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A 37-year-old member asked:

I have small bumps on my tongue and they get bigger to yhe back. is that my taste buds swollen?

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Dr. Simon Rosenberg
Dentistry 46 years experience
Circomvalate papilla: There are enlarged taste bud structures toward the back of the tongue, arranged like an arrow head, that are normal and may be what you are seeing. See a dentist for a consult to get a proper diagnosis.

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A 19-year-old male asked:

I have painless small and big bumps on the very back of tongue. Are these normal?

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Dr. Robert Grindstaff
Addiction Medicine 38 years experience
Possibly: they may simply be taste buds have your physician look at your tongue.

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