This question was answered on Fri 05, Feb 2010 10:34pm by Dr. Srivastava

Colorless bump in mouth

    
Asked by cdog31894 0 on Thu 04, Feb 2010 08:17pm

I have been smoking for bout a year now and started dipping recently for bout 2 to 3 months now. I have a colorless bump on the inside of my lip. it is small and hard, im concerned it may be cancer. my gum isn't red or white around the bump. can someone help me out with some information about it? thanks and much appreciated.

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Answer by Dr. Srivastava  on Fri 05, Feb 2010 10:34pm:

Hi, This bump could be a mucocele (more common on lower lip but can occur any where in mouth) which is transparent swelling due to obstruction/rupture of minor salivary glands. It may heal upon itself or rupture spontaneously to heal. Other possibilities could be fibroma (usually pink and hard to touch),granuloma (nearer to gums) and rarely any malignancy but to reach to diagnosis you need to get yourself examined by a dentist or physician. Hope this helps.
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