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I have a a cluster of blood filled lumps in my mouth,

Customer Question

I have a a cluster of blood filled lumps in my mouth, between my top lip and teeth.They have been there for years and sometimes are soft and sometimes hard. Are they dangerous?
JA: How long have you had the lump? Is it hard or soft?
Customer: I have had them for years and sometimes they are soft and other times hard, I try biting them but dont burst
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I have a cough that wont go away and I have had every test but it won't go away.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 9 months ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 9 months ago.

these are called oral cysts.

no, they are not dangerous.

if they are uncomfortable, they can be removed by an oral surgeon.

these oral cysts would not be causing your cough.

how old are you?

do you smoke?

have you had a pulmonary function test and a chest CT Scan to look at your lungs?