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Spot on top of tongue that bleeds easily

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white spot on top of tongue that bleeds easily
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Dentist: Dr Matthew Kremser, Dentist (DDS or equivalent) replied 2 years ago
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
thank you. I've attached the red dot in middle is almost like a hole and it bleeds a lot occassionaly
Dentist: Dr Matthew Kremser, Dentist (DDS or equivalent) replied 2 years ago
Not the best photo but I will say that any visible lesion on your tongue that bleeds easily should definitely be seen by a dentist. Most lesions turn out to be nothing serious, so please don't panic, but it can be serious so don't delay. Smoking, alcohol are risk factors for oral cancer, but don't have to be present for issues to arise. Again, most likely harmless, but you need this checked and possibly biopsied.
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