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Red bumps on both sides of tongue

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
Tongue bumps: They may be normal papillae but without seeing them we cannot determine that over the internet. See your local dentist for a definitive diagnosis.

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A female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Salivary opening: That connective thing between the tongue and the floor of the mouth is the frenulum linguae and the red bumps on the side are the openings of your sub... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
Probably normal: But the only way to know for sure is to have your own dentist take a look. They are most likely taste buds. As we can't actually see what you see, it'... Read More
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 36 years experience
Most likely normal: There normally are red bumps in the area that you describe, so this may be a normal condition. But if you have pain, fever, or other symptoms of bei... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Cosmetic Dentistry 36 years experience
See a doctor: The red bumps on your tongue are your taste buds.If you have a slight cough, this can cause your throat to be sore . If you don't have a cold, i reco... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
Family Medicine 21 years experience
Ans: This seems to be a recurrent issue. Since it is you really are best to see your doctor for exam and perhaps lab work
A member asked:
Dr. David Jakubowicz
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 22 years experience
Thrush?: If you scrape it and there is reddish undersurface it could be thrush.
A male asked:
Dr. Thomas Yash
Dentistry 46 years experience
See dentist. : It would be a good idea to see your dentist. There are many reasons for white patches on the sides of the tongue. It could be caused by chewing of ton... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gustavo Ruiz de Castilla
Periodontics 32 years experience
Taste Buds: Provided that these bumps are not a symptom of underlying disease, i.e. There is no pain, swelling, bleeding, burning sensation, or discomfort of any ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
White: Any white or red lesions of more than 10-14 days duration should be evaluated. Many possibilities. Please see your Dentist for differential diagnosi... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Bumps: Can't tell without visual examination. May be normal or not. Please call your Dentist for a look-see.

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