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My glands on the back of my toung are swollen. But not red or hurting ?

My glands on the back of my toung are  swollen. But not red or hurting ?

Normal taste buds: The most commonly observed "bumps" on the back of the tongue are what are known as circumvallate papillae and are the "taste buds" of the base of the tongue. If you feel that they have grown larger see an ENT physician for appropriate diagnosis and reassurance. ...Read more

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The back of my tongue and throat are swollen and bumpy , doesn't hurt, just uncomfortable. Also, my glands are slightly inflamed. What caused this?

The back of my tongue and throat are swollen and bumpy , doesn't hurt, just uncomfortable. Also, my glands are slightly inflamed. What caused this?

Infection: This sounds like a bacterial or viral infection. Rest and relaxation to recover from this are in order. This may resolve on its own. If this gets worse or is not significantly better in 3 days, seek help from your doctor. ...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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The back of my throat is more red than normal and has these white bumps all around. Yesterday they were just on the back of my mouth near the opening of my throat. But now the bumps are on my uvula and when I look past my uvula the inside of my throat loo

The back of my throat is more red than normal and has these white bumps all around. Yesterday they were just on the back of my mouth near the opening of my throat. But now the bumps are on my uvula and when I look past my uvula the inside of my throat loo

PHARYNGITIS: Sounds like you have pharyngitis or sore throat, likely bacterial in nature, given the described white bumps. A common cause of this is streptococcal sore throat ,but other bacteria can cause it as well and some viruses and fungi can as well. Get a rapid strep test at your doctor - you may need antibiotics. ...Read more

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I have slightly raised red marks on the back of my neck and behind my ears that are not itchy flakey or sore. What could it be?

I have slightly raised red marks on the back of my neck and behind my ears that are not itchy flakey or sore. What could it be?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to be sure without examining you, however, from what you described, the lesions may be acne. Consult this site for home treatment: http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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I have pain on my tounge feels like a sore throat but when I put my finger on the back of my mouth on the tounge there are bumps that hurt what is it?

I have pain on my tounge feels like a sore throat but when I put my finger on the back of my mouth on the tounge there are bumps that hurt what is it?

Taste buds: If you are feeling bumps on your tongue that are sore to touch, these are likely inflamed taste buds. That can happen when you have a throat infection or head cold. As you get better, the swelling in the taste buds should resolve. If you see white in the back of your throat, have swollen painful bumps in your neck or get fever, you should see your local doctor. ...Read more

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I have white bumps that resemble little blisters on the back of my tounge right by my throat they are painless and just appeared the other day.

I have white bumps that resemble little blisters on the back of my tounge right by my throat they are painless and just appeared the other day.

SEE YOUR DENTIST NOW: Can you scrape them off? Do they release pus? Are they hard or squishy? PLEASE make an appointment to see a dentist to make sure it is not oral cancer. That is the worst case scenario, but still possible if NOT painless. ...Read more

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Small red painless bumps/lumps in the back of my throat, not on my tongue, just throat, what could this be?

Small red painless bumps/lumps in the back of my throat, not on my tongue, just throat, what could this be?

Bumps from PND: When you have postnasal drip, the drainage goes via lllymphatics to the back of the throat. Those bumps are simply organized tiny tonsils to stop the infection from spreading. Drink lots of green tea with lemon to help the nose. If you are bothered by chronic sinus, ask your doctor about using the Hydro Pulse Nasal/Sinus Irrigator. It pulses and restores good cilia movement. www.grossan.com ...Read more

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I have some what large bumps or sores on the inside of my left cheek, a very painful yellowish sore or bump on the right side of my tongue, and more?

I have some what large bumps or sores on the inside of my left cheek, a very painful yellowish sore or bump on the right side of my tongue, and more?

Well: Few possibilities. But the. Or Tom line is you need to see doctor for exam and then a diagnosis. This is important now so get going ...Read more

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The roof of my mouth and my throat are sore and I have a blister on my gums towards the back. What could it be? I'm not sexually active. Worried.

Likely viral : Many viral infections may do this including hsv, which is common. These are usually self-limiting. Some times we find no cause and they still go away on their own. Reaction to certain medications or new foods should be considered. Rarely can this be a herald sign for a more serious underlying or for a systemic infection. See your doctor for a close up exam. ...Read more

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I have strep throat, but i also have some lumpy red patches in the back of my throat behind my uvula. Is this related to strep? The red bumps aren't my tonsils(which are also swollen) but are on the back lining of my throat. When i visited my doctor she

I have strep throat, but i also have some lumpy red patches in the back of my throat behind my uvula.  Is this related to strep? The red bumps aren't my tonsils(which are also swollen) but are on the back lining of my throat.  When i visited my doctor she

Lymphoid tissue: The tonsils are a big collection of lymphoid tissue that serves to screen the material you ingest and warn the body when germs come in. There is also scattered islands of lymphoid tissue from the beginning of your throat to your anus. The red patches to which you refer may or may not be lymphoid tissue, since the area can all get red with strep, but they are not unusual. ...Read more

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I have red bumps on the side and front of my tongue (look like pimples). My gums are also really sensitive and swollen. What could this be?

I have red bumps on the side and front of my tongue (look like pimples).  My gums are also really sensitive and swollen.  What could this be?

Several things: It could be a localized allergic response to a particular food or it could be the consequence of poor oral hygiene over time. Get it looked at by a dentist who can help you figure it out and rule out less common but potentially more serious possibilities. ...Read more

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My limp nodes on my right side are swollen all the way up the right side of my neck. They are like knots and tender. Why is this?

My limp nodes on my right side are swollen all the way up the right side of my neck. They are like knots and tender. Why is this?

Could be infection: Everyone has cervical lymph nodes, which are normally the size and shape of small beans, less than 1 cm, smaller than a dime. If they are growing, if there are large numbers of them, or if they hurt, one can have a primary care doctor examine them. In young adults and kids, big nodes are almost always from infections. In people a bit older, or in the very unlucky of any age, they can be cancer. ...Read more

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My glands on the back of my toung are swollen. But not red or hurting ?

Normal taste buds: The most commonly observed "bumps" on the back of the tongue are what are known as circumvallate papillae and are the "taste buds" of the base of the tongue. If you feel that they have grown larger see an ENT physician for appropriate diagnosis and reassurance. ...Read more

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