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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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.
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rash on back of hands from chemicals used when cleaning.had rubber gloves on but think got inside gloves,itchy small red bumps now, seem to spread. hu?
I have bumps on the back of my tounge and idont know what it is i went to the doctor bout 2 yrs ago and they said i have herpes but i dont know if the?
Bumps on tongue: If the bumps are always there, and far back on the tongue in regular patterns, then they are your taste buds. You can google an image to compare. Herpes doesn't usually happen inside the mouth, and the sores don't stay permanently. Herpes sores heal up and go away after a few days (like cold sores on your lips). ...Read more
I have bumps on the back of my tounge in a v-shape and their the same color as my tounge could this be an infection or from drinking hot theraflu?
Normal finding: Those are normal taste buds in a V shape called the circumvallate papillae. ...Read more
I have red swollen bumps on the back of my tounge. They were small till I brushed my tounge. while I was brushing my teeth should I be worried?
I have bumps on the back of my tounge close to my throat... when I swallow or eat they hurt I've tried throat spray salt water ie. What can I do?
Oral surgeon: Perhaps normal papillae. Should not hurt. See oral surgeon for exam/recommendations. ...Read more
Probably OK: Any experienced physician has had numerous patients worried that the taste buds in the back seem too large, but then they look normal to the doctor! It seems that for some reason we can get pretty far along in life before we see them for the first time. Of course, since I'm not actually looking at your tongue, I have to recommend that you be examined by a doctor, to be sure. ...Read more
The most usual : Situation for patients that notice bumps on the back of the tongue is that they are seeing circumvallate papilla. They are the largest of the normal bumps on the tongue at the very back. They can become irritated on occasion and you might notice them more easily. If the bumps have become more noticeable and don't resolve in a few days, consult w your dentist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Taste buds\papillae: The tongue normally has taste buds also called papillae. The largest ones are on the back of the tongue. The only way to be 100% sure that it's all normal is to have a dentist actually take a look. ...Read more
Bumps on the back of my tongue: There are many things that can make your tongue sore or cause painful tongue bumps, including: Biting or scalding. Accidentally biting your tongue or scalding it on something straight out of the oven can result in a sore tongue until the damage heals. Grinding or clenching the teeth can also irritate the sides of the tongue and cause it to become painful. Smoking. Smoking can irritate the tongue and make it sore. Mouth ulcers. Many people will develop mouth ulcers on the tongue at some point in their life. The cause is unknown, although they can be worse during periods of heightened stress. Burning tongue syndrome or burning mouth syndrome. Some post- menopausal women develop this syndrome, which makes the tongue feel as if it has been burned. Enlarged papillae. If one or more of your taste buds becomes inflamed or irritated, it can swell and form a painful bump on your tongue. Certain medical conditions. Medical conditions, including diabetes and anaemia, can have a sore tongue as a symptom. Oral cancer. Although most sore tongues are nothing to worry about, you should consult a doctor or dentist if you have a lump or sore on your tongue that doesn't go away within a week or two. Many oral cancers don't hurt in the early stages, so don't assume a lack of pain means nothing is wrong. A viral infection such as hand, foot and mouth disease in children. Median rhomboid glossitis yeast infection. Glossopharyngeal neuralgiatongue pain from nerve irritation. Behçet's disease causing inflammation of the blood vessels. Pemphigus vulgaris causing painful blisters. Moeller's glossitis inflammation of the tongue. Some medication. ...Read more
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