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Enlarged Cirvallate Papillae
Have a small tiny bump on tongue for over 2 months . At first i thought it was ONE SINGLE enlarged and inflamed papillae or TLP. If NOT..What is it?
Oral surgeon: Could be many things. See oral surgeon for assessment. ...Read more
Not much: I look at peoples mouths and tongues all day long and i've seen all types of tongues with all types of papilla. There is a huge variety of what is normal and as long as the tongue is not painful or in other ways bothering you there's nothing to worry about. ...Read more
Probably nothing: Certain papillae of the tongue are normally larger than others, in particular the circumvallate papillae in the back of the tongue. If there are no taste disorders or other abnormalities its more than likely a normal variant. ...Read more
You are normal: Be thankful. It sounds normal to me. Have it looked at and evaluated just to be sure or if you have any other questions. ...Read more
Is enlarged circumvallate papillae contagious? my girlfriend has it and i woke up with it this morning
Wel: I think you're just describing a large papilla er this is not contagious ...Read more
Lumps in front of tongue, looks like enlarged papillae or fungiform. Not painful. I didn't notice it before. What is it?
How to know that papillae (red bumps) at the back of tongue are enlarged? I noticed them for the first time in my life, dont know if they are OK or no
Probably not: enlarged. The papillae at the back or base of the tongue are known as the circumvallate papillae and tend to be relatively large compared to the other papillae. Most people don't see them because you have to stick your tongue out fairly far to see them. Unless you are having pain, a sore throat, ulceration or other symptoms, I wouldn't worry about them. ...Read more
Hi, my tongue is yellow and my papillae are enlarged. I am terrified of getting black hairy tongue. What should I do?
See Dentist: You may have an oral fungal infection, especially if you have been taking an antibiotic. Please see your General Family Dentist for diagnosis and treatment. That's a much more efficient approach than asking us to diagnose your problem sight unseen. Don't try to diagnose and treat yourself. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sides of tongue are cut and sore with no tastebuds and darker red color with some enlarged papillae. Under tongue gets real dry. What should I do?
Non-specific symptom: Non-specific symptoms. Try warm salt water rinses and NSAID. If symptoms persist, see an oral surgeon. ...Read more
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