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What is the cause and remedy for white patches on the throat and yellow patches inside the cheek ?

I have white spots in the back of my throat and yellowish patches on the inside of my cheeks. Went to the doctor with stomach pains and gas he xrayed and said i was stopped up had me drink magnisum citrate pains went away slight gas has persisted but not very bad. did not notice white spots in throat till after doctor visit or patches inside cheek. also several large bumps on back right side of tongue almost to tonsils . What could be causing this and how can i cure it
Asked On : Mon, 19 Mar 2012
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The white spots over the back of your throat could be follicles caused secondary to the inflammation of the throat. The white spots were the pus filled spots which eventually got out when you took the magnesium citrate solution.

The large bumps noticed on the back of the tongue are nothing but group of taste buds and the lingual tonsils, which are normal. Indeed, you can reduce the inflammation over the lingual tonsils by drinking plenty of warm water, avoiding chilled beverages and coffee for few days.

Wish you good health

Answered: Mon, 19 Mar 2012
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