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Part of tongue: Folate (folic acid) papilla are located on the sides and towards the back of your tongue. You need to pull out your tongue to see them. They are not taste buds, but they are covered with taste buds. The name comes because they are supposed to look like leaves of a book on its side. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Papillae: The foliate papillae can look plump and pimply. ...Read more
Hi there, can foliate papillae become cancerous??? Mine are swollen and inflamed many thanks .....
Foliate papillae pain in right side of tongue had it years ago but went away now back.left side fine. What would cause this?
Pain: From trauma, burn, neurologic disorder, GERD, infection, and a host of other possibilities. Please see an Oral Surgeon or an ENT for evaluation. ...Read more
Non-visable, painless swollen foliate papillae on one side . May have gotten worse. Been prodding it a lot, could that have irritated it?. Worried....
Tongue pain/swelling: Do you feel a bump in your tongue? Did you bite it.? Tell your pcp md. I think it is irritated, the question is from what - infection, inflammation, B12 deficiency, or tumor the top causes. Pain is bad as means big enough to pinch nerves along the way. See your dentist or dental surg or ENT or pcp md if not getting better. If any nodes in neck are sore and if you had a cough or cold, tell md. ...Read more
Foliate papillae that is on the side of the tongue. I have one that is dark redish black pretty far back on one side. Did not bite it or change diet. ?
Inflamed circumvallate or foliate Papillae that never went away near tongue? What does this mean? It does not bother me at all.
Papilla: those papilla are on the tongue itself and can be irritated by different stimuli. Monitor if no bother or see a dentist to evaluate cause and treatment ...Read more