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i have a bump under my tongue that hurts

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Blocked Duct ?: You may have a blocked salivary duct. Have your dentist take a look.

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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Harris
32 years experience Family Medicine
Mucous cyst: There are many glands in the mouth to keep the moisture going. It is possible that this small bump is one of those glands that has become blocked up f ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randall Stastny
33 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Mucocele: This could be a Mucocele or mucous retention lesion. We all have many minor salivary glands throughout the mouth and are about the size of a b.b. pell ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Canker sore: also called aphthous ulcer is the most common oral lesion. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The condition is idiopathic (cause is not known ... Read More
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Dr. Mike Bowman
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Hard to know: It could be any number of things. If it hurts it is worth getting checked out. It may require medical treatment. Make an appt w your pcp and try som ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Cyst or infection: Many reasons to develop painful lumps in underarm or axilla. Swollen lymph nodes may or may not be painful. Ingrown hairs can be uncomfortable. Cysts ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
38 years experience Dentistry
Options: If it has been there more than 2 weeks or is growing i would suggest seeing a dentist to determine what it is.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
Salivary glands: most likely your two salivary glands under the tongue. Visible when you lift the tongue. Sometimes will squirt out when you raise the tongue. Follow t ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Mujjahid Abbas
19 years experience Bariatrics
Blocked gland !!!: There are salivary glands under the tongue and if blocked can present as a bump which may be painful. There are other causes as well and a thorough ev ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
See a doctor: Make sure this is not strep throat, which should be treated with antibiotics to prevent post-streptococcal complications.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Infection: See a dentist ASAP. You describe an infection. It will not heal without treatment. Even though you do not have much pain, it is important to see a d ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Vogel
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Injury?: This could be many things. Have your medical doctor or dermatologist evaluate and treat you. Good luck.
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Bendezu
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Might be a node: A small painless lump in your armpit may be just a lymph node. Unless you're getting more of them there or other places, it's growing, or having othe ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
14 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly: There are a variety of causes of sores and discoloration of areas of the mouth. They range from aphthous ulcers to cancer. See you dentist or primar ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mike Deldar
23 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Yes: But have it check by your physician.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Levin
26 years experience Periodontics
Don't worry: This could be an ulcer, a healing tear or a blocked salivary gland or stone in a duct of a gland. Don't worry, but see your dentist or family doctor f ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Uttma Dham
22 years experience Dentistry
See a dentist: From what you are describing, it seems like its canker sore but in a severe form. The lump underneath your jaw could be swollen lymph node. Cannot sa ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Lip exam: More than likely it's a simple cyst, but to be sure it will have to be examined by your physician, an otolaryngologist or oral surgeon.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lois Balster
Specializes in Pediatrics
Mouth sore: Sometimes when we get a small cut in our mouth, it can get hurt as it is healing. When our gums heal, the are is often white. A white bump on the gu ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kayvon Javid
19 years experience Dentistry
Infection: It's sounds like you may have an infected tooth. You need to see a dentist immediately.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Calendine
33 years experience Dentistry
Depends on...: Could be several things including ingrown hair, cyst, acne, colorless mole etc.. Rule of thumb is if it grows or changes have it looked at(Dermatologi ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
12 years experience Dentistry
See a dentist: Any abnormal findings in your mouth should be evaluated by your dentist. The small bump could be a cyst or extended salivay gland; however, it also c ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Devin Cunning
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Multiple: There are multiple possibilities: Lymphatic tissue, fibroma, papilloma, benign salivary tumor, malignancy. An Otolaryngology evaluation is appropriat ... Read More

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