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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience in Orthodontics
Tough question: "Red bumps' is not a diagnosis. A professional has to actually examine you to determine the cause of the red bumps, and then advise you as to treatme ... Read More

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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 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Martin
27 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Pharyngitis: The red spots make me think it is viral. The white spots on the tonsils could be small tonsil stones, but it could be strep too. With no pain, i dou ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Serious=no: It could mean thrush, which is a minor yeast infection or just milk solids retained on the rough tongue skin. If it is there & irritating it can b ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience in General Surgery
Maybe normal: Sounds like normal anatomy of the tongue. If your concerned, see your primary care provider for an exam. Hope this helps!
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Reynoso
16 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably not hsv: The symptoms of oral herpes are painful blisters, or ulcerations on your lips or the inside of your mouth. Herpes does not cause any lesions on the t ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Dr. can check throat: Throat pain and a throat coating can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience in Dentistry
Taste Buds: It sounds like normal taste buds called circumvallate papillae. Of course, without actually seeing you we can't be sure. To confirm this, you would ha ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Steakley
48 years experience in Dentistry
Have it checked: Have your dentist check it out -it is probably a salivary gland or taste bud-possibly tonsillar tissue.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience in Dentistry
Papillae?: They could be normal or inflamed papillae. If this continues, or you don't feel healthy in any way, see your dentist and\or physician for an eval ... Read More

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