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I usually felt pain under tongue, 2 times in every month, and recently I found that the cause in tiny blisters that they get well in one day. Serious?

I usually felt pain under tongue, 2 times in every month, and recently I found that the cause in tiny blisters that they get well in one day. Serious?

Maybe: It's hard to evaluate blisters without actually seeing them. If these things are disappearing or not having pain I would just continue doing what you're doing. However if things worsen please get re-examined. ...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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Our 6 month old has what appears to be a small round blister or something on the right side of his tongue. Should we be concerned? Or is this common?

Our 6 month old has what appears to be a small round blister or something on the right side of his tongue. Should we be concerned? Or is this common?

Depends: Kids will be kids, and a single, transient blister that is not seeming to "bother" him should not be a reason to worry; however, monitor it. If it grows, persists, or additional blisters form, that changes things and it will be time for a dental visit for a clinical diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have tiny little red blisters on my tongue. What might they be?

I have tiny little red blisters on my tongue. What might they be?

Get checked: It's time to see your dentist. Could be viral, and easily treatable. ...Read more

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I have small blisters/bumps in the back of tongue, how can this be treated??

I have small blisters/bumps in the back of tongue, how can this be treated??

Probably normal: There are large taste buds on the back of the tongue. You may have just "noticed" them. Ask your dentist the next time you have an oral check-up

Hope this helps!

Dr Z ...Read more

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I am suffering from chronic tongue pain and ref patches white patches small blisters for threr yrs is thid pre cancerous?

Pemphigus vulgaris: Is an autoimmune disease. Women are more prevalent and the disease is usually diagnosed between the ages of 50-70 years, often with oral blisters as the first sign. The blisters typically are painful. There is no cure, but pemphigus is treated with heavy doses of corticosteroids and azathioprine. Many patients with pv are able to have long periods of remission. It is not a cancerous disease. ...Read more

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Yesterday I severely burnt my tongue on hot chocolate. It has small blisters and I can't drink ot eat anything without pain. What can I do?

Yesterday I severely burnt my tongue on hot chocolate. It has small blisters and I can't drink ot eat anything without pain. What can I do?

Wait: There really isn't anything you can do, but wait for the body to heal.
You can go to your pharmacy and ask the pharmacist if there are any mouth pain treatments. They usually have a small amount of local anesthetic which might help you a little when you eat.
Otherwise, you will just have to endure unit it heals. ...Read more

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I have small flesh colored bumps under tongue and a few have blisters over them. Better with salt water, but haven't gone away after 3 days.

I have small flesh colored bumps under tongue and a few have blisters over them. Better with salt water, but haven't gone away after 3 days.

Flesh coloured lump: If it is painful, try using bonjella. IF IT DOES NOT RESOLVE IN A WEEK, SEE YOUR DOCTOR. It could be a aphthous ulcer if painful. Inclusion cyst if pain less. If more are coming up-review with GP. ...Read more

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I have a small white circle (sore/blister?) on the tip of my tongue. 2 months now. I've tried everything. It's excruciating. Help!

I have a small white circle (sore/blister?) on the tip of my tongue. 2 months now. I've tried everything. It's excruciating. Help!

Exam needed: A physician or Otolaryngologist would have to inspect this lesion in order to make a diagnosis or prescribe treatment. It could be a papilloma, canker sore, fungal infection, etc. Since you describe the lesion as excruciating, you should make an appointment to be checked. In the meantime try bathing the area with hydrogen peroxide or even maalox. ...Read more

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Painless small blood blisters on the sides of tongue and white coating.......is this a liver problem?

Painless small blood blisters on the sides of tongue and white coating.......is this a liver problem?

Not likely: More likely to be a viral infection. However, if you are concerned about liver you might possibly be drinking too much...if so, try to get help for that BEFORE you develop a liver problem! Good luck. ...Read more

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A painful bump appeared under my tongue today. It's translucent like a blister with a small amount of blood in it. I don't smoke, do wear invisalign

Gland: There are many glands under your tongue and sometimes they get blocked and is called a mucocele. This can cause a painful swollen area. Usually they will heal within a week so so. However if it does not heal, gets bigger and more painful then you should see your dentist or an oral surgeon. ...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 don't 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 don't 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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I bit a tiny piece of the tip of my tongue off in my sleep. Now im in so much pain & there is a white blister. How do I treat pain and white sore?

Magic mouthwash: You can ask your dentist to prescribe an oral rinse sometimes called magic mouthwash.
It contains a local anesthetic and an antihistamine in a viscous carrier and will make it more comfortable while healing. Unfortunately, time is the only thing that will make the wound on your tongue heal. ...Read more

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I have a small clear liquid like blister underneath my tongue. It's right in front of my mouth what could this possibly be? It just came up today.

Viral: That type of blister is very common and usually will resolve on jt's own. It will eventually rupture, and become more painful, then resolve. Good oral hygiene and avoidance of oral contact with others is best at this point. ...Read more

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I hav small blisters tip of my tongue and top palate of my mouth?

I hav small blisters tip of my tongue and top palate of my mouth?

Oral blisters: It could be viral in origin. There are other medical and dental causes. You should see your dentist for a one on one evaluation. Merely giving you a list of possibilities will not be very helpful. ...Read more

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Keep getting tiny blood blister spots on tongue. They last ~ 1 day unless I pop them sooner. Could this have be connected to my ongoing bloody stool? Had cscope 10d ago w/macro inflam but bx normal?

Keep getting tiny blood blister spots on tongue. They last ~ 1 day unless I pop them sooner. Could this have be connected to my ongoing bloody stool? Had cscope 10d ago w/macro inflam but bx normal?

Could be related: Check with your doctor to rule out other possibilities. Blister on tongue-- recurrent-- could be viral in origin-- ie coxsackie or herpes. However inflammatory bowel disease (ie crohns or ulcerative colitis) can present with such blisters. Then autoimmune diseases (like lupus) can involve oral ulcers and bowel inflammation. Your doctor should help rule out all of above. ...Read more

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Under my tongue (duct submandibular gland) I believe it is. There is a tiny blister like, it doesn't hurt or anything. I burst it it cam back. Std? Or?

Under my tongue (duct submandibular gland) I believe it is. There is a tiny blister like, it doesn't hurt or anything. I burst it it cam back. Std? Or?

Call your dentist: Have your dentist check for stones in the duct. Sometimes you need to have an oral surgeon remove them if they don't go away on their own. ...Read more

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My son has small blisters on the side of the roof of his mouth?

My son has small blisters on the side of the roof of his mouth?

See below: If he also has a sore throat and a fever, he may have hand, foot and mouth disease. This is an infection caused by coxsackie virus. ...Read more

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A small blister in upper roof of mouth, what to do?

A small blister in upper roof of mouth, what to do?

Try: Gargling with warm salt water to decrease inflammation and any possible pain. ...Read more

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I have a small pencil dot sized bump/blister in my mouth. It it painless?

I have a small pencil dot sized bump/blister in my mouth. It it painless?

Canker sore: You may have what is called an aphthous ulcer or canker sore. This is small sore that appear on the inside of the mouth, the cheeks, the inside of the lips, the tongue and anywhere on the gum. Canker sore is the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. ...Read more

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Doctor. I have a small blister on my mouth. But no pain at all, till I touch it.?

Doctor. I have a small blister on my mouth. But no pain at all, till I touch it.?

Aphthous Ulcers: Canker sores (also called aphthous ulcers) are shallow, red or white sores that develop anywhere inside the mouth. It is not known exactly why these sores develop, but stress does seem to precipitate canker sores in many people. Certain diseases are sometimes associated with recurrent canker sores. Examples include crohn's disease, celiac disease, beh├žet's disease, lupus, or even aids. ...Read more

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I ve tiny bunch of blisters around near corner of mouth and its growing slowly, please can u advice of possibilities?

I ve tiny bunch of blisters around near corner of mouth and its growing slowly, please can u advice of possibilities?

Two possibilities: It could be infection with a herpes virus; typically hsv 1 which causes oral lesions often times associated with stress, sun exposure or other illnes. Genital herpes which is hsv2, can also cause oral lesions so you should see your doctor for treatment. Angular chelitis can cause inflammation in the corner of your mouth; it can have several causes but moisture that accumulates at night is one. ...Read more

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My child has small blister on the side of the roof of her mouth? What might be causing it?

My child has small blister on the side of the roof of her mouth? What might be causing it?

Virus: It could be trauma or it could be a viral process. If painful or spreading you may want her seen. ...Read more

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Can thrush in the mouth cause tiny blood blisters if not what causes them?

Can thrush in the mouth cause tiny blood blisters if not what causes them?

Unusual: It is my policy never to say never, but this would be unusual. If you are an adult with thrush, something may be seriously wrong. The most frequent thing that infectious diseases doctors think of is HIV disease, but there can be other causes. Strongly advise you to see a doctor and be thoroughly evaluated, including tests of your immune function. ...Read more

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