A 35-year-old member asked:
i have some bumps in the end of my tongue, what is this?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Dentistry 39 years experience
Many things: They could be enlarged taste buds or irritational fibromas or ? A better description and where they are located would help. Please see your dentnist and they should be able to diagnose easily.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
What could cause a red, blotchy tongue?
4 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Dermatology 46 years experience
Reflux: One cause could be reflux with stomach acid reaching the mouth at night while lying down. This can result in a sore tongue , damage to the teeth, and possible damage to the larynx.A definitive diagnosis ma require a test with a GI doctor.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
What could it mean if you have a white patch on your tongue?
3 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Dermatology 28 years experience
Yeast infection: Could be oral thrush (yeast infection), leukoplakia which is an early precursor to oral cancer, or lichen planus (an inflammatory disorder which may affect only the mouth or other parts of the body). It needs to be examined by a dermatologist or dentist for possible treatment.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
What causes large white sores underneath the tongue that appeared overnight?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Sore mouth: Aphthous ulcers or an infection, herpetic stomatitis, are common possibilities.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Why is my tongue dry and coated white when I wake up every morning?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Dry tongue: Hi, multiple possibilities including breathing with ur mouth instead of ur nose while sleeping because of likely nose septa deviation or polyps, also Allergy, bad dental hygiene, smoking are other reasons, make sure that u see ur dentist regularly, use mouth wash, stay away from smoking. See ur PMD to evaluate ur nose.
Best of luck.
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A female asked:
My tongue was bit on really hard, and now it hurts! I have a small white bump on the end of my tongue and I always find myself playing with it. Help!?
1 doctor answer • 6 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 50 years experience
Very common to: play with that bump on your tongue that is there because you bit it hard and caused some trauma and perhaps bleeding, and some inflammatory tissue built up in area causing a bump. that will go away, may take couple weeks. in the meantime try not to play with it-:).
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Last updated Aug 20, 2013
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