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Dr. Farhad Sigari
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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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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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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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My son has a lump inside his tongue on the tip, I am going to take him to the dr but until i can get him in i wanted to see what it may be.?

My son has a lump inside his tongue on the tip, I am going to take him to the dr but until i can get him in i wanted to see what it may be.?

Need more info: What color is it, how big is it, does it hurt, how long has been there? Theses questions and others need to be addressed before we can give you a meaningful answer. Best to have his doc look at him. Usually these things are benign but definitely have it checked out. ...Read more

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