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Sore lump on tongue?

Sore lump on tongue?

Dentist: Any abnormality in your mouth that persists longer that 2 weeks should be examined by a dentist. ...Read more

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Palate (Definition)

The palate is the anatomical description of the roof of the mouth. It separated into two parts: the hard palate (more forward) and the soft palate (which is closer to the throat), it separates the mouth ...Read more


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Hard bony lump on inside gum line?

Hard bony lump on inside gum line?

Torus Mandibularis ?: This may be the exostosis you are referring to. No treatment is usually necessary, but they may interfere with the fit of a mandibular denture. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Torus_mandibularis ...Read more

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Painful swollen lymph node (left side) groin 2 painful bumps, lumps, on vagina lip (left) and the entire left lip is swollen.?

Painful swollen lymph node (left side) groin 2 painful bumps,  lumps,  on vagina lip (left) and the entire left lip is swollen.?

See an OB/GYN: Can't diagnose this without a history, exam, and possible testing. You should be seen by a gynecologist or family doctor and evaluated. ...Read more

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Bump on hard palate near back..Could it be cancer?

Bump on hard palate near back..Could it be cancer?

It can be..or not..: Please make sure you see the dentist for a thorough history taking and evaluation. While many of those bumps are natural variation of bone growth ( called palatial tori) , there are still some pathologic lesions and growths in these areas that can be dangerous and cancerous. Please have it checked. ...Read more

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Lump on tonsil and swollen tonsil?

Lump on tonsil and swollen tonsil?

Tonsilitis: Sounds like an infection of the tonsils. Call your primary for evaluation and treatment with proper antibiotic. Untreated infection may create problem in the future. ...Read more

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Dark gray #14 tooth. Bump between hard palate and maxilla bone. No tooth pain. Hurts to press hard on bump. No discoloration of palate. Bump is spongy?

Dark gray #14 tooth. Bump between hard palate and maxilla bone. No tooth pain. Hurts to press hard on bump. No discoloration of palate. Bump is spongy?

Abcesses: It sounds like you may have an abcess. The fact that your tooth is discolored is consistent with this finding. The tooth may be non-vital ("dead"), and the pain and sponginess may be due to the abcess enlarging and the pus attempting to exit from under the tissues that cover the hard palate. Contact your dds as soon as possible and keep the area clean. Warm salt water rinses should help today. ...Read more

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Hard pea sized lump under skin around earlobe?

Hard pea sized lump under skin around earlobe?

Lymph node, salivary: Adjacent to the ear lobe is the parotid salivary gland and lymph nodes so the lump could be from one of these structures. Also can have skin cysts in this location. Suggest watching it and to see ENT if it gets bigger or if there is pain or tenderness to touch. ...Read more

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Right throat lump?

Right throat lump?

Lumps and bumps: Any lump or bump you notice in the throat, head and neck region needs to be checked by your local ent. Lumps or masses are not normal. ...Read more

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Pea sized lump on labia minora painful?

Pea sized lump on  labia  minora   painful?

Need evaluation: See your doctor. Could be benign nodule but warrants further evaluation to ensure not a sexually transmitted disease or other cause. ...Read more

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Pea sized moveable semi hard lump in bucal mucosa/cheek tender felt one week ago. Above jaw line at lower molar.Not seen inside mouth cancer ..?

Pea sized moveable semi hard lump in bucal mucosa/cheek  tender  felt one week ago.  Above jaw line at lower molar.Not seen inside mouth  cancer ..?

Can't tell: Not a question that can be answered in this forum. Please see your Dentist for an examination and a differential diagnosis. Any pain/bleeding/swelling should be immediately investigated. You have swelling...please check it out. ...Read more

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Sore hard lump inside fleshy base of thumb?

Sore hard lump inside fleshy base of thumb?

See your doctor: A doctor would need to see the lump in order to diagnosis it and treat it. ...Read more

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I have painful lump inside cheek near wisdom tooth. Help?

I have painful lump inside cheek near wisdom tooth. Help?

Painful lump: That sounds like an infections which would require immediate treatment. Call and see your dentist as soon as possible. It might require removal of the wisdom tooth. ...Read more

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Small hard lump under left jaw, sore throat on left too. Lump doesn't hurt or move around.

Small hard lump under left jaw, sore throat on left too. Lump doesn't hurt or move around.

It may be an: inflamed lymph node. Your doctor would be able to confirm diagnosis. Take care. ...Read more

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Sore hard lump in mouth, why?

Sore hard lump in mouth, why?

Can't diagnose with: available info. Consider dental or medical eval for accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can red lumps on my palatopharyngeal arch be cancer?

Can red lumps on my palatopharyngeal arch be cancer?

Can't tell: Could be, or maybe not. You need to see your family doc or perhaps an ENT specialist. If you use tobacco in any form or abuse alcohol, please quit today. Best to you. ...Read more

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Abcess? Lump on lower jaw corner?

Abcess? Lump on lower jaw corner?

Hard to tell: It depends on your symptoms. Do you have a fever, pain, redness then maybe an abscess. If those symptoms don't exist then potentially a lymph node or other mass. You should see your doctor to better evaluate. ...Read more

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Large non-painful, firm lump between collarbone and left breast - Is this cancerous?

Get it examines: There is no way to tell in this virtual forum if the lump is cancerous or not. Please have the lump examined by a MD to make that determination. ...Read more