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Bit tip of tongue, looked and there was two small bubbles filled with blood. Popped them like pimples and they are back. Tongue sore/tingly. What is this?

Bit tip of tongue, looked and there was two small bubbles filled with blood. Popped them like pimples and they are back. Tongue sore/tingly. What is this?

All you did was: Convert a closed wound to an open one. Leave them alone, rinse your mouth with warm saline (1 tsp table salt in a quart of water approximates that), and leave it alone for a week. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

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


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Have pimple like bump on tip of tongue, and bottom of tongue. One is white and doesn't hurt, while the other is does. What is it and what causes it?

Have pimple like bump on tip of tongue, and bottom of tongue. One is white and doesn't hurt, while the other is does. What is it and what causes it?

Depends...: If you have tongue piercing and giving oral sex....it can be herpes. If not vit deficiency will do that. Avoid the mouth wash for few days. Regular cleaning ang brushing with nonwhitening paste will help. ...Read more

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I have a small pimple on the tip of my tongue its the same color as my tongue.

I have a small pimple on the tip of my tongue its the same color as my tongue.

Temporary: It is probably a swollen taste bud or a small ulceration. It should go away within a week or so. If it does not go away have it checked by your doctor. ...Read more

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I have small red pimples all over my tongue that have been there a week what it this. It's mainly near the tip?

I have small red pimples all over my tongue that have been there a week what it this. It's mainly near the tip?

Not to worry: Usually it is not anything that you should be much concerned. These are lymphnodes and at times get active when either you are exposed to a viral illness or anything that gives you a mild allergic response. Give it a few days and add vitamins to your diet. It will get better. All the best. ...Read more

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I have a small pimple like thing at the ventral side of my tongue right at the floor of the mouth. Its white in color and a bit painful. What to do?

I have a small pimple like thing at the ventral side of my tongue right at the floor of the mouth. Its white in color and a bit painful. What to do?

"pimple": You should have your primary doctor refer you to an Ear, Nose, and Throat specialist. You are most likely to be seen within 24 hours. Hope all goes well - please keep me posted. ...Read more

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It feels like I have small cuts on my gum on my bottom mouth, and it burns abit, what can this be? Feels like a pimple on my tongue as well

It feels like I have small cuts on my gum on my bottom mouth, and it burns abit, what can this be? Feels like a pimple on my tongue as well

See dentist: This could be a number of things possible allergy, viral, trauma, and other causes. The only way to know for sure is to, have a dentist look at your mouth. Call today. ...Read more

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I have pimples on the back of my tongue and a small patch that looks like fungi. It is not painful but it is uncomfortable sometimes. Any idea?

Tongue bumps: The tongue is a very complex organ and has many different types of cells. On the back of the tongue are elevated areas that are involved in taste and are totally normal to be there. The tenderness is unusual and because of that I would see your doctor. ...Read more

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I had/have a small bump in my mouth and it popped when I pushed my tounge on it???? it feels like a pimple almost, below my teeth kinda by my tongue

Infection: See a dentist ASAP. You describe an infection. It will not heal without treatment. Even though you do not have much pain, it is important to see a dentist and get this treated. Don't put this off. ...Read more

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My son is 15 months and his molar tooth are coming out and I have noticed some small white pimples on his tongue and inner lips also a bad odor is?

My son is 15 months and his molar tooth are coming out and I have noticed some small white pimples on his tongue and inner lips also a bad odor is?

Pedodontist: First dental examination is recommended at Age 1. Don't wait. Make an appointment with a Dentist, preferably a Pedodontist, a children's dental specialist. The white pimples and the odor may indicate an infection. Please seek immediate care. ...Read more

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I have noticed transparent small pimples under my tongue only. Is it serious? Hiv or std?

I have noticed transparent small pimples under my tongue only. Is it serious? Hiv or std?

Evaluation Needed: From your description there is no way to have definitive diagnosis. You need to go to the doctor to be evaluated to determine the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Pimple like spot on gum under tongue kinda burns like a canker sore, no teeth hurt just a small white spot no swelling just burns?

Pimple like spot on gum under tongue kinda burns like a canker sore, no teeth hurt just a small white spot no swelling just burns?

Oral lesion: You can apply oragel or ambesol for pain especially before eating, use mouth wash & avoid spicy food and drinks. It should heal spontaneously. If you get more lesions or have other symptoms see you doctor. Feel better. ...Read more

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Small, white, painless bump on tip of tongue. What is this?

Small, white, painless bump on tip of tongue. What is this?

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

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A small raised white spot on right side tip of tongue not painful been there for months what does it mean?

A small raised white spot on right side tip of tongue not painful been there for months what does it mean?

Show us picture pls: 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

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Pimples (Definition)

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