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Enlarged foliate papillae on side of tongue is it normal

A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammed Parvez
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Guess normal : Papillae seen on tongue are the taste buds. Take care !

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A female asked:
Dr. Levi Palmer
Pediatric Dentistry 17 years experience
See a dentist: Depending on your age and lifestyle (smoking, drinking), lesions on the lateral border of the tongue can be quite concerning. Especially if they are d... Read More
Dr. Matt Wachsman
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Tricky to say: wihtout seeing it, it's pretty tricky. One of the pappilae being different from the others is a bit unusual. Discoloration of the tongue from food or ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Pain: From trauma, burn, neurologic disorder, GERD, infection, and a host of other possibilities. Please see an Oral Surgeon or an ENT for evaluation.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Examination: Any pain, bleeding, or (as in your case) swelling should be investigated. Please schedule with an Oral Surgeon.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Fungiform are pink: They are located on the front two-thirds of the tongue on both sides. they look a bit like a small mushrooms and red-pink in color. Respectfully.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elton Behner
Dentistry 37 years experience
It should clear: up on it's own. Don't mess with it. See a dentist if it persists.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Evaluate: If any oral lesion persists beyond 10-14 days, immediate evaluation is required. Please see a specialist Oral Surgeon.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Bates
Family Medicine 8 years experience
Thrush: A swollen red tongue with a white coating sounds like thrush (yeast infection of the mouth and throat). This is very rare in an adult and is often a s... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
See Dentist: You may have an oral fungal infection, especially if you have been taking an antibiotic. Please see your General Family Dentist for diagnosis and tre... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Lockhart
Dentistry 9 years experience
Allergy?: Could be a response to a new food or medication. If it persists, I recommend a dental visit to determine the source. Good luck.

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