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Bumps On Back Of My Tongue
The most usual : Situation for patients that notice bumps on the back of the tongue is that they are seeing circumvallate papilla. They are the largest of the normal bumps on the tongue at the very back. They can become irritated on occasion and you might notice them more easily. If the bumps have become more noticeable and don't resolve in a few days, consult w your dentist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Examination: To play it safe, get it looked at. A white coating on the tongue is fairly common and the bumps you see may be the normal presence of large taste buds. Without seeing you, however, it is impossible to know if there is an issue requiring treatment. At the very least get a tongue scraper and see if it cleans up at all. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Red raw sore on the roof of my mouth. Swollen red bumps on back of tongue and back sides of tongue and white spots on tonsils.
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
Anatomy normal: The top of people's tongues can be different colors. White coatings can come from something that you ate, or a product that you are using. The red bumps on the back of your tongue may the normal appearance of taste buds called cirumvallate papilla. If you have any concerns at all, i would recommend seeing a dentist for an evaluation as white and red colorings may indicate things out of the norm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably build up: Discoloration of the tongue is usually just that--discoloration. It is not usually associated with a disease. Yellow discoloration is typically build up that has collected on the rough surface of the tongue and can be removed over time by daily use of a tongue scraper, which is readily available in the pharmacy section of most stores, or can be obtained at a local dentist's office. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Taste buds or ?: Could be sore or inflamed taste buds, bacterial or viral infection or something else. Depending upon how sore, other symptoms, and\or how curious as to the cause, see pcp, ENT or dentist. No one can render an accurate diagnosis over the internet, especially sight unseen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Several causes: There are several causes of black bumps on the tongue from chemicals, birth marks to much more serious like tongue cancer. My advice is to have your doctor look at the tongue Here is a helpful site that goes over the different causes and you can look to see if any match what you see http://www.md-health.com/Black-Spots-On-Tongue.html ...Read more
Yellowish bump on side of tongue,white bumps on tip of tongue,very painful and some what large bumps on the inside of left cheek and my jaw feels sore?
Tongue: Exam by dentist should resolve your issues. ...Read more
See a doctor: If this is a bump went away in a week, then usually you do not need to worry. If possible, check with your physician or dentist for further evaluation if it did not get well. ...Read more
White tongue, small lumps on the roof of my throat and a few bumps on the back of my tongue, i was on accutane. Could that be it?
Best to be: Evaluated by a dentist or ent. Impossible to render a diagnosis without an examination. Hope this helps. ...Read more
I have tiny red spots on my tongue and the back sides of my tongue its hitting my tooth at times.
It looks like blood is on the back sides.?
The surface of: The tongue is covered with papilla (which can resemble bumps). They are your taste buds. They can vary in size. If they are painful please consult with your dentist. Brushing your tongue as part of your oral hygiene regimen is beneficial. Hope this helps. ...Read more
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