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How Long Do Circumvallate Papillae Stay Enlarged
Nodes are: Distributed throughout the body. The neck, armpit, and groin are the easiest to see and feel. We all have heard that the sore throat "caused teh glands to swell" and these hurt. Lymphomas are caused by abnormal gene rearrangements in cells composing the regions of a node. One of the features is bcl-2, which prevents dissolving of unnecessary cells (antiapoptosis). These nodes can grow quite larg. ...Read more
3-6 months: It can take 3-6 months for the enlargement of the spleen to go away after having mononucleosis. ...Read more
Days-to-months: Depending on the cause of the swelling of the lymph nodes, they can last for days-to-months (for infections.). ...Read more
Prominent for 2-4wk: The nodes can vary in their reactive phase but are prominent in most for 2-4 weeks & occasionally still enlarged a few weeks longer. If their size is not gradually diminishing over time a re-evaluation is warranted. ...Read more
Can you tell me how a normal tongue should look?Do people have different tongue? I've got geographic tongue.How long does it grow? The tongue? :)
Variable: Geographic tongue is s benign, painless, inflammatory condition that is usually self-limiting. It will come and go in its own. Treatment is not necessary. If symptoms of burning develop, contact your dentist. Normal tongue should be light pink with small pink-red "bumps" on sides and tip, larger ones in the back. Underside (ventral) should be wet and smooth with drapes of pink tissue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Size is Size: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react regardless of the cause. ...Read more
4-6 weeks: Enlarged lymph nodes can sometimes take 4-6 weeks to completely regress. After your symptoms are gone, it really should not get bigger. If it does, or if new ones appear, or if new symptoms (fever, fatigue, bruising, new cough, for example), you should see a health care provider. ...Read more
Difficult to say: There are several things to consider. It could be just run of the mill mild folliculitis...But there is also something called hydradinitis supperativa. The latter is more acne like and takes far long to treat and go away. For now..Stop shaving. Make sure you replace the razor frequently and sterilize it in chlorox or the like in between shaves. ...Read more
~48hrs: Most basic pathology results from a biopsy should be available in ~48hrs. The tissue needs to fix in formalin for a particular amount of time (6hrs-overnight) then be processed, slides made and stained, then interpreted. Each of these steps takes time. Additional staining or deeper cuts for furthe evaluation/markers may add another day before the full results are back. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Anyone know about a child with haemangioma birthmark? How long do they grow for, and how long to shrink away?
Hemangiomas can vary: It depends on what type of hemangioma it is. For the most common, the superficial capillary hemangioma ('strawberry hemangioma'), it can be there at birth or appear in the first few months. It initially grows faster than the baby, then at the same rate, then slower;usually it starts to shrink in late infancy. It resolves in 90% of kids by 9 years old. There can, however, be residual skin changes. ...Read more
I'm wondering how long does it take to get your taste buds back after about 39 radiation treatment in your tonsil area?
5 patients: (i noticed you were waiting for a while to get answers, so i will comment here although I have limited experience as a dentist.) in my fresh memories, five patients come to mind. All of them had throat/mouth cancer and got similar radiations. Loss of taste seemed common--almost expected. All five patients got sensation back, but took various time. Radiation therapists know many cases, so ask them. ...Read more
Enlarged lymph node: Often 6 weeks or even a little more. You should be followed by a physician until the lymph node has returned to normal. ...Read more
How much time does it take to get your taste buds back after about 39 radiation treatment inyour tonsil area?
Ask for MELD score: Knowing your meld score may address your concern as to how badly damaged your liver may be and how urgently you need further intervention (e.g. Expectation of recovery with conservative treatment or not). Hepatomegaly (enlarged liver) is caused by a host of benign/reversible conditions and many that lead to irreversible injury). If drinking a lot of alcohol, would curtail use now for a start. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How quickly do lymph nodes enlarge w/nhl? Is it more rapid w/hashi's & hypothyroid? How quickly do swollen nodes return to normal size after infection
Lymph nodes: Swollen lymph nodes related to acute infection may last 1-2 weeks. If swollen lymph glands persists more than 3-4 weeks- needs to be evaluated further. In hashimoto's -symptoms of hypothyroidism usually would be the most common presentation- not so much presented with swollen lymph glands. Swollen lymph gland in nhl will depend on the agressiveness of the nhl. In agressive nhl, it can be rapid. ...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
Have enlarged circumvallate papillae and is painful whenever I swallow, I smoke weed/tobacco and have thrown up recently want to know whats causing it?
There are any of: a number of potential causes for your symptoms. It would be reasonable to stop smoking for a few weeks and see if things improve. If not then you should see a health care provider for evaluation. ...Read more
Recently I had enlarged circumvallate papillae I've taken antibiotic, did mouthwash and took antibacterial tablets and nothing? I have a weird mouth taste and my mouth is dry most of time what'swrong?
Self medication: Self medication is counter-productive and may be dangerous. Enlarged papillae doesn't mean that they are infected (so antibiotic's wrong) or inflamed (so mouthwash's wrong). See professionals, both your Dentist and your Physician. What you think are large papillae may be normal, or may have a physical cause. Weird taste and dry mouth may be due to meds, systemic disease, syndrome. See Pros. ...Read more
I have had recurrent inflamed papillae that move around only tongue the past two months, enlarged circumvallate papillae that do not hurt but I can feel them on the back of my throat and a chronic red throat but again not painful. These inflamed tastebuds
See your dentist: for further evaluation especially since it had been recurring for over 2 weeks. There is a special oral screening device to determine your condition. Based on the findings , you may need to be referred to as an oral surgeon, an EENT,..depending on the complexity of the case. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
tongue bumps: On the back of your tongue are several larger bumps than normal taste buds. These are entirely normal and are part of your tasting and digestive apparatus. ...Read more
Right side circumvallate papillae is bit larger than left side. It sometimes pain. Is there anything to go for biopsy?
Fungus?: It's impossible to make a diagnosis based just on one sign. However, the majority of common white lesions of the tongue are fungal. It's usually "candidiasis, " or what you might call "thrush." that's not something that easily goes away by itself. You should see a dentist & get some medication. More importantly, your dentist needs to rule out other problems which are potentially dangerous. Get help. ...Read more
Never: They are your taste buds. If they are inflamed or painful, please see your dentist. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Can Circumvallate Papillae become large for any other reasons than being sick? I am not sick, and I haven't bitten my tounge... I am a smoker.
Smoking can cause it: Smoking can irritate your tongue and cause enlargement of the papillae. Canker sores, acid reflux, ulcerative colitis or other cancers of the mouth may cause enlargement also. It would be good to try to get into a program to help you cut down and quit smoking. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Went to dr for swelling on back of tongue. He said its just my circumvallate papillae are unevenly distributed and bigger on one side. Normal?
Had oral sex few days ago n im suspicious of having Oral HPV.there are inflamed circumvallate papillae like bumps and infectious sores on soft palate.
My circumvallate papillae are extremely inflamed and my tongue has a yellow mucus on it. There is also some blisters in my mouth. What could this be?
Canker sores : Canker sores are the most common oral lesions. The cause is unknown. Topical medications otc applied directly, mouthwashes, and oral medications can relieve pain or inflammation. Rec.: if not comfortable see a dentist for soft tissue laser treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hard to say: It is difficult to diagnose without a picture. Circumvalate taste buds are much larger than the filiform or fungiform taste buds. Foliate papillae are mostly on the sides of the tongue. It's not unheard of to see a difference between the back part of the tongue and the front. If you are concerned, a quick visit to your dentist would be advised! Hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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