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Small, painless, bb sized lump inside my tongue (front right side). What could it be? I suck my thumb in my sleep, could this be the cause? Worry??

Small, painless, bb sized lump inside my tongue (front right side). What could it be? I suck my thumb in my sleep, could this be the cause? Worry??

See an oral surgeon: Have an oral surgeon evaluate the lump on your tongue. It is challenging to provide a diagnosis without a thorough examination and a photograph of the lump. See an oral surgeon soon if possible. ...Read more

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I have painless two red lump on my tongue, near molar. I gave cunnilingus 2 days ago without protection. Is there any chance it might be syphilis?...

I have painless two red lump on my tongue, near molar. I gave cunnilingus 2 days ago without protection. Is there any chance it might be syphilis?...

Yes: Not impossible. I'd see a doctor and get it checked out. Syphilis is sort of rare but is still around. The good news is that it is easy to test for and very easy to kill when it is caught early. but it also may be nothing at all.. maybe you bit your tongue or something. ...Read more

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What causes lump inside tongue?

What causes lump inside tongue?

ENT or Oral surgeon: You should get your tongue looked out by an ear, nose and throat physician or by an oral surgeon. ...Read more

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I have a painless hard lump inside of my tongue i was wondering what that could possibly be ?

Many possibilities : you need to check this with your physician. There are many possibilities. Try to see if you can get them to see you. This could be a tumor, could be infection it needs to be clarified, it could easily be benign but it needs to be diagnosed ...Read more

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Lump on tongue that was painful but is no longer painful. Lump present for more than a week. Cause for worry?

Another week: It should be gone in another week. If not, see a dentist that can diagnose the swelling. An oral surgeon or ENT physician would be a good choice. ...Read more

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I have noticed a hard painless lump on the right top of my tongue. No discoloration and not very noticeable. What could this be?

I have noticed a hard painless lump on the right top of my tongue. No discoloration and not very noticeable. What could this be?

Contact dentist: Did you see your dentist? Did the dentist perform an oral cancer screen? There are many variables, from biting your tongue to something more ominous. See the dentist and if needed, you will be referred to an oral maxillofacial surgeon for a follow up and possible biopsy. ...Read more

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Why have i developed small painless lumps on the back of my tongue?

Could be normal: There are lumps that are in the back area of the tongue that are normal. You might consider comparing them to an online diagram or photo. If there is no change in the shape or size or color i would not worry. If there is a change or you want to be sure that there is no problem, have your dentist take a look. ...Read more

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I have painless two small lumps on my tongue near molar. Was wondering can syphilis start it's effect in 24hours?

I have painless two small lumps on my tongue near molar. Was wondering can syphilis start it's effect in 24hours?

Swollen papillae: The most common cause of tongue bumps are swollen papillae--the normal bumps that give your tongue a rough texture enabling eating, taste and temperature sensing. They may get irritated and slightly swollen related to stress or particular foods. Chronic irritation can cause of fibroma, or other benign cysts or even cancer may develop. Infections include HPV and syphilis, but not that fast. See doc ...Read more

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Noticed painless lumps down each side of my tongue. They are not lesions, just raised bumps almost symmetrical and down each side.

Harmless: These are most likely prominent taste buds and /or mucus,saliva secreting gland like structures. If you have further concerns, consult your physician or an otolaryngologist for evaluation and advice. ...Read more