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I just had a food allergy and now I have bumps on back of tongue I that normal?

I just had a food allergy and now I have bumps on back of tongue I that normal?

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 (Definition)

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


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Bumps on your tongue and sore throat linked to allergies?

Bumps on your tongue and sore throat linked to allergies?

Very likely: This are sings of an allergic reaction to meds or foods.
Keep hydrated and take otc antihistamine meds., see a doctor asap if condition worsened ...Read more

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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?

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?

Treat postnatal drip: By controlling the postnasal drip with appropriate meds (e.g. Intranasal steroid spray and/or intranasal antihistamine spray, oral antihistamines) the bumps should resolve. There is no therapy which can treat the tongue directly. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Unrelated: 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

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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?

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?

Allergies: What are you taking for your " allergies that have been bad"?
the bumps are probably from inflammation but you should see your doctor to rule out any infection. ...Read more

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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 on back of throat? Is it normal? Is because of allergies? N I also have red bumps all the way back of my tongue.

Possibly: 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

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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? : (

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

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Swelling (bumps) on gums, roof mouth and tongue. Itch and burn. Occurs during allergy season. Can these be symptoms of Oral Allergy Syndrome?

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

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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)?

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

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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.

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

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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 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.

Consult your dentist: I would advise you to have the red bumps on the roof of the mouth examined by the dentist, to find out the source of the bumps to determine what treatment is necessary, if any. ...Read more

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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

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Redness, itchy, & bumps around my mouth? Could it be ffrom hydrocortisone allergy?

Redness, itchy, & bumps around my mouth? Could it be ffrom hydrocortisone allergy?

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

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Can geographic tongue be caused by allergies?

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

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Do allergy drops under the tongue actually work?

Do allergy drops under the tongue actually work?

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

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What to do if my tongue is swelling up due to allergy?

What to do if my tongue is swelling up due to allergy?

ER: Immediately go to the emergency room at the nearest hospital. A swollen tongue can be life threatening. ...Read more

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Is geographic tongue caused by what your eating such as an allergy?

Mystery: Geographic tongue is quite often a mystery that may appear after stress, meds, supplements, nutrition, etc. It is usually no a problem unless pain occurs where some rinses may help. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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

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Bumps like bites, is this allergy?

Bumps like bites, is this allergy?

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

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My tongue all the sudden feels like it's cut up. Could this be an allergy?

My tongue all the sudden feels like it's cut up. Could this be an allergy?

Yes also..: It can be from a sharp edge of a cavity in a tooth or edge of a bridge or partials, or from eating sharp foods like ships ...Read more

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I have a strange fluid-filled bumps on my skin. Is this allergies or something else?

I have a strange fluid-filled bumps on my skin. Is this allergies or something else?

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

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I started breaking out in bumps that itch like crazy and it spreaded all over. I have allergies also. What do I do?

I started breaking out in bumps that itch like crazy and it spreaded all over. I have allergies also. What do I do?

How long?: If it lasts over 6 weeks, see an allergist. If it is short term, try some otc antihistamine up to 4 x the regular frequency but watch out for drowsiness. If it did not work, see an allergist. ...Read more

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Allergies (Definition)

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