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Small Yellow Bump On Tongue
Bump on tongue:
Difficult to say without an examination and history.
If it is painful and/or has been present for 10 days or longer, have it examined by your dentist or an oral surgeon. ...Read more
A canker sore is a painful, open sore in the mouth. Canker sores are white or yellow and surrounded by a bright red area. They are benign (not cancer). Canker sores can run in families. They may also be linked to problems with the body's immune (defense) system. The sores may occur after a mouth injury due to dental work, aggressive tooth cleaning, or biting the tongue or cheek. Canker sores can be triggered by emotional stress, dietary deficiencies (especially iron, folic acid, or vitamin B-12), menstrual periods, hormonal changes, food allergies, and similar situations. They occur most commonly with viral infections. In some cases, the cause can not be identified. Treatment is usually not necessary. In most cases, the canker sores ...Read more
Have a small tiny bump on tongue for over 2 months. At first I thought it was ONE SINGLE enlarged and inflamed papillae or TLP. If NOT. What is it?
Oral surgeon: Could be many things. See oral surgeon for assessment. ...Read more
I have painful mouth sores on my tongue and inside cheeks. Sometimes have a small white/yellow bubble and are always red. Low iron and b12.
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?
I have a purple vein under my tongue off to the right side, and there are small bumps under it on both sides, and a tinge of yellow. Help?
Vein under tongue:
Please have your primary doctor make a referral to other doctors - Ear, Nose, and Throat!
All should go well - please keep me informed. ...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
Since January I wake up with a dry throat and it goes away like an hour. I have small yellow bumps on the back of my throat & reoccuring tongue spots.
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?
I had a single small red/white bump on soft palate for a couple days and its gone. In HIV mouth sores, would there only be one or would it be more?
More than one likely: There are more than one type or mouth sores usually related to hiv. Most have more to do with being immunosupressed- like candidiasis (ulcers caused by yeast infections), cold and herpetic ulcers as well as leukoplakia ("hairy tounge"). The onset of a single small lesion that has healed is not an indicator that you have contracted hiv. If you are still fearful, the best remedy is testing. ...Read more
I have one big white bump in the back of my toungue and its painful. My toungue is white on the top half and has small yellow and white dots?
Well: Better get an examination. Need to give a good history to determine if biopsy is needed. Do you smoke? ...Read more
The back of my throat behind my tonsils have small whitish yellow bumps and my tonsils and back of mouth have small red veins everywhere. Concerns?
Difficult to tell: By only reading the description. Best to have exam by your physician, especially if you are experiencing symptoms (e.g., throat pain, fever, chills, pain with swallowing, etc.) to determine what the small bumps in the back of your mouth are and to evaluate the small red veins. ...Read more
Have a pea size bump on tongue. A bit brown and hurts. Should I be concerned and yes I am a smoker?
Lesion on tongue: It could be an inflamed taste bud. Anything that is inflamed will turn brown due to the smoking itself. I would have an ENT check it to make sure it is nothing. Do not worry, it does not seem that big by your description. If you need larger removal, worst case scenario, it may not affect your speech and swallowing. The sooner your check it the sooner you will not worry about it. Feel better! ...Read more
Need more info...: -- is needed for deducing adequate answer to the concerns. However, something can be done correctly for good care/counseling by following instructions/suggestions in articles listed in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. Besides, a direct look is an essential part of diagnosing what they may be. Best wish to your health... ...Read more
You should be: If swelling is transitory, watch for return. If it has been there for a while, it would be prudent to see a dentist for a diagnosis. ...Read more
4 year old daughter has had bad cough and runny nose for 9 days. Now she has white bump on tongue and says it hurts. Related?
When I stretch my tongue out on the underside of it there is a yellow bump that appears but when my tongue is relaxed it goes away. Is this normal?
Mucus cyst: Possibly you have a prominent tongue papilla or a retention mucus cyst nothing to worry ...Read more
Tongue is yellow with bumps. No discloration anywhere else. No pain. Just uncomfortable. Smoker. Mouth breather.?
I have bumps on the back of my tongue as well as a yellow tinted tongue for a while now. I have bad nighttime acid reflux. Could reflux be the reason?
Possibly: Chronic irritation from uncontrolled acid reflux can cause structural changes in the esophagus, larynx, vocal cords, pharynx and tongue (usually not permanent except for strictures). A yellow plaque to the tongue may also be suggestive of a candida infection. Your doctor can help you sort this out. ...Read more
Diagnosed with tonsillitis a couple of days ago, after a day of taking medication, these yellow bumps formed on my tongue and hurt so much, what is it?
Custom answer needed: Since you have already been diagnosed with tonsillitis and medication to treat, please consult with your doctor. S/he will be the best person to get an answer to your question. Tonsillitis can be caused by virus or bacteria. Other systemic conditions may be playing a role, so with your own condition, you will need an answer customized only for you by the doctor who knows your tonsillitis already. ...Read more
I have red/white bumps on the back of my tongue with some white coating. Also yellow coating in middle of tongue with few bleeding taste buds.
I noticed yellow coating on my tongue also raised bumps in the back of my tongue. Along with burping. I'm going to the dr tomorrow. What could it be?
Hello, A while ago I got this little bump on the front of my tongue, never hurts, its just there. Today I opened my mouth really wide and the back of my tongue is yellow with more red bumps. What should I do?
Is it normal to have yellow bumps on the side of your mouth by your tonsils and on the back of your tongue? I don't brush my teeth often.
See a dentist:
It is hard to answer your question without seeing your mouth. There are some bumps on the back of the tongue that are normal anatomy. The yellow bumps may be tonsil stones or food and bacterial debris. Your dentist can tell you what they are.
As for the not brushing your teeth, why don't you brush? It is important health procedure, prevents cavities, bad breath, health problems. Start today. ...Read more
Right side of throat is red and tonsil is inflamed, pain, and strange little reddish bumps in back of throat, yellow tongue and pallet. What is this?
I was sick a week ago with some Sinus stuff, and now I have a white bump/ball on my left tonsil and sores all over my tongue and my hard palate is white and my soft palate is yellow. Any idea what this is?
Infection: See your PCP...you likely need to be on antibiotics. ...Read more
He has red bumps on the back of his tongue and his throat is hurting. His tongue is also slightly yellow what does he have? He has it but I don't
Probably viral: Infection. It is not clear what this problem is and is not possible to tell exactly what this is. He may have some viral issue and it is a time not to be intimate with your partner. This could be spread and may infect both. Practice safe contact. ...Read more
My entire mouth is pale yellow, my tongue is yellow striped. Tiny canker sores are forming on tongue sides + elongated red bumps forming under tongue?
Needs to be seen: You will have to see a local dentist, primary care physician or ENT specialist. We cannot diagnose or treat patients over the internet. A medical and dental history along with a personal clinical exam is required. ...Read more
I have white ridges on the sides of my tongue and yellow-reddish bumps on the back of my throat. Help. Every doctor I've seen has said viral?
Why?: If everyone tells you the same thing, why are you questioning the answer? ...Read more
I am having white tongue with red bumps/blisters on tip, yellow at roof of mouth. What could this be?
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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