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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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Red Bumps (Definition)

Red bumps is a symptom in which a person has a rash of raised spots on the skin, and the spots are redder than the normal skin. Redness is usually caused by increased blood (red colored) in the reddened area. Increased blood flow can be due to allergies, infection, hormonal changes, ...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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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 on the back of my tongue and they hurt what could it be?

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

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. ...Read more

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I have little red bumps on the bottom of my tongue what are they and why do they hurt?

I have little red bumps on the bottom of my tongue what are they and why do they hurt?

Could be : Enlarged taste buds. Wait awile. The mouth hurts a lot but heals fast. If not better in a week see the dentist. ...Read more

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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 ?

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
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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. ...Read more

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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.

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.

Gingivitis and flu: You have 2 separate conditions. 1. Bleeding gums can be a sign that you are at risk for, or already have, gum disease. See your dentist. 2. Seasonal flu is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. Nsaids (e.g. Aleve) are also recommended every 6 hours for pain. If concerned, see your pcp. ...Read more

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The thin skin that connects my tongue to my mouth has little red bumps on both sides.. What is it ?

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. ...Read more

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What are the little red bumps you get on your tongue from viruses?

What are the little red bumps you get on your tongue from viruses?

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. ...Read more

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