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Raised Taste Buds On Tongue
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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Hello. For the past 3 weeks my tongue has raised taste buds in a strand and appears a bit off colored. Gave unprotected oral about a month ago.?
Normal Taste Buds: This is most likely normal. It is common to have your taste buds seem bigger at times. There is no std or other disease here. ...Read more
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
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
Soar taste buds. Red raised spots on tip of tongue. Taste buds are the only spot effected. Use chewing tobacco?
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. An 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
Many fleshy bumps/lumps (like texture of taste buds on tongue, but larger & more pronounced) on inner layer of labia minora. Normal? (no pain. Virgin)
Used klricid 500mg bd.now white tongue & perserive taste s irritating. How can I develop taste buds?
Please elaborate: What exactly did you do to cause such damage? Is it physical or chemical in nature? If more info was included, a better answer could be given. Make an appointment with an ENT. ...Read more
Taste buds: Could be sensitivity to food, poor oral hygiene, inflammation from smoking, viral, bacterial, from medications plus lots of other things. Perhaps even normal circumvallate papillae in the back of your tongue that were always there and you just noticed them. See your dentist or physician for evaluation. ...Read more
See dentist: Taste buds are only located on the extreme back and side of the tongue, not on the tip. See your dentist to get the tip of your tongue checked. ...Read more
Oral surgeon: See an oral surgeon to determine if there is an abnormality. ...Read more
Benign self limiting: It is caused by build up of keratin on the taste buds. It can also be caused by smoking or hot beverages and best itreatment is to use tongue cleaner or scraperon a daily basis which will remove the keratin layer. ...Read more
Lingual Papillae: Our taste buds are actually much farther back on our tongue. You are describing the "papillae" that are near the tip. Those can become irritated and inflamed if you burn them with hot foods, or consistently rub them against the edges of your front teeth, upper or lower. If you have a fractured edge of a tooth or tip of a cusp, visit your dentist so that surface can be polished. ...Read more
Taste buds: Dry mouth is a leading cause of irrated tongue. A review of medications you are taken along with a full blood panel would be recommended to rule out systemic issues that could also manifest with these symptoms. A visit with your dentist and md would be recommended. ...Read more
That is normal: That is normal after brushing the or cleaning the tongue. ...Read more
What is the cause of my taste buds on my tongue turning completely white sometimes when I wake up in the morning?
Possible causes are: There are many things that can cause a coating on your tongue. Most often it is merely a plaque from bacteria, food debris, and dead cells. Some medications can also cause a buildup on the tongue. There are other, less likely conditions, such as lichen planus and fungal infections. In order to know for sure, it needs to be seen and diagnosed by a dentist. ...Read more
What to do if I have noticed enlarged taste buds on the tip of my tongue, and some in the middle. Is this serious?
See your dentist: Taste buds are usually confined to the back of the tongue. See a dentist to diagnose what is going on with your tongue. ...Read more
When a person eat something hot does it burn the taste buds on your tongue and what can u do to heal. Then pleaz help?
Time: Like any burn, it will take time to heal the site. Immediately applying ice will coo. The tissues rapidly to lessen the damage and reduce seeking. Keep foods softer and blanser for a few says to lessen the continued irritation. A numbing agent such as ambesol will make things a little more comfortable. It will just take time to heal. Unless you know someone with a nd:yag laser which works great. ...Read more
I have enlarged taste buds on the back of my tongue. They are painless but won't go away. I've had them for a month what could they be from?
Let it be:
It is unlikely that there is anything abnormal with your taste buds.
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I have a lot of swollen taste buds all over tongue. They don't hurt, but had for over a month. What could this be and what will help with them?
Certain it's New?: Some people have larger taste buds near the back of their tongue naturally and sometimes recent foods have irritated them — esp. acidic or spicy foods. It could be normal and self-correct but it's best to have a dentist check if it's been more than a couple of months since you have been. ...Read more
When cleaning tongue this morning I noticed that my taste buds all the way on the back of my tongue were very large. There pretty much painless.
Normal: There are a set of larger papillae or taste buds on the rear of tongue. They form a v-shaped pattern. They can become irritated or inflamed with discomfort but usually are not a problem. ...Read more
I have had irrited taste buds on left side of tongue for almost a year the pain is on and off where the pain can leave for two months and come back?
Examination, go now!: You are a year overdue in seeking evaluation and treatment. Any pain/bleeding/swelling that lasts more than 2 weeks is a red flag. Please see your Dentist or, preferably, an Oral Surgeon, for immediate examination. Do not put this off. ...Read more
Unknown: It should not make your tongue numb, but could have some effect taste. There is not long term data or studies on e-cig use, tough, so not much is really known on the side effects, or harm in use. Many medications can affect taste, as well. ...Read more
Multiple Possibility: This can be as simple as biting your tongue while you sleep, to food allergies, systemic or oral medication side-effects. Pay attention, see if you can find any patterns: when I drink wine at night, my tongue is swollen in the morning, or yes, there is slight pain involved and an area of abrasion present. These other clues will allow a more accurate diagnosis. Additional?, see your dmd or md. ...Read more
Burned tongue: They get burned as well. This may temporarily affect taste depending upon what part of the tongue was burned. You will heal and the taste should return to normal. ...Read more
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Enlarged taste buds with white patches on tongue. What are some possibilities as to what may have caused this?
This could be any number of things, both normal and abnormal. An accurate answer and diagnosis requires additional information and a thorough clinical and visual examination.
Any lesion in your mouth that does not resolve within 7-10 days needs to be examined.
Call your dentist for an appointment. ...Read more
I have enlarged taste buds on the back of tongue. Not painful and not causing any problems what can it be from? Anything to worry about?
Normal: Google tongue picture...they are normal. If you are concerned, ask your Dentist to take a look. ...Read more