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I have a bruised colored nodule on my tongue...Its been there for 6 months...Doesn't hurt..But won't go away?

I have a bruised colored nodule on my tongue...Its been there for 6 months...Doesn't hurt..But won't go away?

Why are you waiting?: A bruised colored nodule is not a normal part of your anatomy. It should be examined by an oral surgeon to determine if a biopsy or excision is indicated. ...Read more

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Mouth (Definition)

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've noticed two hard nodules under the skin of my gum below my tongue. They're very small and there is no pain. Should I see the dentist or wait?

I've noticed two hard nodules under the skin of my gum below my tongue. They're very small and there is no pain. Should I see the dentist or wait?

Go now: Any pain, bleeding, or swelling should be immediately investigated. It may be as simple as a clogged salivary duct, or as complex as a neoplasm. See a Pro. Let the Dentist make the appropriate decisions with you. 5 most dangerous words in the English language, "Maybe it will go away." ...Read more

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Dry mouth and dry blood on tongue and bloody phlegm . Can it be caused from thyroid nodule ? Have been diagnosed with a 1cm nodule calcified within .

Dry mouth and dry blood on tongue and bloody phlegm . Can it be caused from thyroid nodule ? Have been diagnosed with a 1cm nodule  calcified within .

Not related: Thyroid calcifications will not bleed into the oral cavity. Dry mouth (and likely dry throat and nasal passages) will often result in blood from the gums or the delicate tissues of the nose. A bloody nose can reveal itself inwardly ("post-nasal drip") or externally when the nose is blown. Have your. ...Read more

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What is a small white nodule on the tomgue that hurt to touch?

What is a small white nodule on the tomgue that hurt to touch?

Lie bump: Small taste buds become inflamed and sore. Trauma, stress, acidic foods, and other unknown causes can produce these painful bumps. Commonly, they have been referred to as a "lie bump". ...Read more

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Can excision of nodules inside cheeks eliminate the excessive saliva in mouth and if so, how long before relief occurs?

Can excision of nodules inside cheeks eliminate the excessive saliva in mouth and if so, how long before relief  occurs?

Other options: Surgery for excessive saliva is a very poor choice. There are other ways of reducing saliva flow. Please understand that saliva has a protective function and reducing it may have neg, consequences. I would suggest seeing a dental specialist in oral medicine. ...Read more

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I think I have one nodular pimple on my chin. It hurts to move my mouth. Is there any way to make it go away faster? Should i see a dermatologist?

I think I have one nodular pimple on my chin. It hurts to move my mouth. Is there any way to make it go away faster? Should i see a dermatologist?

Sounds like a "boil": Try what is called spoon bathing. Wrap some material like gauze round a spoon to make a swab. Then dip it into boiling water and allow the steam from the "swab" to drift over the "boil" to provide heat. Be careful not to touch the skin with the heated "swab" and do not scald with the steam. It should be felt as a gentle heat applied to the "boil". It might come to a head this way and drain the pus. ...Read more

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I have multiple lesions dealin with the saliva gland n mouth n a nodule in thyroid i'm so afraid that it malignant i can't even sleep so scared help?

I have multiple lesions dealin with the saliva gland n mouth n a nodule in thyroid i'm so afraid  that it malignant i can't even sleep so scared help?

Relax: There should be no connection between salivary gland lesions and your thyroid. In your age group the vast majority of these lesions will be benign. You need to have them evaluated, but try to relax, as all of these things can be treated. ...Read more

Nodule (Definition)

Any growth or deposit in the body or on its surface may be casually termed a nodule until its character is determined by the familiarity of the physician with it or by the results of a biopsy if it is not so obvious. The term is casual ...Read more