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White on the far back of tongue
A 29-year-old female asked:
22 years experience Emergency Medicine
Normal Anatomy?: The far back of the tongue is normally covered with circumvallate papillae, and beyond that is lingual tonsil tissue. Both of these can look like sma ... Read More
36 years experience Pediatrics
Not pimples: They are the taste buds, completely normal!
A 31-year-old member asked:
23 years experience Dentistry
Circumvallate...: …papillae. If they are arranged in a "v" shape it's a normal part of the surface of your tongue. My question is - how the heck do you even see them!
33 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
Normal: These are the circumvallate papillae. They located on the back of the tongue behind the smaller papillae. They are usually 1-2 mm in diameter and most ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
51 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Lumps in tongue: Are they stable in size?, create swallowing problems, pain, difficulty in breathing, or in clearing tracheal secretions? The causes are multiple. You ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
22 years experience Dentistry
Varies: This condition happens a lot and it is usually caused by an inflammatory reaction to some ingredient within the candy. I understand how annoying this ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Throat irritation: Could be fungal infection called candidiasis, could be bacteria infection also. Sometimes if you have a foreign body stuck in there like a fishbone ca ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
38 years experience Dentistry
Help: Please see your ENT to have your tonsils checked.
Large bumps on tongue at back are taste buds.
A 33-year-old female asked:
72 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Green tea with lemon: Green tea with lemon helps here - about 4 - 8 ounce glasses/ day. Plus teaspoon of Honey 3x a day.
suck lemon / lime candies
A 43-year-old female asked:
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Thrush?: Thrush could present like that. People with diabetes or who have been on recent antibiotics or who use steroid pulmonary inhalers (e.g. Flovent) are ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
30 years experience Dentistry
Normal is: A generic term and can differ between people. Visually you can google normal back of tongue to see images and diagrams. If concerned please consult ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
35 years experience Adolescent Medicine
Just tongue: The tongue is made of many hair-like processes. They grow and shed on a regular basis. They look white, pink, red, etc. The white that is only on t ... Read More
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