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Veins Under Tongue
Common: This is common and most likely normal. There is a large number of superficial veins just below the under surface of the tongue. This is the reason that medications can be absorbed into the blood stream by placement medications "under the tongue". The overlying skin of the base of the tongue is very thin. Thus, veins may look prominent and dark in color. ...Read more
I have a red swollen vein under my tongue that sticks out a little bit. Any ideas on what can help?
See a doctor: Not sure what that could be with the information given. I would recommend you see a dentist or medical doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Roof of my mouth is yellow when i shine light on it and my nebula looks yellowish with veins,dark veins under my tongue, no pain, i have acid reflux?
Get examined: this sounds like oral icterus from liver illness.Since you did not provide a photo, it is impossible to diagnose. Go to see your physician ASAP ...Read more
I got a tooth (19) extracted wednesday, today thursday 1 day since. I noticed some blown veins under my tongue, and some swelling. Anything to worry?
Probably not: Look at both sides under your tongue, if it looks the same then most likely your natural anatomy. If one side is reder, it is possible that the suction got on the tissue and just caused a little localized bleeding. Check with your dentist at the post op visit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It is normal: These are normal anatomic structures of the tongue. Nothing to be worry. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a small blue/purple dot under my tongue that I have not noticed before. Not sure if it is veins or something more serious. No pain?
No worries: There are many veinules under the tongue and the dot you're speaking of is seen often in normal exams. Keep your eye on it...if it gets larger or swollen have it looked at by your dentist ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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