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Thursday, April 24, 2014
Could White bumps Under the Tongue be a Sign of Cancer?
I have white bumps under and along the side of my tongue. They dont hurt, I bit my tongue and looked to see how bad it was when I noticed the bumps. Could it be cancer, herpes, or a reaction to medicines I have been taking for a cold?
It is really not possible to make a diagnosis with your description. If the areas are still persistent, then you should have it examined by an ENT (ear, nose, throat) professional who can make recommendations.
Amit Agrawal, MD
Associate Professor of Otolaryngology
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University