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I've got small, painful white bumps on my tongue. What should I do?

I've got small, painful white bumps on my tongue. What should I do?

See your doctor: Your physician can diagnose the problem and give you the proper treatment. ...Read more

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I have a small white bump under my tongue and it's weird shaped and is slightly painful when I move my tongue. What could it be?

I have a small white bump under my tongue and it's weird shaped and is slightly painful when I move my tongue. What could it be?

Blocked gland !!!: There are salivary glands under the tongue and if blocked can present as a bump which may be painful. There are other causes as well and a thorough evaluation by a physician is necessary,, a referral to oral surgeon may be needed to asses it further. ...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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Small line of painful bumps on underside of tongue. Why?

Small line of painful  bumps on underside of tongue. Why?

Needs evaluation: bumps can be normal anatomy, allergic or die to abnormal growths. See an oral surgeon for proper diagnosis and management. ...Read more

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I have a small clear bump under my tongue it is slightly painful and irritating Not all the time but sometimes. Its the 2nd one ive ever had.

I have a small clear bump under my tongue it is slightly painful and irritating Not all the time but sometimes. Its the 2nd one ive ever had.

Get it looked at...: ...to be sure but what you describe sounds like a mucocele which is usually a painless small movable swelling caused by an interrupted duct in a minor salivary gland. They sometimes resolve on their own and sometimes require treatment. We can't diagnose via the internet so be sure to get it looked at by a dentist or primary care provider. ...Read more

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I have a small round little bump under my tongue that formed a week ago and it still hasn't gone away. It is not painful but i can feel it still.

I have a small round little bump under my tongue that formed a week ago and it still hasn't gone away. It is not painful but i can feel it still.

Another week: I would give it another week if it is not growing. If it is till there in 2 weeks, i would suggest seeing a dentist to determine what it is and get appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I have a painful small bump under my tongue. Its very paining on touch. Can you help?

I have a painful small bump under my tongue. Its very paining on touch. Can you help?

No, but...: If you see a dentist, he\she can determine the cause of your symptoms and advise you what treatment, if any, is needed. It could be one of many things and cannot be diagnosed over the internet without at least a one on one clinical examination. ...Read more

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I have small bumps on the back of my tongue and are not painful. I am getting through a cold. Could this be related? Maybe an allergic reaction?

I have small bumps on the back of my tongue and are not painful.  I am getting through a cold.  Could this be related? Maybe an allergic reaction?

Could be: It can be related to a cold, or it may be the normal large bumps that can occur and you just noticed. There can be some other causes so you may want to see your doctor. ...Read more

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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?

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

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I have some what of a painfuls sore on right side on back of tongue. It looks like a bunch of small bumps. What could this be?

See a dentist: It could be your taste buds. They are on the top and very back of your tongue, and also on the side of the tongue. They could be irritated from something you ate. See your dentist for evaluation. ...Read more

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