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A 38-year-old member asked:

I have white bump on my inner lips. what is it and will it go away by itself?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 47 years experience
Mucous cyst: This can represent cyst from gland in lip. It may be result of trauma from tooth. It will not go away but it can temporarily shrink with the use of a wet tea bag on the inner lip.This ma require mior surgical procedure.
Dr. David Martin
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Oral lesion: There are many possibilities: leukoplakia, a papilloma, a small fibroma, even a tumor. I would see your dentist or an ent.

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