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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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I have little red bumps on my tongue and they hurts, can you tell me where they come from?

I have little red bumps on my tongue and they hurts, can you tell me where they come from?

Tongue Bumps: If the tiny red bumps on your tongue are painful, you most likely have inflamed papillae.. Inflamed papillae are usually caused by traumatic injury such as burning your tongue on hot food or beverages, or accidentally biting your tongue. Smoking can also cause your tongue to be irritated and sore. A canker sore, or viral ulcer, can also appear on the tongue. ...Read more

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Okay I have little red bumps on my tongue but no pain at all. I also have little white bumps on my penis dont hurt either. What is it?

Okay I have little red bumps on my tongue but no pain at all. I also have little white bumps on my penis dont hurt either. What is it?

Taste buds & PPP: Bumps on tongue almost certainly taste buds. Pearly penile papules, sometimes called tyson's glands. Can come and go, be more prominent at times than others. They are benign , normal and no need for concern. You always take and send a picture for our review & confirmation. It would not be sexting, would be for medical review and you remain anonymous. ...Read more

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What to do if I have little red bumps on my tongue that are sorta hot. Could this be an std?

What to do if I have little red bumps on my tongue that are sorta hot. Could this be an std?

Difficult to answer: Based on your description. The tongue naturally has "bumps" called papillae. Papillae can get enlarged for a host of reasons. Best to be seen by your dentist or physician. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I have little red bumps under my tongue on the base of the mouth. Allergies have been bad. Are these little bumps cause for concern ?

I have little red bumps under my tongue on the base of the mouth. Allergies have been bad. Are these little bumps cause for concern ?

Allergies: What are you taking for your " allergies that have been bad" ? the bumps are probably from inflammation but you should see your doctor to rule out any infection. ...Read more

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I have these little white bumps under my tongue and it is a little painfull i was wondering if i caught something...?

I have these little white bumps under my tongue and it is a little painfull i was wondering if i caught something...?

Possible: You may be getting some canker sores, or it could be something else you caught. Have your doctor or dentist take a look if things aren't clearing up in the next day or so. ...Read more

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What to do if I have little bumps at the back of my tongue?

Taste buds: Most likely the little bumps on the back of the tongue are called circumvallate papilla and are taste buds. If they are not red and tender, nothing needs to be done. ...Read more

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I have a small round little bump under my tongue that formed a week ago and it still hasn't gone away. It is not painful but i can feel it still.

I have a small round little bump under my tongue that formed a week ago and it still hasn't gone away. It is not painful but i can feel it still.

Another week: I would give it another week if it is not growing. If it is till there in 2 weeks, i would suggest seeing a dentist to determine what it is and get appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I get those painful little bumps on my tongue sometimes, which i call lie bumps. What can be causing them?

I get those painful little bumps on my tongue sometimes, which i call lie bumps. What can be causing them?

Inflamed taste buds?: Some bumps on one's tongue are normal (they are taste buds). However, they should not be painful. I would suggest that you see your own dentist when you have them for a definitive diagnosis, as we cannot see them, but your own dentist can. If they occur only when you lie and your dentist cannot explain it, then perhaps? ...Read more

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I've got small, painful white bumps on my tongue. What should I do?

See your doctor: Your physician can diagnose the problem and give you the proper treatment. ...Read more

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I have unusually smooth, overly grown bumps on my tongue and I've had it ever since I was little can you help me?

I have unusually smooth, overly grown bumps on my tongue and I've had it ever since I was little can you help me?

Tongue bumps: These may be normal papilla on the tongue Best to be checked by your dentist or even an ENT physician to tell you if they are normal or if they need to be treated ...Read more

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There are small white bumps on my tongue. I've bit it a lot recently and just noticed today. Are these just healing sores or is it something else?

There are small white bumps on my tongue. I've bit it a lot recently and just noticed today. Are these just healing sores or is it something else?

Need more info: Hard to diagnose without viewing the problem. I would suggest that you see your dentist or your family physician. They are the correct person to give you an accurate answer. ...Read more

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What are little red bumps on my tongue?

What are little red bumps on my tongue?

red bumps: Can't be sure without an examination. Where on the tongue are they located? Are they painful? How long have they been there? If they're on the back of the tongue, they may be taste buds. See your dentist for an examination to be sure. ...Read more

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I have small bumps on my tongue and they get bigger to yhe back. Is that my taste buds swollen?

I have small bumps on my tongue and they get bigger to yhe back. Is that my taste buds swollen?

Circomvalate papilla: There are enlarged taste bud structures toward the back of the tongue, arranged like an arrow head, that are normal and may be what you are seeing. See a dentist for a consult to get a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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I have small white bumps on my tongue. One on the tip causes pain. Been going off and on for a month. Inflamed papillae or warts?

I have small white bumps on my tongue.  One on the tip causes pain. Been going off and on for a month.  Inflamed papillae or warts?

TONGUE BUMPS: THESE BUMPS SOUND LIKE INFLAMED PAPILLAE. A PHOTO WOULD HELP. GEOGRAPHIC TONGUE COMES TO MIND IS YOUR MOUTH DRY? A FEW CONDITIONS THAT MAY TRIGGER THIS ARE A YEAST INFECTION, ANEMIA, AND A FEW OTHERS. DO SEE YOUR DOCTOR IF THEY PERSIST ...Read more

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Hi, I have a question about little small, red bumps on my tongue back witch smells bad, also from the other side I have like wrats, is it normal?

Hi, I have a question about little small, red bumps on my tongue back witch smells bad, also from the other side I have like wrats, is it normal?

Maybe normal: I'm guessing you are seeing normal circumvallate papillae -- a row of large bumps across the back of the tongue that can appear wart-like. They are entirely normal. Google it for photos to compare. If those photos don't match, best to see a doctor or your dentist. Whatever they are, I doubt they are the cause of the odor you have noticed. ...Read more

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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