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little white bump under tongue

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Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Needs to be seen: Without actually being able to personally see what you descibe, we can't know what it is. I suggest that you see a dentist in order to know for sure ... Read More
Dr. Dominick Curalli
20 years experience Dentistry
Possible: You may be getting some canker sores, or it could be something else you caught. Have your doctor or dentist take a look if things aren't clearing up ... Read More
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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
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably : WAit and it will heal. If it doesn't in about a week see the dentist. Mouths generally hurt a lot but heal quickly
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christine Fox
27 years experience Dentistry
White bump: Commonly little white bumps indicate an infected taste bud. In most cases they go away within a few days, but if it does not go away have your dentist ... Read More
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Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Needs to be seen: Without actually being able to see it, we can't tell you for sure. It could be a growth, irritation, scar tissue, or a host of other things, some ben ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Sandoval
37 years experience Dentistry
Irritation fibroma: From my experience this is usually a result of irritation. This being said it is always good to have this evaluated by an oral surgeon. Any form of ir ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Mujjahid Abbas
20 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 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 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
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
36 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
See a dentist: You might not be able to remove it. It can be from rubbing against the piercing. I would recommend seeing your dentist to evaluate this white bump.
A female asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
50 years experience Internal Medicine
Very common to: play with that bump on your tongue that is there because you bit it hard and caused some trauma and perhaps bleeding, and some inflammatory tissue bui ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Methven
20 years experience Dentistry
See your dentist: A quick visit to your dentist would solve the issue. Your dentist will be able to figure it out rather quickly or send you to a specialist if needed. ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hirsch Ziegler
47 years experience Dentistry
NO!: You can't make a diagnosis from a single white bump on your tongue. There are no lymph nodes on your tongue and you don't get zits on your tongue. See ... Read More
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