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Doctor insights on: Dead Taste Bud Cure

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I am experiencing a painful irritated taste bud concern?

I am experiencing a painful irritated taste bud concern?

How do you: Know it's a "taste bud" At any rate TONGUE irritation should be evaluated by your Oral Health Provider!

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Dr Z ...Read more

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Please explain if it is possible to pop a taste bud on your tongue?

Please explain if it is possible to pop a taste bud on your tongue?

No: Taste buds are not filled with a liquid so that if you puncture them they will "pop". If there is something on your tongue that does that, it's almost definitely something else. Don't play around popping things in your mouth. You run the risk of infection or worse. See a dentist for a diagnosis and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Why sudden taste bud change & weight loss?

Why sudden taste bud change & weight loss?

Weight loss: If you have sudden unexplained weight loss this may merit medical evaluation. ...Read more

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I smoke on a regular basis and I have a swollen taste bud how can I get rid of it?

I smoke on a regular basis and I have a swollen taste bud how can I get rid of it?

Stop smoking: Will help prevent taste bud irritation and help prevent things like mouth/tongue cancer, lung cancer, throat cancer, emphysema, and also save you a lot of money spent on cigarettes. Statistically you will also live longer if you don't smoke. ...Read more

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Oh my lord! What do I do about an inflammed taste bud?! They hurt so bad and are incredibly annoying! How do I sooth it or get rid of it?

Oh my lord! What do I do about an inflammed taste bud?! They hurt so bad and are incredibly annoying! How do I sooth it or get rid of it?

Multiple causes: Hot foods and drinks, smoking, allergies, vitamin deficiencies, trauma, just to name a few. However, It is possible that the taste buds are swollen due to an organic underlying cause so it is important to talk to your dentist. Rec.: see general dentist for evaluation and referral if needed. Also drink a lots of fluids and NSAIDs OTC to mange your pain. ...Read more

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I have one taste bud that is killing me. I can see that it is irritated because its popping out. Why does this happen and how do I make it better?

I have one taste bud that is killing me. I can see that it is irritated because its popping out. Why does this happen and how do I make it better?

Could be viral!: A taste bud is a nerve! could be a viral infection that is acute, or chronic like herpes simplex! if it continues, see your doctor and see if he/she agrees on an anti-viral regimen! ...Read more

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I'm concerned because I have swollen and sore taste bud or bump on tongue?

I'm concerned because I have swollen and sore taste bud or bump on tongue?

You should be: If swelling is transitory, watch for return. If it has been there for a while, it would be prudent to see a dentist for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Inflamed taste bud like lesion near the tip of the toungue. Painful at times. What could this be? Cancer? Warts?

Inflamed taste bud like lesion near the tip of the toungue. Painful at times. What could this be? Cancer? Warts?

Reassurance: Important to know how long it exists. If longer that few weeks you need to be evaluated, not because it cancer, but because it could be treated after proper diagnosis. If it just few days, please gargle the mouth with camomile tea. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of red taste bud bumps on the penis head?

What could be the cause of red taste bud bumps on the penis head?

Many causes: You need to get it checked out. Could be yeast but it could be another infection including std. I would see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have taste bud like bumbs on inner liba no pain or burning just itching around the area such as the cliotis nd under my vagina. What could this be?

I have taste bud like bumbs on inner liba no pain or burning just itching around the area such as the cliotis nd under my vagina. What could this be?

Bumps on labia: Sounds like Fordyce spots which are small little dots often seen on the genitalia. Your itching may be something simple like a yeast infection. Best to see your doctor. ...Read more

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One of my taste bud turns to dark red, I squeeze and small blood came out. It locatd side, near the tip of the tongue. Is it dangerous or not? Pls. Help

Tongue injury: Its probably related to trauma or a hot liquid (burn), but go see a dentist or periodontist to rule out anything more serious. Scott Sazima DDS Westlake Periodontics ...Read more

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I have one specific taste bud on my tongue that is a little inflamed and is sore but nothing severe. Why?

Multiple causes:: Hot foods and drinks, smoking, allergies, vitamin deficiencies, trauma, just to name a few. However, it is possible that the taste buds are swollen due to an organic underlying cause so it is important to talk to your dentist.
Rec.: see general dentist for evaluation and referral if needed. ...Read more

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