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Lumps On Back Of Tongue
Taste buds or ?: Could be sore or inflamed taste buds, bacterial or viral infection or something else. Depending upon how sore, other symptoms, and\or how curious as to the cause, see pcp, ENT or dentist. No one can render an accurate diagnosis over the internet, especially sight unseen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
Needs to be seen: Could be sore or inflamed taste buds, bacterial or viral infection or something else. Depending upon how sore, other symptoms, and\or how curious as to the cause, see pcp, ENT or dentist. We can't diagnose over the internet, especially sight unseen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
1 swollen tonsil. Shallow lumps on back of tongue. Frequent urination with urge to go. Little comes out. Help.
Here are some ...: Frequent urination may result from UTI, incomplete emptying, inability to hold urine (OAB), or over fluid consumption, etc. So, pack up the info of the onset, degree, duration, interval, evolution, & progress of Sx over time for analysis + physicals + possible tests so to deduce possible causes for proposing Rx/care timely. Yet, what you saw in the throat may not be related with voiding Sx; check. ...Read more
Possible, not likely: The 'bumps'' on the back top of your tongue are circumvalate papillae-type of taste bud. On the sides are lingual tonsils. White bumps on/in the tonsils are generally sialoliths, or tonsil stones. They usually pass without notice, but can frequently create inflammation, mild pain and serious bad breath. See your dentist to be sure that it's not abnormality--especialy if high risk behaviors exist. ...Read more
Frequent urination. Urge to go. Yellow film on back of tongue as well as soft lumps on back of tongue. Abdominal pain. Please help. ?
Red lumps on back of tongue , vomiting knee pain hip pain , dizziness, burning lungs headache chest then throat began to burn and hurt badly ?
I have small fleshy lumps on back of my tongue about 20. Feels like food stuck on my tongue. They just appeared outa nowhere. Painless. But annoyin?
Papillae: Thet are notmal, do not worry.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have a sore throat neck pain when looking down & up, inflamed tonsils, small red lumps far back on my tongue, dizziness, fatigue, could you please help?
Virus: You gave symptoms of a viral, infection. The best thing you can do at this time is to stay hydrated, drink lots of fluids, eat moderately. Things like chicken soup are good. Use ibuprophen or tylenol (acetaminophen) to help with the pain. See a doctor if you are getting worse or do not start to feel better in a day or two. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tongue bumps: Your tongue has 4 different types of surfaces. The very back of your tongue is covered with a mushroom shaped surface that is more pronounced than the front, sides, or underneath surfaces. Fungi form papilla cover the back section and can trap food underneath the edges. This leads to potential irritation and bad breath. A tongue scraper will remove the irritants; a conservative first step. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Could be normal: There are lumps that are in the back area of the tongue that are normal. You might consider comparing them to an online diagram or photo. If there is no change in the shape or size or color i would not worry. If there is a change or you want to be sure that there is no problem, have your dentist take a look. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Been experiencing large clusters of lumps on the far back of tongue for 3 weeks. Any advice/insight is appreciated.
Lumps in tongue: Are they stable in size?, create swallowing problems, pain, difficulty in breathing, or in clearing tracheal secretions? The causes are multiple. You should see an ENT specialist, he may do a biopsy. The time is to long usually by now most are in process of remission. Lie bumps are little red or white bumps on the tongue. They may form due to stress, hormones, particular foods. Canker sores are another form of tongue bumps. They typically get better within 10 days without treatment. Most bumps on the tongue aren’t serious, but some may be cancerous Lie bumps (transient lingual papillitis) Canker sores (aphthous ulcers) Squamous papilloma Syphilis Scarlet fever Traumatic fibroma Lymphoepithelial cysts Glossitis Mouth Cancer ...Read more
Could be taste buds: The dorsum (top surface) of the tongue is full of taste buds. The posterior part of the tongue will have some small rounded bumps that may represent taste buds known as fungiform papillae and larger ones known as circumvallate papilla. ...Read more
Must be seen: and evaluated. Cannot be diagnosed online.Get a more detailed answer ›
Absolutely: The 'bumps'' on the back top of your tongue are circumvalate papillae-type of taste bud. On the sides are lingual tonsils. White bumps on/in the tonsils are generally sialoliths, or tonsil stones. They usually pass without notice, but can frequently create inflammation, mild pain and serious bad breath. Set your dentist to be sure that it's not abnormality. ...Read more
I was just brushing my teeth&tongue witelectric toothbrush&when I spat out ther lots of bloodI think it was wee lumps on the on back tongue is it ok
Lingual papilla: This is totally normal! The large bumps are actually circumvallate papillae. Nothing to worry about, everyone has them! As for the bleeding it may be coming from your gums if you infrequently floss. If it continues, a quick visit to the dentist can determine the cause! Best of luck! ...Read more
My throat/tongue hurts (not sore), it is difficult to swallow (physically painfully difficult). I also have lumps on the back of my tongue. I had a cold that finally went away a few days ago before this popped up. Is it just residual?
Could be: If the problem does not begin to clear within a week, or if it gets worse, see your Physician. ...Read more
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