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What could be causing soreness under the tongue as well as a patchy white spot?

What could be causing soreness under the tongue as well as a patchy white spot?

Thrush: Candidiasis or thrush is a fungal infection (mycosis) of any of the candida species (all yeasts), of which Candida Albicans is the most common. It is also commonly referred to as a yeast infection. ...Read more

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I have a swollen spot under my tongue close to the back side of my teeth. It is sore. What could it be?

I have a swollen spot under my tongue close to the back side of my teeth. It is sore. What could it be?

See your dentist: I would have it evaluated by your dentist or primary care physician. A minor infection on the tongue, tooth abscess or a swollen salivary gland is not uncommon and can cause pain and irritation. The proper diagnosis is the key to a successful treatment. See your dentist for evaluation and diagnosis. ...Read more

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Amoxicillin 500 TID x 10 days (day 6) for a tooth infection.Nowhave a deep red area under my tongue with white/yellowish spots that is sore, burns.???

Amoxicillin 500 TID x 10 days (day 6) for a tooth infection.Nowhave a deep red area under my tongue with white/yellowish spots that is sore, burns.???

Antibiotic: I assume the red area under your tongue is in proximity to the infected tooth. Whether or not it is, area should be evaluated by your Dentist. Antibiotic will not cure tooth infection, only reduce the spread of infection until tooth can receive root canal treatment or extraction. If not, when pills run out infection will come roaring back. Please call your Dentist now. ...Read more

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I have small red spots/sores under my tongue , on the roof of my mouth toward the back, and in my throat. Mouth/ throat is sore and sensitive.

I have small red spots/sores under my tongue , on the roof of my mouth toward the back, and in my throat. Mouth/ throat is sore and sensitive.

Seek an oral exam: The small red spots could be of many different origins. An avenue to pursue is to see of they are of a bacterial or fungal nature. Please seek your dentist for a differential diagnosis. A thorough exam should yield relief and rule out any underlying pathology. This way the appropriate medication oral or topical canbe given to relive your symptoms and concerns. ...Read more

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What would cause side of tongue to be sore and have white spots?

What would cause side of tongue to be sore and have white spots?

Hard to Say: Do you have a habit of biting your tongue? Did you traumatize that side of your tongue recently? How long has this been going on? It can be trauma, oral cancer, auto-immune disease (ie. Erosive lichen planus), etc... See your dentist soon for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Hello 26 male i brushed my teet under my tongue 2 days later sore that has been for 9 days not going away not changing causes?

Hello 26 male i brushed my teet under my tongue 2 days later sore that has been for 9 days not going away not changing causes?

Lesion: MUST be seen by Dentist ASAP. Could be abrasion, burn, draining abscess, gum disease, bacterial/virul/fungal infection, oral cancer, pre-cancerous leukoplakia, or hundreds of other problems. Bite the bullet, call a Dentist for an appointment now. ...Read more

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5 yr old complains of sore tongue way in the back; has red spots in back of throat. What could be the cause?

5 yr old complains of sore tongue way in the back; has red spots in back of throat. What could be the cause?

Check hands n feet: Could be a viral illness like hand foot mouth disease or kawasakis disease. Check for a rash on the body or hands or take a picture of it to help narrow the possibilities or just take him to the pediatrician. ...Read more

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I have constant mouth sores and sore throats, and red and white patches all over the back of my mouth and under my tongue. What might cause this?

I have constant mouth sores and sore throats, and red and white patches all over the back of my mouth and under my tongue. What might cause this?

Candida or!??: It could be candidiasis , pemphigus vulgaris , pemphigoid or acute herpatic gingivostomatitis .. Do you have fever ,headache and malaise .. Please get a checkup and some urine and blood analysis if possible for candida antibodies .. It is hard to diagnose your case because of the similarities of symptoms with other cases . ...Read more