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What Could It Mean If You Have A White Patch On Your Tongue
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
That depends: Upon what the bump actually is. It needs to be personally seen for an accurate diagnosis. Check with your own dentist. ...Read more
Tongue bumps: Your tongue has 4 different types of surfaces. The very back of your tongue is covered with a mushroom shaped surface that is more pronounced than the front, sides, or underneath surfaces. Fungi form papilla cover the back section and can trap food underneath the edges. This leads to potential irritation and bad breath. A tongue scraper will remove the irritants; a conservative first step. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Red lesions: Discoloration of the vaginal skin can be normal or a sign of an infection. If this is a new finding, an examination by an obgyn is recommended ...Read more
Leukonycia: Leukonychia or white discoloration under nail plate is indicative of localized trauma and air under the nail plate. ...Read more
It varies.: A "dot" on your eye's white part (the sclera) can be from varied causes, most of them benign. The most common is a grey dot that people accidentally stumble upon that is present in several places on the sclera. These are actually an accumulation of nerve endings that are visible on the sclera. A "dark" dot from birth is likely a nevus or benign mole. A growth could be a pinguecula or pterygium. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Spot: Ask whoever gave you this info, this isn't a medical term we use. Presumably someone non medical said this to you. ...Read more
What does it mean if you have a white bump on the inside of your vagina i don't have any idea what it could be and I am really scared
Hi. : Hi. The white bump on your vagina might be a harmless, simple sebaceous cyst. However, if you are sexually active and you have a vaginal discharge, itching or pain then there is a possibility of a sexually transmitted disease. Other causes for bumps include herpes (blister) and sebaceous cysts. If it were to become, red, warm, stinky, painful and/ or swollen that could signal an infection. ...Read more
A Bartholin's Cyst: It is very ikely that you have a barthoin's cyst--it is typically not an infection but can be caused by infection which blocks the gland/duct, thus collection of fluid (swelling) to cause the "bump." this can be size of a pea up size of an egg. Simple incision may do the job, but if infected, antibiotic is needed and cyst may need to be excised. Consult your doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Be seen.: I am interpreting your question as you have white discharge from your nipples. I have seen several cases and they were no problem. However, i still recommend you be seen and evaluated as it is not always a normal condition. ...Read more
Penis red knot: Penis bumps can be many things. Some STDs, some not. Only general advice can be given without a photo or physical exam. Top 2 photos are non-STDs: Fordyce spots (sebum which can be extricated by M.D. or left alone), Infected hair follicle (plucked and kept clean). Bottom 2 photos are STDs (HPV and Molluscum) to be evaluated by your MD so s/he can rule out other STDs and council you for prevention. ...Read more
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