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Doctor insights on: Sore Swollen Taste Buds

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I'm concerned because I have swollen and sore taste bud or bump on tongue?

I'm concerned because I have swollen and sore taste bud or bump on tongue?

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

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My tongue is swollen and I have a bunch of taste buds that are sore and a little bigger than the others but n no discoloring what's going on my tongue?

My tongue is swollen and I have a bunch of taste buds that are sore and a little bigger than the others but n no discoloring what's going on my tongue?

Seek attention: Need more information..... Duration, history, medication. Try brushing your tongue, teeth, flossing, mouthwash, hydrogen peroxide rinse . See dentist soon. Any diet changes recently? Smoker or smokeless tobacco? ...Read more

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Can it be that a cold sore causes someone to have swollen gums, canker sores, and causes tongue to have missing taste buds?

Can it be that a cold sore causes someone to have swollen gums, canker sores, and causes tongue to have missing taste buds?

Cold sores: What you describe is not just the cold sore causing other oral problems but a possible systemic infection sometimes strep throat can result in all these symptoms so please see your doctor to resolve the problem. ...Read more

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I have a sore throat and now two highly infected wisdom teeth and swollen taste buds ... what is this and what can i do ?

I have a sore throat and now two highly infected wisdom teeth and swollen taste buds ... what is this and what can i do ?

See a doctor: You need to see a doctor or dentist. If you have an infection and pain, you may need Rx pain medication and antibiotics. A dentist may need to perform dental x-rays and decide if any tooth needs to be extracted to treat your problem. You can take Ibuprofen or acetaminophen for pain & eat a soft diet, but you need to be seen ASAP to get proper treatment. ...Read more

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I have swollen and chapped lips, a sore throat, difficulty swallowing and what seems like inflamed taste buds. What is this?

I have swollen and chapped lips, a sore throat, difficulty swallowing and what seems like inflamed taste buds. What is this?

? tonsillitis: When you tonsils are inflamed, your throat is sore and enlarged making it difficult to breath and you do more breathing through your mouth making your lips dry. That being said, be sure to visit your primary doc to see if you need an antibiotic. Feel Better! ...Read more

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I have a sore throat, soft&hard palate are white/yellow. coated tongue, swollen taste buds, a few very small white bumps on the side of tongue. Help?

I have a sore throat, soft&hard palate are white/yellow. coated tongue, swollen taste buds, a few very small white bumps on the side of tongue. Help?

Seasonal flu: is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. NSAIDs (e.g. Aleve, Advil) or Tylenol are also recommended every 6 hours. If concerned, see your PCP for examination. ...Read more