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25 male dont smoke/drink.For 2 years I have a 3 millimeter hard white bump inside lower lip. Hasnt grown.Woried its cancer.Would it have grown by now?

25 male dont smoke/drink.For 2 years I have a 3 millimeter hard white bump inside lower lip. Hasnt grown.Woried its cancer.Would it have grown by now?

Not cancer: Lesions in the mucosa of the mouth that are malignant grow, ulcerate and spread to nodal tissue in the neck. A firm nodule in the mucosal layer of the lip would probably be derived from minor salivary gland tissue and if stable would be a benign condition. Should it enlarge,excision is simple. ...Read more

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I few small white hard bumps on inside of vagina lips. Also irritated and itchy in vaginal area. ?

I few small white hard bumps on inside of vagina lips. Also irritated and itchy in vaginal area.  ?

Difficult to say?: Without a look-see, it would be hard to say what is going on. It could be a very minimal problem or two problems and one exacerbating the other. These may be normal glands that are prominent and then irritated by a vaginitis or may be something more serious. If this is persistent, then i would recommend you have it checked out by your pcp, gyn or other. ...Read more

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Months ago while eating i bit the inside of my bottom lip hard and deep. The skin didn't heal correctly. Now I have a permanent bump. What can I do?

Months ago while eating i bit the inside of my bottom lip hard and deep. The skin didn't heal correctly.  Now I have a permanent bump.  What can I do?

Mucocele possibly: The bump on the inside of your lip is probably a mucocele. It is caused when the duct to a minor salivary gland gets clogged or traumatized and the saliva backs up forming a fluid filled bump. They are most common on the lower lip but can occur elsewhere in the mouth as well. Small ones can resolve on their own. Large ones (as shown here) require surgical removal by and oral surgeon. ...Read more

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I got a lip peircing and in the inside of my mouth a white hard bump formed in my mouth near the ring, should I take it out? What does this mean?

I got a lip peircing and in the inside of my mouth a white hard bump formed in my mouth near the ring, should I take it out? What does this mean?

See expert: It is possible that you have a reaction to the piercing such as a granuloma, and your lip piercing may need to be removed. This should be determined by an expert such as a dermatologist or plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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A small purple wart like bump has appeared inside lip in front of mouth and my tongue keeps touching it. It is hard and painless. What should I do?

A small purple wart like bump has appeared inside lip in front of  mouth and my tongue keeps touching it. It is hard and painless. What should I do?

Check it out: Random bumps are always a concern for the doctor. Generally speaking , it's probably nothing but you want to be sure as abnormalities can present as symptoms to worse scenarios. It's possible that its related to the trauma during surgery or postoperatively if you bit your lip. Usually time and not messing with it will help it go away. ...Read more

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I have quite a few bumps on the inside of my lips {in my mouth} they are not red or any thing just hard bumps I have a fear of cancer should I worry?

I have quite a few bumps on the inside of my lips {in my mouth} they are not red or any thing just hard bumps I have a fear of cancer should I worry?

Need for examination: How large are the bumps? How long have you had these? It is likely that these just the normal submucosal salivary glands and not cancer. You should discuss the matter with your doctor at your next visit. ...Read more