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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hello.
User :   how do i deal with enlarged circumvallate paapillae?
User :   r u a true dr with degree?
Doctor :   Yes.
User :   how do i deal with enlarged circumvallate paapillae?
User :   i been feeling like i have a hair ball in my throat for around 3 months
Doctor :   Since when are you having it?
User :   yest. i opened my month and stuck my tongue out and i say 3 to 4 bump in the back of tongue like a v-shape
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   i know there the circumvallate
User :   but there raised not flat
Doctor :   Do you have any other symptoms ?
User :   i been going to the dr and they must not c them
User :   they put me on meds like xanax thinking its stress
User :   dry mouth
User :   kinda swollen tonsils but dr said there ok
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   feels like i have something stuck and wont go down
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   i guess its the enlargement of the bumps
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   someone told me to take probiotics
Doctor :   How about your tongue?
Doctor :   is there any changes.
Doctor :   Like color, loss or increased taste sensation .
User :   i havent tried it
User :   its a little white
User :   and a kinda wierd taste
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   other dr said i had tmj
User :   then i went to a tmj dr and said it was there but not bad at all
Doctor :   Any difference in size of the tongue, you can notice?
User :   i ask about my throat he said there spasms
User :   but i say to my self spasms dont go on for 24-7
User :   i been battling with this and stressed for almost 4 month and i lost like 38 lbs also
User :   i have indentions on the sides of the tongue
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   the tmj dr said its cause my tongue is resting on the bottom and it should b on the top
User :   i dont think its spasms
User :   i think the papillae r enlarge and rubbing on my throat
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   should the paillae b flat or bumpie?
Doctor :   Is it usually almost flat.
User :   what causes it to bump up?
Doctor :   The reasons for enlargement
Doctor :   include.
User :   yes
Doctor :   infection.
Doctor :   injury
Doctor :   vitamin deficiency.
User :   so what do u think i should take in your eyes?
Doctor :   Do you smoke or consume alcohol?
User :   i would send u a 500.00 bonus if u cure me and im being 4real
User :   no
User :   dont drink or smoke
User :   no drugs
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   its breaking up my relationship being sick for long
Doctor :   Any you done any investigations?
Doctor :   for these symptoms?
User :   no cause i just notice bumps yest
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   i call my dr bump there more into the money that i have to go in
User :   i was just there monday
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   it feels like i have a popcorn kernal stuck
Doctor :   You get a blood routine examination.
Doctor :   to check for any infection.
User :   i hd a cbc and a stomach blood test and a throid test
User :   all cam back good
Doctor :   When did you do that?
User :   cbc test 3 months ago
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   throid 4 weeks ago
User :   blood for gerd 2 weeks ago
Doctor :   ok.
User :   what can make the bumps go down
User :   please help me
Doctor :   You have to identify cause for it and treat accordingly.
Doctor :   Get a test for done for Vit B12.
Doctor :   To check if there is any deficiency of it.
User :   what is vb12 for?
User :   probiotics? do i try it?
Doctor :   No.
Doctor :   Vitamin B12.
User :   y?
Doctor :   It is one of the essential vitamins
User :   y shouldnt i try probiotics?
User :   not safe?
Doctor :   required for the body to function in order.
Doctor :   It is safe.
Doctor :   You can try that also.
User :   y dont u suggest it for me not to take it?
User :   so i buy some b12 also?
Doctor :   Yes.
User :   for now b12 and probiotics?
Doctor :   Yes.
User :   is it safe to take with bectrim and xanax?
Doctor :   If there is no improvement you can consult your GP
User :   i had a really bad bladder infection fri
User :   or a ent?
Doctor :   Since when are you on these medications?
User :   betrim on fri night.. xanax off on and for 2 months from stress
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   It is fine to take it with it.
User :   but them being enlarged are life threaten?
Doctor :   Are those enlarged circumvallate papillae that big?
User :   there like a pimple
Doctor :   How many?
User :   i can c 3 on each side
Doctor :   does it hurt on touching?
User :   no
Doctor :   OK.
Doctor :   Are they fluid filled?
User :   i think we have about 6 to 8
User :   i cant really c
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Give me your age, gender?
User :   but i know they should be flat
User :   38 male
Doctor :   They are not really flat.
Doctor :   They are little raised.
Doctor :   Very small bumps you can say.
User :   so when there normal they arnet flat?
User :   i have a ent appt in 3 weeks
Doctor :   tiny bumps you can say.
User :   k
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   now on my bladder
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   fri i was peeing alot of blood
User :   i went to er and said i had baterial on my pee
User :   that i had a kidney infection
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   they gave me bectrim
User :   im not being blood anymore
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   but have a little pressure on bladder?
User :   how long does it take to heal
User :   and should i drink cramberry juice and try some azo pills?
Doctor :   That depends on the severity of the disease.
Doctor :   In mild cases it will heal in about 7 to 10 days.
User :   it sereity was bad its gonna take a while to heal i heard true?
User :   i dont drink alot of water
User :   but i am now
User :   no more sodas
Doctor :   Yes.
User :   does bectrim make u go to the bathroom weird
User :   ?
User :   not waterie but just not normal?
Doctor :   Are you facing any problems with passing stools?
User :   o blood thoughn
User :   no blood though
User :   no but it just dont feel normal
Doctor :   bectrim is an antibiotic.
User :   like my pee smells like meds also
Doctor :   it will decrease the number of good bacteria
Doctor :   in the intestine .
Doctor :   leading to watery stools .
User :   so ones im done with the med it should go back to normal?
Doctor :   Yes should.
Doctor :   'you
Doctor :   If it still persists you can take probiotics .
User :   ill do that and the b12
Doctor :   It will help in restoring the normal bacterias.
User :   ok well ty so much
Doctor :   Is there any thing else.
User :   ill long back on if any issue occurs
Doctor :   i can help you with?
User :   log
User :   ill go get the meds and try it
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   anything to help my issues
Doctor :   Try these for now.
User :   so cramberry i should drink for bladder
Doctor :   You can,
User :   or just water for now?
Doctor :   It is believed to help in UTI's
User :   k ty
Doctor :   Drink as much fluids as possible.
Doctor :   Mostly water.
User :   k bye for now
Doctor :   Bye
Doctor :   For now.
Doctor :   Are you there?
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