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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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I was just wondering what the bumps on the back of my tounge are? When i swallow i feel like a weird sensation on the back of my thought.

I was just wondering what the bumps on the back of my tounge are? When i swallow i feel like a weird sensation on the back of my thought.

Taste buds?: They are most likely taste buds and normal, but you will have to have your own dentist take a look just to make sure it is nothing else. ...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 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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What are the hard pink bumps on the back of my tongue? I did not have them when i woke up. I went to school, didn't eat anything i don't usually eat. Then when i got home i was looking at my teeth and noticed these bumps on the back of my tongue. They lo

What are the hard pink bumps on the back of my tongue? I did not have them when i woke up. I went to school, didn't eat anything i don't usually eat.  Then when i got home i was looking at my teeth and noticed these bumps on the back of my tongue. They lo

Sounds : Sounds like circumvallate papillae--normal structures on the back of the tongue. They can be hard to see since they are at about or just beyond the "horizon" of the tongue where it curves down into the throat. People tend to notice them when they self examine for a new sore throat. Search for images on the web and compare what you are seeing. ...Read more

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I have weired like bimps on my the back of my tounge and yellowish throat . These bumps is like a bump with a ring bump around it and a cough.

Circumvallate papill: Circumvallate papillae are a V shaped group of large round taste buds that can be seen towards the back of the tongue, unlike the smaller pointy filiform papillae on the rest of the tongue ...Read more

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What are these bumps on back of tounge by tonsils?

What are these bumps on back of tounge by tonsils?

Taste buds: There are large taste buds at the back of the tongue called the circumvallate papillae and they can look strange to laypersons. They should be round and smooth with no ulcers or bleeding places. Behind them, you may also see your lingual tonsils which look like lumps on the sides. ...Read more

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What causes an itchy bump pink rash on back of arms and thighs?

What causes an itchy bump pink rash on back of arms and thighs?

Keratosis Pilaris: If it has been there for years, then it is usually keratosis if it is new then it could be one of many other things. If chronic, try a moisturizing cream twice a day with a mild acid in it, like eucerin plus. There are other keratolytic creams and lotions that will help, but there is no cure for keratosis pilaris. ...Read more

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Are big bumps on the back of my tounge normal?

Yes: On the back of your tongue are large taste buds called circumvalate papillae. They are very normal. ...Read more

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Why do I have light pink bumps on the back of my tounge?

Probable taste buds: These are probably taste buds and should be there. It is always good to check with your dentist to be sure they are normal. They should appear the same on both sides of your tongue. ...Read more

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