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Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Hard to guess: If you feel worried, it might be worth an exam and while there discuss a referral for health anxiety therapy. A specialist CBT can coach you on handli ... Read More

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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
57 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Please see your family physician. You could have a herpes infection or other viral infection or also a yeast infection that should be treated now.
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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 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Here are some...: Is this the first time you have experienced? By the sequence of events, what you feel now is most likely related to combined effect of oral sex under ... 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 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mike Siroky
Specializes in Urology
Lesions: Lumps or lesions on the penis or scrotum can be venereal disease, ingrown hair, sebaceous cyst or many other conditions. They can only be properly dia ... Read More
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 female asked:
Dr. Seth Black
43 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Needs evaluation: bumps can be normal anatomy, allergic or die to abnormal growths. See an oral surgeon for proper diagnosis and management.
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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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Here are some ...: Without further specific Hx to detail the quality, quantity, & sequence of events of little bumps over time and a direct look and feel, it's hard ... Read More
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Dr. John Leander Po
17 years experience in Infectious Disease
Of course you can!: Don't let yourself suffer like this. The infection that you experienceD, is not caused by the chicken. It is caused by bacteria. Therefore, if you pr ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Thrush : Oral candidiasis (Thrush). If still present, will need oral antifungal meds or swish & swallow antifungal solution. Need prescription.
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Devin Cunning
28 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Infection: Sounds viral but may be bacterial. If you use tobacco, a palatal biopsy may be in order. Salt water gargles and topical anesthetic will help. A thr ... 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 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Need a direct look: Oftentimes what you saw is long foreskin-related inflammation / infection. But, a direct look at them is essential to derive a diagnosis. So, seek eva ... Read More
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 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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Uncertain what they: are. Have they just popped up or are they there long-term? Might be Cherry angiomas.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Kam
Dr. David Kam answered
35 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Taste buds: Small bumps on tongue diffusely are normal taste buds. See ENT if you are very bothered by this!
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 female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Penis skin: It is either a fungal or jock itch rash or a staph infection of the skin. Either way he should see a physician.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Check it out: Viral? Blocked pores? Check with doc.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitzi Scotten
27 years experience in Pediatrics
Several causes: There are several causes of black bumps on the tongue from chemicals, birth marks to much more serious like tongue cancer. My advice is to have your d ... Read More
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