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A 28-year-old male asked:

Pea-sized lump on left-front of tongue. tender, hurts when agitated. present for years. if accidentally injured [bit bad], will shrink, then regrow.

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Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
Dentistry 52 years experience
Lump on tongue: Any lump or swelling on the tongue should be examined by a dentist, whether it is painful or not. It may be a benign lesion, pre-cancerous, or oral cancer. See your dentist or an oral surgeon for an examination and possible biopsy.
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
Lump: Lump can be one of hundreds of different things, most benign, l some not. Any lesion i9n the mouth of longer than 2 weeks duration requires investigation. Please ask your General Dentist for the name of a well qualified specialist Oral Surgeon in your area.
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Last updated May 23, 2019

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