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I have a swollen spot under my tongue close to the back side of my teeth. it is sore. what could it be?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
See your dentist: I would have it evaluated by your dentist or primary care physician. A minor infection on the tongue, tooth abscess or a swollen salivary gland is not uncommon and can cause pain and irritation. The proper diagnosis is the key to a successful treatment. See your dentist for evaluation and diagnosis.
Dr. William Schmidt
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It's possible: maybe its a thyroglossal duct cyst. Its only a thought but check it out with your family doctor.
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
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May be inflamed salivary gland opening
Oct 11, 2014
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Could be ectopically erupting 3rd molar. Please see your Dentist. The one thing not to do is to ignore this.
Oct 12, 2014

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