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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Needs to be examined: Please call an Oral Surgeon or ENT for an appointment.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: There are several large papillae that cross the base of the tongue perpendicular to its length in a slight V shaped line.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Debi Williams
26 years experience Dentistry
Probably not : These are probably taste buds. They may have become irritated due to salty or spicy foods. If they become painful or feel large for longer than 4 days ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Hard to tell: You are asking for a diagnosis of a lesion of unknown origin, without being able to visualize the lesion, without knowing the size or how long it has ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heather Pickett
29 years experience Family Medicine
Normal variant: Tongue shape and color can change constantly throughout day based on your stress level diet activity etc according to traditional Chinese Medicine. Yo ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
21 years experience Family Medicine
Well: Few possibilities. But the. Or Tom line is you need to see doctor for exam and then a diagnosis. This is important now so get going
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Schneider
34 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
Mucocele possibly: The bump on the side of your mouth might be a mucocele. It is a clear bump filled with salvia. Caused when the duct to a minor salivary gland gets clo ... Read More

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