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Doctor insights on: Circumvallate Papillae

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How long does it take for circumvallate papillae to go away?

How long does it take for circumvallate papillae to go away?

Normal anatomy: Circumvallate papillae are they large taste buds on the tongue. They are a normal anatomical structures of your tongue and do not go away. Hope it helps. ...Read more

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What is circumvallate papillae and are they normal?What they do and why they come from?Please

What is circumvallate papillae and are they normal?What they do and why they come from?Please

tongue bumps: On the back of your tongue are several larger bumps than normal taste buds. These are entirely normal and are part of your tasting and digestive apparatus. ...Read more

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When will circumvallate papillae on the tongue go away?

When will circumvallate papillae on the tongue go away?

Never: They are your taste buds. If they are inflamed or painful, please see your dentist. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Inflamed circumvallate papillae for a few months. What could be the reason?

Inflamed circumvallate papillae for a few months. What could be the reason?

Tongue inflammation: Hi, that could be due to Acid reflux, Allergy causing posterior nasal discharge, eating and drinking hot food and drinks, eating spicy food, biting on tongue, Alcohol, smoking and poor dental hygiene. ...Read more

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My friend have circumvallate papillae and she sucked me so i may get infected?

My friend have circumvallate papillae and she sucked me so i may get infected?

Unclear question: We all have circumvallate papillae. That will not cause an infection. If she has other infections, like HSV, HPV, gonorrhea, or syphilis etc, you could get infected. ...Read more

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Does circumvallate papillae causes cancer?

Does circumvallate papillae causes cancer?

No: Their presence is normal - these taste- bud containing papillae are part of normal anatomy of the tongue. They may become inflamed usually due to viral or bacterial infections. ...Read more

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Circumvallate papillae on the tongue right side large as peas its normal or not ?

Circumvallate papillae on the tongue right side large as peas its normal or not ?

Infection: Circumvallet papilla are larger than other papillas but they should all be the same size.You may have an infection. If there is pain, swelling, fever then see a doctor. ...Read more

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Can Circumvallate Papillae become large for any other reasons than being sick? I am not sick, and I haven't bitten my tounge... I am a smoker.

Can Circumvallate Papillae become large for any other reasons than being sick? I am not sick, and I haven't bitten my tounge... I am a smoker.

Smoking can cause it: Smoking can irritate your tongue and cause enlargement of the papillae. Canker sores, acid reflux, ulcerative colitis or other cancers of the mouth may cause enlargement also. It would be good to try to get into a program to help you cut down and quit smoking. ...Read more

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