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White patch on tongue in 7 month old infant - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   my daughter is 7 months old and has a white spot on the right side of her tongue in her mouth. What is it?
Doctor :   since how many days she has
Doctor :   is the baby feeding well
Doctor :   is the baby active
User :   yesterday was the first day i noticed it? the baby is feeding and active.
Doctor :   what ais the size
User :   couple of inches. maybe smaller than the index finger
Doctor :   is it cheesy in appearance
User :   no
Doctor :   are u still breast feeding the baby
User :   never breast fed. Bottle fed
Doctor :   its a plain patch or a raised one?
User :   plain patch
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   any bleeding from the patch
User :   no
Doctor :   nothing to worry
Doctor :   if the baby is feeding well

Doctor :   it suggests nutritional dificiency
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