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Painless Lump Under Tongue
Could be normal: There are lumps that are in the back area of the tongue that are normal. You might consider comparing them to an online diagram or photo. If there is no change in the shape or size or color I would not worry. If there is a change or you want to be sure that there is no problem, have your dentist take a look. ...Read more
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
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
I have noticed a hard painless lump on the right top of my tongue. No discoloration and not very noticeable. What could this be?
Contact dentist: Did you see your dentist? Did the dentist perform an oral cancer screen? There are many variables, from biting your tongue to something more ominous. See the dentist and if needed, you will be referred to an oral maxillofacial surgeon for a follow up and possible biopsy. ...Read more
I have small fleshy lumps on back of my tongue about 20. Feels like food stuck on my tongue. They just appeared outa nowhere. Painless. But annoyin?
Papillae: Thet are notmal, do not worry.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have painless two small lumps on my tongue near molar. Was wondering can syphilis start it's effect in 24hours?
Swollen papillae: The most common cause of tongue bumps are swollen papillae--the normal bumps that give your tongue a rough texture enabling eating, taste and temperature sensing. They may get irritated and slightly swollen related to stress or particular foods. Chronic irritation can cause of fibroma, or other benign cysts or even cancer may develop. Infections include HPV and syphilis, but not that fast. See doc ...Read more
Noticed painless lumps down each side of my tongue. They are not lesions, just raised bumps almost symmetrical and down each side.
Small clear bump/lump under bottom side if tongue. Becomes red while looking at it and then clear again. Has small white center. No pain.
Possible Ranula: A ranula presents as a fluid filled bubble on the floor of the mouth under the tongue. It is caused by a blocked salivary gland. The saliva can't get out so it backs up and creates a bubble. Small ranulas can often resolve on their own. Larger ones (shown here) may require surgical removal. If it reoccurs have it evaluated by an oral surgeon otherwise don't worry as it has resolved on its own. ...Read more
My daughter has a strange lump under tongue. Has radiated to other side. No pain, just suddenly appeared. No discoloration. I have a photo.?
Tongue abnormalities are treated best by the speciality Otolarygology or ENT (ear, nose, and throat) doctors.
Could be tumor that needs biopsy and diagnosis. Could be blocked salivary duct, stone, or even blood clot.
More information is needed in addition to the photo.
Best to start with a PCP and then specialist if needed. ...Read more
Painless, small&invisible lump inside the lower part of the left cheek (I feel it with my tongue). I had it for a year. Could it be something serious?
Lump inside cheek: Painless, small&invisible lump inside the lower part of the left cheek (I feel it with my tongue). I had it for a year. Could it be something serious? ANS: Could be but need more history. Do you smoke or chew or dip tobacco? Is so stop. You need too have a Dr or dentist look in your mouth. Let us know what it is. ...Read more
16 y/o. 2 Small lump inside tongue. No pain. Had 1 for years but a second has now appeared. Don't smoke. Very scared its cancer. What else cold it be?
Few things: There are several benign lesions that can occur with the tongue. There are benign muscle tumors called Rhabdomyomas as one possibility. I do recommend you see your primary care provider, and possibly an ENT surgeon to discuss possibilities once they make a diagnosis. ...Read more
Can tongue cancer start from the inside of you're tongue (near the tip)? I have had a mostly painless lump for 8 years, I'm 16, don't smoke.
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.
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
I have painless two red lump on my tongue, near molar. I gave cunnilingus 2 days ago without protection. Is there any chance it might be syphilis? ...
16, have a pea sized lump inside tongue for many years. No pain I'm scared that its cancer. Don't smoke/drink. Already seen dr an he has no idea. Ideas?
May be a fibroma: Fibromas are benign and can be in the tongue for long times without any symptoms. See an ENT physician most likely benign not cancerous. ...Read more
After last tooth clearing I developed a white bump on my tongue which was painful for a week-then no pain but lump remains after 3rd week with no pain?
Don't know: I don't know, so get checked by dentist for the presence of some toxin, pathogen, or allergen as the cause of the white tongue bump ...Read more
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
Many fleshy bumps/lumps (like texture of taste buds on tongue, but larger & more pronounced) on inner layer of labia minora. Normal? (no pain. Virgin)
16 y/o. Soft lump in tip of tongue for 6 years, no pain or swelling. Doctor doesn't know what it is, kinda worried but I don't know what it is. Ideas?
Best thing to do: Then is see dermatologist or oral surgeon for biopsy. It is probably benign but a biopsy will confirm that. ...Read more
I noticed a small lump under my tongue, behind my front teeth that seems to be at the bottom of my gums. It's painless and moveable. It hasn't grown.?
Suspicious lump?: Regardless the cause... I would advise you to have the lump under the tongue examined by a dentist or dental specialist (e.g. oral surgeon, OFP). Any suspicious lump that does not resolve itself in 2-3 weeks should be evaluated. ...Read more
For 8 years have had 2 pea sized lumps inside tongue, no pain or swelling. Seeing a doctor tommorow, hope not cancer. Could it be a cyst or something?
Cyst possible: Since they have been present for 8 years, unlikely to be cancerous. The tongue can be somewhat lumpy and irregular. Sometimes cysts or even enlarged taste bud tissue can form in the tongue. Good luck tomorow at your appointment ...Read more
Small red painless bumps/lumps in the back of my throat, not on my tongue, just throat, what could this be?
Bumps from PND:
When you have postnasal drip, the drainage goes via lllymphatics to the back of the throat. Those bumps are simply organized tiny tonsils to stop the infection from spreading. Drink lots of green tea with lemon to help the nose.
If you are bothered by chronic sinus, ask your doctor about using the Hydro Pulse Nasal/Sinus Irrigator. It pulses and restores good cilia movement.
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I've got a small fleshy coloured lump/yellow on the part that attaches my tongue to roof of my mouth in front on tonsil. No pain or other symptoms?
Pillars of Fauces: May just be a normal part of your anatomy. Is this something that just appeared or has this "lump" been present for years? Without any info on social habits, smoking, dipping, etc, an examination by your local dentist should answer your question definitively. ...Read more
Have painless movable very small lumps front bottom inside of mouth some same skin colour some slightly white. Been about a week I don't smoke?
See oral surgeon: Hard to say without exam. See oral surgeon for exam/assessment. ...Read more
Bony overgrowth: If this lump is hard and has been very slowly growing, it most likely is a palatal tori. This is an overgrowth of bone and is quite common. It usually does not require any treatment but can become irritated or scratched at times. However, if the lump has developed very rapidly or is soft and spongy, you should see your dentist asap for evaluation to rule out an abscess, cyst, or other pathology. ...Read more
Have painless movable very small lumps front bottom inside of mouth some same skin colour some slightly white. Been about a week no change in size
The good news..: ..is that they are movable and painless. The white part is not so good...that may be something called leukoplakia, often related to smoking. If you smoke, most important thing is to stop. You should be concerned about lumps in your mouth if they enlarge, bleed, last longer than 1-2 weeks, are painful. So you can continue to watch them another week, and if they persist, see dentist/oral specialist ...Read more
What are the chances of a lump on the hard palate of my mouth cancerous? It feels hard and is painless.
Inner side of my left cheek seems puffier more prominent than the right side. No pain. Not a lump just looks bigger when I open my mouth Is itcancer?
New?: If this is new, see a dentist or your GP and get it checked. If it's always been that way, no worries! The human body is asymmetric (as is all Fine Art) and one half does not look exactly like the other half. ...Read more
LUMPS INSIDE MOUTH:
WHAT IS THE QUESTION?
DO SEE YOUR PCP.
IT COULD BE ANYTHING, BUT I DO NOT THINK IT IS SOMETHING TO BE WORRIED ABOUT.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR QUESTION. ...Read more