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Allergy Bumps On Tongue
Depends: There are an assortment of normal "bumps" or papillae located in the tongue. The most prominent are located in a row near the back or root of the tongue (vallate papilla), while others on the side and surface are rarely notices. ...Read more
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
My girlfriend has bumps on the back of her tongue. Her allergy dr said they're from post nasal drip. Any way to get rid of them when they flare up?
I have swollen taste buds on the back of my tongue. Also chronic sinus issues, but bumps are new. They're not painful, normal tongue color. Allergies?
Not itching and thus unlikely to be from allergies.
If they don't go away after 2 weeks or get worse, see your doctor since they do not appear to pose any immediate danger. ...Read more
I have little red bumps under my tongue on the base of the mouth. Allergies have been bad. Are these little bumps cause for concern?
My son gets raised red bumps on the top of his tongue. Sometimes they result in sores. Any idea how to make them go away? Doc had said allergy.
Not allergy: The best bet is to consult a dentist or even better an oral surgeon. ...Read more
Red bumps on back of throat? Is it normal? Is because of allergies? N I also have red bumps all the way back of my tongue.
Red bumps in the back of the throat or "cobblestoning"
are lymphoid patches and is a normal response of the immune system probably to post nasal drip from the sinuses +/- allergies. Most likely the bumps on the back of your tongue are actually specialized taste buds and are normal. Most people never notice them. ...Read more
Found red bumps&white coating on very back of tongue. Spicy food? Seasonal Allergies? Oral STD? I've had spicy food, weather has changed, maybe STD? : (
Tongue papillae?: Everyone has a row of 7-12 large (2-3 mm) papillae across the back of the tongue, called circumvallate papillae, perhaps what you have noticed. Google it for photos to compare. Entirely normal, not caused by any of the things you mention. No STD is a likely cause of any kind of painless bumps in the moth. But since STDs are on your mind, you're probably at risk, so get tested. Good luck! ...Read more
Swelling (bumps) on gums, roof mouth and tongue. Itch and burn. Occurs during allergy season. Can these be symptoms of Oral Allergy Syndrome?
Yes: Moderate to severe oral allergy syndrome can result in some oral swelling. Severe cases can even cause anaphylaxis. It is always important to understand the combination of environmental and food sensitivities contributing to the symptoms and to find out if carrying epinephrine is advisable. ...Read more
I have irregular sized bumps (5 or 6) on the back of my tongue, that are pinkish & 1 is as long as about an inch, 1 is very small. I also have a sore throat & allergies. Should I be concerned (cancer)?
Probably not: Bumps on the back of your tongue are common. These papillae grow to different sizes. They can be affected by allergies or irritated causing to enlarge. They may not be associated with your sore throat. Cancer in mouth can be found on the tongue but more common on sides of tongue. Tell your dentist your concern. The doctor can examine site and render a diagnosis. ...Read more
I feel a hard bump on the roof of my mouth and I get this every year. Is it from allergies. It hurts to press on it.
Need to see: Have a dentist look at this. Hard bumps don't generally come and go. This may be something that needs treatment. ...Read more
I have a couple painless red bumps on the roof of my mouth. I have allergies so I thought it could be that. But it's been over 24 hours now.
I have a soft sore bump on the L side of the roof of my mouth. Idk how long it's been there possibly 1-2 weeks No othr symptms besides seasnl allergies.
Have it evaluated: Then see a dentist or ENT specialist and have the area examined. ...Read more
What could a small, itchy, and sore bump on the roof of my mouth towards the back be? My allergies have been really bad lately too, if that helps.
Allergies vs. Virus: Considering your allergies have been acting up, that sore bump could easily be an area of allergic inflammation on the soft palate. It could also be part of a mild viral infection that's affecting your throat and palate. I recommend considering allergy treatment with an antihistamine like Zyrtec, (cetirizine) while rinsing with warm salt water twice daily. Give it a week and it should be better! ...Read more
Very itchy little bumps all over lips only visible close up. Itchy corners of mouth. Lips bit swollen. Lasts for weeks usually during allergy season.
Red, spotty, swollen face my son woke up with his eye swollen with bright red bumps that are very small. He also had those small, red bumps all around his mouth and chin. I gave him a dose of benedryl allergy this morning and the swelling around his eye
Doctor visit: Would really be a good idea just to have the doctor look at the little guy to make sure it isn't an infection. ...Read more
Perioral dermatitis: Yes, this can be caused by steroids, or it can be caused by other substances, like toothpaste, cosmetics, shave cream, etc. Here's a website by doctors: http://fromyourdoctor. Com/topic. Do? Title=perioral+dermatitis&t=2102 this website is written by patients, not doctors, but it has some good ideas. Check it out and then see your doc if you need more help: http://www. Epinions. Com/content_966500484? ...Read more
Went to the doctor for a strep test, have soar throat, white tongue, red bump tonsils and back of throat but test came negative and she said allergies?
Viral: Could also be viral pharyngitis. In that case antibiotics also not indicated. ...Read more
Geographic tongue: The origin of geographic tongue is uncertain, but there is usually no discomfort or other cause for concern. If there are other symptoms, see your dentist. It is usually just something to live with. Keep your tongue clean by brushing it. I have moderate allergies and don't have geographic tongue while my mother had no allergies and did have geographic tongue. ...Read more
Often they do: The debate on allergy drops is still out. Some studies show they work, others show they are not that beneficial. They are often used by naturopaths. Mainstream medicine has yet to accept them for widespread use in allegic patients. ...Read more
ER: Immediately go to the emergency room at the nearest hospital. A swollen tongue can be life threatening. ...Read more
I have bumps all over my body that itch like crazy! My dr says I'm allergic to something and wants me to get allergy shots. What else could it be?
Hives: Allergy shots are not recommended for hives. Itchy bumps sound like hives which can be caused by a variety of things such as infections, allergies, autoimmune illnesses, hormonal issues and hereditary problems. Allergy shots are reserved for hay fever and asthma - respiratory type problems. Hives can be treated with antihistamines and other types of pills. ...Read more
I had an allergic reaction to some food 3 days ago & my tongue looks & feels like I burned it on something hot. Could this still be from the allergy?
Yes: Not uncommon for the symptoms and signs to persist for several days. ...Read more
Have a weird feeling in my tongue, mostly on one side. Had yesterday too but it went away and around the same time last year. Is this seasonal allergy?
Unusual: Allergy does not behave in this manner although the seasonal nature is suggestive of it. However the absence of itching points away from allergy. If persistent, see dentist. ...Read more
I am having a serious allergy problem what should I do? I am having serious scratching urges. It happened a week ago and I'm starting to see little bumps on my body as well as these red marking on my thighs from scratching I am scared something is wrong =
There: There could be many causes for this. You should see your doctor to begin a work-up of why this is occuring. ...Read more
Maybe: Technically speaking, bite reactions like what people commonly get with mosquitos or ants are a kind of allergic reactions called hives. Some people will have such hives from allergies, although there are a number of other causes. In many cases it is difficult to identify a cause for such bumps, but an allergist can help you to search for a cause. ...Read more
Yes: Maybe. If the fluid is thick, white, cheesy & quite small you might have molloscum contagiosum, a mild viral skin infection common in children who have eczema. If the bumps are large blisters filled with yellow fluid that itch intensely you might have contact dermatitis. A common cause of contact dermatitis is poison oak. Have an experienced physician take a look. A picture is worth a 1000 words. ...Read more
I started breaking out in bumps that itch like crazy and it spreaded all over. I have allergies also. What do I do?
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more