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Painful papillae of the tongue

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Dr. Ivo Ditah MD

Have a large papilla in center of back of tongue. Seems like it's a normal part of the tongue. Never noticed it before. Not painful at all. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ivo Ditah ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. S. Murugan MD

HI, are inflamed (and painful) papillae (on the underside of my tongue) a sign of acute HIV infection - 2 weeks since a possible exposure - am I sercoconverting? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. S. Murugan ( HIV AIDS Specialist)
Dr. Bharatesh Devendra Basti MD

noticed 'circumvallate papillae' on my tongue . I am very much tensed as i think these are all HIV ...) with a sex worker on 31st august. After 2 days i started feeling severe headache & body pain... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Bharatesh Devendra Basti ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Krunal Karade MD

Had surgery 10/2013 - was tx with Abu and steroids- noticed enlarged circumvallate papillae on my tongue- had choking sensation and lump on my throat with some mild to mod pain in upper gastric area ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Krunal Karade ( ENT Specialist)
Dr.       Honey Arora MD

I was wondering what could cause swollen foliate papillae on one side of the tongue? I felt a slight sting, noticed inflammation with mild pain. By the next day no pain at all. But it's been... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Honey Arora ( Dentist)

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Dr.       Harry Maheshwari MD

Hi, I noticed 2 days ago a one or two Enlarged papillae on the front right side of my tongue. They are very very sensitive and painful, and caused me to bite my tongue. Now there is a little... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Harry Maheshwari ( Dentist)
Dr. Bindiya Bhaskar MD

Hello, I have a swollen papillae at the back right side of my tongue . I also feel pain in the same ... the way in the back of my tongue exactly in the right side of it . I noticed it yesterday... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Bindiya Bhaskar ( Dentist)
Dr.   Priyanka Tiwari MD

I am an 18 year old female and the pappilae on the back of my tongue are enlarged and sore. there is also white film that will not scrape off. I ve seen many doctors. the infectious disease specialist ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Priyanka Tiwari ( Dentist)
Dr.   Lizabeth Sloane MD

my mom is having pain in mouth for 10 days .she couldnot sleep wit mouth closed due to pain . today i saw about 8 swelling with maximum diameter around 0.5 cm on posterior 1/3 of her tongue ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Lizabeth Sloane ( Dentist)
Dr.  K.S.V.Ramesh MD

. my tongue feels hard and the papillae are very poky to toych in the anterior tongue, it appears slightly red. there is not much burning or pain. i am 75 yrs old. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. K.S.V.Ramesh ( Dentist)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr.  Archana Verma MD

Use Benzocaine gel or spray for pain relief.

Dr. Raju A.T MD

White patch on the tongue with pain could be due to candidisis or inflamed leukoplakia. You may have to first start on antifungal and observe the response.