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dry mouth bumps on tongue

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Oral Thrush?: It could be a fungal infection (Candidiasis) or a host of other things. See your dentist to find out.
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Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
See doctor: Could be thrush or another cause.
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Yeast Infection: See your doctor your doctor for examination and antifungal medicine to remove the yeast.

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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Dry mouth; bumps: There are numerous causes of dry mouth: mouth breathing, medications, congestion, blocked nasal passages, etc. The bumps are probably normal anatomy, ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Suspicious bumps?: Any suspicious bumps on the tongue that does not resolve itself in 2-3 weeks, should be evaluated. See your doctor or dentist for eval.
A female asked:
Dr. Charles Lockhart
8 years experience Dentistry
Possibly: Not enough information to give an accurate diagnosis. Recommend that you visit a dentist to evaluate problem and arrange for treatment. Make sure th ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Suspicious bumps?: Any suspicious bumps on the tongue that does not resolve itself in 2-3 weeks, should be evaluated. See your doctor or dentist for eval.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Circumvallate: Papillae, most likely. They are probably inflamed due to your dry mouth. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lingual_papilla
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A female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Halitosis: Bad breath can be caused by many different factors, including sinus infections, periodontal problems, smoking, cavities, acid reflux, and your diet. A ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need more info: There may be more than one issue and it require an in-person evaluation to sort these out. You have provide very little information, e.g., age, any me ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
See your doctor: Unexplained red or white areas, sores, or bumps on the tongue especially if painless and dry mouth may be signs of pathology and should be examined by ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joy Poskozim
Specializes in Dentistry
Yes: Xerostomia (dry mouth), makes the oral mucosa more vulnerable to frictional damage as the lubricating function of saliva is lost, and mucosal atrophy ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Viral URI: Is a probable cause for these symptoms. You should begin to get better in 3-4 days. Stay well hydrated, treat your symptoms with otc medications and ... Read More

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