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Dr noticed have a 3mm hard lump where my tonsils use to be. Been there over 10 years with no pain or change in size. Dentist or ENT never mention it

Dr noticed have a 3mm hard lump where my tonsils use to be. Been there over 10 years with no pain or change in size. Dentist or ENT never mention it

Not uncommon: This is likely the remnant of your tonsil. If it has been present for over 10 years and causing no problem, let it be. ...Read more

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I have red bumps far back on side of tongue. Pick at it it bled. Irritating neck/throat. Hard lump in tounge and sore tonsils. I'm 16 I've cried cancer!

I have red bumps far back on side of tongue. Pick at it it bled. Irritating neck/throat. Hard lump in tounge and sore tonsils. I'm 16 I've cried cancer!

Be alert!: The bleeding bumps on the side of the tongue can be many things, and so, e of which should be looked at closely.! please see an oral surgeon soon for a thorough history taking and to check it out and if not resolved in couple of weeks, need to have it biopsied, to be safe. Good luck.! ...Read more

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I don't know why my tonsils are red swollen and inflamed. No sore throat. A hard lump is present on one tonsil. My doctor says its nothing but he didn't look properly. Noticed 4-5 weeks ago. I'm worried?

I don't know why my tonsils are red swollen and inflamed. No sore throat. A hard lump is present on one tonsil. My doctor says its nothing but he didn't look properly. Noticed 4-5 weeks ago. I'm worried?

See an ENT: A hard lump in the tonsil is usually a dried ball of mucous called a tonsillith. These can be painful and cause bad breath but are harmless. However, it's possible a hard lump in the tonsil is a tumor that requires more treatment. You should see an ENT physician. ...Read more

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I have a lump in my throat and It hurts when I swallow it's been going on for years I even had my tonsils out and It's hard for me to talk?

I have a lump in my throat and It hurts when I swallow it's been going on for years I even had my tonsils out and It's hard for me to talk?

Get it checked: There are conditions where a remanant thyroglossal cyst is retained and may be causing the problem. It needs further evaluation with testing by a doctor. Please go see your doc. ...Read more

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White coating on tounge red sore on tongue near tonsil neck pain and hard lump on gum under and jaw pain any ideas?

White coating on tounge red sore on tongue near tonsil neck pain and hard lump on gum under and jaw pain any ideas?

See dentist: The white coating on the tongue could be a sign of an underlying illness that had been ongoing. The red sore and the bump on the gum are of concern. Consultation with the dentist is very important. Together with your physician the overall reasons for this occurrence can be determined treated and improved by them. Please get seen as soon as you can. ...Read more

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Hard moving lump inside my mouth on the left side near my salivary glands on the bone. Also very small red bumps near tonsils on one side? 16 year old

Hard moving lump inside my mouth on the left side near my salivary glands on the bone. Also very small red bumps near tonsils on one side? 16 year old

See a dentist: If if the lamp lasts longer than one or two weeks, you should be concerned. I would advise you to have the lump examined by a dentist or dental specialist (e.g. pedodontist, oral surgeon), to help you with a diagnosis and treatment, if needed. ...Read more

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Hard lump on floor of mouth, what is this?

Hard lump on floor of mouth, what is this?

Depends: On where it is and how long it has been there. Can be a calcific plug in a salivary gland or more serious so more information is needed on its location and duration. See your ent/oral surgeon. ...Read more

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Sore hard lump in mouth, why?

Sore hard lump in mouth, why?

Can't diagnose with: Available info. Consider dental or medical eval for accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Very hard lump on top of mouth. In centre bit to one side. What is it?

Very hard lump on top of mouth. In centre bit to one side. What is it?

Torus Palatinus: A bony outgrowth of the palatine bone. Usually bilateral. Sometimes asymmetrical. ...Read more

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Why do I have a hard lump on the roof of my mouth?

Why do I have a hard lump on the roof of my mouth?

Can be many things: See an oral surgeon. It can be a tori (extra bone), salivary gland lesion, fibroma, bony mass etc. Your oral surgeon will take xrays and maybe a ct scan. A biopsy procedure may also be recommended. ...Read more

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Does anyone else get lumps on the hard palate of the mouth?

Does anyone else get lumps on the hard palate of the mouth?

Yes: It is a common variation of have a platal torus. Most are a normal variation and do not require any intervention. If a patient needs a full upper denture then the torus may need to me removed. If it intefers with speech or swallowing then it may need to be removed. ...Read more

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I have a hard lump in the left top part of my mouth and it hurts what is it?

Exam needed: Impossible to say what it might be without seeing it. Get a medical exam. ...Read more

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I have 3 hard lump on the front bottom of my mouth, 41 year old female please help?

See a doctor: A doctor will need to examine you to determine what the lumps may. Depending on the lumps you may ned a biopsy. ...Read more

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I have a hard lump on the roof of my mouth what should I do about it?

I have a hard lump on the roof of my mouth what should I do about it?

Anatomy: Nothing. It is most likely nothing. The roof of our mouths is tissue that lines the inside of your skull. Almost all touching of the roof of your mouth should be hard with some ridges. ...Read more

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What are the chances of a lump on the hard palate of my mouth cancerous? It feels hard and is painless.

What are the chances of a lump on the hard palate of my mouth cancerous? It feels hard and is painless.

Torus Palatinus: Very unlikely hard lump on palate is cancer. Most likely Torus Palatinus which is very common. Have it checked by your own dentist to confirm. ...Read more

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Have a lump under my tongue on right side where tongue connectes to mouth... Very little pain feels kind of hard. What could it be...

Lots: Lots of possibilities including a Torus (extra bone growth), blocked salivary duct, lesion, neoplasm. Please see your General Dentist or an Oral Surgeon for examination, diagnosis, and treatment choices. ...Read more

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I noticed a small, hard painless lump, probably about 1-2 cm in diameter on the floor of my mouth. No discoloration or other lumps on head or neck.

Lump: May be anything from a blocked salivary duct to an area of minor wound healing to a benign or malignant lesion. Swelling should be examined and evaluated. Please call your Dentist. ...Read more

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What is this hard painful lump at the back of the roof of my mouth?

What is this hard painful lump at the back of the roof of my mouth?

Lots of things: Therefore, you need to be seen by your own dentist who can determine the cause of that hard painful lump and then suggest appropriate treatment if necessary. Merely giving you a list of possibilities is not helpful in any way. ...Read more

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Can a lump on the roof of your mouth that changes from hard to soft be caused by sinus issues?

Can a lump on the roof of your mouth that changes from hard to soft be caused by sinus issues?

No, Suspicious Lump: I would advise you to have the lump examined by any dentist or dental specialist (e.g. oral surgeon, OFP), to help you with a diagnosis and treatment, if needed. ...Read more