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I have noticed I have small lumps on the back of my tongue

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i have noticed I have small lumps on the back of my tongue same colour as my tongue my tongue is also whitish colour at the back often have trouble with digesting food and quite often have ulcers thank you Ros
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
Thanks for this question. Do you have a picture?
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.
HelloYou are describing taste buds.They are normal.White tongue is normal in most people.There is the chance of thrush, which usually would be more extensive than what you are describing.I am a double board certified US doctor.Please click a positive. OK, so you might have more questions or want to give me more information: Please use reply to expert if you have further questions. When you are ready, please click a positive rating [hopefully excellent—that’s how we are paid, per rating]. If you forgot something, come back. I am here daily.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
A picture would help