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Cold sore &raised taste buds on side of tongue . Does this automatically mean herpes?!what are other possibilities? It happened through sharing drink

Cold sore &raised taste buds on side of tongue . Does this automatically mean herpes?!what are other possibilities? It happened through  sharing drink

Inflamed foliate pap: Taste buds on the side of the tongue often become irritated and inflamed. It is usually caused by rough foods or accidentally biting that area. They usually heal on their own in a week. If it persists, see your dr. ...Read more

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Far back on my tongue I have this popcorn lookin cluster of tongue colored bumps along with a few what looks like raised large taste buds I think.Help?

Far back on my tongue I have this popcorn lookin cluster of tongue colored bumps along with a few what looks like raised large taste buds I think.Help?

Normal: They are the papillae of the tongue. Likely you are noticing the filiform and vallate (circumvallate) papillae. Involved in taste. Normal -- not to worry. Test them out with some sweet, sour, bitter, and salty options. Good Luck. ...Read more

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My tongue feels like I burnt it and I know I didn't burn it. It started out itchy all in my mouth tongue and cheeks. My taste buds raised, red and irritated. What could this be?

My tongue feels like I burnt it and I know I didn't burn it. It started out itchy all in my mouth tongue and cheeks. My taste buds raised, red and irritated. What could this be?

Burnt tongue: Sounds like a possible allergic reaction. A otc antihistamine may work if no change you will need to see you dentist for further evaluation. If swelling occurs go to emergency room to address possible airway restriction and managment . Side effect from prescription medication could also be a cause. Consult the prescribing doctor if you are on medications. ...Read more

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My taste buds are a little raised at the back of my mouth and my whole tongue is sensitive, should I be concerned?

My taste buds are a little raised at the back of my mouth and my whole tongue is sensitive, should I be concerned?

See a dentist if...: There are many things that can make your tongue sensitive or cause enlarged tongue bumps, including: smoking, mouth ulcers, inflammation of the taste buds, viral infection, just to name a few. Regardless, if the problem doesn't clear up within 2-3 weeks see your primary care physician or dentist for investigation. ...Read more

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Soar taste buds. Red raised spots on tip of tongue. Taste buds are the only spot effected. Use chewing tobacco?

Soar taste buds. Red raised spots on tip of tongue. Taste buds are the only spot effected. Use chewing tobacco?

Possible cause: Stop the smokeless tobacco and see if your problem stops. Tobacco increases the incidence of oral cancer, so the sooner you stop, the better the chances you will stay healthy. ...Read more

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Are raised tastebuds a sign of oral cancer?

Are raised tastebuds a sign of oral cancer?

No: They can be raised for a host of reasons. If of concern please visit your dentist. Hope this helps. ...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?

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