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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Taste Buds: Everyone has bumps on the back of their tongue. They are a special type of taste buds. ...Read more
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
What do I do? I have white bumps on the top, sides, under, and at the back of tongue. Feels like lie bumps it hurts. Please tell me 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
I have two red bumps; one on each side of my tongue. I recently saw some other small bumps right to the back back of my tongue. What could this be?
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
I have a dark red/black tastebud at the back left side of my tongue.It's sore and painful.What is it, what caused it and what should I do?
Get checked: It is hard to tell without seeing the lesion. You should see a dentist or an ENT physician. ...Read more
What is causing me to have a bitter taste in my mouth and i also have little white pimple looking bumps on the side of my tongue that hurt?
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
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
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
I have this itches in my anus/thighs/ and sides of my testicles. Sometimes on the main flesh of my penis .What could possibly be my problem?
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
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