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What is the cause of white spots on the inside of your top and bottom lips? My granddaughter is 1 year old and has white spots on the inside of her mouth on the top and bottom lip

There : There are many possible causes for these white spots, but most likely these represent the openings of minor salivary glands found throughout the lips. At one year of age, your granddaughter should have multiple teeth present. This is the prefect time for her first visit to a pediatric dentist for an evaluation. It is never too early to start the acclimation process for children so that they establish good oral health habits. The pediatric dentist can evaluate the white spots at that time. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

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


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I have a couple white spots on my top lip of my mouth. They are not sore or raised. What are they?

I have a couple white spots on my top lip of my mouth. They are not sore or raised. What are they?

Get Checked: There are many thing that could be described as 'white spots.' also, there is more to check than what is visible to you when you look in the mirror. This is why you need someone to check you and do a careful exam and ask questions. Even after that, you may possibly need a biopsy. ...Read more

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I have oral thrush/candida & was given clotrimozole troche 10mg 5x/day for 2 weeks today. White spots are all over my mouth, tongue, tonsils, lips & uvula. I can't stop wanting to gag. What can I do?

I have oral thrush/candida & was given clotrimozole troche 10mg 5x/day for 2 weeks today. White spots are all over my mouth, tongue, tonsils, lips & uvula. I can't stop wanting to gag. What can I do?

See an ID doctor: If you are an adult, not diabetic or on antibiotics or steroids and have thrush you must be tested for HIV disease and have your immunity assessed. Thrush seldom occurs in normal adults, and particularly when it fails to respond to standard treatment it is an ominous sign. ...Read more

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I have a white spots on my lips and inside my mouth, how i know if its Fordyce spots or sexually transmitted diseases?.Thanks

I have a white spots on my lips and inside my mouth, how i know if its Fordyce spots or sexually transmitted diseases?.Thanks

Maybe: Fordyce spots/granules are found in the mouth. 82 percent of the population has these spots. However, you need to a doctor for a definitive diagnosis. They are more yellowish in color. ...Read more

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White spots in mouth? What are they?

A few possibilities: Possibly thrush or yeast infection or a viral infection causing ulcers or canker sores/cold sores. Difficult to tell without looking at it directly to be sure if it persists or worsens see your doctor. ...Read more

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White spots in mouth are cancer, right?

White spots in mouth are cancer, right?

Usually not: There are many causes of white spots in the mouth and most of them are not cancer. It is not possible to say if the spots you have are cancer or not, without examination and if indicated by a biopsy sent to a pathologist for microscopic study. ...Read more

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My daughter has white spots in mouth?

My daughter has white spots in mouth?

Could be something: This may be something or not. Kids get white patches on their tongue sometime from drinking milk. They can get a fungal infection on their gums, they can have whit spots from various infections. If the kid is doing fine,playful with normal feeding habits it is probably nothing.If the kid is acting sick, it is worth checking out. ...Read more

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Bad breath, occasional white spots in mouth. Wassup?

Bad breath, occasional white spots in mouth. Wassup?

Oral thrush: Signs of lowered immunity causing fungal infection - need medical rx with magic mouth wash #2 which has nystatin, calamine, benedryl and lidocaine. ...Read more

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