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My 1yr old son has little white bumps on the tip of his tongue. Are these related to mouth breathing due to a stuffy nose?
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In brief: Could be virus
Could be a virus related to the stuffy nose.
Sometimes they become blisters and can be quite painful to a baby. The other consideration is thrush. Do you see any white plaques on the sides of the cheek?

In brief: Could be virus
Could be a virus related to the stuffy nose.
Sometimes they become blisters and can be quite painful to a baby. The other consideration is thrush. Do you see any white plaques on the sides of the cheek?
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-Healy
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Dr. Thomas Marxen
Dentistry - Periodontics
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In brief: Maybe
A dry tongue can be white in appearance.

In brief: Maybe
A dry tongue can be white in appearance.
Dr. Thomas Marxen
Dr. Thomas Marxen
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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry
In brief: May be normal
It could even be normal.
The tongue is covered with papillae which vary somewhat in appearance from individual to individual and from time to time.

In brief: May be normal
It could even be normal.
The tongue is covered with papillae which vary somewhat in appearance from individual to individual and from time to time.
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dr. Gary Sandler
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