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Tiny Red Bumps On Gums
See Dentist now: You may have primary herpetic gingivostomatitis, or trenchmouth. This can be very painful, destructive, and smelly. You usually will feel run down and often feverish. Happens frequently around exam time for students, or other greatly stressful times. See your dentist for evaluation. Hopefully something less, but go now an find out. You can be feeling better with treatment. Good Luck. ...Read more
I have Been having many small painful red bumps on my gums and lately on my lower lip and it's very uncomfortable and don't know what to do&what it is?
I would see dermatol: For biopsy of lip to diagnose your problem ...Read more
I have painless bumps on the back of my tongue and bald spots that burns with red bumps in it on my head. Pl us a small painful bump on my gum.
See your Dentist: Some of what you are describing may be normal anatomy, some may be lesions. Not being able to see and examine you, palmate the lesions, review your medical history and meds, etc. We cannot in this forum make a diagnosis. Please see your Dentist or an Oral & Maxillofacial Pathologist to begin the differential diagnostic process. ...Read more
I have a cluster of small red bumps/blisters inside my mouth in the crease where my gum meets the inner lip. It tingles and is irritated. What is it?
Mouth lesions: Maybe cold sores or ulcers. Or may be connected to your teeth. Have them seen by your doctor or dentist for a a accurate diagnosis and treated. All the best. ...Read more
I have red bumps on the side and front of my tongue (look like pimples). My gums are also really sensitive and swollen. What could this be?
Several things: It could be a localized allergic response to a particular food or it could be the consequence of poor oral hygiene over time. Get it looked at by a dentist who can help you figure it out and rule out less common but potentially more serious possibilities. ...Read more
I am experiencing bad breath, bad taste in mouth, white patches inside mouth, canker sores, receding gums and rash with red bumps around mouth.
Itchy red bumps on roof of mouth close to throat....and excessive bleeding gums...what could this be??
Fungal Infection?: The differential diagnosis on this is fairly limited. Most commonly a fungal infection/ allergy can be the culprit. However, it could be something more difficult, such as a herpetic infection, or exotic like pemphigus. I would recommend a trip to your Dentist for visual examination and possible medication/treatment. ...Read more
I have little red bumps on the tip of my tongue, sore throat and lost my voice. My gums are also very sensitive and bleed when I brush them.
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I started with a cold sore and now have many more all over my mouth. I also have red bumps on the back of my tongue and throat. My gums are inflamed and bleed when I brush my teeth, and seem to be cut up. Is that a side effect of herpes too?
Dr. Can check throat: Throat pain can be from strep throat (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause. One's FIRST case of oral herpes can cause mouth sores from front to back. Later recurrences should cause cold sores on or near the lips. To lessen mouth pain, one can see her doctor and ask about mouth rinses (some contain anesthetic, Maalox, Benadryl, etc.). ...Read more
Got shingles on March 17 & small rash. No blisters just red bumps. Didn't pop or pick scabs but bumps won't go away. Redness gone but not bumps. Scars?
Question diagnosis: Did you diagnose yourself or did a doctor make the diagnosis? In any case, it is time to consult a doctor as it is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. ...Read more
What are the symptoms of a staph infection on the penis? Does it cause redness on glans and tiny red bumps? And can it spread internally?
Staph Infections: Yes. Of course. I am not sure why you have not gone to the doctor. This is not a kind of infection and not a place to just wait and let it get worse. Please get to your family doctor urgently. ...Read more
I have red dry areas on my face, as well as small red bumps. They sometimes get redder and puffy, and sometimes they subside. I am in my 50's.
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Tonsured bumps: Could be almost anything. You need to be seen to get an appropriate diagnosis and treatment ...Read more
Proprobably: This is probably eczema. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
No: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be pediatric evaluation. ...Read more
Most likely normal: The tongue normally has taste buds also called papillae. The largest ones are on the back of the tongue. The only way to be 100% sure that it's all normal is to have a dentist actually take a look. ...Read more
It depends: Are they painful? I would also need to know your sexual history in order to give you better advice. These red bumps could be folliculitis, ingrown hairs, bacterial infection, inflammation/irritation from any number of substances or material you have come in contact with, herpes or warts. Please see your physician to get diagnosed appropriately. ...Read more
Small slightly painful red bumps on my finger tips that come and go, what are they and how can I treat them?
See derm: See dermatologist to find out.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have tiny red bumps that have appeared between my fingers. They itch and are painful to touch. What could it be? Thx!
Dyshydrosis: This sounds like dyshydrotic eczema. It can be treated with a high potency steroid cream or ointment. It can also be treated with topical lanolin cream. Be sure to keep your hands thoroughly dry after getting them wet. ...Read more
My 11 week old son has tiny red bumps at the side of his neck. No other symptoms. What should I do? Can I apply a&d ointment?
Reply: Yes you sure can, most of the babies have these bumps in the folds of neck usually due to local irritaion due to milk or oral secretions getting collected in the folds of neck. Keep that area dry and use a& d as needed. ...Read more
I have a small red bumps which is itchy they often be gone for months and comes back and stays for a couple of days and it's so itchy.?
Red bumps: I want to know more about bump. Like its location, how does it looks like, whether its ulcerated or not. ...Read more