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Pictures Of Bumps On Back Of Tongue
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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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
I have not seen a picture of anything that looks like the bump I have in my mouth. What Else could it be? I have seen stoliath, fibroma, etc.
See doctor: An ENT or oral surgeon needs to evaluate and diagnose what you have... it could be a number of different things.. ...Read more
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
Just noticed irregular/scalloped bumps on back of tongue on sides - one side worse than other-they don't hurt or bleed - what could this be? Worried
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
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
Probably not: They are most likely taste buds (circumvallate papillae). See your dentist to be sure. ...Read more
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
I was diagnosed with acute bronchitis 2wk ago. I recently developed bumps on back of tongue. Swollen tongue is this bronchitis or something else?
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
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?
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
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
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
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.?
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
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
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?
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.
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.
What could possibly cause big bumps on back of tongue and red sore throat. Some white spots on throat. No fever. Same symptoms for over 6 mo or more?
Ent doc: With symptoms present for that duration, see an ENT doc for exam. ...Read more
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