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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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What are the bumps on either side of my tongue at the back?

Circumvallate papill: These could be circumvallate papillae. They are a normal part of your tongue. To be sure, you should see a dentist and have them looked at. ...Read more

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What are these bumps on the back of my tounge?

What are these bumps on the back of my tounge?

Bumps in tongue: Sorry but that has to be seen by a dr. I would sugest you to see an ENT ( ear, nose, throat specialist. If you are a smoker there are changes for tumors or cancer in the tongue or mouth.Other possibilities are simple glossitis or inflammation, yeast, other fungal infections, abscesses. ...Read more

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Red bumps on side of tongue.. Have on both sides but slighy worse on the right.. They are at the back side of the tongue.. Is this serious?

Red bumps on side of tongue.. Have on both sides but slighy worse on the right.. They are at the back side of the tongue.. Is this serious?

Most likely normal: There normally are red bumps in the area that you describe, so this may be a normal condition. But if you have pain, fever, or other symptoms of being sick or are concerned about this you should see a dentist and have this checked. Since we can't see you , please have it checked if you are concerned. ...Read more

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What are the bumps on my tongue?

What are the bumps on my tongue?

Papilla: These are normal structures called papilla and are involved with tasting.They may be affected by acidic foods and may be more prominent and reddend at times. ...Read more

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What are the bumps on the back of your throat?

What are the bumps on the back of your throat?

Throat bumps: Hello, the bumps you are noticing on the back of your throat are called lymph tissue. They are tonsil-like islands of tissue that are normal. They may be red and inflamed with infection or allergy post nasal drainage. It's always a good idea to confirm this with your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the little bumps on the corners of my mouth?

What are the little bumps on the corners of my mouth?

Many possibilities: Bumps under the skin could be as a result of different reasons of which could include an ingrown hair, acne, infection, abscess, or an allergic reaction to various things like detergents or soaps or to medications. Have it evaluated by your physician to get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What are swollen bump on the back of my tongue?

Papilla: The large bumps on the back of the tongue are papilla. Without seeing a picture of those that you are describing it is impossible to determine if they are healthy or not. ...Read more

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I have bumps on the back of my tongue that hurt. What are they?

Normal??: There is a chevron of taste buds at the back of the tongue which sometimes get irritated. They usually run a course of 5 to 10 days of irritation and then get better. However the side off the tongue (way in the back) has different tissue. There is tonsillary tissue on the side of the tongue and that gets irritated for a whole different reason. Either way 5-10 days and you should feel better. ...Read more

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What are the causes of little blisters on my tounge?

What are the causes of little blisters on my tounge?

Several things: Blisters on the tongue could be caused from thermal burns or they could be viral, bacterial, or something else. Best get it evaluated and diagnosed. ...Read more

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What do little red bumps on the out side of the lips mean?

What do little red bumps on the out side of the lips mean?

Agree w Dr. Dohan: These lesions need to be visualized & a history needs to be obtained in order to make an accurate diagnosis. Sometimes lab testing or biopsy is necessary. ...Read more

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What would these bumps on the back of my tongue be and why is it swelling?

What would these bumps on the back of my tongue be and why is it swelling?

A few things: There are normal bumps on the back of the tongue called taste buds. Sometimes they can become inflamed but this resolves in less than 2 weeks. To be safe, have a dentist or an oral surgeon examine your tongue. ...Read more

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Please describe these bumps on the back of my tongue?

Please describe these bumps on the back of my tongue?

We all have: Lumps on the back of our tongue. They are called papilla and usually are not noticeable except when inflamed. If the are sore/irritated see your pcp for a look at your throat and to check. It would be rare if these bumps are not these papilla. ...Read more

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What causes bumps on the back of your tongue?

Lingual tonsils: Raised areas at the base of tongue (behind the curvature of tongue) are a normal variant of lymphatic tissue, like tonsils and adenoids. In fact they are called lingual tonsils and help form a protective ring of lymphatics in throat like immigration checkpoint against invading bacteria and viruses. They can cause snoring and sleep apnea. If recently enlarged then can be a sign of disease. ...Read more

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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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