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A 31-year-old male asked:

I have a red swollen bump on the right and left side of my tongue and at times my tongue looks dry. i have been experiencing this for a year. what could be the cause and treatments?

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Dr. Lawrence Grodin
Dentistry 38 years experience
See a Dentist!: Having bumps and looking dry might be very normal for your tongue. Your teeth can cause ridges that feel like bumps. Medication and diet and poor oral hygiene can make tongue dry and bumpy. See your dentist soon!
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 51 years experience
Red swollen tongue: Hard to say without a thorough oral exam and medical and dental history. See your dentist to have this evaluated.

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Last updated Jul 13, 2015

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