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Growth under my tongue.
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An_224260 posted:
Hello,

I recently started feeling a bit of tenderness under my tongue, and when I first looked to see why, I noticed a white spot underneath on the muscle on the right side of my mouth. I thought it was just something caused by something I ate, but it hasn't gone away yet. Today I was looking at it again, and noticed that it is actually some sort of growth or flap of skin, and I'm extremely concerned with it now. I took a picture with my phone, but am not sure how to upload it here. Does anyone have any information based on the limited description I gave?

Thanks to anyone that can help.
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Zev Kaufman, DDS responded:
Dear Anon 175007:
What you are describing can be a skin tag, an infection, or any other type of lesion. The problem is that every lesion (sore, growth, etc.) has a history that has to be investigated, as well as signs and symptoms that have to be described by a professional. It is very difficult and dangerous to have a diagnosis over such a limited forum such as this.
The rule of two weeks applies here: if it last for more than two weeks, go to the dentist and have this examined. Health if First. Please go see your dentist.
Best of luck,
Dr. Zev Kaufman
 
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justconcerned84 replied to Zev Kaufman, DDS's response:
Thanks for your response. I bought a new toothbrush and started using a mouth rinse that has hydrogen peroxide in it, and it seems to have cleared up. I'm still watching it, but it has gone away for now. If it comes back, I will certainly see a dentist. I'm just really trying to avoid any new medical expenses because I'm not currently covered by insurance at work. Thanks again!

J
 
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worriedmumemma replied to Zev Kaufman, DDS's response:
Please can you help me,this is a picture of my 14 year old daughter. She has this lump under her tongue and i don't like the look of it. Thanks
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steffanymohan responded:
There are many conditions that can cause a lump under the tongue. You need to get it checked. See your dentist if you have any kind of discomfort.


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