Lumps on Back of Tongue: Causes and Treatment for White and Red Lumps

Sore tongue, including small lumps that appear out of nowhere, may be due to allergic reactions, herpes virus and initial phase of syphilis, bacterial infection, canker sores, or tuberculosis.

White Bumps on Back of Tongue Causes

  • Trauma / injury: biting the tongue / scalding causes bumps, until the damage heals.