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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?

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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Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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I have a lump inside my tongue that moves and is sore. Right side middle. You can grab it with your fingers. Just appeared in one day?

I have a lump inside my tongue that moves and is sore. Right side middle. You can grab it with your fingers. Just appeared in one day?

See doc or dentist: This could be a simple cyst but you need to let your doctor or dentist examine it as soon as possible to make sure it is nothing more serious. ...Read more

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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?

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?

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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I've 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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I'm 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.

I'm 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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I have a small lump in the inside of my tongue that I can feel but not see. I was wondering if this is from biting it in my sleep or something else?

I have a small lump in the inside of my tongue that I can feel but not see. I was wondering if this is from biting it in my sleep or something else?

Tongue lesion: Many small tongue lesions can be from biting the tongue, friction on teeth or dental work, or thrusting the tongue on the palate. It is still advisable to see a doctor to check the area. ...Read more

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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 lumps on back of my tongue?

Normal: The bumps are called circumvellate papillae. Usually they are in a v shape at the base of the tongue. A normal number of these papillae are 8 to 12. These are taste buds. ...Read more

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What can I do for a hard lump in tongue?

What can I do for a hard lump in tongue?

See your dentist: Take lumps and bumps in your mouth seriously and get them diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what these lumps on my tongue are?

Sorry, no: Trying to diagnose anything over the internet that has to be visualized is not really prudent. You should see your physician or dentist for a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more