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could a skin tag under my tongue be cancer

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Diaz
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Unknown: Difficult to answer without seeing it and knowig general and social history. I would recommend that it be evaluated and, if necessary, biopsied by yo ... Read More
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Dr. David Astrachan
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Not likely: A "skin tag" is probably just a benign mucosal lesion and nothing to worry about. However, without seeing it, it is impossible to know for sure. Ask y ... Read More
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Dr. Travis Kidner
16 years experience Surgical Oncology
Would be rare: Would not be the first thing that i would think of. But you should raise your concerns with your friendly primary care physician.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Morton Levitt
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Red Patch tongue: You may have "geographic tongue." read===>http://voices.Yahoo.Com/what-causes-red-patches-tongue-3262453.Html. Without further details, it is hard to ... Read More
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Dr. Igor Ochev
19 years experience Dentistry
Most likely not: It most likely is not cancer, but see a dentist to have it properly diagnosed and treated.
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Dr. Scott Goldberg
29 years experience Dentistry
Please seek an eval: A red patch or skin tag on the tongue could be inidcative of many different underlying diagnoses. Some are benign like geographic tongue or median rh ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Likely not dangerous: Did this develop recently or has it been there a while? Could it be that it the normal structure, called frenulum and you only noticed it recently. Th ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Probably just: Probably just normal anatomy or a variation of normal. See a dentist just to be sure.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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Tongue: They are the normal openings of the saliva gland ducts called papilla
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Flabs of skin: They probably didn't just appear and they are probably normal anatomy. You need to consult a dentist. We can't see or diagnose them over the internet. ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Skin tags are: easy to remove. Please see your doc to have that done. Cancer is way down on the list of possibilities. Peace and good health.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Sampson
25 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Likely not: All research so far regarding wireless signals has failed to show any link between them and brain tumors. The main causes of tongue cancer are smokin ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Arslanian
13 years experience Plastic Surgery
Hard to say: Hard to say without actually seeing it. Any change in miles or skin tags should be evaluated by a dermatologist promptly
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hung Khong
26 years experience Medical Oncology
Neither: Skin tag (medical term is acrochordon) is a small benign tumor that forms primarily in areas where the skin forms creases, such as the neck, armpit, a ... Read More

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