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Small whitie bump on tongue

I have a small white/pinkish bump near the tip of my tongue - vet small, maybe around 1-2mm, it is painless and raised, I can pinch it and catch it between my teeth (gross.) I don't remember noticing this for the first time, I don't think it has been there forever but definitely for a while. Is this something I should be worried about or is this just one of those things?? Thanks.
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replied September 15th, 2017
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The condition is more likely transient lingual papillitis, which is caused by injury or irritation to the front of the tongue, causing one or more white bumps on the tip that are painful and inflamed. Transient lingual papillitis may be related to stress, hormones, or particular foods. It typically resolves on its own after one to two days.


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