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4 year old daughter has had bad cough and runny nose for 9 days. Now she has white bump on tongue and says it hurts. Related?

4 year old daughter has had bad cough and runny nose for 9 days. Now she has white bump on tongue and says it hurts. Related?

Likely: She has had a lengthy illness and her body may be having trouble fighting it. It may be an ulcer on her tongue related to this illness or a new illness, particularly if she is in a child are environment. Have her checked by your doctor. All the best. ...Read more

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What can cause tiny white bumps on tongue?

What can cause tiny white bumps on tongue?

May be normal: If these bumps are new, and you have been taking antibiotics it could be a yeast infection called thrush, which is easily treated. If they are long standing, don't hurt and aren't changing, it may just be normal prominent papillae (taste buds). It doesn't sound like anything serious, but if you're not sure check with your doctor ...Read more

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Very painful white bumps under tongue and smaller white bumps (less painful) on left side? Hurts to eat, talk when tongue goes over teeth

Very painful white bumps under tongue and smaller white bumps (less painful) on left side?
Hurts to eat, talk when tongue goes over teeth

Mouth ulcer: This is something that needs to be checked out by your dentist. Oral lesions are hard to describe/diagnose without seeing they first hand. Some even require biopsy to diagnose (although this is only a few percent of the time). Go see your dentist and get this looked at. Chances are it's nothing serious but you need to get it looked at to ease your worries and put your fears to rest. ...Read more

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What is it? I have a sore throat and white bumps on tongue? What is this and what should I do? On under sides of tongue.

What is it? I have a sore throat and white bumps on tongue? What is this and what should I do? On under sides of tongue.

Possibly yeast: The white splotches may be a yeast infection. You'll need to see your physician or dentist to determine if it is yeast, then start on an antifungal medication. ...Read more

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Large white bumps on tongue, swollen glands isn't able to swallow light cough anything Otc that can help solve this problem I have photos of younger?

Large white bumps on tongue, swollen glands isn't able to swallow light cough anything Otc that can help solve this problem I have photos of younger?

Taste buds: When the taste buds are inflamed and associated with swollen glands, there is an infectious process going on. If there is an associated febrile reaction then antibiotics should be used. Otherwise warm gargles, hot tea and conservative management used, not OTC meds. ...Read more

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Small white bump on my tongue that hurts what should I do?

Small white bump on my tongue that hurts what should I do?

Probably : WAit and it will heal. If it doesn't in about a week see the dentist. Mouths generally hurt a lot but heal quickly ...Read more

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I've got a white bump on my tongue its been there for a few months. Anyone know what is might be?

Bump on tongue: Impossible to answer without complete history/exam. For any lesion you need to see someone... Oral surgeon/dentist/oral med. Most of time it is benign but tongur is common place for bad lesions. While it sounds like a fibroma.... A careful exam and probably a biopsy should be done. ...Read more

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I have had a painful white bump under my tongue for two weeks what is it and wha t should I do?

I have had a painful white bump under my tongue for two weeks what is it and wha t should I do?

Sialolith: Most likely it is a sialolith which is a small white calcified stone which can block your salivary duct (a duct where your saliva flows out from under your tongue) and cause the area to swell up and become painful. You need to see your dentist immediately to see if he or she can remove it. You may possibly have to see an oral surgeon for a minor surgical procedure to remove it. ...Read more