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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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Tan spots in top of toddlers tongue, should I be concerned?

Tan spots in top of toddlers tongue, should I be concerned?

Verification: Most likely not significant, but go to a dentist and have them look, if it is concerning they will send you to an oral surgeon for a 2nd opinion, if necessary biopsy will let us know what it is! ...Read more

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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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White spot and powder on tongue, what is this?

White spot and powder on tongue, what is this?

Infection / reaction: That could be an infection like candidiasis of fungal infection of the tongue, and that is easley treatable . Or an allergic reaction from certain medications or foods. ...Read more

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What the cause of black spot in tongue?

What the cause of black spot in tongue?

Many: Black spots on tongue may be caused by the natural pigmentation of the tongue, but it can also be a warning sign that you are developing a more serious condition such as hairy tongue. I would visit your dentist to have this checked. ...Read more

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What does a blue spot under my tongue mean?

What does a blue spot under my tongue mean?

Blood vessel?: Probably a blood vessel. However, there is some other pathology that that may need attention. You must see a dentist to have it looked at and rule out other possibilities. ...Read more

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What does a blood spot on your tongue mean?

What does a blood spot on your tongue mean?

Petechia: A "blood spot" on the tongue could be a petechia which can be caused by some medications or by injury(biting) it is an accumulation of blood. If this spot is under the tongue it could be a varicose vein(the return blood flow is prevented and the vein accumulate blood). ...Read more

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Black spot on my baby's tongue? What does it mean?

Black spot on my baby's tongue? What does it mean?

Black Tongue: Black tongue can be an overgrowth of the little hairy papillae on the tongue and isn't harmful. You can scrub the spot with a soft baby toothbrush twice daily & it should go away. (also, think if you have given anything that could stain the tongue--iron drops, pepto bismal, metal teether). ...Read more

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How to remove an irritated white spot under my tongue?

How to remove an irritated white spot under my tongue?

Don't touch it !: Let an oral surgeon take a look at it. It needs to be determined if it is an ulceration caused by trauma or a lesion that needs to be removed. This is not something you can do yourself. ...Read more

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