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Small Red Bump On Tip Of Tongue
I have red large bumps on the mid and back section of my tongue. I also have small red bumps on tip of the tongue? How to I go about getting rid of?
Tongue: I strongly advise you to be seen by an oral surgeon for evaluation and proper diagnosis also you could seek the help of an oral medicine dentist. The proper treatment always follow the proper diagnosis. ...Read more
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
Small red bump 1mm on tip / underside of tongue. Comes and goes weekly. Went to DDS after 2 weeks, she said not 2 wry. But it keeps coming back??
See your dentist: Some conditions may require further assessment, tests and your dentist may book a follow-up appointment or refer you to a specialist to determine a diagnosis. ...Read more
I developed a very small red bump on the tip of my tongue that is painful / sore. I burned my tongue earlier today, could it be related?
Yes: When you burn your tongue with hot temperature food, it will leave an irritated area sometimes in a red shade that would be sore temporarily. ...Read more
I got my tongue pierced about 6 days ago and I have a small red bump at the bottom tip of my tongue, it doesn't hurt, is it normal?
Possible Infection: See your dentist asap -- if infected, you need to have it taken care of, the sooner the better. ...Read more
I have many small red &, white bumps on the tip of my tongue. It hurts to eat any kind of food. What does this mean? Should I get it checked out?
Tongue bumps: Hard to say, sending a picture would help. Could be multiple things ...Read more
Taste buds!: Paul, those are probably your taste buds, known anatomically as your "papillary" taste buds. Sometimes they get inflamed and sore (from spicy/salty food or from microscopic trauma) and then the condition is called papillitis. ...Read more
Chew nicorette 7 yrs. 1 wk ago felt "scalded" throat & bitter taste. Now, many tiny raised red bumps on soft palate & throat. Tip of tongue very sore?
Raised red bumps: It's best to go to your dentist; it could very well have a viral origin, A thorough exam will rule out any other suspicious cause ...Read more
I have developed a small painful red bump on the side of my tongue near the back I don't drink or smoke any ideas what this could be?
See your dentist: There are multiple factors that can cause a painful red bump on the side of your tongue (e.g. chronic trauma). It is important for your dentist to determine the cause of the sore tongue. The majority of tongue problems are not serious and can be resolved quickly. Good luck. ...Read more
I have small red bump with small white tip white (i think) under my tongue? What can it be? I drink a lot of alcohol, could that be a cause
Gland: Most likely a salivary duct that is irritated or partially blocked. If so, usually resolves itself. If persist for more than 10 days, get in to see your dentist and get a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more
Why is my tongue all of a sudden feeling kind of tight and numb underneath it also has a small red bump?
Have a small red bump on back left side of tongue & a few days before I noticed throat was sore & still is, but only on the left side. What is it?
Dr. Can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin can lessen pain. ...Read more
Small painful red bump side of left tongue. I have cold, could sneezing cause tooth to tongue trauma. More irradiated since touching it. Oral cancer?
White bump: There are several possible diagnoses for this, and even though clinical impression is very useful in differentiating a diagnosis, the only definitive way to detrmine exactly what something is would be to biopsy the lesion. Some other useful information would be how long it has been there, are there any habits that may irritate the area and cause a fibrous callous thype area... ...Read more
I have small white bumps all over my tongue. One on tip of tongue causes pain. Been happening for over a month. Coming and going for a month.?
Bumps: Need to see a picture of these to help you ...Read more
Small blackhead/ splinter- like dot on tip of tongue on the center of raised bump. Very painful, has tried excessive brushing.
Check teeth: Check your front teeth for any chips or sharp edges. Most often this is a traumatic fibroma from habitual scraping of the tongue across the sharp edges of the front teeth or nibbling the tip with the front teeth. If none of these, see your Dentist for evaluation and treatment. Good Luck. ...Read more
Have multiple small bumps on inner lip and tip of tongue. Veins are darker than normal inside lip. What r these? I do have genital herpes.
Infections normally have periods of remission followed by periods of excerpation in form of bumps or lesions.
Testing may be required. ...Read more
Dental visit: A dentist can examine and probably evaluate what the problem is, but it needs to be viewed to diagnose. ...Read more
Red bump: Well that depends on what the red bump was casued by and how long it has been present. There are several things that it could be but it is important, especially if it havs been there for a little while to have it checked out by your dentist or oral surgeon as soon as possible. It could be an ifection of some sort, a sinus issue, or something more serious so have it looked at. ...Read more
I have had a small, hard, red bump on left side of the roof of my mouth for a few months. It doesn't hurt. What could it be?
Dentist: This could be a simple condition or something serious. The important thing is to see a dentist. The sooner a diagnosis is made, the sooner a definitive treatment can be started if needed with better outcome. Some causes of this are bony protrusions, mucocele, epstein pearls, or oral cancer. See your dentist sooner than later ...Read more
I noticed a small hard red bump on the roof of my mouth abt two yrs ago. Now I suddenly have another one. What could this be and should I be worried?
Bump roof of mouth: Need to get this evaluated by your dentist. ...Read more
6 days after I gave oral sex with a man a small red bump formed near my mouth. A week later a scab has now formed. Could this have been syphillis?
Here are some. ..: The initial stage of syphilis may appear in 1-12 wks as a painless eroded lesion with raised border, which will spontaneously heal if not treated and slip into secondary stage in 4-10 weeks. Despite such variation and uncertainty in its clinical features, get tested within the suggested time frame. Taking definitely timely step / test is the way to confirm and rid the concern. Best wish. .. ...Read more
I have a small red bump under my nose and it is painful of I stretch my mouth or talk and especially if I touch it, what could it be?
I have a small red bump on the roof of my mouth, it occurred a few hours after I gave my boyfriend head the first time. I've always had cold sores.
I have one small red bump in the area at the bottom of my mouth where my gums meet my lip, right in the middle. It has a white pimple-looking head on it. It is causing me pain throughout my mouth and burns whenever I eat/drink. What could it be?
Canker sore: It's a canker sore, or an aphthous ulcer. I get them too, and they are annoying. The immune system itself causes them, sometimes in times of stress, sometimes in response to certain viruses, or sometimes "just 'cuz". Aside from a pain reliever if they are bad, there isn't much you can do, and they go away without help in about 1-2 weeks. Certain foods like citrus are irritating. ...Read more
I have small red dots on tip of tongue a white coloration also on tongue and had a sore throat two days ago could this be anything?
I have 2 sores in my mouth. 1 small bright red sore on soft palate by my teeth and 1 underneath the tip of tongue small red border white center. Can u have canker sores and oral herpes @the same time?
I have a painful red bump on the right side on my tongue. It's only been there for a day. For the 1st time I did oral. I need to know what it is.
Time will tell: It is possible that all you did was irritate your tongue, however, you should check with your partner to make sure if they have any issues you should know about. If it heals in a few days you are probably ok. ...Read more
I have a red bump on my tongue in the middle. When I flex my tongue I can feel it's matter in my tongue. It's doesn't really hurt. Looks bleedish?
Depends on immune: Depends on immune status. If you can send us a photo we can determine what it is. In patient with HIV we worry about certain infections and cancers like Kaposi sarcoma. In patient with a normal immune system (& no hx of smoking) usually a taste bud gland that is inflamed. ...Read more
Red bump or dot under tongue ne ar the side. White/grayish dot kinda in middle. No pain and doesn't feel hard. About 1-2cm in size. What could it be?
See a dentist first: Some conditions like bumps under the tongue may require further assessment; tests and your dentist may schedule a follow-up appointment or refer you to a specialist to determine a diagnosis. See your dentist first for evaluation. ...Read more