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A 25-year-old female asked:

I have a lump on floor of mouth under tongue. it feels like one lump on right side but i can see two in the mirror with white heads. oral cancer?

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Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
Dentistry 40 years experience
See your dentist: Seek the care of your dentist. This can simply be the salivary ducts, but it is always better to visually check first with the dentist. The dentist can perform an oral cancer examination with a veloscope or with visilite procedure in addition to manually palpation of the area in question.
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 38 years experience
See your dentist: The lump under the tongue can be a harmless anatomical structure, but it can also be the sign of a more serious condition. Some conditions also may require further assessment; tests and your doctor may schedule a follow-up appointment or refer you to a specialist to determine a diagnosis. Do not delay.
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Last updated Nov 27, 2017


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