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Large taste buds back of tongue

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 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 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
Dentistry 46 years experience
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
Dr. Steven Pohlhaus
Dentistry 33 years experience
Possibly These?: There is a line of large papllla on the rear of the tongue known as "circumvallate papilla". See the attached picture to see if this is what you saw. ... Read More
Dr. Thomas Yash
Dentistry 47 years experience
Normal: There are a set of larger papillae or taste buds on the rear of tongue. They form a v-shaped pattern. They can become irritated or inflamed with disco... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. John Thaler
Prosthodontics 42 years experience
Normal: They are the papillae of the tongue. Likely you are noticing the filiform and vallate (circumvallate) papillae. Involved in taste. Normal -- not to wo... Read More
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 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