What are big pink bumps on back of tongue?

Answer The normal tongue has numerous taste buds which are necessary for appreciation of taste. Those at the back are relatively larger and form prominences.

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What are these bumps on the back of my tongue?

They are called circumvallate papillae. You usually have 8-10 of them and they have a few taste buds and saliva glands. They're perfectly normal! : )Ps. Lay off the junk food man.

What could red bumps on the back of the tongue be?

Sores on the tongueI believe these red bumps on the back of your tongue could possibly be either canker sores or, if you are sick with the flu, signs that you may have strep throat. Also if you rec... Read More »

Red sore bumps at the very back of the tongue?

for now rest your voice, don't talk, drink more fluids to washed out the itchiness and moisten your throat, take a warm lemon juice with honey three times a day with full stomach to relief the irri... Read More »

What are the white bumps on the tongue of a 2 month old?

I think that you need to take your child to the doctor because all though I am not a doctor white bumps in the throat can be signs of strep throat i have had it many times and each time the first s... Read More »