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Is it normal to have bumps way back on tongue?

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Dr. Jack Binder
Dentistry

In brief: Normal

More than likely you are seeing some taste buds.
There is a chevron-shaped line of large ones way back on the tongue.

In brief: Normal

More than likely you are seeing some taste buds.
There is a chevron-shaped line of large ones way back on the tongue.
Dr. Jack Binder
Dr. Jack Binder
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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine

In brief: Naturally bumpy

You have quite a few types of tastebuds (allowing you to sense salt, sweet, sour, bitter etc.
.) and they are of various sizes--see pic here. They tend to be bigger toward the back of your tongue. They have always been there, but like most people you never looked that far back. So unless you have pain or other trouble, i would not worry much. If u r concerned, consult doc. Good luck.

In brief: Naturally bumpy

You have quite a few types of tastebuds (allowing you to sense salt, sweet, sour, bitter etc.
.) and they are of various sizes--see pic here. They tend to be bigger toward the back of your tongue. They have always been there, but like most people you never looked that far back. So unless you have pain or other trouble, i would not worry much. If u r concerned, consult doc. Good luck.
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Dr. Bac Nguyen
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