why do i have black spots on my tongue

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What the cause of black spot in tongue?

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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.
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What can cause a small red spot beneath the tongue?

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Veins
There are commonly small blood vessels that are visible in the tissue under the tongue and sometimes they appear as a red spot. Without seeing it, it would be hard to speculate.
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Dr. Mark C. Loury answered:

My tongue has spot that make it look like a strawberry can stress cause this?

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Median rhomboid glossitis is a rectangular area in the midcentral tongue where some taste buds are missing congenitally. Geographic tongue occurs with migratory red spots on the top surface of the tongue. Both are benign conditions.
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Soar taste buds. Red raised spots on tip of tongue. Taste buds are the only spot effected. Use chewing tobacco?

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Stop the smokeless tobacco and see if your problem stops. Tobacco increases the incidence of oral cancer, so the sooner you stop, the better the chances you will stay healthy.
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Dr. John DeWolf answered:

My tongue is green with red spots towards the back and a single large spot running down the middle and my throat hurts.What's going on?

Tongue hygiene

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Often the tongue will gain coloration from recently ingested foods. Try gently brushing the top of your tongue or use a tongue scraper to see if the color pattern is persistent. If it is, have it evaluated.
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I had a white spot on the end of my tongue which was sore I was constantly rubbing it now my tip of tongue is covered in red spots which is so sore?

Needs to be seen

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You need to see a dentist in order to evaluate what caused the white spot and now the soreness on your tongue and what can be done. These situations need personal evaluation and cannot be diagnosed or treatment suggested over the internet.
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Dr. Aaron Cregger answered:

Why did a burn spot on my tongue turn black?

Strange colors

Burns
Many times when you get a burn either from food, trauma, or dental treatment i.e. laser treatment the initial appearance is black. then it goes through a number of colors through healing including grey, purple, sometimes even red if it is irritated during the healing phase which is relatively common. Follow up with your dentist if the appearance does not start to normalize after 2 weeks.
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Black spot on my baby's tongue? What does it mean?

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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)
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Should I be concerned about the black spot on my tongue?

Yes

Wounds
Several questions are important: 1) How long has it been there? 2) Is it getting larger? As a general rule, any new lesion that has been there longer than 10 days should be evaluated. Hope this helps
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1 tiny black spot on side of tongue, should I be concerned?

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It may be nothing to worry about, but any abnormality should be checked and possibly biopsied, especially it is symptomatic or has been there for longer than 10 days. Oral cancer often begins with small abnormalities. See your dentist for an examination.
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