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Having puffy tongue and also bumps on both sides. Cause?

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What does it mean when my tongue is puffy and I have bumps along both sides?
Posted Sun, 2 Jun 2013 in Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
Answered by Dr. Sumit Bhatti 1 hour later

Thank you for your query.

1. The most common causes for a puffy tongue with bumps on the sides are:
A. Nutritional deficiencies including vitamins and minerals.
B. Infections such as viral or fungal.
C. Dehydration, mouth breathing.
D. Acid reflux.
E. Dental infections.
and so on.

2. Get an oral and dental examination and start multivitamin, anti-oxidant and mineral supplements.

I hope that I have answered your queries. If you have any further questions, I will be available to answer them.

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Thank you and wish you good health!

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