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bumps on tongue

BRU
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Joined: Nov 2004

I am 14 months out of my last treatment for base of tongue cancer. I recieved 35 radiations and 5 kemos. I've noticed some small bumps on my tongue toward the back. I talked to my companies nurse and she didn't feel that it was anything serious and I also talked to my family doctor and she didn't think it was anything serious due to the fact that I have a cold sore and she feels that the reaction on my tongue is probably from the virus. I have a call into my kemo therapyst and am waiting for a responce but I'm nervous. Has anyone had a similar experience and do you think this is serious???
BRU

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Joined: May 2006

Hello,

My name is Dana and I am one of the Online Community Specialists with the CSN. You may be interested in contacting the American Cancer Society's National Cancer Information Center to talk with one of our Cancer Information Specialists about the symptoms you are experiencing. They may be able to provide you with helpful information. Cancer Information Specialists are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-800-227-2345.

All the best,

Dana

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AuthorUnknown
Posts: 1561
Joined: May 2006

It maybe nothing, but it would be a good thing to get checked out. It might be something as a simple thrush infection and your Radiation Oncologist or your Oncologist should be able to figure out what is going on.

MonsterM

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