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Little Bumps On 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
Im 16 I have a lump inside tongue also a these two little bumps at the back side of my tongue near my teeth. Can that be an abscess. It bled when pick?
Im worried about these small painless bumps on the back of my tongue what could be the problem? Please help
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?
I have huge red bumps on the back of my tongue and in the middle of them have little brown dots (could be blood)?
I have what looks like little brown specs in my phlegm and painless bumps on the back of my tongue any idea what could be the cause?
Some possible causes: Some patients upload a photo for their medical records during a virtual consult. In general brown specs in phlegm can indicate a fungal infection or dried blood. The blood may have a source in the upper airway/mouth. If you have any respiratory distress, please see the ED, Your PCP can take a look at the phlegm also and send it for culture as indicated. ...Read more
Sore Throat: Usually when people get a sore throat, they start looking and noticing the natural taste buds they have on their tongue. Use a good, non-alcoholic mouthrinse and you should be fine in a few days. However, if the pain gets worse or you feel it more serious, go see a physician to take care of your sore throat. ...Read more
White tongue, small lumps on the roof of my throat and a few bumps on the back of my tongue, i was on accutane. Could that be it?
Best to be: Evaluated by a dentist or ent. Impossible to render a diagnosis without an examination. Hope this helps. ...Read more
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