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Cause for bumps on tongue on back side.

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Can you please explain the bumps on my tongue on the back side?


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Expert:  Dr. Sunil Jalan replied 4 Days.

Hello,

Thanks for posting your query at DoctorSpring.com

These are circumvallate papillae, which are normal taste buds all of us have on posterior 1/3 of tongue.

I have attached pictures of normal anatomy. So nothing to worry.

Hope this helps

Best regards


Dr. Sunil Jalan
MBBS, DLO,MS(CMC,VELLORE)DNB(ENT),DAA,MBA(HM)


Dr. Sunil Jalan
Category: ENT Specialist
Experience: 
DAA (Diploma in asthma and allergy) : Christian Medical College, Vellore, 2012
D.N.B (ENT), 2011
Residency - M.S. (Master post graduate degree in otorhinolaryngology),  Christian Medical College, Vellore, 2009
D.L.O. (Diploma in otorhinolaryngology) - Christian Medical College, Vellore, 2007
Medical School - M.B.B.S, S.P. Medical college, Bikaner, 2004
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