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Needed some help from a dentist please thanks

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Hi needed some help from a dentist please thanks
Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Kindly review my picture thanks

Hi. My name is***** have over two decades of experience, and I'm online and available to help you today. We can also chat by hone and skype.

I am not a DDS but my entire family are.....perhaps I can be of some service?

Your picture did not upload.  Could you please try again?

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
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Customer: replied 7 days ago.
I have noticed this purple bump at back of my tongue it feels wierd and my tongue feels dry and thick on this side only

got it.

Any pain, bad breath, other symptoms?

How long has this been present.

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
A little bit yes pain i have been feeling something there but just noticed it today when i used a torch to look inside
Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Its only on this side and i am currently taking omrepzole 20mg a day as well

That is most likely your palatine tonsils.

These are normal structures that help fight infection etc and it is possible that this one is a bit enlarged as something irritated it.

So.  What to do?

No treatment is needed as this is a normal structure doing its normal tasks.

Of course, if you are still worried then the best thing to do would be to have a DDS take a look in person.

Does this make sense to you?

Dr. Rick MD FACS

It has been a pleasure to help you :-)

PS: Good picture of a very hard place to photograph!

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Thankyou doctor just was worried to see a purple bulge there have been getting bumps in throat if you dont mind can show you
Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Customer: replied 7 days ago.
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Customer: replied 7 days ago.
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Once again...good pictures.

Nothing to worry about in those pictures.

Just normal structures., veins etc.

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
I have been getting these but dont have any infection to be honest

THey are normal.

Just relax.  All is well with your oral cavity.

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Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Thankyou very much for your reassurance

My pleasure.
I'm glad I could be of service.