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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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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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Small line of painful bumps on underside of tongue. Why?

Small line of painful  bumps on underside of tongue. Why?

Needs evaluation: bumps can be normal anatomy, allergic or die to abnormal growths. See an oral surgeon for proper diagnosis and management. ...Read more

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My tongue hurts, is white, white bumps on top of tongue and red spot on side of tongue some congestion in throat/ on and off sore throat ?

My tongue hurts, is white, white bumps on top of tongue and red spot on side of tongue
some congestion in throat/ on and off sore throat 
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Office Visit: Too hard to DX over the internet, really need a clinical evaluation. May be able to go to emergent care to have issue seen immediately. Possibly dentally related, but most probably primary care issue for you. I hope this helps! ...Read more

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Lump on neck, lump on back of tongue, white spot on tonsil, red dots on tongue (look like large paepelle), white coating on tongue, ear/throat pain.

Lump on neck, lump on back of tongue, white spot on tonsil, red dots on tongue (look like large paepelle), white coating on tongue, ear/throat pain.

Doctor can check: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is "super sore", recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Throat infections can occur along with tongue and ear symptoms. ...Read more

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Tiny black bumps on the side of my tongue and little pain?

Tiny black bumps on the side of my tongue and little pain?

Several causes: There are several causes of black bumps on the tongue from chemicals, birth marks to much more serious like tongue cancer. My advice is to have your doctor look at the tongue Here is a helpful site that goes over the different causes and you can look to see if any match what you see http://www.md-health.com/Black-Spots-On-Tongue.html ...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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Bumps on the back of tongue?

Bumps on the back of tongue?

The most usual : Situation for patients that notice bumps on the back of the tongue is that they are seeing circumvallate papilla. They are the largest of the normal bumps on the tongue at the very back. They can become irritated on occasion and you might notice them more easily. If the bumps have become more noticeable and don't resolve in a few days, consult w your dentist. ...Read more

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Tingling developed under left side of tongue, red bump with white tip on web of tongue, swollen neck on left side, bumps on bottom of tongue, pain. ?

Tingling developed under left side of tongue, red bump with white tip on web of tongue, swollen neck on left side, bumps on bottom of tongue, pain. ?

Suspicious Bump?: I would advise you to have the red bump on your tongue examined by a dentist or dental specialist (e.g. oral surgeon, OFP). Any suspicious bump that does not resolve itself in 2-3 weeks should be evaluated. ...Read more

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White small bump on the side of my tongue...What is it?

White small bump on the side of my tongue...What is it?

Need more info.: Is it painful ? Could be a sore like canker sore if it is, or excessive keratosis from tongue thrust or brauxisem if it's not painful. ...Read more

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Enlarged bumps on back of tongue std??

Enlarged bumps on back of tongue std??

Unlikely: You have likely never looked back there before, but there is a line of bump like glandular structures crossing the base of the tongue. ...Read more

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What are causes of purple bumps on side of tongue?

They may be normal: See your dentist for a clinical examination to see if your require treatment. ...Read more

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What are the tiny red bumps on tip of tongue?

What are the tiny red bumps on tip of tongue?

Taste buds!: Paul, those are probably your taste buds, known anatomically as your "papillary" taste buds. Sometimes they get inflamed and sore (from spicy/salty food or from microscopic trauma) and then the condition is called papillitis. ...Read more

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Dark patch on side of tongue?

Could be: Pigment or a large vein. Generally nothing to worry about however i would have my dentist check it to be on the safe side as i cannot diagnose inn this medium. ...Read more

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What are the white bumps on my tongue?

What are the white bumps on my tongue?

Can't tell online: Without an examination there is no way of really knowing. Have it looked at by your dentist. ...Read more

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Red bumps on back of tongue sign of pregnancy?

Red bumps on back of tongue sign of pregnancy?

No: They are most likely your taste buds (circumvallate papillae in this case). ...Read more

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My tongue is white and have red bumps on the back of my tongue?

Anatomy normal: The top of people's tongues can be different colors. White coatings can come from something that you ate, or a product that you are using. The red bumps on the back of your tongue may the normal appearance of taste buds called cirumvallate papilla. If you have any concerns at all, i would recommend seeing a dentist for an evaluation as white and red colorings may indicate things out of the norm. ...Read more

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I have 2 whitish clear bumps on the side of my tongue.Only one side. Theirs like red color on each side of them.Is it part of my tongue or cancer?Im16

Bumps on tongue: It is impossible to say without more information and an examination. If the bumps are painful and have been present for more than 10 days, you need to have them examined by a dentist or an oral surgeon. ...Read more

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