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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
If the back of my tongue is sore what could it be? Small hard raised spots on back of tongue. Could it be related to period? Treatment?
Vallate Papilla : Row of bumps on back of tongue containing taste buds. Not related to period. No rx required. However, have your dentist check to make sure we're both referring to the same anatomic structures...Can't really tell without seeing what you're referring to. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Geographic tongue: You are probably referring to a condition called "geographic tongue" or migratory glossitis. It is a benign condition, due to personal variation. It leaves splotchy areas that look like a map, and actually move around over time. No treatment is needed, nor is there anything that can be done. You tongue will just have extra character! ...Read more
Folliculitis: Perhaps the skin is irritated. When the hair follicles get an infection they cause little bumps. Usually seen w men shaving facial hair. Called razor bumps. The area gets red and angry. Need to disinfect razors get new ones. The torso may also hair shafts that got infected. Suggest an anti bacterial soap from the pharmacy. If still bothering consider a virtual consult. You can send a photo ...Read more
Tiny red finger like sores on underside of tongue. Very painful. Not typical canker sore. What could it be? How to ease pain?
Glossitis: Could be inflammation of the tongue which we call glositis which could be anywhere on the tongue, but if it is on undersurface alone, it is on both sides of the cnetral fold- frenulam(a partition). R/o foods that could have caused allergy/Bcomplex vitamin deficiency/habits like excess candies ingestion. Need to r/o infections arising in that area . Also need to r/o apthous ulcers,common condn. ...Read more
I get those painful little bumps on my tongue sometimes, which i call lie bumps. What can be causing them?
Inflamed taste buds?: Some bumps on one's tongue are normal (they are taste buds). However, they should not be painful. I would suggest that you see your own dentist when you have them for a definitive diagnosis, as we cannot see them, but your own dentist can. If they occur only when you lie and your dentist cannot explain it, then perhaps? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sublingual lump possible in mouth it's very annoying doesn't hurt what could it be? Any ideas it's on the wall on inside of my mouth like a bug bite
I have these sores in my mouth..I think canker sores depending on what i eat, they cause pain. Kinda white and red. What's the cause? Solution?
Gargle and avoid...: Sores are likely herpes virus that has reactivated to due the virus perceiving stress: 1.There may be too much bacteria in the mouth, which will slow healing- reduce the burden of bacteria by gargling with listerine or salt water 60seconds twice a day until the sores go away, and 2. Avoid sour, citrus, acidic, spicey foods which will irritate the sore. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Constant sweet taste in mouth & white coating on my tongue. What could cause this? How can I treat it?
Rough patch on roof of mouth near the back. Having trouble swallowing throat feels hairy or like sandpaper! What could this be?? No pain!!
Back sides of hard palate on roof of mouth are swollen and sensitive. Any ideas what it could be?
See your doctor: You should see a doctor or dentist for an evaluation. Is could be from a number of things so only a by a medical professional actually examining you would be the only way a proper diagnosis can occur and subsequently treatment options to alleviate your symptoms. ...Read more
Bumps: Bumps inside eyelid could be a clogged gland: meibomian or sweat gland. Send photo or consult with us to see what best treatment is for you. ...Read more
To many: To many things to list here, but probably not of major concern. Call your Dentist for an examination. Take advantage of all his/her years of training & experience. ...Read more
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