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I have a bump on the back of my tounge

A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
39 years experience Geriatrics
Bumps in tongue: Sorry but that has to be seen by a dr. I would sugest you to see an ENT ( ear, nose, throat specialist. If you are a smoker there are changes for tum ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Zweig
44 years experience Dentistry
Yes: On the back of your tongue are large taste buds called circumvalate papillae. They are very normal.
A 76-year-old female asked:
Dr. Duane Keller
44 years experience Dentistry
Probable taste buds: These are probably taste buds and should be there. It is always good to check with your dentist to be sure they are normal. They should appear the s ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Miles Mitchell
Specializes in Family Medicine
Probably OK: Any experienced physician has had numerous patients worried that the taste buds in the back seem too large, but then they look normal to the doctor! ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John DeWolf
39 years experience Dentistry
Taste buds: They form a v on the back of your tongue and are perfectly normal.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dimitri Novitzky
51 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Bumps on the back of my tongue: There are many things that can make your tongue sore or cause painful tongue bumps, including: Biting or scalding. Accidentally biting your tongue or ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tongue: May be your taste buds or from dental trauma to the adjacent tongue. Check it out with an ENT
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Krantz
8 years experience Dentistry
Papilla: The large bumps on the back of the tongue are papilla. Without seeing a picture of those that you are describing it is impossible to determine if they ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Gustavo Ruiz de Castilla
31 years experience Periodontics
Taste Buds: Provided that these bumps are not a symptom of underlying disease, i.e. There is no pain, swelling, bleeding, burning sensation, or discomfort of any ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Debi Williams
25 years experience Dentistry
Virus: You do have taste buds on your tongue but they usually do not hurt. You may have a virus. Drink plenty if cold drinks and take over the counter meds l ... Read More
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