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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 do bumps on the back of the tongue mean?

What do bumps on the back of the tongue mean?

Taste buds\papillae: The tongue normally has taste buds also called papillae. The largest ones are on the back of the tongue. The only way to be 100% sure that it's all normal is to have a dentist actually take a look. ...Read more

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What does a single bump on the tongue mean ?

What does a single bump on the tongue mean ?

?: Your tongue has bumps. I dont know what you are referring to as a single bump. See your dentist. ...Read more

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What does it mean to grow a bump under your tongue?

What does it mean to grow a bump under your tongue?

Many Possibilities: There are several different causes of bumps under the tongue, as you can image. The most common is called a "mucocele." this can be a cyst, a ruptured or blocked salivary gland, an infection, and so on. You really need to see a dentist or oral surgeon to know for sure...Especially if it doesn't resolve on its own within a few days. ...Read more

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Hello, I have small white bumps on the tip of my tongue, what does it mean?

Hello, I have small white bumps on the tip of my tongue, what does it mean?

White bumps: It may mean you are looking very carefully at your tongue, but may just be a normal finding of more prominent papillae, especially if you haven't burned your tongue or had a recent viral infection. Your doctor can tell you more with a careful exam. ...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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