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Does Your Tongue Have Different Taste Buds
Taste buds on back of tongue are red, prominent, swollen, but painless. They form a v-shape, but look different than normal. Should i see doctor?
Used klricid 500mg bd.now white tongue & perserive taste s irritating. How can i develop taste buds?
Please elaborate: What exactly did you do to cause such damage? Is it physical or chemical in nature? If more info was included, a better answer could be given. Make an appointment with an ENT. ...Read more
Burned tongue: They get burned as well. This may temporarily affect taste depending upon what part of the tongue was burned. You will heal and the taste should return to normal. ...Read more
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Lingual Papillae: Our taste buds are actually much farther back on our tongue. You are describing the "papillae" that are near the tip. Those can become irritated and inflamed if you burn them with hot foods, or consistently rub them against the edges of your front teeth, upper or lower. If you have a fractured edge of a tooth or tip of a cusp, visit your dentist so that surface can be polished. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Enlarged taste buds with white patches on tongue. What are some possibilities as to what may have caused this?
White patches: This could be any number of things, both normal and abnormal. An accurate answer and diagnosis requires additional information and a thorough clinical and visual examination. Any lesion in your mouth that does not resolve within 7-10 days needs to be examined. Call your dentist for an appointment. ...Read more
What is the cause of my taste buds on my tongue turning completely white sometimes when i wake up in the morning?
Possible causes are: There are many things that can cause a coating on your tongue. Most often it is merely a plaque from bacteria, food debris, and dead cells. Some medications can also cause a buildup on the tongue. There are other, less likely conditions, such as lichen planus and fungal infections. In order to know for sure, it needs to be seen and diagnosed by a dentist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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