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Large bumps on back of tongue. Enlarged papillae? How to get cured?

I have large bumps on back of tongue, i think it is enlarged papillae, i noticed them after i did a construction job, with nasty insulation, i breathed in, i also have a sinue cold, but have had lumps for sometime, when i drink my first coffee in morning, the hot seems to make me choke?, i am very worried it might be the big c. any information would be apprecitate, they feel like they are spreading down my throat, i feel the need to cough to clear my throat
Asked On : Sun, 14 Apr 2013
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the papillae are normal they may enlarge if you brush over your tongue to clean it vigorously ,infection in throat and may be because of laryngopharyngeal reflux.
as you have no pain and fever so infection can be ruled out.
The papillae can not spread .
You can take treatment for reflux-----
Tab. Mucinac 600 once daily
Tab. Omeprazole +Domperidom two times a day half an hour before meals
Syp. antacid gel 2 tsf two times a day half an hour before meals
multivitamin twice daily
Keep head end of bed elevated.
Avoid alcohol, Smoking
Do brisk walking daily
Go for walk after dinner
Avoid spicy food     
Avoid late night coffee
Betadine gargle 2 tsf in half glass of water for gargle 3 times a day
follow up after 7 days.
Answered: Mon, 15 Apr 2013
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