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    White Tongue, Red Spots, Swollen taste buds
    joewithaproblem posted:
    I've been having these symptoms for a couple of weeks now (enlarged taste buds on back of tongue, white tongue, and red spots. I have no pain in throat or on tongue. I also had an ulcer or two on the tip of my tongue - but those have gone away. Help - What is this???

    Rod Moser, PA, PhD responded:
    It is not possible for me to make a diagnosis.....over the Internet....based solely on a photograph and the brief information in your posting (Besides, this would be against WebMDs policies). There can be dozens of reasons for a coated tongue, and I just do not have sufficient information to do what you have requested -- information that can only be obtained first-hand during an examination. You would need to see your medical provider.
    Bsu1994 responded:
    I have very similar symptoms and appearance to my tonge, what did your doctor end up saying to u?
    An_259308 responded:
    Joe, my tongue looks EXACTLY like this and I am having some pretty heavy anxiety about it... Did you get a diagnosis?? Please respond if you can. Thank you!

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