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Bumps on back of tongue, obstruction in throat. What could this be?

I have large bumps on the back of the tongue went to doctor yesterday they looked just with a light and did not see them. I can feel them with my finger and it feels like I have a hair ball or something in my throat .... I started having these symptoms about 2 weeks ago... the doctor did nothing about or didn t state anything about it... I was there for my normal woman routine check-up pap smear .... can you give me some input to what this could be and if I need to follow up further or is there a remedy I can do at home to clear this up?
Asked On : Mon, 11 Feb 2013
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ENT Specialist 's  Response
proper palpation,laryngoscopy and if neede thyroid blood tests and radioisotope uptake if neede , a xray STN -lat view should be enough. conselling is also imp.
Answered: Tue, 12 Mar 2013
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General & Family Physician Dr. Shoaib Khan's  Response
Hello and welcome to HCM.

Thank you for your query.

Without proper visualization, examination and testing we cannot conclude a diagnosis. These bumps could be an infection, they could just be your taste buds (you might have not noticed them earlier) or they could even be cancerous growths that might require action by a doctor.

Please consult your doctor at the earliest for a diagnosis and treatment (if required).

I hope I have succeeded in providing the information you were looking for. Please feel free to write back to me for any further clarifications. I would gladly help you.

Best wishes.
Answered: Tue, 12 Feb 2013
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ENT Specialist Dr. Vijay Chourdia's  Response
needs proper laryngoscopy examination .if no history of swallowing difficulty then worry not. consult 2nd ent dr n u need counselling if NAD.
Answered: Mon, 11 Feb 2013
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