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Tongue enlarged papillae

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
Neurology 36 years experience
Have a doctor have: look and check you for candida (yeast) infection.

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 37 years experience
Not much: I look at peoples mouths and tongues all day long and i've seen all types of tongues with all types of papilla. There is a huge variety of what is nor... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Bates
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 36 years experience
Probably nothing: Certain papillae of the tongue are normally larger than others, in particular the circumvallate papillae in the back of the tongue. If there are no ta... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
You are normal: Be thankful. It sounds normal to me. Have it looked at and evaluated just to be sure or if you have any other questions.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Heath
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Tongue mass: I assume you mean underneath the tongue, which is where the salivary glands drain on each side. Occasionally they might swell, but a small papillary ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammed Parvez
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Guess normal : Papillae seen on tongue are the taste buds. Take care !
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Papillitis is caused by stress, smoking, hormonal imbalances or vitamin deficiencies. They usually go away in 7-10 days. Treatment includes correctin... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Sampson
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 26 years experience
Probably not: enlarged. The papillae at the back or base of the tongue are known as the circumvallate papillae and tend to be relatively large compared to the othe... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
See Dentist: You may have an oral fungal infection, especially if you have been taking an antibiotic. Please see your General Family Dentist for diagnosis and tre... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
Non-specific symptom: Non-specific symptoms. Try warm salt water rinses and NSAID. If symptoms persist, see an oral surgeon.

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