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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   I have large red bumps on the back of my tongue ont eh left side nad it is very painful to swollow or move my tongue my throat is also hurting on the leeft side
User :   I was wondering if you may know the cause of this
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Is it for the first time?
User :   no it has happend once before a few weeks ago
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Since how long you have this current bumps?
User :   sense today
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Do you have sharp teeth?
User :   no
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Are you in any kind of stress recently?
User :   no
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What is your age?
User :   24
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May I know your gender?
User :   female
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Is it related to your menstrual periods?
User :   no
Doctor :  
Ok you can apply baking soda paste on those bumps
Doctor :   They shall go away in few days
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I hope you are not anemic
User :   I am very anemic
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Nutritional deficiency and stress are usual causes
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so try eat food rich in Vitamins
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A and B

User :   could my anemia be causing these bumps
Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
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are you back?
User :   yes
Doctor :  
we can continue the dicussion
Doctor :  
you are anemic and and having bumps on the tongue
User :   yes
Doctor :  
ok
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you will need to consume foods rich in Vit A and B
User :   ok
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i will guide you with the foods rich in these
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1. you can go for whole-grain cereals, bread, green leafy vegetables, meat, egg yolk, and legumes, berries and yeast.
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these are rich in Vit B1
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you can also have brown rice and sweet corn
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these food items will also provide you with vit B2
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you can add cheese
User :   Ok
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2. fish, butter, wheat germ, whole grain cereals, and soybeans are rich in vit B3 and B6
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3 liver, meat, egg yolk, poultry and milk are rich in B12
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these foods will provide you with Vit B9 also
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now coming to Vit A
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you can take plenty of carrots, green leafy vegetables, whole eggs, whole milk and liver
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dark color fruits and vegetables are known to have good source of vit A
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try to take steamed vegetables, broil meat instead of frying as frying will make them lose the vitamins
User :   Ok I can do that
Doctor :  
foods fortified with iron will be good
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i will give you a list of foods that will help to build up your iron status
User :   i take iron supplements daily, and always eat a peanut butter sanwich daily and a bananna as well
Doctor :  
and thereby help in ur anemia
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that is good
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you can continue to that
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to do that
User :   ok
Doctor :  
in addition to the supplements, these food items will help you suplly the vitamins naturally
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main source of iron is red meat
Doctor :   some fish, beans, dried fruit, spinach is also good in iron content
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breakfast cereal fortified with iron and vitamins are also a good option
User :   ok
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Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   no thats all thank you
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