what are these bumps ?

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Ok. So I’m think I’ve had these bumps for as long as I can remember.  But I am curious as to what they are.   I have bumps on the back of my throat. My tongue and uvula.   They don’t hurt. And nothing comes out of them. 

Are they just normal to me?  Or something I should worry about.   I do suffer with acid reflux on occasion, and had mono a few years ago. Could they have been caused by that? 

i know I have some white stuff on my tongue; I clean my tongue twice daily, but can’t reach far enough back to get the stuff at the very back as I gag.  I believe it’s bacteria, as I don’t have any thrush symptoms.  My throat doesn’t feel sore. Altho I feel like there’s a lump in it when I swallow, which I think is linked to the acid reflux.  But I’ve had that for years. 

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    These may be normal.  I have marks on the back of my throat too and have been to ENT and he doesn't seem concerned at all.  I've been worrying about my issues because I'm a hypochondriac and I have constantly been checking my throat for the past couple months.  This has led to irritation and what not that hasn't gone away.

    I'm assuming it's normal.  Your throat is a crazy place and if you dwell on it anything will be a sign of concern.  If you want to see the photo of what I'm dealing with I can post.  Just let me know.

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      That's what I'm saying.  I seriously am going through this now.  I had a mucocele and stressed and had major anxiety over it being something more serious.  Now I have an irritated throat and issues and still worry even though I've seen a doctor and a ENT specialist and they both say it's fine.  


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      I understand. I get very anxious of stuff too. Currently waiting for some  test results, and physically sick with the stress and anxiety of it all, yet know deep down there’s nothing to worry about.   And even if it’s not the result I expect there’s nothing I can do about it. Easier said Than done,  but try and relax and distract yourself onto something else. All the best 
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