White Spots on the Mouth Surface or Tongue

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Content updated on Sep 5, 2022

About the symptom

Leukoplakia occurs on the inside surfaces of your mouth as thick, white spots or patches. It can be caused by various factors, including repetitive damage or irritation. It could potentially be an indication of mouth cancer or precancerous changes.

Questions your doctor may ask about this symptom

Your doctor may ask these questions to check for this symptom

  • Do you have white spots on the mouth surface or tongue?

  • Do you have itchy skin?

  • Do you have any pain or tingling in the affected areas of the skin?

  • Do you have skin redness?

  • Do you have a fever?

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