A 29-year-old male asked:
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i've been to my dentist about this bump like thing in my mouth about 2 weeks. he said he looks to be a cyst of some sought. lipoma. referred me out for soft tissue biopsy. my follow appointment is in 3 weeks. the only thing is now the bump seems to have c

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Bite fibroma: By far the most common microscopic diagnosis for this is a FIBROMA due to repeated biting of the tissue. This is benign.
Answered on Aug 11, 2016

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