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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. John DeWolf
40 years experience Dentistry
Irritation: ..Is usually the source of benign fibromas. They can be excised but if the irritation that caused it in the first place continues, it will most likely ... Read More
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Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Oral Fibromas: Removing them is quick and easy. The area is numbed up and they are excised off. Done properly, they never return. It's better to get them remov ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Not common: Lesions of tip of tongue or dorsal surface are essentially benign. In the anterior 2/3 of tongue, malignancies only arise on lateral edge. When lesi ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
41 years experience Preventive Medicine
Of course, cutting: tissue to remove tissue means creating damage (partially controlled) to tissue & capillaries, thus leaking cut blood vessels, damaged cells & ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Sounds ok: If it's unchanged in 5 years, it is unlikely to be a cancer. You could always get a second opinion from another ENT or an oral surgeon. Hope this help ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Tholen
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
No: A mouth fibroma may be a benign growth that is firm and non-cancerous, and could even be one type called a "bite fibroma" caused by repeated (inadvert ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
36 years experience Dentistry
Bump: the only way to determine what the bump is would be by having it examined by a dentist or an oral surgeon. But since it is gone and the area of conce ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
39 years experience Dentistry
See doctor: An ENT or oral surgeon needs to evaluate and diagnose what you have... it could be a number of different things..
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Palatal lesion: Your oral surgeon has used years of schooling and experience to evaluate your lesion and has concluded that it is most likely a fibroma. If you want a ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Tobacco associated: You need to be tobacco free to be low risk. Chewing tobacco, pipes (Freud died from it), cigars are all risks. AND assuming tobacco free. Low risk. BU ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. What you described is too c ... Read More

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