Tongue Blisters

Tongue blisters occur due to various causes. The common cause is injury. Tongue blisters also occur in other conditions such as geographic tongue, oral candidiasis, lichen planus, pemphigus vulgaris, and oral cancer. Their treatment depends on the cause.

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I have constant pain in the tongue. Kindly help.

Query: Hi doctor, I got my health checkup report the day before. I have undergone umbilectomy two years back and surgery for an inguinal hernia one year back. Now I have tongue pain, and I consulted ENT for the same. Could you please advise me after going through my reports?  Read Full »

Dr. Arpit Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have seen all your reports (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). You have mild vitamin D deficiency and mildly deranged cholesterol. I suggest taking capsule Uprise D3 60k (Vitamin D3) once a week for eight weeks and tablet Rosulip (Rosuvastatin)...  Read Full »

What causes blisters and constant pain on specific areas of the tongue?

Query: Hello doctor,I am experiencing constant pain or burning sensation for the last 2-3 months in my tongue. There were a couple of very small blisters of 1 mm, but they vanished on their own. I am a teetotaler. In fact, I do not even have tea coffee. I went through a hernia surgery seven months back. An...  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your reports are largely fine (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity) except low Vitamin D. So you should take supplements for it like Tablet Uprise D3 (Colecalciferol) 60,000 units or Calcirol sachet (Colecalciferol) once a week for 8 weeks with m...  Read Full »

How to treat burning tongue with red bumps?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a burning tongue for a while and some patches on my tongue. At the moment, my GP put me on medication for acid reflux, and that seems to help with the burning tongue. However, I still have some small red bumps on the side of my tongue, and they have not got away. The burning ton...  Read Full »

Dr. Ummah Mohammad

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your pain and shall surely try to help the best way out. First of all, I think your GP has got the right point. It was due to acid reflux that is why the medicine is helping you out both ways. Acid reflux is one important cause of the burning tongue as ...  Read Full »

What causes discoloration in the mouth?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 22 year old healthy woman. I have been experiencing some discoloration in my mouth. I would like to know your input on it. Should I seek medical attention? I also have a white spot on my throat. There is no pain or discomfort at all. I noticed them about a week ago and I have bee...  Read Full »

Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

Answer: Hello, Welcome to  Read Full »

There is a zit on my tongue. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor,I am 49 years old and have this white pimple kind of thing on my tongue (left side) since quite some time (more than two months). It is not causing me any symptoms or any discomfort. I also have not noticed any increase in size or any other changes. I do not drink, smoke or use tobacco. Ho...  Read Full »

Dr. Tooba Qazi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thanks for the proper detailed history and the appropriate clinical picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Since you are not a tobacco or alcohol user the chance of oral cancer is ruled out. Now a few types or differential diagnosis are left. Lie bum...  Read Full »

I feel something stuck on the right back of my tongue. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, The back of my tongue on the right side has been bothering me for the last few days. That side seems slightly red and irritated. I am 33 years old. I never smoke, rarely drink (maybe four times a year), and no HPV. I am currently taking Metoprolol.  Read Full »

Dr. Naveen Thomas

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have seen the images (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The tongue look fine. What is bothering you? Is there pain or irritation? There seems to be no inflammation as such. Some spots seen on the side of the tongue are normal soft mucosa of the t...  Read Full »

What causes burning tongue with inflamed red bumps on it?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a burning tongue. I have had the burning sensation for about three weeks. I have small inflamed flat red bumps on the tip of my tongue and it looks smooth but only on the tip of my tongue. I have noticed a thickening on the right side of my tongue where the white line on the ...  Read Full »

Dr. Mousam Chattopadhyay

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Swellings over the tongue and buring sensation can be due to tons of reasons. Most of them are quite serious and need immediate attention. But in your case, it might be due to ulceration from the sharp tooth. Kindly feel the lower front teeth and upper and lower t...  Read Full »

What could cause small bumps in tongue?

Query: Hello doctor, I have hurt places on my tongue, and I am currently scared because I never had any type of oral engagement and I am nervous. I have very small bumps, but I think I may be overreacting.  Read Full »

Dr. Mousam Chattopadhyay

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Upload an image of the bumps having white ulcers, they can be as simple as an aphthous ulcer to many serious issues. As you have mentioned no oral engagement, please do not take it otherwise but if you are comfortable letting me know if any history of unprotected ...  Read Full »

Why do I have white lines on the side of my tongue?

Query: Hello doctor, The left side of my tongue has been hurting for a few days, and there is a white raised line on it. What do you think it could be? The image is attached.  Read Full »

Dr. Naveen Thomas

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have seen the image (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It seems to be an inflammation of the tongue mucosa either due to common mouth ulcer erupting below the tongue or a tongue bite which occurred while chewing the food. If it is an ulcer forming, it ...  Read Full »

Are white bumps under the tongue normal?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 28 year old female, and I have white bumps on the back of my tongue. I also have painful white sores on the sides of the tongue. I have been getting painful sores on the tip of my tongue quite frequently for the past two months. But this time, the pain was severe. I did get some re...  Read Full »

Dr. Chandwadkar Ashish

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your complaint and also the photos (attachment removed to protect patient identity) that you provided of the lesion. As far as your history of painful sores on tongue tip is concerned, there can be various reasons. Most common are vitamin B12 deficien...  Read Full »

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