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Could bumps on the back of tongue be tongue cancer or enlarged tastebuds?

i have to bumps on the back of tongue perfectly adjacent to each other , i've had them for a while now and they sometimes become irritated..i've done a bit of research and suspect it might be enlarged circumvallate papillae ..how can i tell the difference between whether this is tongue cancer or enlarged taste buds?
Wed, 21 May 2014
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Hello thanx fr consulting at hcm.it is papillitis,most probably.. U need complete blood test. Multivitamin therapg may be needed.so consult a oral physician at the earliest..hp it helps..
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