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Small Red Bumps On Tongue That Hurt
Hi, I got my tongue pierced Monday & im worried I might have an infection. There's small red bumps under my tongue that hurt & there's a lump of skin?
Tongue piercing: Please see your Dentist or an Oral Surgeon to check for infection, a common and potentially serious complication. Dentist's don't like tongue piercings for that reason, and because trauma from the fixtures often cause excessive wear to the teeth, fractured teeth, and permanent bone/gum loss on the tongue side of the teeth. ...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
Had just recently taken out my tongue ring, my doctor says it was not infected but now I have small irritated red bumps on tongue, hurt when drnk/eaT?
Probably not: Related. It could be a cold sore developing. If it persists or worsens, have your doctor look at it. ...Read more
My tongue has like a white/yellow tint to it. And there are small red bumps towards the back. It burns to touch and my throat hurts. What is this?
Help me please! There are small red bumps on tongue, with "hairy" tougne and red patches. What do I do?
Hi, I have a question about little small, red bumps on my tongue back witch smells bad, also from the other side I have like wrats, is it normal?
Maybe normal: I'm guessing you are seeing normal circumvallate papillae -- a row of large bumps across the back of the tongue that can appear wart-like. They are entirely normal. Google it for photos to compare. If those photos don't match, best to see a doctor or your dentist. Whatever they are, I doubt they are the cause of the odor you have noticed. ...Read more
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
White colored tongue with small taste buds like red bumps. If I brushed then tongue is red. If I had tea then color is yellow. Back also small red bumps?
White tongue common: The tongue is known to have many variations with pigmenting, size, appearance, ; not always due to disease. Causes of a tongue that looks white include: lichen planus (responds to steroids), white sponge nevus (familial, benign, permanent), smoker's leukoplakia (2% risk of cancer, needs biopsy), hairy leukoplakia (due to epsteinbarr virus), warts (due to papillomavirus), "thrush" (rx antifungals). ...Read more
I had lil small red bumps on my lips & my tongue is still numb after 4 days Dr said it's not herpes could it be from medicines I've taken?
Drug reaction?: I agree with your doctor that herpes is not a likely cause of symptoms like this. It also doesn't sound like a typical drug reaction, but that might be possible. Discuss it with your doctor, and/or check back with the doctor who prescribed the medicine you have taken. Good luck. ...Read more
My friend has about 5 Canker sores on & around her tongue about 2 weeks after oral sex. Also small red bumps on roof of mouth. Could it be related?
Multiple small red bumps on wall of throat &small flesh color flaps front of tonsil & multipl small red warts under tongue &big squishy lumps on floor?
Of course you can!: Don't let yourself suffer like this. The infection that you experienceD, is not caused by the chicken. It is caused by bacteria. Therefore, if you prepare the chicken appropriately and you wash your hands, there is no reason why you can't eat chicken after you have typhoid. Bon appetite! ...Read more
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Small red bumps on penile shaft forskin and above the penis. When they showed up I was also having two days of drinking and around the mouth I had two?
Infection?: You MAY have an infection. The only way to know for sure it to see your doctor, which I encourage you to do. Please discuss your drinking habits w/him/her also. If a drinking problem is developing please catch it before it can do more damage. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Usual blood clot like small red bumps in mouth due to teeth bit or mostly during chewing, goes away automatically after some time. I am a smoker.
Red bumps: First, you should stop smoking as it's a known carcinogen and will also lead to other health problems. While it seems that you have diagnosed the red bumps as related to accidental trauma, without actually examining you, we can't confirm or negate your diagnosis. It's best to have this checked by a local dentist (or physician). ...Read more
I have a cluster of small red bumps/blisters inside my mouth in the crease where my gum meets the inner lip. It tingles and is irritated. What is it?
Mouth lesions: Maybe cold sores or ulcers. Or may be connected to your teeth. Have them seen by your doctor or dentist for a a accurate diagnosis and treated. All the best. ...Read more
Red, spotty, swollen face my son woke up with his eye swollen with bright red bumps that are very small. He also had those small, red bumps all around his mouth and chin. I gave him a dose of benedryl allergy this morning and the swelling around his eye
Doctor visit: Would really be a good idea just to have the doctor look at the little guy to make sure it isn't an infection. ...Read more
Last week I started having small red bumps on my lips. Then a few days later there were bumps on the roof of my mouth. Now the same thing is on my ear?
See your doctor: Because this rash appears to be spreading, see your primary care physician to determine what this rash is and how to keep this from spreading. ...Read more
Hard moving lump inside my mouth on the left side near my salivary glands on the bone. Also very small red bumps near tonsils on one side? 16 year old
See a dentist: If if the lamp lasts longer than one or two weeks, you should be concerned. I would advise you to have the lump examined by a dentist or dental specialist (e.g. pedodontist, oral surgeon), to help you with a diagnosis and treatment, if needed. ...Read more
Had 3-4 small red bumps/lumps back of throat for about a month. Painless, no flu or cold symptoms, top of mouth has a orangey tint. Is this lymphoid?
Throat bumps: These signs are nonspecific and don't necessarily denote pathology. The bumps may be accentuated or prominent gland like structures related to mucus secretion. It is not uncommon for the palate to have different hues of color. If you still have concerns, have a throat examination by your physician or an otolaryngologist. ...Read more
I Have small red bumps sporadically around my legs, hips, and arms but only around a total of 10-15 over all areas and three just appeared on the roof of my mouth. They're almost like what a pimple that just started to form looks like. Completely red, no
Papules: It really sounds as if you have two from us. I cannot envision what are the bumps on the roof of the mouth would relate to the bumps on your skin. But there are such conditions, they just need to be evaluated personally. The most important asset of a dermatologist is his/her eyes, so you need to have this rash evaluated. ...Read more
I'm worried I have hiv. Right now I have 2 small mouth ulcers and small red bumps on my back and chest that don't itch. Also I have a headache. Its been 2 weeks since I had unprotected oral sex. I am a paranoid person so how worried should I be?
Not at all: You should not worry before you have a test to determine if you have HIV or another sexually transmitted disease. Simply make an appointment with your doctor, discuss your sexual activity and ask for testing for STDs as well as for advice regarding safe sex. Do not be shy about doing this, we are all prepared to have these discussions and to address these concerns. You are part of a generation that seems to have a higher rate of anxiety about many things, health especially. It is not clear why this generation has such a high rate of anxiety or, as you call it, paranoia, but rest assured you are not alone. ...Read more
I have small red bumps in between my buttocks. They don't hurt and they're soft. They're spread apart what could they be?
Red bumps on buttock: May be folliculitis or dry skin-eczema, rarely bites or ringworm/fungal. Could try some desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) or A&D ointment with zinc oxide as it has skin protection and antibacterial/ antifungal properties (zinc oxide). other alternative are bacitracin as an antibacterial and a topical steroid (first apply bacitracin, then the topical steroid. F/U w/ doc ...Read more
Today, I noticed the inside of my cheek is raw. With six small red bumps. They do not hurt. I am a smoker. What could it be?
I have small red bumps on the back of both upper calves. They don't hurt or itch. Appeared when I woke up a couple of days ago. What could it be?
Red bumps: I would be suspicious of insect bites despite lack of itching. If lesions don't resolve or if new ones appear, consult your physician or a dermatologist. ...Read more
I have had small red bumps and some large bumps that aren't red under my armpits (these hurt) and lower for about 3 1/2 weeks. What could this be?
Hi there, I recently started having small red bumps with a white dot that expanded into larger bumps. They don't not hurt but they can be itchy and?
Any pics?: It is really difficult to comment without seeing any pics as to what these skin lesions are. They could be a fungal infection, hives, itchy bites, staph infection, shingles and the list goes on. Either upload a picture and repost your question or please see a doctor for a proper diagnosis ...Read more
I have 5/6 small red bumps almost like white heads on my shaft. Try to pop them nothing happens. They don't hurt what could it be?
Small red bumps that appeared out of nowhere today on the head on my penis and when I pull back the foreskin. They don't really hurt or itch?
Bumps on penis: It would be useful to know, if you have any other signs or symptoms along with these red dots like itching, fever, swelling of head of penis (glans penis). The shape and contour of the said red dots is also important. Also as per you description, you noticed them after having sex. This may indicated a sexually transmitted infection. If they are red rash like spots with itching and/or swelling of head, then it could be an yeast (candida) infection. Small blister like lesions with pain and fever may strongly indicate a herpes infection. Molluscum contagiosum infection can appear as small bumps with central depression. Also, genital warts due HPV (Human papilloma virus) infection can present as small pink/red bumps over penis. ...Read more
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