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i have a bump in my mouth and it hurts when i touch it with my tong.... what is it?

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Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 30 years experience
Mouth pain: There are many things that could cause a painful lump or bump in your mouth. You should see your physician or dentist for an evaluation.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
As most oral lesions have a Dental or supporting tissue origin, suggest starting w your Dentist. Of not a Dental problem, Dentist will refer you to appropriate practitioner for additional investigation.
Jan 25, 2018
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Oh so many things: Too many possibilities to list here. See your Dentist for differential diagnosis and treatment plan.
Dr. Howard Schneider
Pediatric Dentistry 34 years experience
Possible abscess: Most painful bumps in the mouth are an indication of an abscess or infection. The only way to be sure is to have a dental exam. Please see a dentist ASAP.

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