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Forum Name: Head and Neck Cancer

Question: Lump behind lip


 HappyLady27 - Sun Dec 14, 2008 4:13 pm

Hello and happy holidays!

When you pull my bottom lip down on the underneath to the right side is a small little lump it dosent hurt it just was there when i Woke up yesterday. Should I be worried about this?

Thank you,
HappyLady27
 Dr. Tamer Fouad - Tue Jan 20, 2009 8:50 am

User avatar Hello,

You should have it checked. There's no way of telling what it is without an examination. It could something simple such as a mucocele which is an accumulation of mucus that happens after a salivary duct ruptures due to trauma.

Oral pathology requires examination to rule out more dangerous causes.

Best regards,

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