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White pimple on tongue tip

A 67-year-old male asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
Plastic Surgery 34 years experience
Leave it alone: If it does not resolve in 2-3 weeks see your physician for an evaluation especially if you smoke.
Dr. Michael Tufton
Dentistry 8 years experience
Mucocele: Could be a mucocele. Underneath the tongue is a very common place for them and it may be rupturing after a few days looking like an ulcer. Mucoceles a... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Wolter
Dentistry 30 years experience
No: You cannot get a traditional "pimple" on your tongue like on your skin. A pimple on the skin is a blocked oil gland or pore which has become infected ... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
Cosmetic Dentistry 50 years experience
No: You need to use a soft toothbrush and an tongue cleaner to clean your tongue.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
Dentistry 20 years experience
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
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Behram Dalal
Dentistry 31 years experience
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
Dentistry 22 years experience
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
Dentistry 40 years experience
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
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
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
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Thebaut
Dentistry 40 years experience
Tongue: Likely, a swollen taste bud. If the discomfort is isolated to "pimple" only, give it a couple days to heal. Try not to irritate it with your teeth and... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Spector
Orthodontics 40 years experience
Inflamed Papillae: What may appear as a pimple on the back of your tongue could be an inflamed taste bud. Also, tonsillar tissues are located around the throat in this ... Read More

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