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Extra tongue like thing in a child - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can I help you?
User :   found a strange little "extra tounge" in my child
User :   s mouth
Doctor :   ok
User :   right at the base of her tounge
Doctor :   where is it ?
Doctor :   ok
User :   not really down in the throat
User :   she ofter chokes on things
Doctor :   ok
User :   i took a picture!
Doctor :   ok
User :   it's very strange!
Doctor :   dont worry
User :   well it's certainly not normal
Doctor :   i will help you
User :   every heard of this?
User :   other cases reported?
Doctor :   it may be epiglottis
User :   cause any trouble... other than choking?
User :   Much to high ....
Doctor :   but before i can reach any conclusion
Doctor :   I will need to ask some questions to you
User :   it looks like a "piggy back" tounge on her tounge!
User :   ok
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   it is above the tongue or below the tongue?
User :   above
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   located at the starting point of tongue?
User :   i would say yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   can you see two pipe like structures over there?

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