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Have pea sized lump on tongue side, grows with sinus infection. Had allergies during pregnancy

During pregnancy i hard bad allergies, i notice a little lump on the left side of my tongue its not painful dont even notice its there unless I look at it. But I notices every time my sinus get infected badly it grows a little. just a pea size. i am very worried. could it be a sign or oral. I am 28 years dont smoke or drink.
Asked On : Thu, 18 Apr 2013
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Dentist 's  Response
Hello and welcome to hcm,

Gum infections are common during pregnancy.
Such pregnancy gingivitis has to be treated by maintaining good oral hygiene.
Get your teeth cleaned.
Use chlorhexidine mouthrinse to gargle.
Rinse your mouth after every meals.
Get the pus within the lump drained thro- curettage.
Please do visit your dentist for further evaluation.
Use soft-bristled toothbrush to clean your teeth.
Hope this helps.
Answered: Sat, 20 Apr 2013
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Dentist Dr. Qazi Ammara's  Response

Thanks for asking the query,

There are many reasons because of which you develop bump on tongue few are;
-Accidental trauma due to biting or scalding.
-canker sores, ulcers.
-enlarged papillae if becomes inflammed.
-Medical comditions including diabetes, anaemia.
-Oral cancers which is associated with tobacco chewing and smoking.

So a detailed clinical evaluation by your Dentist is needed to confirm the cause and plan appropriate treatment. I would encourage you to get a checkup done by Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon.

Meantime you maintain a good oral hygiene, clean your slowly tongue with a tongue scraper or soft bristle toothbrush, use antiseptic mouthwash gargles twice daily.

Hope this helps out.

Answered: Thu, 18 Apr 2013
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Dentist Dr. Anshumala Singh's  Response
Dear friend.
Thanks for sharing your concern.
Lesions on tongue develops due to many reasons like.
1.Traumatic bite.
2.Any jagged tooth in adjacent areas causing soreness.
3.Apthous ulceration.
4.Inflammed papillae.
5.Vitamin deficiency and anaemias
6.Rarely a malignancy can also cause this.
Here keeping in consideration your present health i would suggest you to visit your dentist for oral check up once.
You can do symptomatic treatment like antiseptic mouth rinsing.
warm saline rinses.
local application of dologel.
and you can also start multivitamin.
observe for 15 days if the symptoms still persists you can go for biopsy,for the lesion on your tongue.
hope it helps.
thank.take lots of care.
Answered: Thu, 18 Apr 2013
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Dentist Dr. Gunjan Gupta's  Response
Thanks for writing in.
I read your problem,there could be following possibilities-

1.Traumatic bite,because of incorrect filling/sharp teeth edges etc.......
2. apthous ulcer.
3. inflammed papilla etc.........

But as you said,it is not painful.
It is painful only at the time when you have sinusitis.

I would like to suggest you please visit an oral surgeon as soon as possible and get the thorough examination done and take a proper treatment accordingly.
Nothing to get worried.
Take Care

Dr. Gunjan Gupta
Answered: Fri, 19 Apr 2013
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Hello dear
This lump is not related to your sinusitis or allergies.It can be due to persistant trauma from your sharp tooth or it can be a papilloma (A benign growth). So it is better to consult an oral surgeon .Dont wait a long.
Dr. Amit K. Gaba
Answered: Thu, 18 Apr 2013
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