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I have a clear blister under my tongue and it comes back everytime I pop it. its been going on for two or three weeks?

I have a clear blister under my tongue and it comes back everytime I pop it. its been going on for two or three weeks?

Ranula: There are many major and minor salivary glands in the oral cavity and within the face. Many times there can be blockages, partial or complete, that can result in symptoms similar to yours. Seeking the help of an oral and maxillofacial surgeon may be helpful, who can further evaluate you clinically and obtain radiological tests. ...Read more

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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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I have a blister under my tongue it fills with fluid then bursts, is it a gland , .It is like a vein

I have a blister under my tongue it fills with fluid then bursts, is it a gland , .It is like a vein

Mucocele: Small mucous glands in this area can become clogged and the mucous builds up causing the swelling. It is only a problem when it can't drain. If it persists, see an oral surgeon. ...Read more

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What causes a watery blister under the tongue?

What causes a watery blister under the tongue?

Salivary Gland: A translucent watery blister under the tongue is most likely a mucous retention cyst, mucocele, or ranula which occurs when the duct of a salivary gland becomes occluded. The gland continues to produce saliva and cannot empty into the mouth, resulting in a ballooning effect of the duct or gland depending on the location of the blockage. ...Read more

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I have a white spot under my tongue and it hurts. Is this a blister?

I have a white spot under my tongue and it hurts. Is this a blister?

Might be: Could be a blister or a clogged salivary duct or an ulceration. Most common = ulceration. Rinse with warm salt water and keep an eye on it. If it worsens, see your dentist. ...Read more

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I have bumps under my tongue that are not painful or itchy. Almost look like blisters. can you tell me what they are?

I have bumps under my tongue that are not painful or itchy. Almost look like blisters. can you tell me what they are?

Bumps: It is impossible to tell you what these bumps are without seeing them. Do you have pain? How long have they been present? See a dentist or oral surgeon for an evaluation. This is the way to get answers. ...Read more

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I have a huge mouth blister under the tongue?

Ok: How long has it been there? Any habits like smoking or chewing tobacco? Is it actually an ulcer or a blister? Condition of your teeth? The answers to these questions will help your local dentist or physician make a proper diagnosis. Give either of them a call for an appointment. ...Read more

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Under my tongue behind the teeth on the string like things when you lift tongue up I got a blister thing on it that flops around what could it be?

Under my tongue behind  the teeth on the string like things when you lift tongue up I got a blister thing on it that flops around what could it be?

Frenum: The frenulum of tongue or tongue web (also lingual frenulum or frenulum linguæ) is a small fold of mucous membrane extending from the floor of the mouth to the midline of the underside of the tongue. It can be accidentally cut or blistered, and may keep the tongue from fully extending outward. ...Read more

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A painful bump appeared under my tongue today. It's translucent like a blister with a small amount of blood in it. I don't smoke, do wear invisalign

A painful bump appeared under my tongue today. It's translucent like a blister with a small amount of blood in it. I don't smoke, do wear invisalign

Gland: There are many glands under your tongue and sometimes they get blocked and is called a mucocele. This can cause a painful swollen area. Usually they will heal within a week so so. However if it does not heal, gets bigger and more painful then you should see your dentist or an oral surgeon. ...Read more

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Hi, I have Crohn's disease. I have got 2 huge blisters and 3 lumps growing under my tongue on the floor of my mouth. Is this related to Crohn's or not?

Hi, I have Crohn's disease. I have got 2 huge blisters and 3 lumps growing under my tongue on the floor of my mouth. Is this related to Crohn's or not?

Could be: Some crohns patients can get crohns related ulcers in their mouth. They tend to get them during a flare, not when everything is going well. However you may have a viral infection causing this. So if u are flaring, call your gi. If not, go see your pcp for further guidance. ...Read more

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Under my tongue (duct submandibular gland) i believe it is. There is a tiny blister like, it doesn't hurt or anything. I burst it it cam back. Std? Or?

Under my tongue (duct submandibular gland) i believe it is. There is a tiny blister like, it doesn't hurt or anything. I burst it it cam back. Std? Or?

Call your dentist: Have your dentist check for stones in the duct. Sometimes you need to have an oral surgeon remove them if they don't go away on their own. ...Read more

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I have a what is like a little sackbubble under my tongue what canit be .

I have a what is like a little sackbubble under my tongue what canit be .

Possible Ranula: A ranula presents as a fluid filled bubble on the floor of the mouth under the tongue. It is caused by a blocked salivary gland. The saliva can't get out so it backs up and creates a bubble. Small ranulas can often resolve on their own. Larger ones (shown here) may require surgical removal. ...Read more

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I have blood under my tongue, why?

I have blood under my tongue, why?

Dental exam needed: Possible source of bleeding could be gum tissue. Recommend seeing a dentist and having an exam done to determine source of bleeding. ...Read more

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Abcess under my tongue, should I be concerned?

Abcess under my tongue, should I be concerned?

Any swelling: In your mouth should raise a concern. It may or may not be an abscess. Regardless, any infection can spread, cause serious complications and be potentially life threatening. See your dentist as soon as possible! if symptoms worsen, especially fever, trouble breathing or swallowing, have someone take you to er of hospital or 24/7 medical facility. ...Read more

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I have a small lump under my tongue?

Options: If it has been there more than 2 weeks or is growing i would suggest seeing a dentist to determine what it is. ...Read more

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How to remove blisters on your tongue?

How to remove blisters on your tongue?

Look for causes: Depends on the cause of the ulceration or blistering, might be chemical from meds.Or tobacco chewing or use. Mechanical from ill fitting dentures or bridges that has sharp edges causing the ulceration , or allergic from allergies to meds. Or foods, look for the. Cause.. ...Read more

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When i run I have a pain under the tongue.

Salvary/ muscle: Without the benefit of an exam or xrays it is impossible to diagnose your problem. I would advise you to see an oral surgeon and be prepared to answer some question.. Do you have the pain only while running. Do you have a similar pain when getting ready to eat. Do you clench your jaw while running. Do you wear a mouthguard. You need to determine if your problem is glandular or muscular in nature. ...Read more

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I found a 1/4 inch blood spot under my tongue?

I found a 1/4 inch blood spot under my tongue?

Very common: This problem is usually the result of either traumatic injury or blockage of a salivary gland duct. If the blood spot lasts for more than two weeks, you should see your dentist. ...Read more

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What could a semi-hard lump under my tongue be?

What could a semi-hard lump under my tongue be?

Stone vs. tumor : Under the tongue on each side, there is a major salivary gland called the sublingual gland. If a mass arises in this gland, it could be a stone, or a growth. The likelihood of a malignancy (cancer) in this particular gland is upwards of 50%. It could also be an oral cancer outside of the gland, especially in oral tobacco users and alcoholics. An urgent evaluation by otolaryngologist is in order. ...Read more

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