A 39-year-old female asked:
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What are the tiny red bumps on tip of tongue?

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Dr. Heidi Gilchrist
15 years experience in Dermatology
Taste buds!: Paul, those are probably your taste buds, known anatomically as your "papillary" taste buds. Sometimes they get inflamed and sore (from spicy/salty food or from microscopic trauma) and then the condition is called papillitis.
Answered on Apr 5, 2019
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