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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarek Hamid
8 years experience in Dentistry
Could be: Just a simple allergic reaction to the high alcohol contents of the mouthwash, change to something non alcoholic like act or biotiene and see if it go ... Read More

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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 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
Exactly: Your request for an "exact" diagnosis, over the internet, sight unseen, medical and habit history unknown, is not possible. Your best bet for a defini ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Efremov
42 years experience in Internal Medicine
Cant tell: Everyone has tiny red bumps on their tongue....We really need a picture or more specifics.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Must be seen: Cannot be diagnosed online without a photo.
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A member asked:
Dr. Ana Duarte
32 years experience in Dermatology
Pimples?: You may have folliculitis? A topical antibiotic gel might help resolve the lesions.
A member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Need for evaluation: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. What is the size, distribution, state of surrounding skin, vesicle formation ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Ouch-it really hurts: External hemorrhoids are basically varicose-vein, and when thombosed (clotted) it sure can cause much pain in the _ _ _. This is easy excised in the o ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience in General Surgery
Sounds like: Neurodermatitis, especially if you have little blister like eruptions before white bumps appear. Dry your hands completely after every handwashing, a ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
36 years experience in Internal Medicine
Might be: Apthous ulcers local good mouth care soft foods no spices see dentist or doctor for an eval
A female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
50 years experience in Dentistry
Bumps on tongue: We can't diagnose this without a visual examination. If the bumps and/or the soreness does not resolve itself in 7-10 days, call your dentist or an o ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazin Kizy
21 years experience in Dentistry
See a dentist: You should see a dentist and have the tiny bumps looked at.
A female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yellow "submarine": The itchy yellow bump is located where it must be seen by a GYN MD to accurately diagnose as it is presently "underwater".
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience in Dentistry
Lot's of bumps, huh?: My you have a lot of bumps. However, this may all be normal. They are most likely taste buds on your tongue and minor salivary glands in your lip. I ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Eitner
33 years experience in Family Medicine
Could Be Anything: With out an exam, it is hard to say from your description. If they have always been there and not changed, then may be small hemangiomas (blood vesse ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
50 years experience in Dentistry
red bumps: Can't be sure without an examination. Where on the tongue are they located? Are they painful? How long have they been there? If they're on the back o ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience in Internal Medicine
Rash: could be irritation,contact dermatitis or scabies. Topical steroids will reduce inflammation and pruritis
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lana Long
Dr. Lana Long answered
32 years experience in Dermatology
? folliculitis: It sounds like folliculitis, a bacterial infection of the scalp similar to acne. If you look close you may see a pustule when they first break out. ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Doctor can check: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. William Kimlinger
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Hard to know...: Many things cause rashes, from insect bites to infections, allergies to trauma. I recommend having it looked at by a physician, either in person or th ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
38 years experience in Dentistry
Maybe normal?: It may be normal or something else. If it does not go away in 2 weeks see a dentist for an evaluation.
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A member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
A rash.: Sounds like it looks like a rash. Hard to say more. Are they big or small? Itchy, painful? Clustered? Flat or raised?
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erine Kupetsky
15 years experience in Family Medicine
Hpv?: People can have skin tags that they've had for decades around genitalia and anus. However, if these lesions are recent, it's important to have them te ... Read More
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