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Sore Red Spots On Tongue
I get red sore spots on my tongue when I eat spicy things, they seem to go away after a day or two? Should I be worried?
Sore spots: Not to worry, just eat less spicy food. Enlarged taste buds. ...Read more
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My son has red spots on tongue and some type of sore on his lip. And he had Medicaid and has stayed sick so don't want to waste a visit but he's 11mo?
Infection: This could be an infection so I would certainly get him seen by a physician ...Read more
ViralUri: Viral upper respiratory infx.Get a more detailed answer ›
That's a need for MD: This may be streptococcal, but best solution would be to have this examined by a professional (family doctor), and throat cultured and assessed. ...Read more
Several causes: The most common causes for this are viral, sensitivity to certain foods or food additives and vitamin deficiencies. Your dentist can help you find the cause and treatment. Schedue an appointment if this doesn't go away or is getting worse. ...Read more
I have two red spots on the side of my tongue, that are a little sore. I am not sure when they appeared? What they might be?
Many possibilities: It could be as simple as trauma and be as much as a viral infection. My rule of thumb is that if it doesn't heal in 14 days see your health care provider, probably a dentist in this situation. ...Read more
I had a white spot on the end of my tongue which was sore I was constantly rubbing it now my tip of tongue is covered in red spots which is so sore?
Needs to be seen: You need to see a dentist in order to evaluate what caused the white spot and now the soreness on your tongue and what can be done. These situations need personal evaluation and cannot be diagnosed or treatment suggested over the internet. ...Read more
I have a sore tongue with red spots on it plus it looks almost like hair on the tongue and a brownish colour what could it be?
Black hairy tongue: This is a harless condition when the papilla on your tongue elongate and are not removed as normally. Causes are smoking, some mouthwashes, medications. Pepto, low immune system that allows the growth of more bacteria and fungus on the tongue. Can be removed by brushing tongue. Will heal itself, no treatment neded seede fist if it doesn't heal in 10 days. ...Read more
My throat is really sore. Half my tongue is green with slight red spots all over my tongue. What could this be?
Sore tongue 1 week Right side only No blisters, swelling or lumps Dentist could not feel anything on exam Cluster of tiny red spots on side withpain?
Give it time: To heal. If the problem persists, see an Oral/Maxillofacial surgeon or a dentist specializing in oral medicine. ...Read more
I have large red spots that are sore on the back of my tongue. Been there 2 weeks now. Possible causes? Also I hace PCOS and take addipex. Sore ears 2
Taste buds: These sound like taste buds that are on the far back of the tongue. Can you send picture? ...Read more
I have red spots on the bottom of my tongue. My throat is red and sore and feels very hot, but I don't have a fever. What could it be?
Infection: You most likely have an infection. Now it can be viral or bacterial so you should be examined to determine if you need treatment with medications or just symptomatic treatment ...Read more
I have red spots on the both sides at the back of my tongue & also some yellowness. A sore throat has also developed. What could this mean?
Dr. Can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin can help decrease throat pain. ...Read more
Under tongue hubby has red puffy sore with white in it? Herpes? Also red spots on penis that don't look like sores and not painful. Itch and burn pee
Unrelated: Probably not from same cause. Need to see dentist or oral surgeon and also physician or urologist for examinations to determine causes and treatments. ...Read more
5 yr old complains of sore tongue way in the back; has red spots in back of throat. What could be the cause?
Check hands n feet: Could be a viral illness like hand foot mouth disease or kawasakis disease. Check for a rash on the body or hands or take a picture of it to help narrow the possibilities or just take him to the pediatrician. ...Read more
I am worried about red spots appearing all over my tongue look like ulcers but are connected to sore throat?
Dr. Can check throat: New throat and tongue symptoms can be from strep throat (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if symptoms are bothersome, recurrent, or don't go away quickly (mainly to check for a treatable infection). Throat lozenges and ibuprofen can lessen pain temporarily. ...Read more
White tongue a few days now, a red throat with red spots there & back of the tongue. No fever, no sore throat.
Oral yeast?: Could be an oral yeast infection, or a simple coated tongue that needs to be cleaned of its coating thru use of a tongue scraper (available on internet). Also could be an allergy to something eaten or used in the mouth. If problem persists or is accompanied later on by pain or fever, see an oral health professional. ...Read more
I have had a sore throat, fatigue, white coating on tongue with red spots and a cough. Sore throat has disappeared but others remained for 8+ weeks.
See your doctor: Without knowing your medical history and medication use, hard to tell for sure what this is. Best to see your doctor and test whether the white coating on your tongue is thrush, a type of fungal infection. May need treatment for this. It is a long time to be experiencing fatigue and have this coating and cough. Need blood tests and a physical exam to assess reason. Please see your doctor soon. ...Read more
Severe sore throat pain, sore tongue. Tiny red spots throughout the mouth. Mainly inside on cheeks. Dr said bad sinus? Could be the methotrexate I take?
These don't sound like symptoms of sinusitis. Maybe viral pharyngitis. But you may be on the right track, i.e. oral mucositis (inflammation of mucous membranes of the mouth), a well known side effect of many chemotherapeutic drugs, including methotrexate. Discuss with the doctor who prescribed it.
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I have small red spots/sores under my tongue, on the roof of my mouth toward the back, and in my throat. Mouth/ throat is sore and sensitive.
Seek an oral exam: The small red spots could be of many different origins. An avenue to pursue is to see of they are of a bacterial or fungal nature. Please seek your dentist for a differential diagnosis. A thorough exam should yield relief and rule out any underlying pathology. This way the appropriate medication oral or topical canbe given to relive your symptoms and concerns. ...Read more
Diagnosed acute pharyngitis, 12 days since, fever gone, sore throat gone. Still red spots roof of mouth, white tongue remain. Should I be concerned?
No: Acute pharyngitis is usually a viral infection. I wonder if your PMD put you on an antibiotic. If so, the white tongue could be a fungal infection. Red spots on the palate still could be the viral infection that persists. Do not be concerned, but if the spots persist see either your doctor or a specialist in oral medicine. ...Read more
Palate is sore and there are 2 big not elevated red spots just above the uvula. I have had this for 3 days now. I can swallow easily but mouth hurts.
There are several possibilities. This is impossible to diagnose without a clinical exam and additional information.
See your dentist or an ENT specialist. ...Read more
Needs to be seen: These types of situations require a personal visual examination and evaluation. We can't know what you have and whether or not it's serious without seeing you. If you want to know what you have and what would be the appropriate treatment, if any, you will need to see a physician. ...Read more
I have tiny red spots on the back of the roof of my mouth and a white spot on my lower gums, which feels sore in that area. What could this be?
My husband has red puffy looking sore in his mouth with white in the middle. Is this herpes? He also had red spots on penis that don't look like sores
Red Spots appearing on thighs and arms, spots on arms blistering and splitting raw. He recently got over HFM - but his mouth still seems sore.
I appear to have a sore throat but I noticed I had red spots on my tonque. What does it mean? How do I get rid of them?
Hello my throat Is sore and I have felt something on the side of my mouth and look in there and saw a few pink to red spots on me check?
That's an enanthem: Basically you have a 'rash' inside your mouth, caused by the germ that's giving you the sore throat you have now. Hopefully all your vaccines are up-to-date, but I would still see a doctor who can culture that and start you on empiric therapy so you improve. Pharyngitis can be diagnosed and treated. The results of the doctor's exam and tests will determine the best treatment. Hope you feel better. ...Read more
Dr told me I had a viral infection last wk cuz I had canker sores&sore red spots on the top of my mouth. It went away, but it's back again. What do I do?
Tip of the mouth?: Or tip of the upper lip? If so, it may be from a cold sore instead of a canker sore if the skin is also involved. For cold sores, you can ask your doctor to Rx you an antiviral drug to hasten the recovery. ...Read more
I woke up from a nap and went to go eat something but when I tried felt the back part of the roof of my mouth and my throat burned and felt sore so I went to go look at my throat and noticed it wassnt pink but the roof was white and had tiny red spots and
Interesting.: It could be from mouth breathing when you slept and caused a dry mouth situation. If this cleared up, then it likely was associated with that. If not, and is continuing, you will want to have it examined by your dentist as soon as you can to determine what the cause might be and how to remedy it. ...Read more
The back of the roof of her mouth has a bunch of connected red spots and she has a sore throat. This happened right around after oral sex. Diagnosis?
Dr. Can check throat: New throat pain can be from strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for a treatable infection). Throat lozenges and acetaminophen or ibuprofen can lessen pain. ...Read more
I don't have a sore throat but my palate is sore and there are 2 big red spots just above the uvula. Swallowing isn't difficult but hurts my mouth?
Possibly viral: If the red spots develop into what look like small blisters or ulcers, then these are almost certainly viral in nature. If the red spots are almost pinpoint, deep red and spread, and the back of the throat gets more red, this could suggest strep throat. Either way, if there is no improvement in the next 2-3 days, or if your symptoms worsen, you should be examined by a physician. ...Read more
I have an extremely red and sore throat with bring red spots on the roof of my mouth. Also red inflamed tonsils?
Viral pharyngitis: It looks viral, but the description is not diagnosis. A rapid strep test would be necessary. Also if it is there for a long time it might be a more serious condition that warrants lab test to test the immunity, other neck diseases, and a fungi infection. Probably and ENT visit would be the best ...Read more
7m old low grade fever of 101.5 (day)103 (night).Two red spots on his cheek and sore on the roof of his mouth has a bit of diaper rash? Cause?
Hand foot, mouth dis: Hand foot and mouth disease is most likely. Causing sores on the palate, around the mouth, in the diaper area, and hands and feet, they look like red spots or canker sores (white discs with red around them). Fever and pain are possible. It's viral and runs its course. Pain control is key. If this doesn't sound like what your child has, get it checked. ...Read more
After month long sore throat w red bumps back of throat I got a mouth sore inside of my cheek. It's dark red w red spots. All happend after sex w man.
Sore throat, abcess on uvula, white puffy tonsils, red spots on the roof of my mouth, and some white spots around the uvula, what's wrong with me?
What looks like a Canker sore on soft palate. Red spots in back of throat/roof of mouth. Mouth is also yellow in color instead of pink. What is this?
That's not an easy?: Sorry about that, but I'm certain a doctor will need to examine you to answer that question. What other physical symptoms do you have? How long has this been an issue? Any fever? Maybe mono? Maybe oral herpes? The yellow could be superficial growth of bacteria or damaged skin or it might be jaundice. So, in a nutshell this is a situation where exam is unavoidable if you want answers. Feel better! ...Read more