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Soft lump under tongue

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Thaler
Prosthodontics 42 years experience
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
Dr. Gary Klugman
Dentistry 47 years experience
Trauma: Likely a complication of trauma to your tongue, but definitely should be checked out.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Asseff
Dentistry 29 years experience
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
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
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
Cosmetic Dentistry 42 years experience
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.
Dr. Jamielynn Hanam-jahr
Specializes in Cosmetic Dentistry
See your dentist: Take lumps and bumps in your mouth seriously and get them diagnosed and treated.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Klugman
Dentistry 47 years experience
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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. SHERYL POMERANCE
Cosmetic Dentistry 42 years experience
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
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Yash
Dentistry 47 years experience
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 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
Absolutely: Hard, painful lumps in the middle of the tongue are not part of your normal anatomy. Your post did not say how long you have this, whether your tongue... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
Dentistry 40 years experience
Another week: It should be gone in another week. If not, see a dentist that can diagnose the swelling. An oral surgeon or ENT physician would be a good choice.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Can be!: There are several kinds of bumps (papillae) on the tongue and they have different appearances. See this fabulous webpage by Dr. Spiller with great di... Read More
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Farhad Sigari
Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery 21 years experience
Need more info: What color is it, how big is it, does it hurt, how long has been there? Theses questions and others need to be addressed before we can give you a mean... Read More
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