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i have a bump where my lip is but in the inside of the mouth what does it mean?

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Dr. Olakitan Akinjagunla
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Need more info: A better description of this bump is needed as it could range from the benign such as cold sores,epulis, ,contact allergy more serious conditions such as bacterial infections and cancer. Best to get it evaluated by a doctor.

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