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Is it common to have large papilla in front of the circumvallate line of taste buds?

Is it common to have large papilla in front of the circumvallate line of taste buds?

Normal anatomy: Circumvallate papillae are they large taste buds on the tongue and ffoliate papillae (short folds). They are a normal anatomical structures of your tongue. If concerned, see your dentist for consultation. ...Read more

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I have had recurrent inflamed papillae that move around only tongue the past two months, enlarged circumvallate papillae that do not hurt but I can feel them on the back of my throat and a chronic red throat but again not painful. These inflamed tastebuds

I have had recurrent inflamed papillae that move around only tongue the past two months, enlarged circumvallate papillae that do not hurt but I can feel them on the back of my throat and a chronic red throat but again not painful. These inflamed tastebuds

See your dentist: for further evaluation especially since it had been recurring for over 2 weeks. There is a special oral screening device to determine your condition. Based on the findings , you may need to be referred to as an oral surgeon, an EENT,..depending on the complexity of the case. ...Read more

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Used klricid 500mg bd.now white tongue & perserive taste s irritating. How can i develop taste buds?

Used klricid 500mg bd.now white tongue & perserive taste s irritating. How can i develop taste buds?

Clarithromycin: Klaricid like any antibiotic kills good bacteria as well as bad ones. The good bacteria also inhibit thrush. Try yogurt and probiotic. If that fails might need medication for thrush. ...Read more

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Which kind of taste buds are the largest?

Which kind of taste buds are the largest?

Check this site: This is an excellent website that illustrates the different sizes and varieties of taste buds. http://www.innerbody.com/image/nerv12.html ...Read more

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What would you have if your taste buds get burned?

What would you have if your taste buds get burned?

Quick healing: The tongue is a quick healer so if you burn your tongue you shouldn't have significant long-lasting problems. You might have tenderness and/or numbness at the burn site but it should heal within a few days. ...Read more

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I've had no taste buds for a couple weeks now and am concerned. Why could this happen?

I've had no taste buds for a couple weeks now and am concerned. Why could this happen?

Do you mean?: Do you mean: 1). Surface of tongue has shines smooth areas..if so probably benign and temporary. Have Dentist examine tongue. 2). Everything looks OK but you can't taste anything. If this is the case, see a Neurologist. ...Read more

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