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A 44-year-old female asked:

Tongue hurts pressing against teeth,feel swollen gets sore in the back of it,get like bumps on the side of my jaws, happens about twice a month?

3 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ramalingam Vaidyaselvan
Dentistry 29 years experience
Possible Lesion: Probably a fluid filled cyst or blood vessel related. You may need to see an Oral surgeon for consult and personalized treatment.
Dr. Alexei Buznikov
Dentistry 18 years experience
Need to see dentist: You should see dentist. It could be many different things. Including maybe sharp areas on your back teeth, periodontal problems, etc.
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
See a dentist ASAP: Some conditions like common tongue problems such as soreness, discoloration, and bumps on the tongue may require further assessment, tests and your dentist 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 Apr 13, 2015

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