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Hello, I have a strange little white bump, that appeared on

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Hello, I have a strange little white bump, that appeared on the bottom of my mouth, under my tongue. Its very tiny, but appeared today and i feel it under there, somewhat annoying. I also noticed a little red mark on the inside if my lip. Just curious what can cause these things. Should I worry?

mysticdoc :

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mysticdoc :

Hi there,


I am Mysticdoc, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.


I am here to help you with your concerns.

mysticdoc :

Tiny white bump can be a stress ulcer commonly.

mysticdoc :

Also hot beverages or food can cause this.

Customer:

hello

mysticdoc :

Red mark is also related to that likely.

Customer:

hmm

Customer:

will it go away?

mysticdoc :

Viral infection is another possibility.

mysticdoc :

Yes they do over a week or so.

mysticdoc :

Also toothbrush injury can cause them.

Customer:

its a little raised, hard nodule.

mysticdoc :

under the tongue?

Customer:

i dont feel sick on any other way right now

Customer:

like i virus

mysticdoc :

ok

Customer:

but maybe i would catch it without knowing

Customer:

would i have other symtoms?

Customer:

let me try a picture to show you

mysticdoc :

ok that will be helpful

mysticdoc :

sometimes not

Customer:

i am posing now

Customer:

posting now

Customer:

thanks for patience

mysticdoc :

ok

Customer:

http://s867.photobucket.com/user/Customer/media/tongue_2_zpscdb9e2f7.jpg.html

Customer:

http://s867.photobucket.com/user/Customer/media/Tongue_1_zpsb4189540.jpg.html

mysticdoc :

Thanks for the pictures.

mysticdoc :

They do not seem concerning.

mysticdoc :

Not infection.

Customer:

can you see them

mysticdoc :

They are likely due to the trauma related --toothbrush, food etc.

Customer:

or is it blurry and too small

mysticdoc :

Yes I did.

mysticdoc :

No pretty clear to me.

Customer:

so probably not ciral

Customer:

vitral

Customer:

viral

mysticdoc :

They are likely formed from the fibrous tissue.

mysticdoc :

not viral infection.

Customer:

oh ok

Customer:

thanks so mcuh

Customer:

much

Customer:

does the rest of the mouth look normal

Customer:

as far as you can tell

Customer:

would allergy ever cause this

mysticdoc :

yes rest of the mouth look normal.

mysticdoc :

not likely allergy related.

Customer:

ok, thanks,

Customer:

ill will log off for no

Customer:

now

mysticdoc :

ok no problem.

mysticdoc :

Best wishes,

Customer:

nite

mysticdoc :

It was my pleasure to help you today.
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