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Peoria, AZ
A 20-year-old female asked:

for a few days i've had a small, pinkish-red spot on my soft palate, near my uvula. not painful, but i can feel it when i swallow. it's very irritating. i don't smoke, or drink, so i'm not sure if it could be cancer related. minor fluctuation of size and

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 29 years experience
Probably not cancer: but i would see a dermatologist or oral surgeon for work up, possible culture but likely doctor will be able to diagnose it by seeing you
Dr. Ira Biderman
Dentistry 9 years experience
best thing to do is to go to an oral surgeon to have a look
Apr 4, 2015

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