A member asked:

I'm worried about a red painless bump(s) on the back right side of my tongue. im 21 and do not smoke. i also do not drink alcohol much at all. ?

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Dr. Robert Stachler answered

Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery

Taste buds: those painless bumps on the back of your tongue are supposed to be there . They are taste buds and are called circumvellate papillae. Do not worry about them. Good luck and feel better

Answered 2/1/2016



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