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Underside Of Tongue
Small red bump 1mm on tip / underside of tongue. Comes and goes weekly. Went to DDS after 2 weeks, she said not 2 wry. But it keeps coming back??
Tiny red finger like sores on underside of tongue. Very painful. Not typical canker sore. What could it be? How to ease pain?
Glossitis: Could be inflammation of the tongue which we call glositis which could be anywhere on the tongue, but if it is on undersurface alone, it is on both sides of the cnetral fold- frenulam(a partition). R/o foods that could have caused allergy/Bcomplex vitamin deficiency/habits like excess candies ingestion. Need to r/o infections arising in that area . Also need to r/o apthous ulcers,common condn. ...Read more
The underside of my tongue is a sickly white color. Assuming something related to diet rather than disease.
I have just recently noticed some symmetrical sores on the flaps of skin on the underside of my tongue. What do I do?
Smooth wet colorful: The tissues of the floor of the mouth include glands/ducts, nerves, blood vessels and connective tissue with smooth cover of mucosa. The blood vessels are superficial, so purplish/blue is common. Fins of tissue (plica) are like ribbons near the ducts of the saliva glands. An oral anatomy textbook at your library can give great photos. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are white sores on the underside of the tongue usually cancerous? How could one tell if they are cancerous?
Generally: White lesions are generally not a problem. Your dentist can perform a simple in office test if you are still worried after he or she checks the area. The test is called vizalite and you swish with raspberry flavored vinegar then shine the light on the area to determine if a biopsy is required. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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