A member asked:

Can i have a cyst inside my tongue its hard feeling. im 16 and im scared. my doc said stone or cyst inside tongue. i also have a sore throat?

4 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Ravi Chand answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

It indicates an inflammatory condition such as viral or bacterial infection, if not resolved do a biopsy.

Answered Sep 14, 2013

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Dr. Brian Affleck answered

Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery

Neither a stone in a salivary duct nor a cyst in the tongue are scary problems, but you do need to see an ENT doctor. First, you need to talk to your parents about this and get seen. Because we can't examine your tongue online, it's impossible to tell what is going on for sure. The anatomy of your tongue and mouth are complex, so that's where an ENT specialist can help you the most.

Answered Sep 28, 2016

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