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What Could Cause Painful Bumps On Tongue After Eating
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
I have these little bumps on my tongue (after eating popcorn) so I'm thinking it's popcorn in my throats and it's not they're bumps and they itch?
Small bumps appears inside my mouth after eating and disappear after couple of hours. What are those?
See below: You might be describing minor salivary gland activity or enlargement. You might also be describing an allergic reaction, especially if there is a pattern to a specific type of food. It's hard to say. It's always best to take you car to the mechanic when it is actually making the clunkity-clunk noise.....So when the bumps appear, call your dentist to see if you can come right in to get it checked. ...Read more
Two white looking bumps on the roof of my mouth after eating taco bell... This has never happend to me before and im worried. Please help? Suggestions
Bumps on palate: Might be abrasions from food with some inflammation, allergic reaction, or possibly something that was already there that you just noticed. Either give it a couple of days and see if it goes away or see your dentist to know for sure what it is. If it is still there in 2 weeks have it examined regardless. ...Read more
What causes those annoying bumps in the back of your tongue from time to time? You know the painful ones that's there for a few days then leaves
Cold Sores?: I think you are describing a cold sore. These are caused by viruses. They are similar to the viruses which cause common colds. ...Read more
I get white painful bumps on my tongue every time I drink beer. Is it a coincidence? Can alcohol cause that? I've never had herpes but could I on tong
Sensitivity to beer: Since u say it happens every time u drink beer, I would say that precludes it being a coincidence. I can't say for sure what ingredient in the beer is the offending agent, but clearly u r sensitive to something in beer. And "sensitive" u can read as "sort of allergic". It could be wheat, could be any number of things. Try switching brands. Try a diff't liquor, like spirits, to see if same thing ha. ...Read more
Small painful red bump side of left tongue. I have cold, could sneezing cause tooth to tongue trauma. More irradiated since touching it. Oral cancer?
I have a tooth ache and a very painful swollen bump on center of the roof of my mouth. Do you have any ideas of possible cause and how to ease pain?
Possible infection: The most common reason for a painful swelling in the mouth is an infection. This is not something you can treat on your own. While antibiotics can help short term, unless the source of the infection is eliminated, it will keep returning. You need to see a dentist ASAP. ...Read more
I have 4 reddish little bumps on the left side of my tongue. That side of my tongue appears to be somewhat swollen and is quite painful when eating.?
Tongue: Can be many things from trauma from your teeth to inflamed taste buds or cold sores. Gargle with salt water several times a day but have it checked out with an ENT ...Read more
I get bitter taste in my mouth&bad breath after eating &sometimes it goes away after awhile. My tongue has a yellowish hue to it. What could cause this?
Yellow Coated Tongue: Is an inflammation of the tongue papillae. The condition occurs when bacteria in the mouth produce pigments which cause the tongue to develop a yellow coating. The causes are poor oral hygiene, medications, fever, dehydration, and mouth breathing. Use a tongue scraper and hydrogen peroxide (5:1 water) as a treatment. ...Read more
I have 3 red bumps on back of tongue and white ulcers at the tip and sides started 1 weeks ago itchy and painful when eating/smoking. What isit? Cure?
Apthous ulcers: Or stomatitis, which are essentially "cold sores" in your oral cavity/tongue, causing ulcerations and inflammation. They can be painful or when smoke aggravates them. Often caused by the herpes simplex 1 virus. Very common in many people. Some antivirals can help, but they will often go away in time. Some anesthetic medications can also provide relief from the pain. Good luck to you. ...Read more
After eating sherbert, my tongue and throat tingle a lot. It mildly burns but it's not painful, just weird. Is it just because it's cold?
Possibly: The sherbet, which is made with a lot of fruit juice, may also be acidic. That can cause a feeling of "burning", too. ...Read more
The papillae on my tongue swelled up and I got a canker sore after eating a plum. Other plums in the same box caused me no problems. What happened?
Trauma: It is possible that you bit your tongue in eating all of the dried plums and this causes your tongue swelling and canker sore. ...Read more
What causes canker sores & sore throat? I have canker sores on my gums, under tongue & sore throat after eating spicy pork rinds, cherries, garlic nuts.
Unknown: Canker sores or apthous ulcers are most often attributed to an autoimmune reaction of the mucosa. The causative agents can vary among persons and there is no known cure. The best thing you can do is take note of the foods/drinks that cause this for you and avoid them if you can. If you get them bad enough a topical steroid intra-oral med can be applied to them to minimize the outbreak. ...Read more
Bumps on tongue: The top surface of the tongue has tiny bumps...These are the papillae of the tongue and are normal anatomy. Further back on the top and sides, you will see larger bumps. Theses are usually lingual tonsils. They too are normal tissue. Have your dentist look at what you are seeing to make sure these bumps are normal tissue and not anything more serious. Make the call and put your mind at ease. ...Read more
Burning sensation on tongue. Tongue was not recently burned. No redness or bumps. What could be the cause?
Burning Mouth: Syndrome can be related to problems with taste and sensory nerves of the peripheral or central nervous system. It can also be caused by dry mouth, fungal infections, nutritional deficiencies, allergies, acid reflux, medications, hypothyroidism, irritation, and anxiety or depression. ...Read more
I have some what of a painfuls sore on right side on back of tongue. It looks like a bunch of small bumps. What could this be?
See a dentist: It could be your taste buds. They are on the top and very back of your tongue, and also on the side of the tongue. They could be irritated from something you ate. See your dentist for evaluation. ...Read more
I have a painful bump on my tongue it's the color of my tongue and kind of raised. I noticed after kissing my boyfriend what could it be?
Inflamed tongue: Likely this is irritation to your lingual papillae. Possible it could be from the contact with your boyfriend (mechanical irritation), but usually it is a viral process that is likely unrelated. Fluids, Motrin if needed and good oral hygiene. This should resolve in a few days, but if worsening see your doctor or dentist. ...Read more
I have small bumps on the back of my tongue and are not painful. I am getting through a cold. Could this be related? Maybe an allergic reaction?
Could be: It can be related to a cold, or it may be the normal large bumps that can occur and you just noticed. There can be some other causes so you may want to see your doctor. ...Read more
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
I get a white bump in the middle of my tongue that comes and goes it is painful what could it be?
I have a small white bump under my tongue and it's weird shaped and is slightly painful when I move my tongue. What could it be?
Blocked gland!!!: There are salivary glands under the tongue and if blocked can present as a bump which may be painful. There are other causes as well and a thorough evaluation by a physician is necessary, a referral to oral surgeon may be needed to asses it further. ...Read more
Hi I woke up this morning with a hanging bump on the back right side of my tongue. It's not painful and looks like a grain of rice. What could it be?
This may happens sometimes. Usually it self limited and benign condition. Do not try to hurt it and do not eat spicy food for a while.
You may gargle the mouth with listerine. ...Read more
There are large bumps on the very back of my tongue very painful hard to swallow what could it be?
Bumps: I am not sure what causes the problem but you must see an Ear, Nose, and Throat doctor. Please let me know what happens. I am confident things will improve. ...Read more
Red bumps on the tip of my tongue that are painful and that have a thin white stringy layer over them, what could this be, please help?
Bumps on tongue: Painful lesions tend to be viruses or tend to be inflammatory in nature. They typically occur on different parts of the tongue sporadically. You may also have some hormonal changes that cause these lesions. I do not think there is one pill you can take to make this go away. When you get the red areas that hurt you can try an antifungal like famvir (famciclovir) or acyclovir. ...Read more
Needs evaluation: Bumps can be normal anatomy, allergic or die to abnormal growths. See an oral surgeon for proper diagnosis and management. ...Read more
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