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Very painful white bumps under tongue and smaller white bumps (less painful) on left side? Hurts to eat, talk when tongue goes over teeth

Very painful white bumps under tongue and smaller white bumps (less painful) on left side?
Hurts to eat, talk when tongue goes over teeth

Mouth ulcer: This is something that needs to be checked out by your dentist. Oral lesions are hard to describe/diagnose without seeing they first hand. Some even require biopsy to diagnose (although this is only a few percent of the time). Go see your dentist and get this looked at. Chances are it's nothing serious but you need to get it looked at to ease your worries and put your fears to rest. ...Read more

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I have had a painful white bump under my tongue for two weeks what is it and wha t should I do?

I have had a painful white bump under my tongue for two weeks what is it and wha t should I do?

Sialolith: Most likely it is a sialolith which is a small white calcified stone which can block your salivary duct (a duct where your saliva flows out from under your tongue) and cause the area to swell up and become painful. You need to see your dentist immediately to see if he or she can remove it. You may possibly have to see an oral surgeon for a minor surgical procedure to remove it. ...Read more

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I've got small, painful white bumps on my tongue. What should I do?

I've got small, painful white bumps on my tongue. What should I do?

See your doctor: Your physician can diagnose the problem and give you the proper treatment. ...Read more

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I have multiple ulcers in my lips, painful white bumps on my tongue, hurts when i swallow, and my gums are swollen. What can it be?

I have multiple ulcers in my lips, painful white bumps on my tongue, hurts when i swallow, and my gums are swollen. What can it be?

Two problems: 1. Canker sores are the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 7-10 days or less. The condition is idiopathic recurrent aphthous ulcers is usually self-limiting. 2. Swollen gums can be a sign that you are at risk for, or already have, gum disease. See a dentist for evaluation and treatment. Rec.: see a dentist for evaluation, imaging and treatment. ...Read more

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Painful white bumps on tip of tongue could they be herpes?

Painful white bumps on tip of tongue could they be herpes?

Not usually: The tip of the tongue is not a common site for herpes. You need an exam by a dentist, oral surgeon or physician to have a diagnosis made. ...Read more

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I get white painful bumps on my tongue every time i drink beer. Is it a coincidence? Can alcohol cause that? I've never had herpes but could i on tong

I get white painful bumps on my tongue every time i drink beer. Is it a coincidence? Can alcohol cause that? I've never had herpes but could i on tong

Sensitivity to beer: Since u say it happens every time u drink beer, i would say that precludes it being a coincidence. I can't say for sure what ingredient in the beer is the offending agent, but clearly u r sensitive to something in beer. And "sensitive" u can read as "sort of allergic". It could be wheat, could be any number of things. Try switching brands. Try a diff't liquor, like spirits, to see if same thing ha. ...Read more

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Every time I eat something little tiny painful white bumps appear on my tongue - I've also had a very sore throat for over 2 weeks . Very concerned ?

Every time I eat something little tiny painful white bumps appear on my tongue - I've also had a very sore throat for over 2 weeks . Very concerned ?

Tongue problem: . This could be a fungal infection, but you should check 1st with your physician. Also, maybe you are eating spicy food and stop eating spicy food and start multivitamins like Centrum and vitamin C and eat healthy and that should most likely go away, but you need to be started maybe on an antifungal agent. ...Read more

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I have a white bump on the end of my tongue, it's not painful. What exactly is it?

Tongue lesion: Greetings. The tongue lesion on the tip is probably a benign fibroma. This most commonly occurs from self induced biting trauma. This may have occurred at night while you are asleep. As tYou look at the lesion, I usually view the associated teeth as the teeth come together in full closure. See your ENT physician for an evaluation and possible excision all biopsy. Good Luck. ...Read more

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I get a white bump in the middle of my tongue that comes and goes it is painful what could it be?

I get a white bump in the middle of my tongue that comes and goes it is painful what could it be?

Inflamed papillae: Most commonly this is an inflamed taste bud or papillae. Should respond fairly quickly to gentle brushing and mouthwash a couple of times a day. If it persists for more than a week or two should have it checked out by head and neck surgeon or oral surgeon. ...Read more