A 18-year-old female asked:
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i have red bumps on the back of my tongue and throat. is that normal? and why are they there?

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Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Could be: Please see your ear nose and throat doctor for evaluation and to discuss treatment options if needed.
Answered on Aug 26, 2018
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Bumps: Some are normal, some are not. Depends on position, size, shape, color, duration, and many other factors. Te be diagnosed you need more than a general screening link, you need an examination. Please see a Dentist or Physician for evaluation, differential diagnosis, and (if necessary) appropriate treatment plan.
Answered on Jun 7, 2018

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