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I am having sore throat, white bumps back of tongue, mouth sores, enlarged or tender lymph nodes. Worried mouth cancer. Mouth sore came 6 days later

I am having sore throat, white bumps back of tongue, mouth sores, enlarged or tender lymph nodes. Worried mouth cancer. Mouth sore came 6 days later

Oral cancer: If you're worried about oral cancer, see your Dentist for an oral cancer exam (can't be done over the computer). Know that if you do not abuse alcohol and don't smoke (anything), your chances of oral cancer are relatively low. So go see your Dentist if for mother other than peace of mind...priceless. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

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


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2 year old, fever, white bumps on back throat, vomitting, mouth hurts, tongue red/taste buds swollen. Asks for water. What could this be? Been 2 doc.

2 year old, fever, white bumps on back throat, vomitting, mouth hurts, tongue red/taste buds swollen. Asks for water. What could this be? Been 2 doc.

Viral illness: Making him feel comfortable by giving him antipyretic such as tylenol (acetaminophen) and encouraging fluid intake would be all he needs. Be patient, viral illness generally runs a few days. ...Read more

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Large red bumps on back of tongue. Can feel them touching roof of mouth when mouth is closed. Feels like an ulcer is forming. Cause?

Large red bumps on back of tongue. Can feel them touching roof of mouth when mouth is closed. Feels like an ulcer is forming. Cause?

Tough question: "Red bumps' is not a diagnosis. A professional has to actually examine you to determine the cause of the red bumps, and then advise you as to treatment. See you General Dentist or an Oral Surgeon to begin the diagnostic process. ...Read more

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Red raw sore on the roof of my mouth. Swollen red bumps on back of tongue and back sides of tongue and white spots on tonsils.

Red raw sore on the roof of my mouth. Swollen red bumps on back of tongue and back sides of tongue and white spots on tonsils.

Infection: Sounds viral but may be bacterial. If you use tobacco, a palatal biopsy may be in order. Salt water gargles and topical anesthetic will help. A throat culture can help differentiate the etiology. See your physician. ...Read more

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Have large bumps on my tongue no pain In the back of my mouth?

Have large bumps on my tongue no pain In the back of my mouth?

Maybe normal: Sounds like normal anatomy of the tongue. If your concerned, see your primary care provider for an exam. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I've got red bumps on tongue in back of mouth, what does this sound like?

I've got red bumps on tongue in back of mouth, what does this sound like?

Taste Buds: It sounds like normal taste buds called circumvallate papillae. Of course, without actually seeing you we can't be sure. To confirm this, you would have to see your own dentist. ...Read more

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In. The back right side of my mouth to the back right of my tongue there's this little bump is it my gland?

In. The back right side of my mouth to the back right of my tongue there's this little bump is it my gland?

Probably normal: Bumps on the back of the tongue may be normal anatomy that is commonly mistaken as an abnormality. These are most likely your papillae. However, if itchy, or even painful, perhaps the bumps may be something else. Your best bet would be to get an evaluation by a dentist if becomes symptomatic or if it is really concerning you. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am feeling a little discomfort in my mouth...i stuck my finger to. The back of my tongue and felt these little bumps what could it be?

I am feeling a little discomfort in my mouth...i stuck my finger to. The back of my tongue and felt these little bumps what could it be?

Papillae?: They could be normal or inflamed papillae. If this continues, or you don't feel healthy in any way, see your dentist and\or physician for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I woke up with a little pain in my mouth I thought I had bitten it but I felt it and it waz a bump on the side of my tongue way in the back and since I had oral sex for my first time a week amd halg ago that's why im worried?

I woke up with a little pain in my mouth I thought I had bitten it but I felt it and it waz a bump on the side of my tongue way in the back and since I had oral sex for my first time a week amd halg ago that's why im worried?

Prob not: The bump on your tongue is from trauma and not from oral sex. So yes you probably but it or traumatized it. Oral sex like herpes or other sexually transmitted diseases start as red painful vesicles that usually pop. If you are unsure, go see your dentist or physician but I would not worry. ...Read more

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Frequent red bumps in my mouth, inner cheeks, tongue and iinner lips mostly affected. Bump comes mostly single and red in colour goes back in 1-2 day.

Frequent red bumps in my mouth, inner cheeks, tongue and iinner lips mostly affected. Bump comes mostly single and red in colour goes back in 1-2 day.

Red bumps: It's possible that you may have a viral infection. You do not say how long you have had them or whether or not they are painful.
Also, whether you have any physical symptoms such as fever, nausea, aches and pains. Or whether you are a smoker, use snuff, or alcohol.
It's best to have them examined when they appear in your mouth. ...Read more

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There is a red bump on the side of my tongue, in the back of my mouth. What could this be? What could I do to help get rid of it? Any possible info

There is a red bump on the side of my tongue, in the back of my mouth. What could this be? What could I do to help get rid of it? Any possible info

Painful or not?: Is it painful? Have you ever had them before? Are there any other bumps elsewhere on your body or in your mouth?
If it's painful, it could be a canker sore. If not, it could be an inflamed taste bud or a benign fibroma, possibly from past trauma to the tongue.
I would recommend that you go to your doctor and have it looked at. ...Read more

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Ivee been experiencing a dry mouth for the past 2-3 days. This morning I noticed some large, raised red bumps at the back of my tongue?

Ivee been experiencing a dry mouth for the past 2-3 days. This morning I noticed some large, raised red bumps at the back of my tongue?

Mouth: Could be viral or simply not drinking enough water. Those bumps sound like your circumvallate papillae or tase buds which can enlarge if you are dry ...Read more

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I have red nerves inside the mouth near gums and uvula also has a red spot on it. Also I found pink bumps on the back of my tongue. Pls suggest?

I have red nerves inside the mouth near gums and uvula also has a red spot on it. Also I found pink bumps on the back of my tongue. Pls suggest?

How do you feel?: If you feel fine and what you report are incidental findings, everything is probably normal or at least within normal boundaries. The pink bumps are papillae, most likely circumvallate papillae- Google it) and have slight redness on the back of your throat might indicate irritation, allergies, etc. And nothing to be overly concerned about. However, if you're not feeling well, see your physician. ...Read more

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I am experiencing a metallic taste, dry mouth, raised bumps, back of tongue is white, and extremely bad breath that I can't smell. But offends others.

I am experiencing a metallic taste, dry mouth, raised bumps, back of tongue is white, and extremely bad breath that I can't smell. But offends others.

Halitosis: Bad breath can be caused by many different factors, including sinus infections, periodontal problems, smoking, cavities, acid reflux, and your diet. Address all of these possibilities with your dentist and physician, and I'm confident that your problem will at least be minimized, and hopefully eradicated. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have yellow bumps on the side of your mouth by your tonsils and on the back of your tongue? I don't brush my teeth often.

Is it normal to have yellow bumps on the side of your mouth by your tonsils and on the back of your tongue? I don't brush my teeth often.

See a dentist: It is hard to answer your question without seeing your mouth. There are some bumps on the back of the tongue that are normal anatomy. The yellow bumps may be tonsil stones or food and bacterial debris. Your dentist can tell you what they are.
As for the not brushing your teeth, why don't you brush? It is important health procedure, prevents cavities, bad breath, health problems. Start today. ...Read more

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The roof of my mouth is slightly yellowish. There is a thin white/clear liquid on my tongue, as well as red bumps in the far back. What could this be?

The roof of my mouth is slightly yellowish. There is a thin white/clear liquid on my tongue, as well as red bumps in the far back. What could this be?

Peace of mind: Does the yellow stuff rub off leaving healthy tissue? Any other symptoms? Your peace of mind will be worth a trip to the dentist

chuck. ...Read more

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Bump on side of mouth but don't hurt and looks like a blister and I got big bumps on back of my tongue and throat but none of it hurts?

Bump on side of mouth but don't hurt and looks like a blister and I got big bumps on back of my tongue and throat but none of it hurts?

Mucocele?: If it is on your cheek it might be a blocked or clogged salivary gland duct and the blister is just the fluid not having a duct to let it out. Saee your dentist or ENT to make sure. ...Read more

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I've had a cold for a while. Now it's like my taste buds are swollen, the roof of my mouth has red spots and the back of my tongue has bumps.

I've had a cold for a while. Now it's like my taste buds are swollen, the roof of my mouth has red spots and the back of my tongue has bumps.

Cold symptoms: Many of your symptoms may be from your cold. What is a while? If your symptoms are not resolving seeing your doctor will determine what is going on. ...Read more

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I floss, brush my teeth alot I have spit in my mouth every morninf its yellow in smells I just seen that I have bumps in the back of tongue?

I floss, brush my teeth alot I have spit in my mouth every morninf its yellow in smells I just seen that I have bumps in the back of tongue?

Yellowish spit: You may have a bacterial, fungal, or viral infection. Smell may be sulfur. Bumps on tongue, by the way, may be normal papillae. Please see your Dentist. Consultation with an ENT may be required also. ...Read more

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I have red bumps on the back and sides of my tongue. They're starting to show up on more places on my mouth. I've had a lot of mucus in my throat too.?

I have red bumps on the back and sides of my tongue. They're starting to show up on more places on my mouth. I've had a lot of mucus in my throat too.?

Virus: Could be herpes virus, or another form of virus. There are over-the-counter remedies for this which will make you more comfortable during the healing period. ...Read more

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Sore throat, red on the uvila and soft palet on the roof of mouth, tongue spots that turned into valleys, now white bumps on the back of tongue and?

Sore throat, red on the uvila and soft palet on the roof of mouth, tongue spots that turned into valleys, now white bumps on the back of tongue and?

Seasonal flu: Seasonal flu is very common viral infection with symptoms you have described. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. NSAIDs (e.g. Aleve) are also recommended every 6 hours. Try to quit the tobacco use, good opportunity. If concerned, see your PCP after 6 days or so. ...Read more

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I have bumps on back of tongue, what to do?

I have bumps on back of tongue, what to do?

Might be normal: There are a series of protrusions called circumvallate papillae located in that region. Check with your dentist to be sure.

See below link:

http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/vallate_papilla. ...Read more

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Dry tongue white patches and raised bumps on back of tongue is it hiv?

Dry tongue white patches and raised bumps on back of tongue is it hiv?

HIV: This is not indicative of HIV but needs to be checked by a physician. It may be simple thrush but please get it checked ...Read more

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I just had a food allergy and now I have bumps on back of tongue I that normal?

I just had a food allergy and now I have bumps on back of tongue I that normal?

Depends: There are an assortment of normal "bumps" or papillae located in the tongue. The most prominent are located in a row near the back or root of the tongue (vallate papilla), while others on the side and surface are rarely notices. ...Read more