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Ok can you tell me a little more about these bumps. Are they painful, how long they've been there, color, swelling? Or even upload/attach a couple pictures if you can. What is your main concern with the bumps?
Ok, I see them in the picture. What did the dentist and oral surgeon say as far as what they thought they were?
Ok. Well that is a good thing. Did the oral surgeon indicate a biopsy of the area to determine what type of tissue it is? And I'm asking to see what they suggested for follow-up, because my impression from the picture is not of cancerous origin.
They didn't think it was necessary or to wait? Also, who ordered the MRI?
I completely understand your concern based on you medical history. I also think that it is wise to be proactive in order to rule out pathology. Give me one moment as I write my answer to you.
So, what my impression of the bumps are is Fordyce granules. This is basically small sebaceous glands that you can see on the inside of your lips. So that is basically is normal anatomy (and may be the reason why your dentist, oral surgeon, ENT aren't overly concerned). That being said, some people have these spots and they appear more obvious and that may be why the MRI was ordered to rule out any pathology that the more prominent Fordyce spots are associated with. So this should calm your concern in regards ***** ***** is simply a variation of normal that you have. However, that being said if you want your mind at rest I would definitely go back a request a biopsy. They should Not deny you if you want one. I say this because with you HPV history, if these lesions are papilloma in nature they should be monitored for changes. The biopsy may reveal that they are benign papillomas, but even so that should be monitored yearly for changes (such as more of the little bumps). Does that make sense?
I agree with you that you should have some follow-up.