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Bump Back Tongue
Really red sore throat for 4 weeks, took cephalexin 250 mg 7 days, had to take cipro (ciprofloxacin) for uti, just finished still red & Sore bumps back tongue fatigue?
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
I am careless in cleaning tongue. Now few days before i noticed white coating with red small taste buds like bumps back of tongue. Is it normal?
Normal...: Normal tongue anatomy... In regards to the whitish areas... Your tongue can trap plaque on the surface in the hairlike projections of the papilla... Especially during colds... Advise the use of a tongue scraper to remove plaque and the associated excess bacteria... ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I am experiencing a metallic taste, dry mouth, raised bumps, back of tongue is white, and extremely bad breath that I can't smell. But offends others.
Halitosis: Bad breath can be caused by many different factors, including sinus infections, periodontal problems, smoking, cavities, acid reflux, and your diet. Address all of these possibilities with your dentist and physician, and I'm confident that your problem will at least be minimized, and hopefully eradicated. ...Read more
Have small intestine inflammation one issue is white tongue - geographic tongue, is there medicine to rid it? Pale, fuzzy, red bumps back of tongue...
Tongue issues: There is no treatment for geographic or white tongue. The appearance of the tongue changes a lot and sometimes may reflect what's going on anywhere else in the body. If your inflammation is active, this may be reflective of your tongue, so treating your problem may help the appearance of your time, but that's not guarantee. The red bumps in the back are most likely taste buds. If in doubt, see doc. ...Read more
33 F/Black. no smoke, drink socially. discoloration on the left side of my tongue (not black).sore throat.small bump back of tongue no pain. Cancer?
ENT or Oral Surgeon: You need to be evaluated by an oral surgeon or ENT doc for exam/recommendations. ...Read more
I am having sore throat, white bumps back of tongue,mouth sores, enlarged or tender lymph nodes. Worried mouth cancer. Mouth sore came 6 days later
Oral cancer: If you're worried about oral cancer, see your Dentist for an oral cancer exam (can't be done over the computer). Know that if you do not abuse alcohol and don't smoke (anything), your chances of oral cancer are relatively low. So go see your Dentist if for mother other than peace of mind...priceless. ...Read more
Might be normal: There are a series of protrusions called circumvallate papillae located in that region. Check with your dentist to be sure. See below link: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/vallate_papilla. ...Read more
Bumps are normal: There are lots of taste buds on your tongue. Small bumps in the front and large bumps in the back. The ones in the back usually are aligned in an arrow pointing forward in the center. ...Read more
I have white patches on tongue with bumps in back of tongue the whit patches go to a v on side of tongue is it hiv?
Just noticed irregular/scalloped bumps on back of tongue on sides - one side worse than other-they don't hurt or bleed - what could this be? Worried
Taste buds: Likely what you are noticing are your taste buds and possibly some lymph gland tissue (tonsil ) which is normally there. Often they will look like suction cups with stalks holding them up. Normal stuff - not to worry. If you see red/white spots on back of throat, then see MD as it may be strep. Look online for pic of taste buds at back of tongue. ...Read more
Ulcer looking bump under back of tongue is this stphilis. Doesn't really hurt. Not other symptoms?
Probably not: They are most likely taste buds (circumvallate papillae). See your dentist to be sure. ...Read more