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what does a pimple on the tongue mean

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
19 years experience Dentistry
Irritation/INFECTION: If no pain or slight discomfort, it provably means that you ate something that irritated your tongue. Also it could very well be the clinical aspect ... Read More
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Dr. Behram Dalal
30 years experience Dentistry
The tongue: Is covered with papillae, which when they get inflamed can resemble pimples. Essentially your taste buds. Hope this helps.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Coyle Connolly
28 years experience Dermatology
Acne : This could possibly be perioral dermatitis , an acne related condition treated with gentle non soap cleansers such as cetaphil or cereve , topical and ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Pimples inside mouth: Hi without seeing this in person my first assumption is that this a herpes outbreak. I would be curious to know if these spots hurt or are changing ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Not likely: Herpes begins as a water blister, makes a scab, heals in 5 to 10 days. Recurrent on same spot. Just one spot.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Schleimer
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Infection: Dental infection or abscesses have points to which it drains. Looks like a pimple. The point of drainage is a fistula. When a tooth becomes abscessed ... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
TONGUE PIMPLE: Yes.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Behram Dalal
30 years experience Dentistry
Pimple: Is a very generic description. I would recommend a visit to your dentist - it's probably a benign fibroma but best to get checked out. Hope this hel ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
21 years experience Dentistry
Pimple on tounge: It can be benign, but have it checked with an oral surgeon, they may take a a biopsy to be sure.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Yes, it is: Hard to say what it is. If it does not resolve itself in two weeks, see your dentist.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Tongue bumps: Tongue bumps accompanied by actual sores raises the possibility of canker sores, oral herpes and, if a white coating of the tongue is also present, a ... Read More

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