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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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What could white overgrown tastebuds on backside of tongue be?

I have a white maybe over grown tastebud on top back (side) of tongue...doesn t hurt just looks gross and bothers me not knowing what it seems to grows tenticals that can fall off ...I might of bite my side of tongue really bad years ago not sure
Sat, 1 Feb 2014
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Thanks for your query
I can feel your concern
this may be a fungal infection ,this is less likely and this is viral or allergic in origin , you should do gargles and take some green tea I recommend to have a proper clinical examination.
Hope it helps
Wishing a speedy recovery
Dr imran
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