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Doctor insights on: Large Painful Pink Bumps On The Back Of My Tongue

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There are large bumps on the very back of my tongue very painful hard to swallow what could it be?

There are large bumps on the very back of my tongue very painful hard to swallow what could it be?

Bumps: I am not sure what causes the problem but you must see an Ear, Nose, and Throat doctor. Please let me know what happens. I am confident things will improve. ...Read more

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What causes an itchy bump pink rash on back of arms and thighs?

What causes an itchy bump pink rash on back of arms and thighs?

Keratosis Pilaris: If it has been there for years, then it is usually keratosis if it is new then it could be one of many other things. If chronic, try a moisturizing cream twice a day with a mild acid in it, like eucerin plus. There are other keratolytic creams and lotions that will help, but there is no cure for keratosis pilaris. ...Read more

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I got about 8 pink bumps on the back of my tongue, how can I get rid of them?

I got about 8 pink bumps on the back of my tongue, how can I get rid of them?

You cant: I think you are referring the the circumvalate papillae. They are normal taste buds. ...Read more

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What are the hard pink bumps on the back of my tongue? I did not have them when i woke up. I went to school, didn't eat anything i don't usually eat. Then when i got home i was looking at my teeth and noticed these bumps on the back of my tongue. They lo

What are the hard pink bumps on the back of my tongue? I did not have them when i woke up. I went to school, didn't eat anything i don't usually eat.  Then when i got home i was looking at my teeth and noticed these bumps on the back of my tongue. They lo

Sounds : Sounds like circumvallate papillae--normal structures on the back of the tongue. They can be hard to see since they are at about or just beyond the "horizon" of the tongue where it curves down into the throat. People tend to notice them when they self examine for a new sore throat. Search for images on the web and compare what you are seeing. ...Read more

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I have white stuff on the back of my tongue and big bumps on the back of my tongue?

Examination: To play it safe, get it looked at. A white coating on the tongue is fairly common and the bumps you see may be the normal presence of large taste buds. Without seeing you, however, it is impossible to know if there is an issue requiring treatment. At the very least get a tongue scraper and see if it cleans up at all. ...Read more

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What caused these big red bumps on the back of my tongue?

What caused these big red bumps on the back of my tongue?

Big red bumps: Those big red bumps are known as circumvallate papilla--completely normal. But net time you are at the dentist ask him/or her to show them to you. ...Read more

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I got red bumps on the back of my tongue big and smal. They hurt and make it hard to eat. What could it be?

I got red bumps on the back of my tongue big and smal. They hurt and make it hard to eat. What could it be?

Tongue issues: The back of the tongue has different size "bumps" that are normal. Inflammation of these papillae can occur from various problems. I would start with basic oral hygiene. Brushing the teeth and using an alcohol free mouthwash at least twice a day. Use a tongue scraper if there is build up on the tongue. If this doesn't improve things then an evaluation is important to find out what is going on. ...Read more

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I have small bumps on the back of my tongue and are not painful. I am getting through a cold. Could this be related? Maybe an allergic reaction?

Could be: It can be related to a cold, or it may be the normal large bumps that can occur and you just noticed. There can be some other causes so you may want to see your doctor. ...Read more

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