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Can Strep Throat Cause Bumps On Tongue
My son just recently had strep throat and now he has these large bumps on his tongue.Can u tell me what us that?
Possibly normal: If they are on the back of his tongue and they do not hurt, then this is normal. We all have several very large taste buds (called vallate papilla) on the back of our tongues, but rarely realize they are there. Now that you are "looking" because of the strep throat you are noticing these taste buds. If they do hurt then have him reevaluated by his doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: No, there should be no relationship between a tongue ring and those other conditions. ...Read more
I had strep throat took abt and now I have red bumps on my left palm that do not itch but causes skin breaks that get scaly?
Scarletina...: Some strains of strep that cause strep throat also secrete a toxin that can cause skin things to go on. One of these is exactly what you are describing - the cracking palms. You can also develop a fine red rash on the body - that's what your great-grandma used to call scarlet fever. As long as you have taken your antibiotics as directed, this will pass and you will be fine. ...Read more
Possibly: The tongue surface is layered with cells that peal off and are swallowed leaving its regular color.When kids are not feeding well, whatever the reason, these cells can heap up and give a grayish white appearance. A fungus called thrush can have a similar appearance but is quite uncommon in non-infants. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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