Bumps On The Back Of The Tongue

5 Symptoms And Rare Causes

Have you ever noticed bumps on the back of your tongue and wondered what they could be?

Foliate papillae: They are found on the lateral sides of the tongue, and are leaf-shaped. They contain taste buds.

Bumps on the back of the tongue can vary in size, shape, color, and texture and may or may not cause discomfort.

What are Bumps on the Back of the Tongue?

Bumps on the back of the tongue can vary in size, shape, color ,and texture. they may or may not cause discomfort.

If these bumps on the back of the tongue cause pain and discomfort, it may be an inflammation of the lingual papillae, known as lingual papillitis.

Proper oral hygiene  items such as low-abrasive fluoride toothpaste, dental floss, a soft-bristled toothbrush, and mouthwash

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