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Should i be worried that my toddler has white spots on tongue?

Should i be worried that my toddler has white spots on tongue?

See Pediatrician: There is no way to diagnose 'white spots' on tongue over the internet. Please take your toddler to the pediatrician for a personal exam. It may be normal or it may require treatment (if it's candidiasis/thrush or something else). ...Read more

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What are the occasional white spots on my toddlers tongue?

What are the occasional white spots on my toddlers tongue?

Many possibilities: Could be a variety of things: white mucous build-up, thrush, lichen planus, excessive dry tongue. Try to bring him in to see a pediatric doctor. ...Read more

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Caring for Your Toddler (Checklist)

Put sharp objects high up and out of reach
Once
Keep medications out of reach
Once
Look for small objects that can be swallowed and put them out of reach
Once
keep ur pedaitricain number handy
Once
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My 2 year old child has several tiny white spots on the tongue and all over the throat. What are they?

My 2 year old child has several tiny white spots on the tongue and all over the throat.  What are they?

Possible "thrush": On the surface, it sounds like thrush, a yeast infection in the mouth.Yeast lives normally on body surfaces but multiplies in warm, moist areas. It's common in infants but less common in toddlers, so i suggest seeing his/her doctor to make sure that's what it is. Recent antibiotics recently it can make it more likely; there are other less common medical reasons; if it is yeast there is treatment. ...Read more

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What is it when you have white spots on your tongue?

What is it when you have white spots on your tongue?

Thrush: It may be an infection with candida(yeast). This is common in patients using inhalers for asthma. ...Read more

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Caring for Your Toddler (Checklist)

Make an appointment for a physical exam with your child's pediatrician
Once
Make an appointment for an eye exam
Once
Take your toddler to the dentist
2x a year
Keep immunizations up to date
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What do white spots in my tongue mean?

What do white spots in my tongue mean?

Need more info: This could be normal taste buds. It could be the tongue needs cleaning, it could be an abnormal growth. Have your dentist take a look and advise you on what they actually see. ...Read more

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Caring for Your Toddler (Checklist)

Visit the dentist
2x year
Give a multivitamin with vitamin D
daily
Encourage social skills through daycare, playdates, etc.
Once
Read books together
15 min, Daily for 5 years
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I have white spots on the inside of my cheek I first noticed them yesterday on my tongue but now they have gone on my tongue and reappeared.What is it?

I have white spots on the inside of my cheek I first noticed them yesterday on my tongue but now they have gone on my tongue and reappeared.What is it?

You may have Thrush: which is yeast overgrowth. Please see your doc for a proper diagnosis and to rule out other things. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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