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Dead Taste Bud Cure
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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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
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
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?
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
Inflamed taste bud like lesion near the tip of the toungue. Painful at times. What could this be? Cancer? Warts?
I have one red lump up near the back of the left side of my tounge and two on the opsoite side (around the taste bud area). Thy don't really hurt?
I noticed that at the end of my tongue near the uvula, has bumps on my tongue, its small, lke taste bud, but bigger. What is it?
Papillae/taste bud toward middle of tongue is movable like string? Looks pink but kinda like it was scrapped out. What could cause that?
Papilloma: Sounds like papilloma See oral surgeon for removal and biopsy. ...Read more
In the tip of the tongue I have a taste bud bigger and longer than others. It's half white and half red. No painful. What could it be? Cancer? Flogosis?
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?
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
I have one specific taste bud on my tongue that is a little inflamed and is sore but nothing severe. Why?
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