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Tingling developed under left side of tongue, red bump with white tip on web of tongue, swollen neck on left side, bumps on bottom of tongue, pain.?

Tingling developed under left side of tongue, red bump with white tip on web of tongue, swollen neck on left side, bumps on bottom of tongue, pain.?

Suspicious Bump?: I would advise you to have the red bump on your tongue examined by a dentist or dental specialist (e.g. oral surgeon, OFP). Any suspicious bump that does not resolve itself in 2-3 weeks should be evaluated. ...Read more

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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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I have some discoloration and some bumps on the bottom of my tongue. Should I be worried?

I have some discoloration and some bumps on the bottom of my tongue. Should I be worried?

Varicosities: The most common reason for this are varicose veins. This is usually common and quite harmless depending on your general health and if there are any other issues. There can be other reasons. Have your Doctor check them at your bext visit ...Read more

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Small clear bump/lump under bottom side if tongue. Becomes red while looking at it and then clear again. Has small white center. No pain.

Small clear bump/lump under bottom side if tongue. Becomes red while looking at it and then clear again. Has small white center. No pain.

Possible Ranula: A ranula presents as a fluid filled bubble on the floor of the mouth under the tongue. It is caused by a blocked salivary gland. The saliva can't get out so it backs up and creates a bubble. Small ranulas can often resolve on their own. Larger ones (shown here) may require surgical removal. If it reoccurs have it evaluated by an oral surgeon otherwise don't worry as it has resolved on its own. ...Read more

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I have little red bumps on the bottom of my tongue what are they and why do they hurt?

I have little red bumps on the bottom of my tongue what are they and why do they hurt?

Could be: Enlarged taste buds. Wait awile. The mouth hurts a lot but heals fast. If not better in a week see the dentist. ...Read more

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I have bumps around the bottom of my tongue were it connects to the bottom of my mouth, I got it pierced 6 days ago, it doesn't what could it be?

I have bumps around the bottom of my tongue were it connects to the bottom of my mouth, I got it pierced 6 days ago, it doesn't what could it be?

Salivary ducts: The bumps at the bottom of your tongue are likely the salivary ducts for your sublingual and submandibular salivary glands. Those are where saliva comes into your mouth. If you're concerned, then have a dentist take a look. ...Read more

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What are these bumps on the bottom of my tongue, and tiny white bumps on my gums, no pain at all, could this be an std of some sort?

What are these bumps on the bottom of my tongue, and tiny white bumps on my gums, no pain at all, could this be an std of some sort?

Here are some...: If there has been no change in size and no symptoms, these could be the normal remnants of body formation. Without a look at their specific location & features, it is hard to give a firm answer. So, leave them alone as long as being asymptomatic; if still concerned, seek evaluation and counseling. To have the care-related things done correctly, go to http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. Best ...Read more

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I just started using biotene mouth spray to clean my tongue piercing & now I have bumps on the bottom of my tongue, can it be an allergic reaction?

I just started using biotene mouth spray to clean my tongue piercing & now I have bumps on the bottom of my tongue, can it be an allergic reaction?

Could be: Biotene contains peppermint oil and egg\ milk bi products so if you have an allergy to either, don't use biotene. Biotene is used to treat xerostomia and is not used to cleanse tissues in the mouth. Try listerine or hydrogen peroxide. If the bumps persist, see a dentist for an exam. ...Read more

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I've got white bumps on the bottom tip of my tongue. What can I do to make them go away and stop hurting?

I've got white bumps on the bottom tip of my tongue. What can I do to make them go away and stop hurting?

See a dentist: See a dentist to determine what they are and how best to alleviate the pain. We can't diagnose this over the internet nor suggest treatment without actually examining you. ...Read more

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I got my tongue pierced about 6 days ago and I have a small red bump at the bottom tip of my tongue, it doesn't hurt, is it normal?

I got my tongue pierced about 6 days ago and I have a small red bump at the bottom tip of my tongue, it doesn't hurt, is it normal?

Possible Infection: See your dentist asap -- if infected, you need to have it taken care of, the sooner the better. ...Read more

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Why is my tongue swollen with white painful "bumps" on the bottom?

Why is my tongue swollen with white painful "bumps" on the bottom?

Not sure: Are you describing canker sores on your tongue? Have you had issues with canker sores previously? Typically, a person with canker sores has had such a previous encounter with canker sores. ...Read more

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White-ish tongue with a red bump on bottom side. How do I get this treated?

White-ish tongue: It may not be anything abnormal, but you should have it checked by your dentist, especially if you smoke, chew, dip or drink alcohol more than an occasional drink.
Many oral cancers are assymptomatic and look innocent at first. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what it is when you have two circular bumps on your bottom gums like under your tongue?

Can you tell me what it is when you have two circular bumps on your bottom gums like under your tongue?

Tori: Hard to say without seeing the patient. Bumps that are hard and on the tongue side of the lower jaw are called tori. Harmless boney overgrowths that usually require no treatment. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have little pink bumps at the bottom of the palataglossal arch wher it joins the tongue?

PG Arch: You may be looking at the palatine tonsil as they are next to one another and yes it is normal as the tonsils will filter bacteria and at times may be very large. ...Read more

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The bottom/underneath of my tongue really hurts. I have like this flap of skin? And like 5 white bumps all underneath my tongue (near the front).

Sore tongue: Need to really see it to tell plus a history of what you have been doing the past couple days. There are many things that can cause this from viral to just simple overmanipulation of the area. ...Read more

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I have bumps under my tongue, back towards the base on bottom. They are symmetrical on both sides, but seem irritated. One had white on top of it.?

I have bumps under my tongue, back towards the base on bottom. They are symmetrical on both sides, but seem irritated. One had white on top of it.?

Bumps on tongue: The lining (mucosa) of the pharynx is thrown into a series of folds by lymphoid & muscular tissue. The base of the tongue (where your question points) often has a nodular appearance due to the circumvallate papillae & the lingual tonsil. Nodular lymphoid tissue or linear webs may also be seen on the otherwise smooth surface of the valleculae. You sound normal, but a doctor's exam can reassure you. ...Read more

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Have pimple like bump on tip of tongue, and bottom of tongue. One is white and doesn't hurt, while the other is does. What is it and what causes it?

Depends...: If you have tongue piercing and giving oral sex....it can be herpes. If not vit deficiency will do that. Avoid the mouth wash for few days. Regular cleaning ang brushing with nonwhitening paste will help. ...Read more

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I have a bump on the side of my tongue. It doesn't hurt. It is where I had the last bottom molar removed and does rub on the one that is next to it?

I have a bump on the side of my tongue. It doesn't hurt. It is where I had the last bottom molar removed and does rub on the one that is next to it?

Trauma?: How long has the bump been there? It could be irritation from rubbing on the remaining tooth. It could be the result of minor trauma that occurred while your tongue was numb from the extraction. If is remains... see your dentist for evaluation. ...Read more

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I have bump inside my tongue in those blue things on the bottom of the tongue is where you can feel it. Doc said a stone or cyst?

I have bump inside my tongue in those blue things on the bottom of the tongue is where you can feel it. Doc said a stone or cyst?

Yes: Yes it can be a stone or cyst. If you are not comfortable with what you were told perhaps get a second option from an oral surgeon. ...Read more

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When I lift my tongue, there's bumps on the very bottom of my mouth. They're the color of the rest of my mouth¬ painful unless tongue is stretched?

Bumps under tongue: Bumps under tongue can be part of salivary gland system assuming you do not have a yeast infection in your mouth (rare) or are not a tobacco chewer/smoker. If any growth, or pain, see MD or dentist. ...Read more

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My gf has a tongue piercing that she's had for awhile, yesterday where the bottom ball meets the bottom of her mouth is irritated and has a small bump?

My gf has a tongue piercing that she's had for awhile, yesterday where the bottom ball meets the bottom of her mouth is irritated and has a small bump?

Blocked Saliva Gland: Any piercings that communicate with the oral cavity can be very damaging to the hard (teeth, bone) and soft (gum, tongue, lip, cheek) tissues. While I don't like to see these piercings, I recommend plastic instead of metal as this is slightly less traumatic to the tissues. It could simply be irritation or could have caused something else like a blocked salivary gland. See a dentist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Hello, I've notice two white bumps inside my mouth one my right cheek, and in my bottom lip, my tongue's white with reddish circles in the edges etc..

Hello, I've notice two white bumps inside my mouth one my right cheek, and in my bottom lip, my tongue's white with reddish circles in the edges etc..

See DDS or PCP: If the bumps get bigger and last longer than two weeks you should see a dentist or primary care physician for examination and tests. ...Read more

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I noticed yesterday that I have two red bumps on the bottom of the flap of skin under my tongue so I took my tongue ring out its sore what couldit be?

I noticed yesterday that I have two red bumps on the bottom of the flap of skin under my tongue so I took my tongue ring out its sore what couldit be?

Salivary duct block: You may have a salivary gland blockage under tongue, which will create soreness and swelling. You cannot treat on own...Should see a dentist, preferably an oral surgeon. The tongue ring should be removed and not put back...Can cause tooth movement, tongue thrust, infections and other problems. ...Read more

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I have a white bump on my maxillary labial frenulum. Also I have a round lump that I can feel but not see under my tongue behind my bottom teeth?

I have a white bump on my maxillary labial frenulum. Also I have a round lump that I can feel but not see under my tongue behind my bottom teeth?

Lumps & bumps: Can be many things, often coincidental but unrelated. Most are benign. But the only way to be sure is to be examined. So please call your General Dentist to begin the diagnostic process. ...Read more

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8 days ago I found out I was allergic to peaches as soon as I took a 2/3rd bite into one, the bottom of my tongue became numb and my lips swell with bumps on it. I drank alcohol last night and about 4-5 hrs of sleeping, my bottom lip is very swollen.

8 days ago I found out I was allergic to peaches as soon as I took a 2/3rd bite into one, the bottom of my tongue became numb and my lips swell with bumps on it. I drank alcohol last night and about 4-5 hrs of sleeping, my bottom lip is very swollen.

Antihistamines: Try taking oral antihistamines like zyrtec or Allegra. Benadryl will also help but might make you sleepy and only last a few hours. If any breathing difficulty, coughing or the sensation of throat tightening develops please see doctor right away ...Read more