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A 35-year-old female asked:

2 week ago.i notice smal (2mm)lump in back roof of my mouth.burning sensation if touch it.burnng sensation gone but still light pink lump.what is this?

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Dr. Barton Butterbaugh
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Mucosal Cyst: You may be describing a mucosal cyst of the oropharynx. I would refer you to an ENT specialist ASAP this week for definitive examination and diagnosis. Do not manipulate this cyst or decide to lance the "lump" yourself, as you could induce a nidus for infection in doing so.
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