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i have a bump on the side of my tongue

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Dr. Elton Behner
36 years experience Dentistry
Trauma?: How long has the bump been there? It could be irritation from rubbing on the remaining tooth. It could be the result of minor trauma that occurred whi ... Read More

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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Recommend: medical assessment. Four months of a symptomatic mass warrants eval.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
50 years experience Dentistry
Bump on tongue: A visual and clinical examination is vital to any diagnosis. Any lump, bump or sore in the mouth should be evaluated by a dentist or an oral surgeon, ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
44 years experience Dentistry
See Dentist: Could be many things- you bit it and created a sore, an enlarged taste bud,..hard to say. See a dentist to check it. If there is any question, the d ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
GLAD: you are NOT a smoker...the white line/bump is due to an irritation possibly by the sharp edge of a filling!!! Check it out with your DENTIST! Hope th ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
More information: Jake how long have you had this lump? Has it changed in size or shape? You need to give a better history. If the lesions does not improve or it wors ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Needs to be checked: Any bump on the tongue needs to be checked. At your age of 21 it is unlikely to be anything serious .We do not have enough information to tell you wha ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Why?: Has it changed size or shape? How long has it been there? Monitor for a bit if no resolution then see your doctor don't smoke if you do
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Don't jump to cancer: You are right to think about your health anxiety - and you'd be right to get that under control. There are psychotherapists who specialize in this typ ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Oral cancer: Cancer is not episodic in nature... it does not "come and go". That being said, have your dentist take a look at what might be causing this little re ... Read More

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