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What dose it mean when u have bumps on your toung?

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Dr. Tal Dagan
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Bumps on tongue

Our tongue has "normal bumps", the taste buds.
However, the new appearance of tiny red/white bumps is generally referred to as “lie bumps”. The condition, known as transient lingual papillitis (tlp) is caused by rubbing or biting the tongue or consumption of certain foods or foods with sharp edges. Normally, these bumps heal within 7-10 days. Bumps may also be benign or malignant lesions-see ent.

In brief: Bumps on tongue

Our tongue has "normal bumps", the taste buds.
However, the new appearance of tiny red/white bumps is generally referred to as “lie bumps”. The condition, known as transient lingual papillitis (tlp) is caused by rubbing or biting the tongue or consumption of certain foods or foods with sharp edges. Normally, these bumps heal within 7-10 days. Bumps may also be benign or malignant lesions-see ent.
Dr. Tal Dagan
Dr. Tal Dagan
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Dr. Pamela Asseff
Dentistry

In brief: Taste buds

Many people think bumps in your tongue are abnormal.
The tongue should not be smooth. Normal size taste buds are on the front of the tongue. Larger taste buds can be seen towards the back of your tongue. Try sticking your tongue out. You should be able to see a couple different kind of larger taste buds.

In brief: Taste buds

Many people think bumps in your tongue are abnormal.
The tongue should not be smooth. Normal size taste buds are on the front of the tongue. Larger taste buds can be seen towards the back of your tongue. Try sticking your tongue out. You should be able to see a couple different kind of larger taste buds.
Dr. Pamela Asseff
Dr. Pamela Asseff
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