Everybody has lots of small, tiny bumps on their tongue which are the same color as the tongue and are generally never noticed. Some of these bumps, called fungiform papillae, are connected with your taste buds and these are found on the top of your tongue. Circumvallate papillae are tongue bumps that are found on the back of the tongue. Infections, injury, or viruses can make these tongue bumps become enlarged and swollen causing discomfort and sometimes pain.
There can be many reasons for having bumps in your mouth. Sometimes, bumps on the roof of your mouth can be caused by damaged saliva ducts or smoking. Or you may find bumps in your mouth in places like inside your cheeks or you may have lumps in the inner part of the lips. Sometimes, dental problems can cause lumps to appear on your gums. In some cases a bump in mouth can start out small and white but then become bigger and look like a pimple. Generally, the underlying causes of bumps, lumps or pimples in the mouth are infections, allergic reactions, digestive problems, some kind of injury, or stress.
A serotonin deficiency can cause a person to feel sad, depressed, irritable, have higher anxiety levels, and also suffer from sleepless nights. Serotonin deficiencies can be treated using natural serotonin supplements which boost levels of this “happy neurotransmitter” in the brain causing a person to feel more positive, happier, confident, and sleep better.
Sugar ants are tiny black or brown ants that love to feed on sugar and sweet food. There is a species of ant called the banded sugar ant (Camponotus consobrinus); however, many people refer to Pharaoh ants, Pavement ants, and Little black ants as sugar ants. These small insects love to invade homes where they search out sweet foods, bread, and other fatty items. Sugar ants usually get into homes through window openings, cracks under doors, and seams between baseboards. They live in dark and damp places, especially under kitchen cabinets and sink units.
Skin that is sensitive to the touch is a frustrating, and sometimes, unbearable condition which can cause people discomfort and pain. The medical name for skin pain or tenderness is allodynia and it causes the skin to become very sensitive to even the slightest of touches. So, even things like a breeze, brushing light material against the skin, or gently touching the skin can cause pain and sensitivity.
Scabies is a skin condition caused by an infestation of the mite Sarcoptes scabiei (also called ‘itch mite’). It is highly contagious skin condition causing discomfort and sometimes pain in affected persons. Symptoms of scabies are a severe and relentless skin itch, skin rashes, red bumps and blisters, and swelling on infected areas of the body. The intense itch can cause a person to scratch the skin areas infected by scabies causing secondary skin infections.
Bacterial vaginosis (BV) occurs when there is a change in the type of bacteria in your vagina. This imbalance of “good” and “bad” bacteria in the vagina causes a white or gray discharge and a strong fishy odor. Many women who have BV may also experience a burning sensation when urinating and they may have itching in and around their vagina. However, many women who have bacterial vaginosis may not experience any symptoms at all.
Fordyce spots are small white, yellowish, or skin-colored spots or bumps that can appear on the lips, penis, scrotum and vulva. These small spots, which appear just under the skin, are completely harmless and they are not contagious. However, having a lot of Fordyce spots around the lips or genitals can make a person feel very self-conscious. Because of that, many people look for ways to get rid of Fordyce spots.
Bumps on lips can be irritating and very painful on this sensitive area of your body, not to mention affect your self-confidence. Bumps on lips can be caused by a weak immune system, poor skin condition, or indicate that there is a more serious underlying health problem. Sometimes the lip bumps can look like small white dots, others turn into large cysts, and some become blisters.
Your brain is one of the most important organs in your body. As we all know, our lifestyle habits affect our general health. For example, when a person doesn’t get enough exercise and overeats, he / she will put on weight. If you have a stressful day at work, you may come home with a headache. There are also many damaging habits that can affect the brain. Unfortunately, we rarely immediately feel the effects of these bad habits that can damage the brain.