little bumps on the back of my tongue

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Dr. David Martin answered:

I have little red bumps on the back of my tongue and they hurt what could it be?

Red bumps

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I think that you are talking about inflamed circumvallate papillae, the taste buds on the back of the oral tongue. This can happen with a viral infection. See a doctor if it does not get better soon.
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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?

Not abscess

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But any lump and any area that bleeds should be examined. Probably nothing to worry about, but call your dentist to have areas examined if, for nothing else, peace of mind.
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Dr. Benjamin Vela answered:

Small bumps on the back of my tongue and my throat hurts so.much when I swallow?

Sore Throat

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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.
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Im worried about these small painless bumps on the back of my tongue wat could be the problem? please help

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They may be taste buds. Can't tell over the internet. Have your dentist or physician take a look.
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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

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Evaluated by a dentist or ENT. Impossible to render a diagnosis without an examination. Hope this helps.
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Dr. Harold Peltan answered:

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

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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.
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Dr. Mark A. Tosca answered:

I have irregular sized bumps (5 or 6) on the back of my tongue, that are pinkish & 1 is as long as about an inch, 1 is very small. i also have a sore throat & allergies. Should I be concerned(cancer)?

Not too concerned

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I expect they are just your lingual tonsils or circumvallate papillae (taste buds). This can occur for many reasons, including allergies. If they remain enlarged particularly if you are a smoker or chew tobacco or drink excessively you should have a medical provider examine you.
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I have had these small and large bumps on the very back of my tongue for about a week now. I had oral sex 2 months ago, Could it be an std or no?

Not likely, but...

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Entirely possible. More likely: the "Bumps" are either circumvalate papillae-taste buds, or tonsil tissue. Though you can certainly contract an STD from oral sex, it is impossible to tell without examination. If concerned, see your friendly neighborhood dentist.
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Dr. Kayvon Javid answered:

I have two red bumps; one on each side of my tongue. I recently saw some other small bumps right to the back back of my tongue. What could this be?

Maybe normal

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They maybe normal bumps. See a dentist and have them evaluate the area.
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Dr. Brian Dyess answered:

Red bumps on back of my tongue,white small coating on tongue. After tongue brushing taste buds appeared. no pain/itchy. roof is yelllowish. What is it?

NORMAL

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THE DESCRIPTION YOU GIVE SOUNDS LIKE NORMAL LARGER TASTE BUDS(PAPILLA) COVERED BY FOOD DEBRIS OR PLAQUE REMOVED BY YOUR MORE AGGRESSIVE CLEANING. THE LACK OF SYMPTOMS ALSO SUGGESTS THIS DIAGNOSIS. A MORE EFFECTIVE CLEANING REGIMEN, HELPED BY A DENTAL EVALUATION SHOULD TAKE CARE OF THE PROBLEM.
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