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I brushed the back of my tongue and I think I’ve scratched

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I brushed the back of my tongue and I think I’ve scratched or traumatised a swollen tastebud cause it feels like something is stuck back there. What can I do to make this feeling go away.

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All you need to do is to suck on popsicle or ice and do saltwater gargles three to four times a day.

Most likely it will improve with it.

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Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Is it normal for it to feel like there’s a forgoing body back there if it is scratched?

Thanks for the reply.

Yes, it is normal to have foreign body sensation when scratched or inflamed.

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