A 16-year-old male asked:
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16 y/o. 2 small lump inside tongue. no pain. had 1 for years but a second has now appeared. don't smoke. very scared its cancer. what else cold it be?

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Dr. Moneil Patel
16 years experience General Practice
Few things: There are several benign lesions that can occur with the tongue. There are benign muscle tumors called Rhabdomyomas as one possibility. I do recommend you see your primary care provider, and possibly an ENT surgeon to discuss possibilities once they make a diagnosis.
Answered on May 15, 2015
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