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Dental and Oral Health (Adults)

Small White Lump

08/09/2010

Question:

my 5 year old has a small white lump on bottom of tongue, and seems to be growing.

Answer:

Although what you describe is unlikely to be serious, anything that seems to be growing deserves professional attention. I suggest an appointment with a pediatric dentist to evaluate the lump and provide treatment options if any are needed. Good luck! 

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Response by:

John R Kalmar, DMD, PhD John R Kalmar, DMD, PhD
Clinical Professor of Pathology
Associate Dean of Dentistry Administration
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University