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There is like a small hangingpink thing over tongue in back part in my mouth?

There is like a small hangingpink thing over tongue in back part in my mouth?

Normal UVULA: Do you mean the 'uvula' : a normal structure that hangs down from the back of the soft palate ( see #3 in photograph). ...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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I have small red dots on roof of my mouth toward the back of my throat. My mouth is dry and tongue is red with white coating in parts. My throat hurts?

I have small red dots on roof of my mouth toward the back of my throat. My mouth is dry and tongue is red with white coating in parts. My throat hurts?

Not normal: The symptoms you described sound like thrush, a yeast infection of the mucus membrane lining the mouth and tongue, also called oral candidiasis. Oral candidiasis can be treated with topical anti-fungal drugs, such as nystatin, miconazole, gentian violet or amphotericin b. Topical therapy is given as an oral suspension which is washed around the mouth and then swallowed by the patient. See a doctor. ...Read more

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I can't see any ulcers or lump inside my mouth but different parts of my tongue is paining occasionally and there are small white painless spots ?

I can't see any ulcers or lump inside my mouth but different parts of my tongue is paining occasionally and there are small white painless spots ?

Geographic tongue: also called benign migratory glossitis. It is a benign condition characterized by inflammation of the tongue and it usually heals without treatment. See your dentist for evaluation, if concerned. ...Read more

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I've got a small fleshy coloured lump/yellow on the part that attaches my tongue to roof of my mouth in front on tonsil. No pain or other symptoms ?

Pillars of Fauces: May just be a normal part of your anatomy. Is this something that just appeared or has this "lump" been present for years? Without any info on social habits, smoking, dipping, etc, an examination by your local dentist should answer your question definitively. ...Read more

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I have small red spots/sores under my tongue , on the roof of my mouth toward the back, and in my throat. Mouth/ throat is sore and sensitive.

I have small red spots/sores under my tongue , on the roof of my mouth toward the back, and in my throat. Mouth/ throat is sore and sensitive.

Seek an oral exam: The small red spots could be of many different origins. An avenue to pursue is to see of they are of a bacterial or fungal nature. Please seek your dentist for a differential diagnosis. A thorough exam should yield relief and rule out any underlying pathology. This way the appropriate medication oral or topical canbe given to relive your symptoms and concerns. ...Read more

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Feels like a lump on the back part of my tongue?

Feels like a lump on the back part of my tongue?

See a ENT: The sensation of a bump in the back of tongue may just be swelling due to acid reflux, but it is also possible there is a tumor below the surface of the tongue that you can't yet see. Especially if you are a smoker or drinker you should see a doctor. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have small tiny bumps I guess,more like ridges in the mouth at the very back,on both sides and I'm 16 ?

Is it normal to have small tiny bumps I guess,more like ridges in the mouth at the very back,on both sides and I'm 16 ?

It's ok: What you are likely feeling is where the inside of your cheek meet the teeth. This can make bumps or ridges there. ...Read more

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I have some what of a painfuls sore on right side on back of tongue. It looks like a bunch of small bumps. What could this be?

See a dentist: It could be your taste buds. They are on the top and very back of your tongue, and also on the side of the tongue. They could be irritated from something you ate. See your dentist for evaluation. ...Read more

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I am careless in cleaning tongue. Now few days before i noticed white coating with red small taste buds like bumps back of tongue. Is it normal?

I am careless in cleaning tongue. Now few days before i noticed white coating with red small taste buds like bumps back of tongue. Is it normal?

Normal...: Normal tongue anatomy... In regards to the whitish areas... Your tongue can trap plaque on the surface in the hairlike projections of the papilla... Especially during colds... Advise the use of a tongue scraper to remove plaque and the associated excess bacteria... ...Read more

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