I got a sore throat 4 days ago. It is the worst in the morning and gets better during the day only to reappear in the morning. Tonight I noticed a large brown spot (about 3/4 inch long by 1/3 inch wide) on the top of my tongue, toward the back of my mouth. There is slight tingling, as if it had been burned by hot food.
I really don't know. Maybe it is a burn. I don't recall ever seeing a large brown spot on the tongue. You will need to show it to someone, perhaps a dermatologist or dentist. Since it must have come recently--it seems it would be hard to miss for very long--it probably represents some irritation, though that's just a guess. It may be related to a virus causing the sore throat. Either way, probably not serious, but needs to be examined in person.
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