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Papillae Of Tongue
Ear discomfort with jawline swelling, (on opposite sides) also have a dark purpl/papillae on tongue side with ear popping and dull intermittent ear pa?
See a dentist: All except for the purple tongue are probably due to clenching/grinding. These cause compression of the jaw joints, which are right in front of the ears and can result in ear problems. The popping is due the joints being damaged. Jawline "swelling" may be enlarged jaw muscles. See a dentist asap for treatment and to get your tongue checked--that could be a serious problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Never: They are your taste buds. If they are inflamed or painful, please see your dentist. Hope this helps. ...Read more
The papillae on my tongue swelled up and i got a canker sore after eating a plum. Other plums in the same box caused me no problems. What happened?
Hi Docs,I feel something on my tongue, it's like fluted papillae buds on my tongue became larger, I can see them in the mirror.I have cold, help pls?
Hairy tongue: Taste buds on the tongue sit on raised protrusions of the tongue surface called papillae. Various conditions can interfere with the normal shedding of tongue cells and cause the papillae to get longer and look hairy. Can appear whitish or can be stained yellow, brown or black from drinking coffee, tea, coke etc. To read more about this enter just bit.ly/1ERevLa in the search box. ...Read more
Papillae at end of tongue are raised and feel irritated by end of day. In morning they have shrunk some. Taste is off. Possible cause?
WheresThatTongueBeen: The tongue is a very sensitive organ(as I'm sure you discovered on one of your past dates).The papillae are composed of taste buds,some lymphatic tissue and lots of nerves.The tongue can also be sensitive to certain foods and other irritants and may also be a sign of illness elsewhere. So first survey your diet and stop eating what may cause the pain; medications/ herbs? there's an answer in there ...Read more
wide Vertical cut like crack in middle o tongue.slight cut like pain on twisting tongue this morning.papillae loss in crack.tongue cancer?smoker:8mnth
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