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It is a small white bump on your tongue. it might start out as a red bump.

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What is a swollen taste bud?

A taste bud, one of the sensors in your mouth that allows you to taste, that is larger than it normally is.


How long will a swollen taste bud last?

POTATOES


What is the effect of Swollen Taste Bud?

The effect of swollen taste buds is the case but is covered over by the tongue and doesn't function at all. So person won't taste anything with those taste buds.


Why does a swollen taste bud feel so much bigger than it actually is?

probably because the impossible amount of nerve endings in a taste bud, it makes it feel huge and painful


White circle with dot on tongue?

swollen taste bud most likely will go away soon


How do you relieve the pain of a swollen taste bud?

I have a swollen one right now and read online to use salt and water as a mouthwash it worked instantly finally relief!!


What causes swollen taste buds?

There are many known causes for swollen taste buds. A few swollen taste buds causes are listed belowOne of the basic causes for swollen taste buds is eating very hot food, that may irritate or burn the taste bud causing swelling.Having very spicy or salty food is also known to cause swelling of the taste buds.Exposure to toxins like alcohol, tobacco smoke, insecticides, etc.Allergies to certain food stuffs or eating acidic foods like lemons, grapefruit, some sauces.Another cause for swollen taste buds is a gastric condition called acid reflux disease.Tongue ulcers or mouth ulcers due to thrush or any yeast infection can cause inflamed taste buds.Certain mineral or vitamin deficiency like B complex vitamin deficiency can also cause swollen taste buds.Other causes for swollen taste buds are trauma caused to the tongue or taste buds by biting, infection of the stomach or allergy that may cause inflammation to the entire esophagus.Source: http://www.buzzle.com/articles/swollen-taste-buds.html


What is the taste pore?

The gustatory pore is the neck-like opening of each taste bud.


What is a white taste bud?

most likely an infected taste bud


Why does everything you eat taste like mold?

it doesn't its your taste buds that do the tasting part so its your taste bud


What would cause you taste buds to swell?

There are many known causes for swollen taste buds. A few swollen taste buds causes are listed belowOne of the basic causes for swollen taste buds is eating very hot food, that may irritate or burn the taste bud causing swelling.Having very spicy or salty food is also known to cause swelling of the taste buds.Exposure to toxins like alcohol, tobacco smoke, insecticides, etc.Allergies to certain food stuffs or eating acidic foods like lemons, grapefruit, some sauces.Another cause for swollen taste buds is a gastric condition called acid reflux disease.Tongue ulcers or mouth ulcers due to thrush or any yeast infection can cause inflamed taste buds.Certain mineral or vitamin deficiency like B complex vitamin deficiency can also cause swollen taste buds.Other causes for swollen taste buds are trauma caused to the tongue or taste buds by biting, infection of the stomach or allergy that may cause inflammation to the entire esophagus.Source: http://www.buzzle.com/articles/swollen-taste-buds.html


How many taste cells in a taste bud?

There are about 30050600 taste cells in a taste bud! i know its amazing but the truth (this is a lie)

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