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Inflamed taste buds back of tongue

A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine 45 years experience
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
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 37 years experience
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
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nguyen Nguyen
Pediatrics 51 years experience
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
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marshall Dicker
Dentistry 47 years experience
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.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
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
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
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 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
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 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
Bigger: There is a row of larger size taste buds along the back of your tongue. Anatomically that's normal. But you shouldn't even know that they are there.... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 years experience
Swollen taste buds?: Have this examined by your dentist or an oral surgeon. It may be something other than swollen taste buds. It may be an infection. It may require a bi... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Periodontics 37 years experience
See a dentist: Wait a few days and see if your condition improves. Maybe you burned your tongue. If your tongue does not feel better or look better in a few days s... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Lockhart
Dentistry 10 years experience
Doubtful: may be result of food allergy or medicine response. If it does not resolve, visit a dentist for diagnosis and treatment