Big Red Spots On The Tongue?
Yes, I want to ask, there are big red spots at the base of my tongue and it feels sore on the right side of the tongue, there are white spots, some of which are sore. Why is it that is thrush or tongue cancer? What medicine can relieve the pain?
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Large red spots are a health problem at the base of the tongue, which are papillae of the tongue which are rough textures on the tongue where thousands of taste buds gather, which if their size increases, it is a sign of a bacterial buildup, and these symptoms can go away on their own, in your case the cause of tongue papillae You are most likely red because there is an infection in the right tongue, which is characterized by a white spot on the tongue. The white spots on the tongue are likely:
Salivary ulcers, the cause of which is trauma, stress, hormonal changes, certain foods, and smoking, usually disappears between 1-2 weeks Oral candidiasis or oral thrush, occurs due to a fungal infection of the mouth Leukoplakia, where there is a buildup of cells and keratin on the surface of the tongue causing it to occur. inflammation and white patches Oral linches planus, white lines and patches occur in the mouth and tongue due to an immune system disorder. Tongue cancer. If the symptoms you are experiencing do not heal within 1-2 weeks, or are very disturbing to your comfort, accompanied by difficulty eating, swallowing, and fever. Immediately consult a doctor, so that an immediate examination is carried out, and supporting examinations such as blood tests and swabs are carried out. tongue if needed, so that the doctor can find out the cause and provide treatment according to the cause.
Some things you can do
Keep your mouth and teeth clean. Brush your teeth after eating and before going to bed. Brush your tongue when you brush your teeth. Use a non-irritating toothpaste or a soft-bristled toothbrush. Avoid hot foods that irritate your tongue. Eat foods that are highly nutritious for your immune system. Drink water. Get enough rest Eat soft foods first, avoid hard foods Take pain relievers such as paracetamol Read articles that cause white tongue
Thank you, hopefully useful. dr. Nurmarwiyah