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What are bumps on the side of your tounge that hurt?

Could be many things: You don't don't provide enough information to be specific. So could be almost anything. Painful bumps could be a viral or bacterial infection or a traumatic injury, as occurs when the tongue is bitten. You will need to have your tongue evaluated by a dentist. ...Read more

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My tongue hurts really bad for about 2 days straight and i saw a couple of bumps on the side of my tongue and i can feel many bumps on my soft palet..

My tongue hurts really bad for about 2 days straight and i saw a couple of bumps on the side of my tongue and i can feel many bumps on my soft palet..

Needs to be seen: This would need to be seen by a dentist. There is no way to diagnose your symptoms without actually seeing you. It may of dental origin, medical origin, or combination of both; tongue bumps may be normal anatomy. ...Read more

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Tongue hurts pressing against teeth,feel swollen gets sore in the back of it,get like bumps on the side of my jaws, happens about twice a month?

Tongue hurts pressing  against teeth,feel swollen gets sore in the back of it,get like bumps on the side of my jaws, happens about twice a month?

See a dentist ASAP: Some conditions like common tongue problems such as soreness, discoloration, and bumps on the tongue may require further assessment, tests and your dentist may schedule a follow-up appointment or refer you to a specialist to determine a diagnosis. Do not delay. ...Read more

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My boyfriend woke up with a white like bump on the side of his tongue an he says it hurts what could this be?

My boyfriend woke up with a white like bump on the side of his tongue an he says it hurts what could this be?

Tongue biting: He could have bit his tongue while he was sleeping and grinding his teeth. If he is concerned a out this or if it does not go away ina few day he should see a dentist. ...Read more

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The back left side of my tongue really hurts, it has 5 small bumps on it and is EXTREMELY painful, should be concerned about this ?

The back left side of my tongue really hurts, it has 5 small bumps on it and is EXTREMELY painful, should be concerned about this ?

See MD: If you have extremely painful lesions on your tongue it would be wise to have them checked. May be viral or even canker sores but have them checked. ...Read more

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A little patch of pink colored bumps on side of tongue that hurt. I don't know what it is and I am freaking out thinking it could be warts?

A little patch of pink colored bumps on side of tongue that hurt. I don't know what it is and I am freaking out thinking it could be warts?

Don't freak out: Most likely temporary malady. Might be canker sores, very common , source not known, worse during period of stress. Could be one or more of your taste buds is inflamed or irritated,which can swell and form a painful bump on your tongue. Maintain good oral hygiene and monitor and they most likely will resolve on there own. Only seek medical attention if they persist or worsen >7-10 days. ...Read more

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I have 2 pink bumps on the top of my tongue that are symmetrical on opposite sides of my tongue. They don't hurt and I don't have any pain/numbness. ?

I have 2 pink bumps on the top of my tongue that are symmetrical on opposite sides of my tongue. They don't hurt and I don't have any pain/numbness.
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Where?: If they are in the back toward the tonsils they are taste buds. If they are new have your doctor or dentist check it out to make sure it is nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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What could a white/cream colored spot that is not very big on the side of my tongue be? Its not a bump its just a spot abd it kind of hurts?

Spot on tongue: There are several possibilites. One could be traumatic ulcer from rubbing against something. If it has only been there a few days and is getting smaller treating it with something like orabase may make it feel better but if it does not go away in 7-10 days you should visit your dentist and have it checked out. ...Read more

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I have a bump on the side of my tongue. It doesn't hurt. It is where I had the last bottom molar removed and does rub on the one that is next to it?

Trauma?: How long has the bump been there? It could be irritation from rubbing on the remaining tooth. It could be the result of minor trauma that occurred while your tongue was numb from the extraction. If is remains... see your dentist for evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a white bump on either side of my the vein under the middle of my tongue. They hurt, what are they?

Submaxillary ducks: You may be describing the openings of the submaxillary duck. These are major saliva glands which help you in the digestion of your food. This area could become sore for several reasons one simple reason might be some mild inflammation ,which you can probably resolve was gargling with some salt water. If it continues to bother you I suggest you see your family doctor. ...Read more