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Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
13 years in practice
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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?

Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
13 years in practice
233K people helped
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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Dr. Ward Dean
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Dr. Stephen Rothstein
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
34 years in practice
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Hi. I've just discovered a biggish very very sore lump inside my tongue just to the left of the middle?

Dr. Stephen Rothstein
Board Certified, ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
34 years in practice
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Hi. I've just discovered a biggish very very sore lump inside my tongue just to the left of the middle?

Lump: may be a salivary gland thats enlarged or a stone but you MUST see an ENT to check it out as soon as possible ...Read more

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Dr. Ward Dean
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Dr. Keshab Paudel
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
14 years in practice
1M people helped
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Dr. Ronald Achong
Board Certified, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
13 years in practice
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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??

Dr. Ronald Achong
Board Certified, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
13 years in practice
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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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Dr. Ward Dean
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Dr. Alexandrr Lakowsky
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
15 years in practice
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Hi, I am having a second episode in a month of a very sore lump inside my tongue. No sign of it visually other than the swelling. It's pea sized.

Dr. Alexandrr Lakowsky
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
15 years in practice
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Hi, I am having a second episode in a month of a very sore lump inside my tongue. No sign of it visually other than the swelling. It's pea sized.

See ENT: You should see ENT doc to have it checked out. Could be just benign growth but it needs to be looked at ...Read more

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Dr. Christopher Tiu
Board Certified, Dentistry
10 years in practice
8K people helped
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I have a tender pea-sized lump inside my tongue...Not sure if I should be concerned. I can't see it but definitely feel it with my teeth.?

Dr. Christopher Tiu
Board Certified, Dentistry
10 years in practice
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I have a tender  pea-sized lump inside my tongue...Not sure if I should be concerned. I can't see it but  definitely feel it with my teeth.?

See a dentist: Your symptom could be calcified salivary duct. Call your dentist and have him/her give you a definitive answer. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Board Certified, Family Medicine
32 years in practice
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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?

Dr. Michael Sparacino
Board Certified, Family Medicine
32 years in practice
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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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Dr. Martin Raff
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
51 years in practice
103M people helped
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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?

Dr. Martin Raff
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
51 years in practice
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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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Dr. John Goldman
Board Certified, Rheumatology
50 years in practice
15M people helped
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I have a painless hard lump inside of my tongue i was wondering what that could possibly be ?

Dr. John Goldman
Board Certified, Rheumatology
50 years in practice
15M people helped

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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Dr. Robert Bates jr.
Board Certified, Critical Care
19 years in practice
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