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what if i have three bumps on the back of my tongue?

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Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience Dentistry
Bumps: Most likely large taste buds that everyone has on the back of their tongue. If the bumps are a different color than your tongue (deep red/blue) or you are worried see your dentist to have them checked.
Answered on Aug 29, 2013

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