The patches may be leukoplakic patches.These may be due to excessive spicy food or sharp teeth even,not always due to smoking or drinking.An Antioxidant like Trinergic-L one daily for a month at least will tell you if it helps.Check for sharp adjacent teeth ot other causes i HAVE MENTIONED.iF NO BETTER IT WILL NEED TO BE BIOPSIED to confirm the diagnosisYou will need to see an ENT SURGEON for this..It may be lichen planus or candidiasis too.You may consult a dermatologist for confirmation There are other causes too,if biosy is negative,a physician needs to be consulted.
Dear suraj Hello I am Dr Ravinder Sharma White patches in oral cavity can be because of the variety of causes like leukoplakia, lichen planus, submucosal fibrosis, candidiasis, malignancy etc I would advise you to consult a ENT surgeon as some of these causes can be a cause of concern. You may need an excision biopsy for histopathology and some blood testsI hope this answers your concern. Do let me know if can help you further. with regards Ravinder Sharma
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I feel you require a proper examination by a good ENT specialist. Oral candidiasis or leukoplakia cannot appear without any predisposing factors. You neither smoke nor drink and hope you do not have diabetes or any other medical condition. Rather than worrying please consult your doctor.
hi I whit like vines that weave in and out of tounge painful like slinters but with spiter vains and white thick patches on p tounge and if you try to pull out one of these vine my face and body begin to itch is it possible to merca in mouth or gain green
Hi, I ve got some white patches on my tongue for some years now,whenever i eat peppery foods it turns into a sore and makes me uncomfortable, Pls doctor what is the best advice for me?I am 25years old,i weigh 65kg,i rarely fall sick which makes me not to have a medical history,i m 5ft 11inch,a female too
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Hi, I have two questions I am looking for another opinion on. The first is I have had white circles/squiggly lines on my tounge for years. Most of the time its on the sides and the tip, occasionally I get one on the surface but its very faint. The...
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Have a doctor confirmed case of oral thrush. I had had unprotected oral sex with a woman who's std status was unknown to me and wonder (in my 7th week since) if it being the only ARS symptom if the chance are likely I may have ARS. I realize I need to wait 3months to get an hiv test t be sure but the stress and anxiety before is wearing at me knowing that thrush is a symptom and being a relatively healthy in shape person with no other ailments. Also was prescribed Nystatin which I'm into 1 week of using with very little result. Help
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