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Bump under tongue, what could this be?

Many possibilities: Rather than recite an incomplete list of the possibilities, i'd suggest you get to a dentist for an exam to find out exactly what the bump under your tongue is. The underlying issues range from minor to serious so please get it checked out. ...Read more

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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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What is a bump under tongue on gums?

What is a bump under tongue on gums?

Bump gums: This can be due to a virus. Sometimes it goes away after 10days to 2 weeks, but see your physician or dentist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Red swollen bump under tongue what should I do ?

Red swollen bump under tongue  what should I do ?

See an oral surgeon: Your symptom could have many causes. A swollen mass in your mouth is never a good sign. See your dentist, physician or better yet an oral surgeon for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Redness and bump under tongue with discolored saliva duct?

Redness and bump under tongue with discolored saliva duct?

Salivary stone?: Stones can form in your salivary ducts just as they can in your kidneys. This is one possibility. See your dentist or oral surgeon to get it checked out. ...Read more

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Clear bump under tongue after giving girl oral sex. Same spot every time.?

Clear bump under tongue after giving girl oral sex. Same spot every time.?

Clear bump: Does it feel fluid filled, can you "drain" it? It may be a mucoceole, which is an over active salivary gland that clogs up. Once you "pop" it, it goes away but can return. The act of oral sea may be activating the slivery glands more. But, i would see a specialist in oral pathlogy, oral surgeon, md to make sure that it isn't something more severe. ...Read more

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Please help there's bump under tongue on the left side, it's not a cold sore i don't think. How to tell?

Please help there's bump under tongue on the left side, it's not a cold sore i don't think. How to tell?

Your dentist: can often diagnose lesions in the mouth. There isn't a way to diagnose it with the info available. Take care. ...Read more

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I have small flesh colored bumps under tongue and a few have blisters over them. better with salt water, but haven't gone away after 3 days.

I have small flesh colored bumps under tongue and a few have blisters over them. better with salt water, but haven't gone away after 3 days.

Flesh coloured lump: If it is painful, try using bonjella. IF IT DOES NOT RESOLVE IN A WEEK, SEE YOUR DOCTOR. It could be a aphthous ulcer if painful. Inclusion cyst if pain less. if more are coming up-review with GP. ...Read more

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Very painful white bumps under tongue and smaller white bumps (less painful) on left side? Hurts to eat, talk when tongue goes over teeth

Very painful white bumps under tongue and smaller white bumps (less painful) on left side?
Hurts to eat, talk when tongue goes over teeth

Mouth ulcer: This is something that needs to be checked out by your dentist. Oral lesions are hard to describe/diagnose without seeing they first hand. Some even require biopsy to diagnose (although this is only a few percent of the time). Go see your dentist and get this looked at. Chances are it's nothing serious but you need to get it looked at to ease your worries and put your fears to rest. ...Read more

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Red bumps under tongue. Not painful at all. Should I be worried? Should I see doctor or Dentist?

Red bumps under tongue. Not painful at all. Should I be worried? Should I see doctor or Dentist?

Tongue and cheek: The best approach at this time is to visit with your Dentist. if he/she can not help ask for a referral to an Oral Medicine specialist. ...Read more

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Clear bumps under tongue (harmless so I've been told) and a mild sore throat. some to be concerned about?

Clear bumps under tongue (harmless so I've been told) and a mild sore throat. some to be concerned about?

Can have Dr. check: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin can help decrease throat pain. ...Read more

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Long sinus infection 3 weeks after oral in March. Slight headaches. Now stye on eye. Random muscle/bone pain, and red bump under tongue for week. HIV?

Long sinus infection 3 weeks after oral in March. Slight headaches. Now stye on eye. Random muscle/bone pain, and red bump under tongue for week. HIV?

If you took risks,: If you are aware that you do high HIV risk activities, you need to practice safety measures ALWAYS - condoms, clean needles, other prophylactic devices, etc. Also, appropriate testing and possibly prevention drugs. If you do not take risks, the chance is low, but a test may reassure you. Take care! ...Read more

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Do we have bumps under our tongue?

Do we have bumps under our tongue?

Yes: Yes, but if not symmetrical, or changing in size or appearance, or with symptoms, see your dentist or oral surgeon for exam/advice. ...Read more

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Is it healthy to have bumps under the tongue?

Is it healthy to have bumps under the tongue?

Bumps under tongue: It all depends on what they are. They may be mucoceles, which are clear, fluid filled sacs that usually heal on their own. Or they may be canker sores or oral cancer. If they have been there longer than 10 days, or if they are painful, you should have them examined by a dentist or oral surgeon. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have small bumps under your tongue?

Is it normal to have small bumps under your tongue?

Small bumps: Yes it can be normal but without more information and evaluation it is impossible to tell if it normal for you. There are many salivary glands in the lips, cheeks, under the tongue and if you rub your tongue along those areas you will feel the bumps that are those salivary glands, but if the bumps are something you never noticed before you should have them evaluated to be sure. ...Read more

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What does it mean to grow a bump under your tongue?

What does it mean to grow a bump under your tongue?

Many Possibilities: There are several different causes of bumps under the tongue, as you can image. The most common is called a "mucocele." this can be a cyst, a ruptured or blocked salivary gland, an infection, and so on. You really need to see a dentist or oral surgeon to know for sure...Especially if it doesn't resolve on its own within a few days. ...Read more

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I have a small bump under my tongue vain it didn't hurt?

Wharton's duct?: See your dentist to be sure; it could be wharton's duct, which is normal. If it is something else your dentist will let you know. ...Read more

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I have small bumps under my tongue . What could be the cause? What should I do?

I have small  bumps under my tongue . What could be the cause? What should I do?

See a dentist: This may or may not be normal. The only way to know for sure is to see a dentist who can actually see what you are describing and give you an accurate and definitive answer to your question. ...Read more

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Please help there's bump under my tongue, what could this mean?! scared to death

Please help there's bump under my tongue, what could this mean?! scared to death

Go to the dentist: Could be something as simple as a blocked salivary duct or more serious like a growth. Please see a professional. ...Read more