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I have a lump in my tongue... It gets bigger and smaller... When it's big it hurts?

I have a lump in my tongue... It gets bigger and smaller... When it's big it hurts?

Fungiform Papilla: Fungiform papilla toward the back of the tongue can get inflammed and occasionally infected. This is typically benigh. There are a few more ominous things that it could typically be so i would definitely get it checked out, but don't stress out and lose sleep over it. ...Read more

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What is a pink lump on my tongue?

Anything possible: See an ENT specialist or an experienced oral surgeon. It needs to be seen. It's hard tu guess. ...Read more

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I have a lump in my tongue and I have no clue how I got it. Should I be worried?

I have a lump in my tongue and I have no clue how I got it. Should I be worried?

See your physician: There is always the possibility that a newly discovered "lump" could be malignant, but often times it is something harmless. Rather than worrying needlessly see a physician to examine your tongue. ...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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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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Hard, pea sized lump inside my tongue. During the day it seems to shrink down to where I can barely feel it, then in the morning it's pea sized again?

?? hemangioma: Hi the way you are describing it, it could be a deep tissue hemangioma, which is a venous plexus, it gets bigger and shrinks, how long have you had it. I would recommend you to get it examined and possible imaging if there is any concern ...Read more

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Solid lump in my tongue and hurts near tip?

Solid lump in my tongue and hurts near tip?

See your dentist: You should see your dentist to rule out a more severe cause such as oral cancer. He will be able to recommend treatment if necessary. ...Read more

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Have a lump on my tongue from childhood , it started growing size.now . Am so scared. ?

Have a lump on my tongue from childhood , it started  growing size.now . Am so scared.  ?

Don't be scared: you had the lump since childhood, pleasae visit an oral surgeon to help you better ...Read more