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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.
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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.See 1 more doctor answer
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.
Okay I have little red bumps on my tongue but no pain at all. I also have little white bumps on my penis don't 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.
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.
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.
Red bumps: 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.See 1 more doctor answer
Could be: Enlarged taste buds. Wait awile. The mouth hurts a lot but heals fast. If not better in a week see the dentist.
I have little red bumps on the bottom of my lip also little red bumps on the tip of my tongue also something that looks like a blister on my throat?
Questions for you.: How long ago did they appear? When was your last dental examination? Was there anything that you eat, drank or had taken by mouth that seems to be related to the cause of these problems. You need to answer these questions and then have the areas checked by your dentist to get a definitive assesdment of the problems, and appropriate treatment.See 2 more doctor answers
I have little red bumps on the tip of my tongue, sore throat and lost my voice. My gums are also very sensitive and bleed when I brush them.
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The thin skin that connects my tongue to my mouth has little red bumps on both sides. What is it?
Salivary opening: That connective thing between the tongue and the floor of the mouth is the frenulum linguae and the red bumps on the side are the openings of your submandibular salivary glands.
Uncertain: Your dentist may be able to accurately diagnose this. This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed.
The little: Red bumps on the tongue are your papillae - taste buds. They can sometimes be more pronounced. If of concern pay your friendly dentist a visit. Hope this helps.
Help me please! There are small red bumps on tongue, with "hairy" tougne and red patches. What do I do?
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: They maybe normal bumps. See a dentist and have them evaluate the area.See 2 more doctor answers
I have huge red bumps on the back of my tongue and in the middle of them have little brown dots (could be blood)?
Might be normal: The circumvallate papillae are normal anatomic bumps on the back of the tongue, so you may be viewing normal anatomy. The surface of the tongue can change color (white, red, brown) as part of normal physiology. Google geographic tongue. Might be what you have.
I been having little bit of dry lips and I notice my back of my tongue is kinda white and have red bumps as I see the 4. Any worries? Any suggestions?
I have red large bumps on the mid and back section of my tongue. I also have small red bumps on tip of the tongue? How to I go about getting rid of?
Tongue: I strongly advise you to be seen by an oral surgeon for evaluation and proper diagnosis also you could seek the help of an oral medicine dentist. The proper treatment always follow the proper diagnosis.See 2 more doctor answers
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