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I have small white bumps on my tongue. One on the tip causes pain. Been going off and on for a month. Inflamed papillae or warts?

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Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience in Dermatology
TONGUE BUMPS: THESE BUMPS SOUND LIKE INFLAMED PAPILLAE. A PHOTO WOULD HELP. GEOGRAPHIC TONGUE COMES TO MIND IS YOUR MOUTH DRY? A FEW CONDITIONS THAT MAY TRIGGER THIS ARE A YEAST INFECTION, ANEMIA, AND A FEW OTHERS. DO SEE YOUR DOCTOR IF THEY PERSIST
Answered on Jul 2, 2017
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