Top 20 Doctor insights on: Sore swollen taste buds
I have a very sore throat with swollen taste buds and red dots on the back of my throat with a runny nose...what could this be?
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
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?
The type of my tongue is very sore and red for 6 days now. A few swollen taste buds too. Inside of lips in the front are drier and chapped feeling.
Physician: See your physician for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Can it be that a cold sore causes someone to have swollen gums, canker sores, and causes tongue to have missing taste buds?
Call your dentitst: Call your dentist to get them evaluated. They might not be swollen, but you might think they are. ...Read more
I keep getting these really sore enlarged taste buds on my tounge? What is it and how can I stop myself frombiting them and making them worse?
Ihave had very painful swollen taste buds on sides & tip of my tongue for about 2 months now, I don't know what could be causing it or how to stop it.
Needs to be seen: There are many possible causes of your problem. Unfortunately, we can't diagnose the cause over the internet without a thorough medical and dental history and personal clinical examination. Start by seeing a general dentist or oral surgeon if you want to know what is causing it and how it can be treated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swollen taste buds: Swollen taste buds can occur from something as simple as a mild burn from hot foods; spicy foods, sensitivity or allergic reaction to spices and other foods and liquids ingested to a number of medical conditions. See if you can pinpoint it yourself by eliminating and then retrying different foods. If it is a ongoing problem, you will have to see and oral surgeon, primary care physician or ent. ...Read more
Oral surgeon: See an oral surgeon to determine if there is an abnormality. ...Read more
Can your taste buds get swollen from brushing too hard I think I brush too hard and now it feels weird on one side?
I have a lot of swollen taste buds all over tongue. They don't hurt, but had for over a month. What could this be and what will help with them?
Certain it's New?: Some people have larger taste buds near the back of their tongue naturally and sometimes recent foods have irritated them - esp. Acidic or spicy foods. It could be normal and self-correct but it's best to have a dentist check if it's been more than a couple of months since you have been. ...Read more
Circomvalate papilla: There are enlarged taste bud structures toward the back of the tongue, arranged like an arrow head, that are normal and may be what you are seeing. See a dentist for a consult to get a proper diagnosis. ...Read more
Are swollen taste buds & tongue an allergic rxn to medication? Mild/serious? I only bit into half of 50 mg prs tramadol tues. How long b4 seeing a dr?
I have had swollen taste buds for about a month now and I have no pain but I do have difficulty swallowing. I also have enlarged taste buds on the ve?
Evaluation: Multiple potential causes. A good medical check up would likely be a good place to start. ...Read more
More info needed...: Such as foods that you eat, allergies, medications you may be on, social habits (smoking, drinking), and then of course a visual examination. These types of conditions cannot be diagnosed over the internet, sight unseen. Please make an appointment with your physician. ...Read more