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Doctor insights on: Symptoms Of Strawberry Tongue

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My baby 1.5 years has symptoms similar to measles he has been vaccinated though...Suddenly he got 102 fever and his tongue has become strawberry red?

My baby 1.5 years has symptoms similar to measles  he has been vaccinated though...Suddenly he got 102 fever and his tongue has become strawberry red?

Fever and Babies: This is not measles. But, it is life threatening and an emergency. And child under 2 years of age with a fever should be seen urgently by their physician. ...Read more

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Is strawberry tongue contagious?

Is strawberry tongue contagious?

Strawberry Tongue: that is a good question. It depends on the cause. I mostly see the classic strawberry tongue in children with strep throat. So in that case, I would say very much so! Otherwise I would say no. ...Read more

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What's strawberry tongue disease ?

What's strawberry tongue disease ?

Not a disease: It is not a disease but rather a symptom of something else going on. It is commonly seen in scarlet fever, vitamin deficiencies, kawasaki syndrome and toxic shock syndrome. ...Read more

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What's a strawberry tongue? Enough to keep me out of school?

What's a strawberry tongue? Enough to keep me out of school?

Strawberry tongue: Appearance of bright red tongue that looks like strawberry skin. Most common cause is scarlet fever (caused by toxins from bacterium streptococcus pyogenes). It should no longer be infectious after taking antibiotics for 24 hours. ...Read more

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Why do my tongue itch when i eat strawberries ?

Why do my tongue itch when i eat strawberries ?

Histamine Release: Many foods that contain histamine or cause the body to release histamine when ingested. This reaction is a food intolerance, and are different from food allergy in that the immune system is not involved in the reaction. Strawberry is a common histamine releasing food. You could also be suffering from Oral Allergy Syndrome which is common in people with seasonal allergies. Talk to Allergist. ...Read more

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My tongue has spot that make it look like a strawberry can stress cause this?

My tongue has spot that make it look like a strawberry can stress cause this?

Possible geogrtongue: Median rhomboid glossitis is a rectangular area in the midcentral tongue where some taste buds are missing congenitally. Geographic tongue occurs with migratory red spots on the top surface of the tongue. Both are benign conditions. ...Read more

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I have a red mark that looks like a strawberry mark on my tongue. I had it for 3 weeks now. I want to know if is it something bad?

I have a red mark that looks like a strawberry mark on my tongue. I had it for 3 weeks now. I want to know if is it something bad?

Needs to be seen: We cannot diagnose this over the internet, sight unseen. It might well be something of little or no concern, or it might be something that require further investigation or further treatment. See your own dentist or an Oral Surgeon for a proper and definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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My neck was swollen know it's going away but my tongue has spots like a strawberry should I be concern?

My neck was swollen know it's going away but my tongue has spots like a strawberry should I be concern?

See your physician: Spots like you are describing on the tongue can be caused by several different things--infection, disease, allergy, and others. This is certainly a time to see your physician for a full examination and please call attention to areas of concern like your swollen neck and the spots on your tongue. While you report the swelling of your neck is getting better, please take my advice--see your doctor. ...Read more

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About a child having a strawberry tongue while having strep throat. What does it look like?

Like a strawberry: Yes, strep infection can produce a red tongue with slightly elevated lighter colored bumps looking like a strawberry. ...Read more