What are the bumps on my tongue?

Papilla. These are normal structures called papilla and are involved with tasting. They may be affected by acidic foods and may be more prominent and reddend at times.

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What are the bumps on my tongue for?

Bumps on tongue? Those bumps or protrusions are called papillae and house the taste buds. There are four types of papillae present in the human tongue: fungiform papillae, filiform papillae, foliate papillae, and circumvallate papillae. They allow us to sense the five basic tastes of sweet, bitter, sour, salty and umami.

What is this bump on my tongue from where I bit it?

Fibroma. Bite trauma to tongue can lead to formation of scar tissue called fibroma. See an ENT doctor to rule out other possibility including tongue cancer!

What are the white bumps on my tongue?

Have an Exam. I would love to be able to diagnose with that much information. Alas, it is impossible. A thorough examination and history is absolutely necessary. Please make an appointment to see a dentist soon.
Can't tell online. Without an examination there is no way of really knowing. Have it looked at by your dentist.

What are little red bumps on my tongue?

Red bumps. Can't be sure without an examination. Where on the tongue are they located? Are they painful? How long have they been there? If they're on the back of the tongue, they may be taste buds. See your dentist for an examination to be sure.

What could these painful bump (s) on my tongue be?

Many Possibilities. They could be swollen taste buds, blisters, cancer, trauma from biting your tongue, cysts. .. The point being there are many possibilities. The only real answer will come when you visit your dentist and get them examined.
Irritations. Could be the taste buds have been irritated and need to heal. Stay off smoking and spicy foods and let them heal.

What can I use to address bumps on my tongue?

What kinda bumps? There are many different reasons a tongue is bumpy. Could be natural. Could be you ingested something to anger your taste buds or you are having an allergic reaction. Bumps...Do they hurt, tender, bleeding or are they just there. Go to a dentist, md or ENT and let them look. You have a greater piece of mind.

What are the bumps on either side of my tongue at the back?

Circumvallate papill. These could be circumvallate papillae. They are a normal part of your tongue. To be sure, you should see a dentist and have them looked at.

What are swollen bump on the back of my tongue?

Papilla. The large bumps on the back of the tongue are papilla. Without seeing a picture of those that you are describing it is impossible to determine if they are healthy or not.