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Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Check with your doc: That needs to be seen by a doc.

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience in Prosthodontics
Likely: That is the most likely scenario. You might also be pulling it against or over or through a small space at the front of your teeth. This can be a habi ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
17 years experience in Family Medicine
Tongue bumps: hard to say, sending a picture would help. could be multiple things
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Gilchrist
15 years experience in Dermatology
Taste buds!: Paul, those are probably your taste buds, known anatomically as your "papillary" taste buds. Sometimes they get inflamed and sore (from spicy/salty fo ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience in Orthodontics
May or may not: May or may not be related. Please call your Dentist for an immediate evaluation or referral.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
37 years experience in Internal Medicine
Painless?: Apthous ulcers are usually painful /uncomfortable,commonly occurring conditions inside the mouth . Other swellings like mucous cyst- a retention cyst ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience in Dentistry
Needs to be seen: The only way to accurately answer that question is to have a dentist actually see what you are describing.
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
38 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tongue: May be local tongue trauma from the teeth, an inflamed taste bud or tongue papilla an inflamed salivary gland. Gargle with salt water and avoid spicy ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Pope
44 years experience in Dentistry
Gland: Most likely a salivary duct that is irritated or partially blocked. If so, usually resolves itself. If persist for more than 10 days, get in to see yo ... Read More

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