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Help! I have white/pink "bumps" at side of tongue?

Help! I have white/pink "bumps" at side of tongue?

See dentist: They could be normal tissue tags, but see a dentist to get your tongue evaluated. ...Read more

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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 ?

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 ?

White bump: sounds like it could be an Apthous ulcrr.. However I would definitely have it checked by your dentist when it is acute not after its healed. that would give him the best information to make a proper diagnosis ...Read more

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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?

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?

Seasonal flu: is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. NSAIDs (e.g. Aleve, Advil) or Tylenol (acetaminophen) are also recommended every 6 hours. If concerned, see your PCP for examination. ...Read more

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Help! I have white bumps on the side of my tongue?

Help! I have white bumps on the side of my tongue?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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?

NO!: You can't make a diagnosis from a single white bump on your tongue. There are no lymph nodes on your tongue and you don't get zits on your tongue. See a doctor. ...Read more

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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