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I have a small bump on my tongue

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Have it evaluated: "bumps" are not a normal part of your anatomy. It would be best to have it evaluated by an oral surgeon. Please make the call for an appointment.
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Taste Buds: Almost all 'bumps' that patients have worried about in my twenty five years in medicine have turned out to be the common taste buds that they had just... Read More

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Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
Cosmetic Dentistry 50 years experience
Need Consultation: This may be something that needs to be removed. It is not normal and needs to be evaluated by a dentist.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Yes +: Particularly that it continues to bleed, i recommend that you see your primary doc or otolaryngologist (ENT) in your area. The ENT should be able to t... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katherine Caldwell
General Practice 17 years experience
Bump on tongue: If you smoke or use any tobacco products, show your doctor/dentist right away. If you don't smoke, then just show your dentist next time you go. If it... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
Dentistry 45 years experience
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
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dante De Crescenzo
Dentistry 49 years experience
See Your Dentist: The only way to determine this is to have a complete evaluation by your dentist or oral medicine specialist.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Harris
Family Medicine 33 years experience
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
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. May Ghalib
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Is it worse with cit: Is worse with citrus food?if yes than this is salivary gland blocked usually us a self limiting u need to drink more water snd and lines and lemons t... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Not without an exam: Bumps and lesions really need an exam and can not be diagnosed over the computer. in the case of tongue lesions, it may even need a biopsy for defini... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randall Stastny
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 34 years experience
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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