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Bump on top of tongue near uvula

A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Due to saliva. Often due to habitual licking of dry/cracked lips. Often due to saliva during sleep, common if you have braces or wear a mouth piece at ... Read More

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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
No it is not: Hand foot and mouth disease has sores in the oral cavity(mouth), rashes on hands and feet. So white bumps inside the mouth is not hands foot&mouth di ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Large taste buds?: Without being able to actually see it, i can't be sure, but most likely the larger taste buds called circumvallate papillae. If you want to be sure, s ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Zweig
45 years experience Dentistry
Taste Buds: At the back of your tongue are larger taste buds called the circumvalate papillae.
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Dr. Dave Burns
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No concern: Have your doctors evaluate to make sure you are ok however the description sounds normal.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Friederich
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UVULA: First, it can be simply normal for you especially if you have no symptoms. However, some people get large and swollen ones when either allergic to som ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
See your physician: There are many potential causes for colored bumps on soft palate. It can be sign of harmless or serious conditions, depending on its nature. See your ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Tongue papillae?: Everybody has a row of 7-9 prominent bumps in a row across the back of the tongue, called circumvallate papillae. Google for photos -- most likely tha ... Read More
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Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
How do you feel?: If you feel fine and what you report are incidental findings, everything is probably normal or at least within normal boundaries. The pink bumps are p ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Lymph nodes: These may represent enlarged lymph nodes related to your infection. I would just make sure you followup with your doctor until all symptoms resolve.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Workman
Specializes in Pain Management
Infection: You likely have a pharyngeal infection, whether viral or bacterial. You need to see your PCP for eval and treatment, likely with antibiotics.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura McMullen
21 years experience Pediatrics
Without : Without being able to examine you, it's difficult to say what the bump on your tongue could be. You should give your doctor a call and have them take ... Read More

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