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My glands on the back of my toung are swollen. But not red or hurting ?

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Dr. Bernstein Joel
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Normal taste buds

The most commonly observed "bumps" on the back of the tongue are what are known as circumvallate papillae and are the "taste buds" of the base of the tongue.
If you feel that they have grown larger see an ENT physician for appropriate diagnosis and reassurance.

In brief: Normal taste buds

The most commonly observed "bumps" on the back of the tongue are what are known as circumvallate papillae and are the "taste buds" of the base of the tongue.
If you feel that they have grown larger see an ENT physician for appropriate diagnosis and reassurance.
Dr. Bernstein Joel
Dr. Bernstein Joel
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Dr. Robert Knox
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: Tongue Glands

Those glands on the back of the tongue are normal findings.
One of the most common reason patients see ents is to have a thorough exam. If you are concerned, see your dentist or an ent.

In brief: Tongue Glands

Those glands on the back of the tongue are normal findings.
One of the most common reason patients see ents is to have a thorough exam. If you are concerned, see your dentist or an ent.
Dr. Robert Knox
Dr. Robert Knox
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