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Dr. Christopher Crosby
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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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Can allergic reaction to fruit cause a pea-size lump inside my tongue? It's tender but not painful, slight swelling. What can I do?

See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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Just had a cold with swollen tonsils for 10 days and I woke up 3 days ago with a sore lump inside my tongue towards the front. What could this be?

See a doctor: Without an exam would only be guessing. Might be an abscess, enlarged node, early ulcer and so on and so on. Go and be seen and professionally diagnosed. ...Read more

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

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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Ive noticed a lump inside the middle of my tongue , a few taste buds look swollen just above it. its been there around 5 weeks now?

Lump on tongue: This is impossible to answer with a clinical examination and additional information. That being said, any lesion or swelling that has been present in or around your mouth for longer than 7-10 days needs to be examined. Call your dentist or an oral surgeon for an examination appointment. ...Read more

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Im 16. I have a tiny lump(size of pea)inside my tongue near tip for a while. No pain, just worry because I don't know what it is hopefully not cancer.

Im 16. I have a tiny lump(size of pea)inside my tongue near tip for a while. No pain, just worry because I don't know what it is hopefully not cancer.

Not cancer: Chris, first of all, it seems very unlikely that this is cancer. It is more than likely related to a taste bud or something. If it persists for much longer, I would consider being seen by a doctor, though. Not because of cancer, but because there may be something that the doctor can help. ...Read more

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