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What causes the back side of my tounge to itich n have bumps?

What causes the back side of my tounge to itich n have bumps?

Hard to say: The bumps on the back of the tongue is normal anatomy that is commonly mistaken as an abnormality. However, if itchy, or even painful, perhaps the bumps may be something else. Your best bet would be to get an evaluation by a dentist if it doesn't resolve or if it is really concerning you. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have bumps and inflammation all over back side of my tounge what is this and what causes it ?

I have bumps and inflammation all over back side of my tounge what is this and what causes it ?

See your Dentist: There are normal bumps found on the sides and back of the tongue called circumvallate papilla. Various possibilities exist for them to get inflamed and enlarged. It would be best to see your dentist for an examination and diagnosis of your specific condition. You might also visit http://www.Steadyhealth.Com/enlarged_circumvallate_papillae_t210543.Html for more information. ...Read more

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What could cause the very back of my daughters tongue to have big bumps on it?

What could cause the very back of my daughters tongue to have big bumps on it?

Taste Buds: These are taste buds and they are supposed to look big and ugly and irregular. This is normal. ...Read more

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I have sore red bumps on the back right side of my tongue. It now hurts whenever I swallow. What is the cause?

I have sore red bumps on the back right side of my tongue. It now hurts whenever I swallow. What is the cause?

Sore throat: The commonest cause would be an early viral infection which may develop into a head cold. If the sore throat worsens instead of improving over the next day or two, a throat culture to check for strep would be needed. In the meantime, gargle with warm salt water and suck on lozenges which sooth the inflamed throat. ...Read more

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I have bumps at the back of my tongue do herpes cause this?

I have bumps at the back of my tongue do herpes cause this?

Taste Buds: Everyone has bumps on the back of their tongue. They are a special type of taste buds. ...Read more

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I have numbness on the left side of my genital area. What is the cause, and how do I treat it?

I have numbness on the left side of my genital area.  What is the cause, and how do I treat it?

Depends: Could be neuropathy from diabetes, problem at 3rd sacral spinal root, a pelvic mass (benign or malignant), or other things. You "treat" this problem by identifying the cause and if possible removing it. Some causes can be "treated, " others (e.g. Diabetic pudendal neuropathy) can't. At your age, you need to be examined. What does your doctor say? ...Read more

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I have bumps on back of tongue, what to do?

I have bumps on back of tongue, what to do?

Might be normal: There are a series of protrusions called circumvallate papillae located in that region. Check with your dentist to be sure. See below link: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/vallate_papilla. ...Read more

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I have what looks like little brown specs in my phlegm and painless bumps on the back of my tongue any idea what could be the cause?

Some possible causes: Some patients upload a photo for their medical records during a virtual consult. In general brown specs in phlegm can indicate a fungal infection or dried blood. The blood may have a source in the upper airway/mouth. If you have any respiratory distress, please see the ED, Your PCP can take a look at the phlegm also and send it for culture as indicated. ...Read more

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I have these white strange bumps on the side of my tongue what could this possibly be?

White bumps on tongu: These could be a virus if they are painful or could just be your normal taste buds. Have someone take a look at them if they are bothering you. This will give you piece of mind. Good luck and feel better. ...Read more

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I have dark spots on the roof of my mouth any ideas to what it could be/ mean?

I have dark spots on the roof of my mouth any ideas to what it could be/ mean?

More info needed...: How long has it been there? How large is it? Raised? Painful? Anything that has not resolved on its own in two weeks should be examined by an oral surgeon. ...Read more

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I have a patch of greenish yellow on the side of my tongue towards the back. Hurts so bad. What can it b?

?injury: Could this be the result of an inadvertent biting of the tongue or injury from a jagged tooth? Viral tongue infections of the tongue are usually more diffuse although a herpes simplex infection is still a possibility. Because of this as well as the severe discomfort, I recommend that your Physician or an otolaryngologist examine you soon. In the meantime try bathing the tongue with warm,salt water ...Read more

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What can cause two bumps on the back of my tongue?

Tongue: Hello. What i believe you are seeing is just a normal variation of a healthy tongue. Your tongue requires adequate saliva for hydration, taste, speech (tongue movement) and swallowing food. Remember to drink adequate fluids and add more water in the winter months. Brushing your tongue is important but it doesn't sound like thrush. If it persists or worsens, see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have tingling on the left side of my back what causes it?

I have tingling on the left side of my back what causes it?

Pinched nerve?: You could have a pinched nerve in your spine, multiple sclerosis or even neuropathy. See a neurologist for a check up. ...Read more

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I have little red bumps on the back of my tongue and they hurt what could it be?

I have little red bumps on the back of my tongue and they hurt what could it be?

Red bumps: I think that you are talking about inflamed circumvallate papillae, the taste buds on the back of the oral tongue. This can happen with a viral infection. See a doctor if it does not get better soon. ...Read more

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What can cause white bumps on the back of my tongue?

The surface of: The tongue is covered with papilla (which can resemble bumps). They are your taste buds. They can vary in size. If they are painful please consult with your dentist. Brushing your tongue as part of your oral hygiene regimen is beneficial. Hope this helps. ...Read more