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White lumps at the back of the tongue. Antibiotics prescribed for thrush. Suffering from sore throat. Further treatment?

I have white lumps at the back of my tongue fell them quite far down on my tongue. Also I went to see doc who said it was thrush and they gave me some antibiotics called nystan. Started taking this and it made my tongue sore and sore throat . The doctor as given some other antibiotic which now tongue and throat don t hurt but te white spots are still there. Really am worried about it
Asked On : Sat, 29 Sep 2012
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Since the white lumps exists even after administration of nystatin,the lump can be of aphthous ulcer type.

Avoid spicy foods,tobacco chewing.

Usually corticosteroids has to be administered in such condition.

Meanwhile,maintain oral hygiene well.

Floss your tongue daily.

Use chlorhexidine mouthrinses to gargle.

Vitamin becosules as well as iron supplements has to be administered.

Take fluids as well as nutritious diet.

Hope this helps.

Answered: Tue, 27 Aug 2013
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