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Oral Cancer

Recurring Bumps on Tongue Filled with Blood

12/04/2007

Question:

It happened to me several times (usually when I drink tea), a blood bump appears in a matter of seconds on the side of my tongue,I can squeeze this bump, blood coming out and bump disappearing. What is wrong with my tongue?

Answer:

It is not clear what this could be from your description. If it keeps recurring, it should be looked at by an oral surgeon or ENT specialist for evaluation.

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Response by:

Amit  Agrawal, MD Amit Agrawal, MD
Associate Professor of Otolaryngology
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University