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Question
Posted by: shel | 2004/11/02

Q.

bumps on tongue

hey,i've got these bumps on the back of my tongue. i went to the doctor some while back and she said that it is enlarged taste buds. she gave me a mouth wash to use but it never worked. it's not visible when i talk but it really bothers me. what can i do?

Expert's Reply

A.

Oral health expert

Enlarged taste buds can be quite common and if they are not painful, usually resolve spontaneously.
If your tongue hygiene (brushing,rinsing) is adequate and you have no problems/loss of taste sensation, the problem should rrsolve. IF not see an oral medicine specialist.

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