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why do i have a bump under my tongue

A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
See a dentist: This may or may not be normal. The only way to know for sure is to see a dentist who can actually see what you are describing and give you an accurat ... Read More
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Dr. Bruce Mulder
43 years experience Dentistry
Consult: Salivary glands enter your mouth at the base of your tongue. These may be the bumps you feel. Call an oral & maxillofacial surgeon for a consult jus ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Pope
44 years experience Dentistry
Gland: Most likely a salivary duct that is irritated or partially blocked. If so, usually resolves itself. If persist for more than 10 days, get in to see yo ... Read More
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Observation: Most mouth leases self heal in 2 weeks or less. If it persists for more than 14 days from onset, seek professional care. See your Dentist. You are in ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Natalie Geary
29 years experience Pediatrics
Allergies: What are you taking for your " allergies that have been bad" ? the bumps are probably from inflammation but you should see your doctor to rule out any ... Read More
A 16-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.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Bump under tongue: I'm not convinced the "bump" is from zinc lozenges. Some bumps are normal anatomy and others aren't. The only way to know for sure is to have a dentis ... Read More
A 21-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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Francis
29 years experience Periodontics
Go to the dentist: Could be something as simple as a blocked salivary duct or more serious like a growth. Please see a professional.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
No, but...: If you see a dentist, he\she can determine the cause of your symptoms and advise you what treatment, if any, is needed. It could be one of many things ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. John DeWolf
39 years experience Dentistry
Get it looked at...: ...to be sure but what you describe sounds like a mucocele which is usually a painless small movable swelling caused by an interrupted duct in a minor ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
38 years experience Dentistry
Another week: I would give it another week if it is not growing. If it is till there in 2 weeks, i would suggest seeing a dentist to determine what it is and get a ... Read More
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