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Small white bump on my tongue that hurts what should I do?

Small white bump on my tongue that hurts what should I do?

Probably : WAit and it will heal. If it doesn't in about a week see the dentist. Mouths generally hurt a lot but heal quickly ...Read more

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Hi, I have a cluster of small white/yellow deadskin like bumps on the middle of my tongue, i can't remove them, they don't hurt, what can it be?

Bumps on tongue: One possibility is a fibroma, which is a lesion that develops as a result of injury. However, only a visual examination could tell for sure. Anything abnormal in your mouth should be checked by a dentist or an oral surgeon. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Coated tongue: Your tongue may be coated due to an infection which can sometimes be caused by a yeast or virus. It is very important that you see your doctor to determine the actual cause of your infection so that the appropriate treatment can be initiated. ...Read more

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The back left side of my tongue really hurts, it has 5 small bumps on it and is EXTREMELY painful, should be concerned about this ?

The back left side of my tongue really hurts, it has 5 small bumps on it and is EXTREMELY painful, should be concerned about this ?

See MD: If you have extremely painful lesions on your tongue it would be wise to have them checked. May be viral or even canker sores but have them checked. ...Read more

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I have a small bump under my tongue vain it didn't hurt?

I have a small bump under my tongue vain it didn't hurt?

Mucous cyst: There are many glands in the mouth to keep the moisture going. It is possible that this small bump is one of those glands that has become blocked up for some reason. Because there is no pain, I do not suspect infection just yet, but keep an eye on it. This spot may resolve spontaneously or may progress to become something more recognizable later. ...Read more

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I have a small bump under my tongue, it appears to be next to the frenulum. It looks liquidy, pinkish, and about 3 mm wide. It doesn't hurt .

Tongue bump: This is normal anatomy of the sublingual gland duct. But if enlarges bigger that a pea have it checked out. They are paired but rarely are exactly the same size. ...Read more

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