A 42-year-old member asked:
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should i be worried about raised red bumps on back of tongue?

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Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Probably not: They are most likely taste buds (circumvallate papillae). See your dentist to be sure.
Answered on Dec 3, 2019

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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
36 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
See a dentist: Call a dentist to schedule an appointment to have this evaluated.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Circumvallate: Papillae, most likely. They are probably inflamed due to your dry mouth. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lingual_papilla
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Prob not oral HPV: The tongue normally has various bumps, papillae, etc. "Large flat red ones on the back" likely are normal circumvallate papillae, present in everyone. ... Read More

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