red spots in the tongue
Language is a card of human health. If the tongue is dry, bitter, too red or too pale, red spots appear on the tongue, this indicates that the person is sick. For example, the crimson color of the tongue is one of the symptoms of scarlet fever, and, therefore, one needs to see a doctor urgently.
Many people face stains in a language of unknown origin and do not know how to deal with them. You can wake up in the morning and see a red spot on the tongue.
Let's talk about the most common reasons for the appearance of a stain in the language and ways of treating it.
If you have on your tongue large white plaques thatit is a thrush of the oral cavity. The causes of this disease are many: some infectious diseases, diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, diabetes, smoking, beriberi and others. To find out why there are red spots in the tongue, you need to consult a dentist. With the help of a microscopic examination, the doctor will diagnose and prescribe the treatment.
The course of treatment basically lasts 10-15 days independing on the severity of the disease. White or yellow painful ulcers indicate that you have increased the acidity of the stomach. The sores should be lubricated with Lugol's solution or iodine, and rinsing the mouth with a solution of furacillin or hydrogen peroxide. If the ulcers do not pass, then, most likely, this is aphthous stomatitis - inflammation of the mucous membrane. It is also characterized by red spots on the tongue. The causes of inflammation of the mucous membrane there is no less than the causes of thrush. This may be a lack of vitamins C, B and trace elements, and diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, and diseases of the oral cavity (pulpitis). Even mechanical damage can lead to the development of stomatitis. This disease is serious, you yourself can not cure it. Therefore, with the first symptoms (ulcers, temperature, malaise, loss of appetite), immediately consult a dentist who will prescribe the appropriate treatment. The first thing you will do is antiseptic cleansing of the oral cavity, and then prescribe drugs according to the cause of the disease. Treatment lasts 1-2 weeks, then the patient observes a strict diet (no fried, sharp, etc.).
If you have red spots in the tongue withyellow rim, then, perhaps, this is a "geographical language". The most common causes of the "geographical language" are diseases of the digestive tract and the circulatory system, but the same language can be found in pregnant women. During the treatment of this disease, if you are not concerned about pain, you need to brush your teeth with toothpaste containing berry juice. And also drink green tea as a preventative.
If you are beginning to worry about burning and pain in your mouth, there are red spots in the tongue, you should contact the dentist so that he sanitized the oral cavity.
If you have red spots on your tongue and it itch,it can be shingles, a virus transmitted by contact and airborne droplets. With it there may be complications: malaise, chills, fever. With all these symptoms, you should see a doctor immediately. Because the consequences can be terrible: hepatitis, smallpox, duodenal ulcers, suppuration. Treatment of this disease is a long process. The first thing it will be aimed at fighting pain and stopping the spread of the virus. Then the doctor will prescribe the required vitamins, antiviral drugs and ointments. And in no case with this disease do not take a bath!
Shankra (solid red sores) locatedon the front third of the back of the tongue, speak of a terrible human disease - syphilis. And since this disease is venereal, the venereologist will take care of it.
Keep track of your language - this is an indicator of your health!