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Tongue Problems: Sores, Discoloration, and Tongue Bumps - WebMD

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Though often hailed as "the strongest muscle in the body," the tongue is made up of a group of muscles that allow us to taste food, swallow, and talk. A healthy ...

Tongue Bumps: Enlarged Papillae and Other Problems - Healthline

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Canker sores can occur anywhere in the mouth, including under the tongue. The cause of these painful, red sores is unknown.

Is the Sore on Your Tongue Serious? - Colgate

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A sore on your tongue is a nuisance. Causes can include the foods you eat, certain medications, broken teeth and some diseases. You can look for certain signs ...

What a Sore Throat and Tongue Can Mean - Colgate

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Having a sore throat is uncomfortable and inconvenient, and even more so when accompanied by a sore tongue. The combination of a sore throat and tongue ...

Sore Tongue: Check Your Symptoms and Signs - MedicineNet

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Aug 24, 2015 ... A number of different conditions can result in pain and/or the presence of abnormalities, bumps, ulcers, or sores on the tongue as well as ...

Sore or painful tongue - NHS Choices

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Nov 13, 2014 ... Introduction. A sore or painful tongue is usually caused by something obvious and visible, although there are a few less obvious causes you ...

Tongue Sores and Bumps - Mouth and Dental Disorders - Merck ...

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Although small bumps on both sides of the tongue are usually harmless, a bump on only one side may be cancerous. Unexplained red or white areas, sores, ...

Oral Cancer Diagnosis - Dear Doctor

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Figure 1: Early cancer (squamous cell carcinoma) that was first thought to be a harmless sore (ulcer) caused by biting the tongue. Figure 2: Early cancer ...

Canker Sores on the Tongue | TheraBreath

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Canker sores can occur anywhere inside the oral cavity, including the inner surface of the lips and cheeks, base of the gums, tongue, or soft palate. They are  ...

Canker sore Symptoms - Mayo Clinic

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Most canker sores are round or oval with a white or yellow center and a red border. They form inside your mouth — on or under your tongue, inside your cheeks ...

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Small, painful red bumps are usually just inflamed or irritated papillae that should return to normal within a few days. Bumps with open sores may be caused by oral lichen planus, which usually clears up on its own.
If you have prolonged issues, consult your doctor.
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Canker Sores: Causes, Treatments, Symptoms, and More - WebMD

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Canker sores appear in the mouth and can be painful. ... A painful sore or sores inside your mouth -- on the tongue, on the soft palate (the back portion of the roof  ...

Tongue Problems: Types, Causes, and Diagnosis - Healthline

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Numerous problems can affect your tongue, such as: pain; sores; swelling; changes in taste; changes in color; changes in texture. These problems often aren't ...

White Spot on the Tongue: Is It Serious? - Colgate

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Oral thrush, canker sores and leukoplakia are the most common causes of white spots on the tongue. Here are a few conditions that can cause white spots on ...