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White Bumps On Side Of Tongue
Viral: Likely viral, recurrent, possibly herpetic.Get a more detailed answer ›
See dentist: They could be normal tissue tags, but see a dentist to get your tongue evaluated. ...Read more
Recurring white bump, side of tongue. Comes every cpl wks. Looks like whitehead, scrapes my teeth, goes away in ~3 days. Pulled the head off=bleeding ?
I have a sore throat, soft&hard palate are white/yellow. coated tongue, swollen taste buds, a few very small white bumps on the side of tongue. Help?
See a doctor: If this is a bump went away in a week, then usually you do not need to worry. If possible, check with your physician or dentist for further evaluation if it did not get well. ...Read more
I discovered a single hard, painless white bump on right side of my tongue. It's only been four days, but what should I do? What might it be?
I got this white bump on the side of my tongue, it's not painful but it's been there for more than a year now and I don't know what it is, help?
I have a white bump on both sides of my tongue. They came on different nights while I was sleep. I jump up out my sleep. The pain felt like I bit my t?
That's possible: It is possibly related to bruxism or grinding/clenching of your teeth, which is not that uncommon. Sometimes you can nip the side of your tongue....then it swells and is more easily bitten again. Bruxism is considered a sleep-disorder related to unconscious muscle contraction. Dental treatments include mouth guards or correction of your bite. Stress management and muscle relaxants may also help. ...Read more
Would a single small white bump on the side of my tongue be a sign of hiv? Also bump under skin on jawline. Can't tell if lymphnode or zit. Hiv or no?
Have had a white bump on one side of the tongue for 3 months. Brush biopsy and swab of throat were normal. What else can it be caused by?
Probably a fibroma: Glad you had it biopsied...a fibroma is benign and can be old "scar" tissue where you've traumatized or bitten(maybe accidentally) your tongue. The next most common thing would be verrucous in nature(wart). If you're bothered by it you're dentist or oral surgeon can remove it, preferably with a diode laser ...Read more
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