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soft lump under tongue

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Thaler
41 years experience Prosthodontics
Worry: Get in to see the oral surgeon right away. May only be a clogged salivary duct , but take no chances. Prime location for oral cancer. Get to the oral ... Read More
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Dr. Gary Klugman
46 years experience Dentistry
Trauma: Likely a complication of trauma to your tongue, but definitely should be checked out.
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Morey Furman
37 years experience Dentistry
See a dentist: Many things could cause a lump inside your tongue. This is something you should have checked by your dentist.
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Dr. Larry Gottlieb
41 years experience Dentistry
ENT or Oral surgeon: You should get your tongue looked out by an ear, nose and throat physician or by an oral surgeon.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Asseff
28 years experience Dentistry
Normal: The bumps are called circumvellate papillae. Usually they are in a v shape at the base of the tongue. A normal number of these papillae are 8 to 12. T ... Read More
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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
36 years experience Dentistry
Normal bumps: There are normal bumps on the back of your tongue. Tis may be what you are looking at. Ou did not say if you have any pain, burning, swelling altere ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. SHERYL POMERANCE
41 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Tongue lump: See a dentist asap to determine the cause. Could be that you bit your tongue or it could be a growth of some sort.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Klugman
46 years experience Dentistry
Salival gland: The soft tissue under your tongue is the sublingual saliva gland. There are ducts that squirt saliva that usually squirt saliva on your lower front t ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Sorry, no: Trying to diagnose anything over the internet that has to be visualized is not really prudent. You should see your physician or dentist for a definiti ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. SHERYL POMERANCE
41 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Tongue bumps: These bumps are most likely circumvallate papillae which are normal structures on the tongue. They have some function in taste and saliva is released ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. R Lee Hinson
38 years experience Dentistry
These are likely : Papilla that are normal "bumps " running across the back of your tongue. Many people can't see them nor dont notice them, but if they become slightly ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Yash
46 years experience Dentistry
Normal: There are thousands of bump(papillia) on the tongue. These bump and taste buds are various shapes and sizes with multiple functions. On the back of ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
52 years experience Internal Medicine
See your physician: There is always the possibility that a newly discovered "lump" could be malignant, but often times it is something harmless. Rather than worrying need ... Read More
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