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Doctor insights on: Extra Skin On Underside Of Tongue

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Small line of painful bumps on underside of tongue. Why?

Small line of painful  bumps on underside of tongue. Why?

Needs evaluation: bumps can be normal anatomy, allergic or die to abnormal growths. See an oral surgeon for proper diagnosis and management. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Are small bumps under the epidermis on inner lip of your mouth normal?

Are small bumps under the epidermis on inner lip of your mouth normal?

Yes: The most common cause are tiny sebaceous glands (fordyce nodules) that appear as smooth bumps beneath the mucosa on the inner aspect of the upper or lower lip. Occasionally, minor salivary glands can also be visible as small bumps. Show them to your dentist, primary care physician or ENT doctor if you remain concerned. ...Read more

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I found two hard bumps under skin on the base of the penis?

I found two hard bumps under skin on the base of the penis?

Get checked: Without being formally evaluated hard to know cause so best to get checked by your doctor or a dermatologist. Cysts can form on the genitalia and could present as firm bumps, but again best to be formally checked by a physician. ...Read more

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Sore throat , red on the uvila and soft palet on the roof of mouth, tongue spots that turned into valleys, now white bumps on the back of tongue and ?

Sore throat , red on the uvila and soft palet on the roof of mouth, tongue spots that turned into valleys, now white bumps on the back of tongue and ?

Seasonal flu: Seasonal flu is very common viral infection with symptoms you have described. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. NSAIDs (e.g. Aleve) are also recommended every 6 hours. Try to quit the tobacco use, good opportunity. If concerned, see your PCP after 6 days or so. ...Read more

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Clear fluid under skin on top of nose?

Clear fluid under skin on top of nose?

Blister: Clear fluid under skin is due to an injury (sun exposure, abrasion, trauma, hormone change). Keep it clean and try not to pop it and it should heal in a couple of days. ...Read more

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Small patches of dry flaky skin on the pubic area of a ma?

Small patches of dry flaky skin on the pubic area of a ma?

DRY FLAKY PUBIC SKIN: WHAT IS A "MA" DOES THIS MEAN "MAN"? IT SEEMS TO HAVE BEEN SENT BY A WOMAN! ...Read more

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What can cause a yellow tongue and skin-like tags on the bottom of my tongue?

What can cause a yellow tongue and skin-like tags on the bottom of my tongue?

Elongated papilla: When the taste buds get too long on the dorsum or the top (flat part) or the tongue they will look white or yellow unless you smoke (they will be brown). You can try brushing the tongue and or a tongue rake to break them off. You can also eat more ruffage (fruits and vegetables) and this will help to break them off. Same thing happens on the side of the tongue but generally not as bad. ...Read more

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Bumps on the back of tongue?

Bumps on the back of tongue?

The most usual : Situation for patients that notice bumps on the back of the tongue is that they are seeing circumvallate papilla. They are the largest of the normal bumps on the tongue at the very back. They can become irritated on occasion and you might notice them more easily. If the bumps have become more noticeable and don't resolve in a few days, consult w your dentist. ...Read more

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Tiny white and red bumps on inside of lip/ top and bottom.. Kinda sore. Not canker sores. And around crease of lips where lips sit on eachother? Tiny

Tiny white and red bumps on inside of lip/ top and bottom.. Kinda sore. Not canker sores. And around crease of lips where lips sit on eachother? Tiny

A tiny bumps: A tiny bumps in mouth including the lips, may be caused by a few possible conditions like foods irritation or allergy.. In most cases they are harmless and may resolve on their own, but you should see a doctor if the bumps persist for more than 10 days or becomes worse over time. Take care. ...Read more

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Small blackhead/ splinter- like dot on tip of tongue on the center of raised bump. Very painful, has tried excessive brushing.

Check teeth: Check your front teeth for any chips or sharp edges. Most often this is a traumatic fibroma from habitual scraping of the tongue across the sharp edges of the front teeth or nibbling the tip with the front teeth. If none of these, see your Dentist for evaluation and treatment. Good Luck. ...Read more

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Are little tiny skin colored bumps normal on the trunk of my penis?

Are little tiny skin colored bumps normal on the trunk of my penis?

Penis bumps: Penis bumps can be many things. Some STDs, some not. Only general advice can be given without a photo or physical exam. Top 2 photos are non-STDs: Fordyce spots (sebum which can be extricated by M.D. or left alone), Infected hair follicle (plucked and kept clean). Bottom 2 photos are STDs (HPV and Molluscum) to be evaluated by your MD so s/he can rule out other STDs and council you for prevention. ...Read more

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My tongue hurts, is white, white bumps on top of tongue and red spot on side of tongue some congestion in throat/ on and off sore throat ?

My tongue hurts, is white, white bumps on top of tongue and red spot on side of tongue
some congestion in throat/ on and off sore throat 
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Office Visit: Too hard to DX over the internet, really need a clinical evaluation. May be able to go to emergent care to have issue seen immediately. Possibly dentally related, but most probably primary care issue for you. I hope this helps! ...Read more

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Topical numbness of skin on top left of abnomen?

Neuritis: This could be due to inflammation of the nerve supplying the area due to certain sleeping pattern or other causes. Also, early shingles can have the same symptoms so watch for vesicles. Consult your phyicaisn. ...Read more

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Tiny bumps on top of the skin that's pointy at the end and covers the clitoris, the prepuce, they are painless, skin colored, possible sound like ?

Fordyce spots : Sounds like you have fordyce spots. These tiny painless bumps are the sebaceous glands just beneath the skin surface. Extremely common. ...Read more