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White Pus On Gums
White patch on gums that wiped off. Small white dots on gums that won't wipe off and white and yellow spots on tonsils! what could be the problem?
Needs to be seen: These types of situations require a personal one on one clinical evaluation and cannot be diagnosed over the internet, sight unseen. Will merely listing some possibilities actual benefit you? See your dentist to start who may refer you to a physician if necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your dentist: You should see your dentist for this. This sounds like you could have a disease process going on in your mouth. Your dentist will be able to determine what process is going on and what treatment to render to help you recover. ...Read more
Lump on neck, lump on back of tongue, white spot on tonsil, red dots on tongue (look like large paepelle), white coating on tongue, ear/throat pain.
Doctor can check: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is "super sore", recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Throat infections can occur along with tongue and ear symptoms. ...Read more
Sore throat, abcess on uvula, white puffy tonsils, red spots on the roof of my mouth, and some white spots around the uvula, what's wrong with me?
No: If they were thereu before appointment, check w dentist. If they were not there before appointment, ck w dentist. May be as innocuous as canker sores. ...Read more
Red bumps on back of my tongue, white small coating on tongue. After tongue brushing taste buds appeared. No pain/itchy. Roof is yelllowish. What is it?
NORMAL: The description you give sounds like normal larger taste buds(papilla) covered by food debris or plaque removed by your more aggressive cleaning. The lack of symptoms also suggests this diagnosis. A more effective cleaning regimen, helped by a dental evaluation should take care of the problem. ...Read more
White bump appear on my gum near my fang tooth. No cavity. When i rinsed with salt water the white bump wen away and it's just a red bump. Cankersore?
STD: Gonorrhea for one can produce this. Syphilis may look like this and there is a potential for others. My best advice would be that if you feel as if you may have been exposed to an std that you see a doctor, provide a full detailed history and be widely tested. Always better safe than sorry. ...Read more
Depends: A white spot could be a gumboil, or parulis, which is the drainage area for an abscess. But there are several other reasons for white spots that are unrelated to an abscess. If you have a painful adjacent tooth, or foul tasting drainage from the area then the chance of an abscess is higher. An evaluation by your dentist is the only way to find out the etiology. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sore gums: This may be an infection called herpetic stomatitis, which is an infection from the herpes simplex virus. Or, it may be multiple aphthous ulcers (canker sores). You should have this examined by your dentist, but in either case, they should heal spontaneously in 7-10 days. Your dentist can suggest some remedies to control the pain. ...Read more