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lumps under tongue, please help
« on: June 10, 2014, 06:31:00 PM »
I can't stop worrying.  Ive found little lumps under my tongue like on my jaw behind my teeth, 2 on each side in the same places and ive got one behind my two front bottom teeth near the bit that attaches your tongue, I can move it around with my tongue. Its like a quater of a pea size. Ive no idea if its alway been there, im so scared that its mouth cancer, I'm only 20 and I dont wamt to die. I have dentist check ups every 6 months and he has never seen anything abnormal, ive noticed these lumps for about 3 months. Im annoying everyone around me by keep mentioning it, my mum says she has lumps too and its normal but im terrified, im too scared to go to my doctor and be told I'm dying. I cannot calm down. I hate anxiety
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Re: lumps under tongue, please help
« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2014, 06:32:01 PM »
Ive lookes on google and it's only made it worse :'(
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Re: lumps under tongue, please help
« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2014, 07:31:42 PM »
Do you get tonsil stones? I get these same bumps too, I think they are normal atleast for me, I've had them for years.
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Re: lumps under tongue, please help
« Reply #3 on: June 10, 2014, 07:37:42 PM »
Hi...
It sounds like you are talking about your submandibular duct...it's where your saliva comes from. I have these little small pea sized lumps too and can also move them with my tongue...been there my whole life. Nothin to worry about!
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Re: lumps under tongue, please help
« Reply #4 on: June 10, 2014, 07:41:09 PM »
Yes I used to get them a lot but then I had my tonsils taken out! Everyone ive spoken to tells me the bumps are normal, why can't I just believe them?! Its like my brain just won't let me forget about it  >:(

Thankyou everyone for answering my post!
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Re: lumps under tongue, please help
« Reply #5 on: June 11, 2014, 12:06:07 AM »
If they're on your jawbone, they're probably tori. Very common and harmless.
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Re: lumps under tongue, please help
« Reply #6 on: June 11, 2014, 07:32:27 AM »
Sounds like submandibular duct. This is where your saliva comes from and sometimes they can get blocked. I've got one that always gets blocked but completely fine.
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Re: lumps under tongue, please help
« Reply #7 on: June 11, 2014, 06:56:23 PM »
Thankyou everyone, I've calmed down now a bit!.
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Re: lumps under tongue, please help
« Reply #8 on: June 16, 2014, 07:55:06 AM »
Wellll, im obsessing over the lumps again arghh, i cant stop checking my mouth n then looking on google!
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Re: lumps under tongue, please help
« Reply #9 on: June 16, 2014, 07:58:11 AM »
Did you google submandibular duct?? I swear, that's what it is.
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Re: lumps under tongue, please help
« Reply #10 on: June 16, 2014, 08:07:18 AM »
Yes ive just had a look, it does sound like it could be that! Thanks. Can you feel yours with your tongue? I cant stop messing with it, I should probably stop that
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Re: lumps under tongue, please help
« Reply #11 on: June 16, 2014, 08:24:26 AM »
Ive just realised, it goes smaller after I eat. Maybe it is normal then.. Sorry everyone, I'm such a pain!  :(
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Re: lumps under tongue, please help
« Reply #12 on: June 16, 2014, 08:35:31 AM »
Yes I can feel them with my tongue, I can even move them around a bit. They've been there my whole life...I literally feel them every day and don't even think about it.
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