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What can cause tiny white bumps on tongue?

What can cause tiny white bumps on tongue?

May be normal: If these bumps are new, and you have been taking antibiotics it could be a yeast infection called thrush, which is easily treated. If they are long standing, don't hurt and aren't changing, it may just be normal prominent papillae (taste buds). It doesn't sound like anything serious, but if you're not sure check with your doctor ...Read more

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What are the causes and medication for a small bump in the floor of the tongue?And what food and things to avoid?

What are the causes and medication for a small bump in the floor of the tongue?And what food and things to avoid?

Where?: If this is truly on the surface of the tongue, it is probably a viral infection or reaction to a food. Try Ambesol or similar product as needed if it is sore. Avoid salty, sour, or very hot foods for the next week or so. If no improvement, see your doctor. If the area is in the floor of the mouth it could be a salivary gland infection. Same treatment, but if no improvement may need antibiotic ...Read more

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I have small bumps under my tongue . What could be the cause? What should I do?

See a dentist: This may or may not be normal. The only way to know for sure is to see a dentist who can actually see what you are describing and give you an accurate and definitive answer to your question. ...Read more

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Could tiny red bumps on tip of my tongue be caused after a penicillin shot?

Cant tell: Everyone has tiny red bumps on their tongue....We really need a picture or more specifics. ...Read more

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I have small white bumps on my tongue. One on the tip causes pain. Been going off and on for a month. Inflamed papillae or warts?

I have small white bumps on my tongue.  One on the tip causes pain. Been going off and on for a month.  Inflamed papillae or warts?

TONGUE BUMPS: THESE BUMPS SOUND LIKE INFLAMED PAPILLAE. A PHOTO WOULD HELP. GEOGRAPHIC TONGUE COMES TO MIND IS YOUR MOUTH DRY? A FEW CONDITIONS THAT MAY TRIGGER THIS ARE A YEAST INFECTION, ANEMIA, AND A FEW OTHERS. DO SEE YOUR DOCTOR IF THEY PERSIST ...Read more

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I have small red bump with small white tip white (i think) under my tongue? What can it be? I drink a lot of alcohol, could that be a cause

I have small red bump with  small white tip white (i think) under my tongue? What can it be? I drink a lot of alcohol, could that be a cause

Gland: Most likely a salivary duct that is irritated or partially blocked. If so, usually resolves itself. If persist for more than 10 days, get in to see your dentist and get a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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I noticed tiny red bumps on my tongue. What are these? I have been using listerine mouthwash. That cause it?

I noticed tiny red bumps on my tongue. What are these? I have been using listerine mouthwash. That cause it?

Tiny red bumps: The tiny red bumps could be related to smoking, inflammation from any number of sources, i.e. Food, liquids, spices, mouthwash, etc. See if you can pinpoint what causes it by eliminating the mouthwash or foods and see if it goes away. If it returns when you resume using that product\food you have your answer. If necessary, have your dentist take a look to help you solve the mystery. ...Read more

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