A 37-year-old member asked:
Does circumvallate papillae causes cancer?
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Radiation Oncology 28 years experience
No: Their presence is normal - these taste- bud containing papillae are part of normal anatomy of the tongue. They may become inflamed usually due to viral or bacterial infections.
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Last updated Mar 12, 2020
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