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Tongue Is Enlarged
See pedaitrician: Has the pediatrician seen your baby? If not, he is the first choice for evaluation and referral if needed. ...Read more
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
How to know that papillae (red bumps) at the back of tongue are enlarged? I noticed them for the first time in my life, dont know if they are OK or no
Probably not: enlarged. The papillae at the back or base of the tongue are known as the circumvallate papillae and tend to be relatively large compared to the other papillae. Most people don't see them because you have to stick your tongue out fairly far to see them. Unless you are having pain, a sore throat, ulceration or other symptoms, I wouldn't worry about them. ...Read more
Is there any medicine out there that will help me stop licking the back of my bottom front teeth. Also feel like tongue is enlarged. on Geodon (ziprasidone) 80 only?
Yes...: Yes, there are medications your doctor can prescribe to help minimize the side effects of Geodon (ziprasidone). It is important to get on these medications as soon as possible. Frequently, one of these medications is prescribed when a person is first placed on this type of antipsychotic medication. Consult with your physician/psychiatrist as soon as possible. ...Read more
An ENT surgeoon told me a red area on the side of tongue were enlarged taste buds. They are not sore and have been there for 9 weeks? Should i trust
Probably right.: In general one must trust their surgeon and the doc who is looking at them over any internet opinion. Docs are usually pretty conservative. Given immunosuppression and prior potential surgery of the area your condition may be more complex than stated. Nevers hurts to get second opinion.. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Lumps in front of tongue, looks like enlarged papillae or fungiform. Not painful. I didn't notice it before. What is it?
What does it mean when im biting/sucking in the middle left of my tongue? Are my teeth slanting inwards, tongue enlarged or other things? Tmj?
Could be many items: There are many possible causes and it is best to check with your dentist. Sometimes a person bites on their tongue if there bite position and muscle/joint position are not functioning normally. Check with your dentist for help or a referral to someone who treat TMJ problems. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What causes tightness at the back of the tongue? It's also enlarged. No symptoms of LPR and have low-sodium diet and tight neck.
I have pink/Redish spots or sores in the floor of my mouth under my tongue and slightly enlarged vallate papilla with white around them when i brush.
I have took the cold but I have noticed that my glands in my throat have swollen and the back of my tongue has like enlarged tastebuds what is this?
Infection?: If you just got over a cold and now your throat and tonsils are sore and swollen you may have an infection developing. Strep throat is a common infection of the throat and your weakened immune system due to fighting the cold may have not been strong enough to keep the bacteria at bay. If this worsens, you experience a fever, or lasts longer than a couple of days, see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer