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I have a lump on tip of tongue for over a year. Thought it was enlarged taste bud. How can i get rid of it?

I have a lump on tip of tongue for over a year. Thought it was enlarged taste bud.  How can i get rid of it?

Oral Surgeon: See the Oral Surgeon for evaluation and treatment. You may be pulling your tongue through your teeth in this area and may have formed this. Typically a simple surgical removal. If your front teeth have space or are worn/chipped, then they should be fixed to prevent recurrence. Good Luck. ...Read more

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Tip of tongue feels burnt but it's not. Looks like 2 little white grain of rice is sticking up out of my tongue & it's a little sore. I have low b12 ?

Tip of tongue feels burnt but it's not. Looks like 2 little white grain of rice is sticking up out of my tongue & it's a little sore. I have low b12 ?

While the cause: of burning mouth/tongue is often not found, it can be associated with vitamin deficiencies, including B12. The burning/scalded sensation typically affects the tongue more than lips, gums, throat. There can be other factors including dry mouth, fungal infection of mouth, oral lichen plans, dentures, reflux, etc. The "rice" are enlarged papillae/taste buds which is not unusual. See Doc/Dentist. ...Read more

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I had a white spot on the end of my tongue which was sore i was constantly rubbing it now my tip of tongue is covered in red spots which is so sore?

I had a white spot on the end of my tongue which was sore i was constantly rubbing it now my tip of tongue is covered in red spots which is so sore?

Needs to be seen: You need to see a dentist in order to evaluate what caused the white spot and now the soreness on your tongue and what can be done. These situations need personal evaluation and cannot be diagnosed or treatment suggested over the internet. ...Read more

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Tip of tongue has been sore for over a week. No signs of discoloration or swelling. Sensation is similar to a burned tongue from coffee. Suggestions?

Tip of tongue has been sore for over a week. No signs of discoloration or swelling. Sensation is similar to a burned tongue from coffee. Suggestions?

Get assessed: many possible causes, need medical assistance to diagnose this. Varied causes, sounds like could possibly be burning mouth syndrome or glossopyria but want to rule out other things as well prior to ruling this in ...Read more

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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

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I have small red dots on tip of tongue a white coloration also on tongue and had a sore throat two days ago could this be anything?

I have small red dots on tip of tongue a white coloration also on tongue and had a sore throat two days ago could this be anything?

Yes: Please see your family physician. You could have a herpes infection or other viral infection or also a yeast infection that should be treated now. ...Read more

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Raised ridge along tongue floor, ~1/2" on each side of where tongue connects to floor; has white spot on it; can move it w/ tip of tongue; sore throat?

Raised ridge along tongue floor, ~1/2" on each side of where tongue connects to floor; has white spot on it; can move it w/ tip of tongue; sore throat?

See your dentist: The floor of mouth is one of the most common sites of oral pathology. There are multiple factors that can cause a white spot and raised ridge (e.g. salivary gland infection). It is important for your dentist to determine the cause of the condition. The majority of tongue problems are not serious and can be resolved quickly. Good luck. ...Read more

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