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painful white bump on tip of tongue

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience in Infectious Disease
Probably not: Herpetic lesions should become blisters and then ulcers.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elton Behner
36 years experience in Dentistry
Difficult to: say. Start with a thorough dental exam followed by a visit to your PCP for a physical exam with blood work including VitD-3 25-OH and Vit B12 assays.
A 11-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ron E. Bell
44 years experience in Cosmetic Dentistry
Accident history?: It sounds like a scar from a fall. Has that ever happened ? Time to visit a pediatric or general dentist for an exam.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christine Fox
26 years experience in Dentistry
White bump: Commonly little white bumps indicate an infected taste bud. In most cases they go away within a few days, but if it does not go away have your dentist ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ratna Dhingra
43 years experience in Pediatrics
Prob herpes: these may be herpes type a--there is an oral prescription your doctor can prescribe for you.try daily yogurt with probacteria too--may help.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Devin
46 years experience in Dentistry
Sore Tongue bumps: A chronic reappearance of tongue sores suggests a food allergy. Nuts /spices/ dairy are some of the culprits. See your DDS first to rule out dentistry ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience in Prosthodontics
Check teeth: Check your front teeth for any chips or sharp edges. Most often this is a traumatic fibroma from habitual scraping of the tongue across the sharp edge ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
Suspicious bumps?: Any suspicious bumps on the tongue that does not resolve itself in 2-3 weeks, should be evaluated. See your doctor or dentist for eval.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymond Traver
34 years experience in Dentistry
Papilloma: It is probably a papilloma or a fibroma papillomas are viral and usually rough shaped fibromas usually come from trauma and are smooth.
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