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What do bumps on your tongue mean?

What do bumps on your tongue mean?

You have taste buds: Normal, small bumps on your tongue are called papillae and are your taste buds. ...Read more

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What does purple bumps on your tongue mean?

What does purple bumps on your tongue mean?

Nothing: Your tongue is filled with bumps, which may be pink or purple. Most likely it is a normal tongue, but check with your dentist to make sure. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have little white bumps on your tongue that hurt?

What does it mean when you have little white bumps on your tongue that hurt?

Get examined: It could be a number of things including irritation OM rubbing on your teeth, to sensitivity to foods, to other things. Please get it checked by your dentist as soon as you can. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your tongue is black and has pink bumps on it is that a sign of something?

What does it mean when your tongue is black and has pink bumps on it is that a sign of something?

Medication?: Several medications could cause tongue darkening including bismuth (pepto bismol)... Also certain wines can darken the tongue to that extent as well... ...Read more

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What does a clear pointy bump under the tongue mean? It's near the tip directly in the middle.

What does a clear pointy bump under the tongue mean? It's near the tip directly in the middle.

Reasons: There are many reasons for clear fluid-containings lesions in the mouth, almost all of them perfectly benign, just annoying. Why don't your ask your Dentist to take a look, provide you with peace of mind, and advise you as to any treatment that may be necessary other than Tincture of Time. ...Read more

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Please help there's bump under my tongue, what could this mean?! scared to death

Please help there's bump under my tongue, what could this mean?! scared to death

Go to the dentist: Could be something as simple as a blocked salivary duct or more serious like a growth. Please see a professional. ...Read more

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Hello, I have sores on the sides and lower lip, my tongue also has little white bumps on the tip. Could this mean I have a dry mouth ?

Hello, I have sores on the sides and lower lip, my tongue also has little white bumps on the tip. Could this mean I have a dry mouth ?

Possibly: Not enough information to give an accurate diagnosis. Recommend that you visit a dentist to evaluate problem and arrange for treatment. Make sure that you list your medical and drug history. ...Read more

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