read more

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I have a small red dot on the roof of my mouth. I noticed it yesterday and it was definitely not there 10 days back. Doesn't hurt. What could it be ?

Need more info: This lesion could be several things and you need to see your dentist to give you an accurate answer. Could be trauma induced, virus infection or something else. ...Read more