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North East, PA
A 50-year-old female asked:

I have a small growth on the left side of my tongue. it looks like a small white grain of rice and is sticking straight out, like it is attached to my tongue by the tip. it is painless and has been there for a for aprox. 3 weeks. ?

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Dr. Ira Friedlander
Cardiac Electrophysiology 43 years experience
Although it is: likely to be benign and perhaps just a swollen taste bud, any persistent growth in the mouth is extremely concerning. You need to be seen by a health care provider as soon as possible for an examination.
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