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    Bumps on each side of Tongue?
    God4me1983 posted:
    I just noticed a few bumps on the very back of my tongue on each side. I'm really worried and wanted to get an opinion on here. What type of doctor should I seek for this problem?
    dabrain01 responded:
    did you ever find out what the bumps are?
    Gwen Cohen Brown, DDS, FAAOMP responded:
    Hi God4me,

    No need for concern. What you are looking at is normal anatomy, Circumvallate papilla.

    The Circumvallate papilla contain between 700 - 1000 taste buds and are arranged in a "V" shape on the posterior part of the top of the tongue.

    Dr. Gwen Cohen Post
    mikemikey replied to Gwen Cohen Brown, DDS, FAAOMP's response:
    Dr. Gwen Cohen,

    I have these too, Is there anything that can remove them? any medicine? any solutions? they keep bothering me

    i was at a specialist doctor office today, he told me that they are normal and they are usually cause by a virus from throat sore they might go when i be like 30 or so (i am 26 year old now). and all he gave me is anti-bionic.

    jazzy111410 replied to mikemikey's response:
    I have the same bumps on the back of my tongue , they don't hurt at all , do we all have those !?

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