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Why Does My Child Have White Spots On Her Face
Could be many things: White spots on teeth are usually decalcifications which is a weakening of the enamel. White spots could also be dry areas of the teeth, or areas where the tooth didn't form as well as it should. The best thing to do is show them to a dentist and ask if anything should be done because sometimes this is the begining of a cavity. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tooth white spots: Many things can cause white spots on the teeth. They can be a factor of nutrition, genetics, or an excess of Fluoride intake. Sometimes they develop from braces covering areas of the teeth and the natural development of the tooth in children. For more severe discoloration, your doctor may recommend bonding. Of course, this is more expensive than other treatments. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can white spots on MRI be caused by past trauma, such as falling and hitting head as a child? (Spinal tap normal)
Motion artifact ?: Any imaging test, especially an MRI, can have spots in them that are not a real abnormality, called motion artifact. Your radiologist should be able to tell if the spots are something real or not, because the dots can represent fluid collections as well. If some question exists about whether this is a real finding, you will need to repeat the study, sorry. Trauma can cause fluid collections... ...Read more
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
As a child I did get too much fluoride, leaving me with white spots on my teeth. Will whitening my teeth work? I don't drink tea, wine or coffee.
Fluorosis: Results of conventional whitening procedures have always been unpredictable, and in particular, successfully whitening teeth with fluorosis has historically been nearly impossible. Few dentists accept the challenge of such cases, realizing that attempts are typically futile and, in some cases, may create a more unacceptable appearance than the pre-treatment condition. ...Read more
My face has developed pink and white spots after bring in the sun. Why is this and when will it go away?
I have a reaction each time i sit in the sun where my face the next morning is covered in small white spots which can be popped but then reappear?
Sun sensitivity: May have sun sensitivity. Need examination by your dr. ...Read more
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