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inflamed taste buds back of tongue

A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
44 years experience Family Medicine
Patches on tongue: Inflamed taste buds (papillitis) is a common symptom of some viral upper respiratory symptoms; it causes mild redness, swelling, and discomfort with a ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Marxen
36 years experience Periodontics
What are you eating?: Is there something that you are eating that is causing the inflammation? It is good you had a doctor look at it. Make sure you do an inexpensive ora ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nguyen Nguyen
50 years experience Pediatrics
Sore throat: You can have a sore throat from many causes, including mono, strept throat and cold, and other viruses. But if you worry that you are at risk for HIV, ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marshall Dicker
46 years experience Dentistry
large taste buds: The taste buds at the back of the tongue on top are the ones that sense bitter foods/things but have a dentist look for a better diagnosis.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Taste buds: If they have been there for a year they are probably normal for you.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Not serious: Prominent taste buds in the back of the tongue are not uncommon or unusual. If you had only one abnormal appearing tongue mass an examination by your ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Oral surgeon: See an oral surgeon to determine if there is an abnormality.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
60 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Rule out fungus: A lot of variables here. Have you recently been on an antibiotic? Have you recently had dental surgery? Any trauma to the oral cavity can bring abo ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Let it be: It is unlikely that there is any thing abnormal with your taste buds. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, mi ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
45 years experience Dentistry
Normally not a prob: Enlarged taste buds are normally not a problem, but attempt to figure out when it occurred. The enlargement can be due to meds, supplements, spicy or ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Examination, go now!: You are a year overdue in seeking evaluation and treatment. Any pain/bleeding/swelling that lasts more than 2 weeks is a red flag. Please see your D ... Read More
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