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Is it normal to have small bumps under your tongue?

Is it normal to have small bumps under your tongue?

Small bumps: Yes it can be normal but without more information and evaluation it is impossible to tell if it normal for you. There are many salivary glands in the lips, cheeks, under the tongue and if you rub your tongue along those areas you will feel the bumps that are those salivary glands, but if the bumps are something you never noticed before you should have them evaluated to be sure. ...Read more

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Are bumps on the back of your tongue normal?

Yes : The larger bumps in the back of the tongue forming a row are called the circumvallate papillae. They are one of the structures that provide taste. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have bumps way back on tongue?

Normal: More than likely you are seeing some taste buds. There is a chevron-shaped line of large ones way back on the tongue. ...Read more

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I have bumps on my tongue. Is this normal?

I have bumps on my tongue. Is this normal?

Probably: But if you have some new painful bumps go see a physicians and get checked. ...Read more

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There's a white bump on the left side of my tongue. I never burned my tongue. Is this normal?

There's a white bump on the left side of my tongue. I never burned my tongue. Is this normal?

Might be ok: Have your local md or ENT evaluate it. It might just be trauma from an old bite on the tongue, or an area where the tongue rubs on a sharp tooth. However, any lump in the mouth or throat, especially if enlarging with time, needs to be checked out. ...Read more

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When i stick out my tongue was far as i can I have two raised bumps on each side at the back. Is this normal?

When i stick out my tongue was far as i can I have two raised bumps on each side at the back. Is this normal?

Probably normal: There are numerous larger bumps on the back and sides of tongue. These papillae have various functions like you taste buds. I would be more concerned about white growths on the side of your tongue since it is the most common site for cancer in your mouth. You may want to google tongue anatomy to compare your findings. You may have your dentist examine the tongue, too. ...Read more

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Sometimes, i get slightly painful and white tastebud-looking bumps on my tongue and the side of tongue. They go away after a day or 2. I don't have hiv. Is it normal?

Sometimes, i get slightly painful and white tastebud-looking bumps on my tongue and the side of tongue. They go away after a day or 2. I don't have hiv. Is it normal?

Perhaps but..: Without actually seeing in person what you are referring to, we can't give you an accurate answer and would only be venturing an educated guess. Have your dentist take a look when it's present or at its worst. ...Read more

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