Indicator of the general state of the human body,in particular, the gastrointestinal tract, such characteristics of the language as spots, dots, plaque. If there are red dots in the tongue, plaque or ulcers, know that you are going to the dentist. The listed manifestations can be symptoms of various diseases of the oral cavity, such as glossitis, stomatitis, herpes, candidiasis. The doctor will conduct an examination, prescribe the necessary tests, prescribe effective treatment.
In the case of non-stomatological nature of the diseaseit is worth visiting a gastroenterologist or cardiologist, since red dots on the tongue sometimes signal some diseases of the circulatory system or gastrointestinal tract. This can be judged by the presence of a yellow rim around, located in the form of continents and oceans of spots in the tongue. Such a rash can manifest in a woman during pregnancy. This is considered normal and should not cause much concern.
More about the reasons
When red dots on the tongue cause itching,there is a possibility of the manifestation of a virus transmitted by contact or airborne droplets, or by infection with shingles. Such cases are usually accompanied by fever, chills, general malaise. Among other possible diagnoses, one can distinguish the disease with avitaminosis (with vitamin B12 deficiency), iron deficiency anemia, erythema, aphthosis, syphilis.
Danger of tumor development
Often points in the language are a consequence ofmalnutrition, overeating or allergic reaction to the use of incompatible products, drugs, alcohol. The surface of the tongue can be mechanically injured, for example, by a candy, or irritated by too spicy or hot food. The use of spicy foods and frequent smoking causes the formation of a language in white or gray spots. They do not pose a direct threat to health, however, there is a possibility of tumor development, and not necessarily benign.
About childhood diseases
Appearing in children in the language, red dots canto testify about a disease with scarlet fever or Kawasaki syndrome, a disease until the end of an unclear etiology. There is an assumption that this autoimmune disease has a genetic basis.
Appearance of white, yellow
Not only red dots in the language can causeanxiety. White dense plaque on the tongue indicates, most likely, violations in the gastrointestinal tract, expressed by constipation or poisoning. The cause of yellow plaque may be abnormal work of the esophagus or gall bladder. It is worth remembering that the more juicy the color of the plaque, the more serious the disease that caused it. In any case, do not delay the visit to the doctor for a long time. He will establish a diagnosis and prescribe the necessary course of procedures and medications.
To avoid deterioration and furtherthe development of the disease, it is necessary to exclude alcohol and spicy food from the diet, and to carry out more hygienic procedures of the oral cavity. For these purposes, suitable solutions of manganese or furatsilina in the form of rinses or lotions.