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Doctor insights on: Pictures Of Bumps On Back Of Tongue

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What do you suggest if I have bumps in back of tongue help. (picture)?

What do you suggest if I have bumps in back of tongue help. (picture)?

Bumps are normal: There are lots of taste buds on your tongue. Small bumps in the front and large bumps in the back. The ones in the back usually are aligned in an arrow pointing forward in the center. ...Read more

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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


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What are these Itchy red bumps at my cheeks? And below my mouth? They go back time to time on the same place. Look at my profile picture to be sure

What are these Itchy red bumps at my cheeks? And below my mouth? They go back time to time on the same place. Look at my profile picture to be sure

Picture not clear: Kindly resend a picture or more details, are those bumps related to shaving, certain foods, or just appear and go away, could be acne, won't be be able to assist you with the limited information you sent, have a nice day ...Read more

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I have bumps on back of tongue, what to do?

I have bumps on back of tongue, what to do?

Might be normal: There are a series of protrusions called circumvallate papillae located in that region. Check with your dentist to be sure.

See below link:

http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/vallate_papilla. ...Read more

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Dry tongue white patches and raised bumps on back of tongue is it hiv?

Dry tongue white patches and raised bumps on back of tongue is it hiv?

HIV: This is not indicative of HIV but needs to be checked by a physician. It may be simple thrush but please get it checked ...Read more

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I just had a food allergy and now I have bumps on back of tongue I that normal?

I just had a food allergy and now I have bumps on back of tongue I that normal?

Depends: There are an assortment of normal "bumps" or papillae located in the tongue. The most prominent are located in a row near the back or root of the tongue (vallate papilla), while others on the side and surface are rarely notices. ...Read more

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Hard red bumps on back of tongue and It don't look V-shaped. It look like a cluster of bumps.

Hard red bumps on back of tongue and It don't look V-shaped. It look like a cluster of bumps.

Normal finding: Bumps on the back or inside of tongue are normal findings. Unless you are having some symptoms, like swelling or tingling etc. I would not worry too much, except to point this out to your physician at your next physical check up. ...Read more

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Weird bumps on back of tongue and throat?

Weird bumps on back of tongue and throat?

Taste buds: Likely what you are noticing are your taste buds and possibly some lymph gland tissue (tonsil) which is normally there. Often they will look like suction cups with stalks holding them up. Normal stuff - not to worry. If you see red/white spots on back of throat, then see MD as it may be strep. Look online for pic of taste buds at back of tongue. ...Read more

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Enlarged bumps on back of tongue std??

Enlarged bumps on back of tongue std??

Unlikely: You have likely never looked back there before, but there is a line of bump like glandular structures crossing the base of the tongue. ...Read more

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Are bumps on back of tongue a sign of std?

Are bumps on back of tongue a sign of std?

Tongue bumps: Most likely these "bumps" are circumvallate papillae which are normal. These are part of your taste buds. Saliva is released at the base of them.
Just to be sure have your dentist take a look. ...Read more

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Should I be worried about raised red bumps on back of tongue?

Should I be worried about raised red bumps on back of tongue?

Probably not: They are most likely taste buds (circumvallate papillae). See your dentist to be sure. ...Read more

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Can bumps on back of tongue be a symptom of post nasal drip from mucus buildup.

Can bumps on back of tongue be a symptom of post nasal drip from mucus buildup.

Papillae: The bumps on the back of your tongue are mostly likely normal, and called circumvallate papillae. If you are concerned, see your primary physician, ent, or dentist who will all be familiar with these structures. ...Read more

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Back of tongue yellow, one swollen tonsil, and bumps on back of tongue. What could this be?

Back of tongue yellow, one swollen tonsil, and bumps on back of tongue. What could this be?

Tonsil: If you have a fever and pain it may be a viral illness with mild dehydration, but it could also be bacterial. You should get a culture if there is fever and pain ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with acute bronchitis 2wk ago. I recently developed bumps on back of tongue. Swollen tongue is this bronchitis or something else?

I was diagnosed with acute bronchitis 2wk ago. I recently developed bumps on back of tongue. Swollen tongue is this bronchitis or something else?

Lingual tonsil: This is not the bronchitis. We normally have bumps on the back of our tongue called lingual tonsils, and they can become more prominent with a throat infection and take a while to come down. ...Read more

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What causes bumps on back of tongue and how to get rid of them? They don't hurt. A few days ago I had a good indigestion. Thanks

Taste buds: The bumps on the back of your tongue are your taste buds and you don' t want to get rid of them. The next time you see your dentist or physician, show your tongue and discuss with them. ...Read more

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I have puss on tonceles and large bumps on back of tongue and throat but don't hurt. Do u know what could be wrong?

I have puss on tonceles and large bumps on back of tongue and throat but don't hurt. Do u know what could be wrong?

Infection: Pus is an absolute sign of infection. You may have a bacterial infection. I suggest you see your primary care physician promptly for a diagnosis, which may include a painless culture & a regimen of the appropriate antibiotic. You should recover quickly. ...Read more

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Had cancer oral screening 7 weeks ago (all okay.) since then I've developed red bumps on back of tongue and along sides of tongue. Could it be cancer?

Had cancer oral screening 7 weeks ago (all okay.) since then I've developed red bumps on back of tongue and along sides of tongue. Could it be cancer?

Probably Not: See a dentist to determine if the bumps are an irritation or infection or if it is the normal appearance of your taste buds (in the back - see diagram). The dentist can tell you if you have a problem and if so, determine the most appropriate treatment. And if you don't have a problem, having the dentist tell you, will make you feel better! ...Read more

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My symptoms: bumps on back of tongue (not tastebuds), clogged nostrils (decongestants don't work), bad breath. Took cephalex. Symptoms remain. Please hel?

Allergy?: You may have an allergy to something. I would not take any antibiotics until you see a doctor for an evaluation. You can try an antihistamine like claratin, zyrtek, or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to see if you congestion improves. If not then you may be suffering from a viral infection and that should resolve on its own in a couple of weeks. If symptoms persist, see a doctor. ...Read more

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Red cluster scattered bumps on back of tongue. It's been like that for 4 months. N I have 2 tonsils on the same side swollen. Is it a std or not?

Red cluster scattered bumps on back of tongue. It's been like that for 4 months. N I have 2 tonsils on the same side swollen. Is it a std or not?

Normal/not specific: There is a prominent line of bump like glands at the base of the tongue, you may have never noticed as most don't look for them. Tonsil enlargement is not specific to the cause of their enlargement. If you are concerned about a std you can have it tested. ...Read more

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Red bumps on back of tongue and small area of white coating around them on taste buds. Been there for 2 weeks and no pain. Use asthma inhaler.?

Red bumps on back of tongue and small area of white coating around them on taste buds. Been there for 2 weeks and no pain. Use asthma inhaler.?

What inhaler?: Is it a steroid inhaler? If yes, so make sure you rinse your mouth and throat after using it, yes at times you may have fungal infection from steroid particles deposits on the back of the throat / tongue, if that stays, see your doctor for assessment, good luck ...Read more

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I have 3 red bumps on back of tongue and white ulcers at the tip and sides started 1 weeks ago itchy and painful when eating/smoking. What isit? Cure?

I have 3 red bumps on back of tongue and white ulcers at the tip and sides started 1 weeks ago itchy and painful when eating/smoking. What isit? Cure?

Apthous ulcers: Or stomatitis, which are essentially "cold sores" in your oral cavity/tongue, causing ulcerations and inflammation. They can be painful or when smoke aggravates them. Often caused by the herpes simplex 1 virus. Very common in many people. Some antivirals can help, but they will often go away in time. Some anesthetic medications can also provide relief from the pain. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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Red bumps on back of tongue and back of throat is red what sign is that?

Red bumps on back of tongue and back of throat is red what sign is that?

Inflamation: It is not uncommon to have red bumps on the back of tongue. However redness and bumps on the tongue and throat means inflammation. It could be from post-nasal drainage to acid reflex. If it last longer than a week, go to your md. Throat irritation from acid reflex can lead to serious complications including cancer. ...Read more

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Large red bumps on back of tongue. Can feel them touching roof of mouth when mouth is closed. Feels like an ulcer is forming. Cause?

Large red bumps on back of tongue. Can feel them touching roof of mouth when mouth is closed. Feels like an ulcer is forming. Cause?

Tough question: "Red bumps' is not a diagnosis. A professional has to actually examine you to determine the cause of the red bumps, and then advise you as to treatment. See you General Dentist or an Oral Surgeon to begin the diagnostic process. ...Read more

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Had mono test came back negative. Scared it's HIV because soar throat. Also have bumps on back of tongue doc said it's my taste buds inflamed.

Had mono test came back negative. Scared it's HIV because soar throat. Also have bumps on back of tongue doc said it's my taste buds inflamed.

Sore throat: You can have a sore throat from many causes, including mono, strept throat and cold, and other viruses. But if you worry that you are at risk for HIV, perhaps you can ask your doctor to test for it so you can have peace of mind, and not be scared if you don't have it. ...Read more

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Red raw sore on the roof of my mouth. Swollen red bumps on back of tongue and back sides of tongue and white spots on tonsils.

Red raw sore on the roof of my mouth. Swollen red bumps on back of tongue and back sides of tongue and white spots on tonsils.

Infection: Sounds viral but may be bacterial. If you use tobacco, a palatal biopsy may be in order. Salt water gargles and topical anesthetic will help. A throat culture can help differentiate the etiology. See your physician. ...Read more

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Yellow tongue. Bumps on back of tongue. Sore throat. Right ear hurts. What could be wrong? I'm scared.

Yellow tongue. Bumps on back of tongue. Sore throat. Right ear hurts. What could be wrong? I'm scared.

See Doc: You could have strep throat, or another bacterial or viral illness. You do not want to miss a diagnosis of strep because treatment is essential to prevent complications. Take some tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen (with food and only if no nausea, vomiting or diarrhea) tonight and see your doc or to to an UC center to get checked. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more