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Tiny red bumps on the roof of my mouth & gums are sore. What is going on?

Tiny red bumps on the roof of my mouth & gums are sore. What is going on?

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

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Gums (Definition)

Gum are the pink soft tissue that forms a collar around our teeth, that collar acts as a gasket of sorts that protects the tooth roots and the bone that ...Read more


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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.

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

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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?

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

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Why is there red bumps around my gums?

Why is there red bumps around my gums?

Need more info: How many? Large small hard soft? Please give more information. ...Read more

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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?

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

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I am experiencing bad breath, bad taste in mouth, white patches inside mouth, canker sores, receding gums and rash with red bumps around mouth.

I am experiencing bad breath, bad taste in mouth, white patches inside mouth, canker sores, receding gums and rash with red bumps around mouth.

Possible Candida: Also called Yeast Infection. Please see your doctor. IF it is candida he/she will help you clear it up. If something else you will find out and get helped. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Itchy red bumps on roof of mouth close to throat....and excessive bleeding gums...what could this be??

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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I have small itchy red bumps?

I have small itchy red bumps?

Red bumps: Can be from different causes such as dry skin, skin infection, etc. For a proper diagnosis, you need to see a doctor to look at them and help you with the diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have tiny red bumps on my skin that itches. Help?

I have tiny red bumps on my skin that itches. Help?

Send us a picture: You can upload a picture of the rash at www. Imgur. Com
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You can resubmit the question to us again with the URL address listed and we will be able to view it. This is all done anonymously. ...Read more

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Tiny red bumps on elbows. What can it be? Also have pic up

Tiny red bumps on elbows. What can it be? Also have pic up

Tonsured bumps: Could be almost anything. You need to be seen to get an appropriate diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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What are tiny red bumps on your lower inner arm caused by?

What are tiny red bumps on your lower inner arm caused by?

Proprobably: This is probably eczema. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a baby to have small red bumps all over body?

No: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be pediatric evaluation. ...Read more

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Small itchy red bumps that itch and spread on different parts of the body?

Small itchy red bumps that itch and spread on different parts of the body?

Reaction 2 somthing: If it's red and itchy, more than likely it's an allergic reaction to something (new skin care product, soap, detergent, fragrance, etc...) could be something else though, so should be checked and treated to give you relief. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have small red bumps on the back of your tounge?

What does it mean when you have small red bumps on the back of your tounge?

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

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I have random tiny itchy red bumps with clear tops that pop up all over my body.

Hives: Sounds like classic hives. They tend to be red, raised, scattered all over and intensely itchy. I would eliminate whatever might be the causative agent. If that doesn't help, then try otc anti-itch topical creams and otc non-sedating antihistamines. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when I have small red bumps around the opening of my anus?

What exactly does it mean when I have small red bumps around the opening of my anus?

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

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I have tiny red bumps that have appeared between my fingers. They itch and are painful to touch. What could it be? Thx!

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

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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?

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

Red Bumps (Definition)

A bump is an area of tissue or skin that is raised. Red bumps are elevations ...Read more