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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?

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

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Bit tip of tongue, looked and there was two small bubbles filled with blood.Popped them like pimples and they are back.Tongue sore/tingly.What is this?

Bit tip of tongue, looked and there was two small bubbles filled with blood.Popped them like pimples and they are back.Tongue sore/tingly.What is this?

All you did was: Convert a closed wound to an open one. Leave them alone, rinse your mouth with warm saline (1 tsp table salt in a quart of water approximates that), and leave it alone for a week. ...Read more

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Raised ridge along tongue floor, ~1/2" on each side of where tongue connects to floor; has white spot on it; can move it w/ tip of tongue; sore throat?

Raised ridge along tongue floor, ~1/2" on each side of where tongue connects to floor; has white spot on it; can move it w/ tip of tongue; sore throat?

See your dentist: The floor of mouth is one of the most common sites of oral pathology. There are multiple factors that can cause a white spot and raised ridge (e.g. salivary gland infection). It is important for your dentist to determine the cause of the condition. The majority of tongue problems are not serious and can be resolved quickly. Good luck. ...Read more

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Have had painful sore on tip of tongue for 10 days, now feel tingling on upper lip. If this is hsv1 is it too late for Valtrex to prevent new blister?

Have had painful sore on tip of tongue for 10 days, now feel tingling on upper lip. If this is hsv1 is it too late for Valtrex to prevent new blister?

Yes: Unfortunately, valtrex and other antiviral a are best used as early as possible during a herpetic outbreak. This time frame is usually considered to be within 48 hours of first symptoms. There is some consolation in knowing that this information will help you if another outbreak ever arises. If you are normally healthy and without any compromised immunity, you will recover without complication. ...Read more

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I've had a sore throat and red spot on tip of tongue for a month thought it was a sign of herpes since i get them on my tongue but it's been too long?

I've had a sore throat and red spot on tip of tongue for a month thought it was a sign of herpes since i get them on my tongue but it's been too long?

Need to be seen: These types of situations cannot be diagnosed over the internet. Therefore, you will need to see a dentist for a definitive diagnose and appropriate treatment, if necessary. ...Read more

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