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Why Do Some Of My Taste Buds Appear Bigger And Swollen Today
Foods : Some taste buds swell with peppers and some swell when infected. ...Read more
Hello, i'm dinu and i'm a umf medical stud..I think I am having a bit of trouble with some swollen taste buds and a bit of hiper-keratinisation. Help?
Bet you're right!: Congratulations on your joining our ranks as a physician-to-be. Your experience of lingual papillitis will help introduce you to an important medical fact -- the more trivial the disease, the less likely we are to find the cause or ever come up with any explanation. Most of the common tongue problems fall in this category. Use a topical anesthetic if you need to. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My taste buds on the back of my tongue have been swollen for a couple months. Some bumps on the side. I wake up with a film on my tongue. Am I ok?
Small flesh coloured bumps at the back of my throat and what looks like some swollen taste buds at the back of my throat?
Swollen taste buds: Swollen taste buds can occur from something as simple as a mild burn from hot foods; spicy foods, sensitivity or allergic reaction to spices and other foods and liquids ingested to a number of medical conditions. See if you can pinpoint it yourself by eliminating and then retrying different foods. If it is a ongoing problem, you will have to see and oral surgeon, primary care physician or ent. ...Read more
Depends on cause: What is going on with your tongue? Is there pain, swelling? Taste buds can react to hot, spicy foods trauma, and any allergies you may have. Ice, baking soda can help. Typically tongues heal very quickly from trauma so if this does not get better in a day or two see your dentist or an oral surgeon for an evaluation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
More info needed...: Such as foods that you eat, allergies, medications you may be on, social habits (smoking, drinking), and then of course a visual examination. These types of conditions cannot be diagnosed over the internet, sight unseen. Please make an appointment with your physician. ...Read more
Call your dentitst: Call your dentist to get them evaluated. They might not be swollen, but you might think they are. ...Read more
Oral surgeon: See an oral surgeon to determine if there is an abnormality. ...Read more
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