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Please help! what is the cause of swollen taste buds?

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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
Swollen taste buds: Swollen taste buds can occur from something as simple as a mild burn from hot foods; spicy foods, sensitivity or allergic reaction to spices and other foods and liquids ingested to a number of medical conditions. See if you can pinpoint it yourself by eliminating and then retrying different foods. If it is a ongoing problem, you will have to see and oral surgeon, primary care physician or ent.

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