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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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Have pimple like bump on tip of tongue, and bottom of tongue. One is white and doesn't hurt, while the other is does. What is it and what causes it?

Have pimple like bump on tip of tongue, and bottom of tongue. One is white and doesn't hurt, while the other is does. What is it and what causes it?

Depends...: If you have tongue piercing and giving oral sex....it can be herpes. If not vit deficiency will do that. Avoid the mouth wash for few days. Regular cleaning ang brushing with nonwhitening paste will help. Read more

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I have a white bump on my tongue. It looks like a pimple. I usually get them occasionally. I tried to pop it but nothing. What is it? Why do I get it

I have a white bump on my tongue. It looks like a pimple. I usually get them occasionally. I tried to pop it but nothing. What is it? Why do I get it

Depends: Depends on location, duration, exact size. You really need to have an examination the next time it occurs. Watch your diet, hygiene, medications, any pain? Seek care for this to determine what it really is. Read more

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I have a white pimple looking bump under my tongue. It's not painful, it's just there. What should I do?

I have a white pimple looking bump under my tongue. It's not painful, it's just there. What should I do?

See someone: If you have just noticed it then it must have been increasing in size. See your dentist or ENT or family doctor for a check. It is most likely benign but let's make sure that's the case. Read more

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There's a white bump, resembling a pimple under my boyfriend's tongue. It always hurts and when he raises his tongue, it hurts him. What is this?

There's a white bump, resembling a pimple under my boyfriend's tongue. It always hurts and when he raises his tongue, it hurts him. What is this?

See a dentist ASAP: You need to see a dentist/ md immediately for proper diagnosis and treatment. Fortunately, the majority of tongue problems are not serious and most can be resolved quickly in some instances, though, a discolored or painful tongue can indicate more serious conditions, including vitamin deficiencies, aids, or oral cancer. For this reason, it is important to seek medical advice. Read more

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Have bumps on the back of my tongue, similar to a pimple but same color as my tissue and no pain or discomfort at all, what is it?

Have bumps on the back of my tongue, similar to a pimple but same color as my tissue and no pain or discomfort at all, what is it?

Sounds normal...: I'm guessing you are noticing normal circumvallate papillae. Typically there are 7-9 of them in a shallow V-shaped row across the back of the tongue. Each one is about 2-3 mm (1/8") in diameter. Google it and look at photos. If you have something different, check it out with your doctor or dentist. Read more

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Bumps underneathe tongue, some red, some white like pimples, is it possible to have herpes and only have an outbreak underneathe the tongue?

Bumps underneathe tongue, some red, some white like pimples, is it possible to have herpes and only have an outbreak underneathe the tongue?

POSSIBLY: But more likely another factor--perhaps related to the numerous salivary glands present under the tongue. Have your dentist evaluate you and establish a diagnosis. Read more

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I had/have a small bump in my mouth and it popped when I pushed my tounge on it???? it feels like a pimple almost, below my teeth kinda by my tongue

I had/have a small bump in my mouth and it popped when I pushed my tounge on it???? it feels like a pimple almost, below my teeth kinda by my tongue

Infection: See a dentist ASAP. You describe an infection. It will not heal without treatment. Even though you do not have much pain, it is important to see a dentist and get this treated. Don't put this off. Read more

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I have red bumps on the side and front of my tongue (look like pimples). My gums are also really sensitive and swollen. What could this be?

I have red bumps on the side and front of my tongue (look like pimples). My gums are also really sensitive and swollen. What could this be?

Several things: It could be a localized allergic response to a particular food or it could be the consequence of poor oral hygiene over time. Get it looked at by a dentist who can help you figure it out and rule out less common but potentially more serious possibilities. Read more

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Ear pain, neck pain lymph node and white pimples-bumps on my tongue like 3 of them in the back of my tongue? What could it be? I'm scared

Ear pain, neck pain lymph node and white pimples-bumps on my tongue like 3 of them in the back of my tongue? What could it be? I'm scared

Scared: Please see your md/ent. Could be flu with strep and is easily solved. We cannot diagnose over the internet and too many possibilities with the information given so see your doctor please. Read more

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Pimple like bumps on face, skin rash white swollen tongue, fatigue, red and white blotches on palms night sweats. What could this be? Please help!!!

Pimple like bumps on face, skin rash white swollen tongue, fatigue, red and white blotches on palms night sweats. What could this be? Please help!!!

Measles: Is what this sort of sounds like, but no one could diagnose it without seeing you. Obviously you are sick with something. Please get an examination. Good luck! Read more

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Why does my lips itch, bump on my tongue and getting pimples on my face?

Why does my lips itch, bump on my tongue and getting pimples on my face?

Allergic reaction: This sounds uncomfortable if not painful. I wonder if the pimples are really acne or if it's actually some other kind of rash which in turn could be related to the symptoms from you lip and tongue. An allergic reaction comes to mind. Read more

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Bump under my tongue getting bigger. Not sure if pimple or canker sore, help?

HOW?: How would you like me to help you. What size, shape, color, etc is this bump? Might be a blocked salivary gland that gets larger. Try being smart and going to see an oral surgeon. Read more

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Recurring white bump, side of tongue. Comes every cpl wks. Looks like whitehead, scrapes my teeth, goes away in ~3 days. Pulled the head off=bleeding?

Recurring white bump, side of tongue. Comes every cpl wks. Looks like whitehead, scrapes my teeth, goes away in ~3 days. Pulled the head off=bleeding?

White bump: Sounds like it could be an Apthous ulcrr. However I would definitely have it checked by your dentist when it is acute not after its healed. That would give him the best information to make a proper diagnosis Read more

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