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warts on the back of the tongue

A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Tongue: Are you taking antibiotics? Bumps on tongue probably major salivary glands. Call your Adventist for evaluation.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Simple solution: is brushing the tongue with a toothbrush or using a commercially available tongue scraper.

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazin Kizy
21 years experience Dentistry
See a physician: You should see a physician. They could be your circumvallate papillae which may be inflamed. To be sure see your doctor.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Jeu
43 years experience Family Medicine
Taste buds: What you are describing seem to be taste buds. No need to do anything.
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Dr. David Jakubowicz
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Circumvallate: The circumvallate papilla are taste buds on the back of the tongue and form a v shape configuration.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Not a wart: First, oral warts are rare, even after oral sexon someone with HPV. Second, warts don't appear as clear bumpbos and cannot come and go over a day or t ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Too soon to be: cancer,but could be warts. See ENT Dr. and have this checked out. They can remove them in the throat and eliminate your risk of cancer down the road.
A female asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
38 years experience Cardiology
Warts/papillae : You maybe needlessly alarmed;have a medical professional look at them
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Mamelak
20 years experience Dermatology
Wart under tongue: What you are describing does not sound like a wart. Warts can occur in the mouth and under the tongue but they are not usually hard and cannot usually ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Some basics: The cervarix vaccine contains material that only helps against 2 high risk strains (out of 7 or more), not the genital wart strains.The strains eventu ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. K Bigelow
Dr. K Bigelow answered
35 years experience Dentistry
An Oral Surgeon: A certified oral surgeon can gel you with the removal of tongue warts.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Sturgis
28 years experience Pathology
ENT or oral surgeon: Either an ENT doc (ear/nose/thoat doc also sometimes called otorhinolaryngologist) or an oral surgeon would be good people to visit to have warts remo ... Read More

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