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Not able to eat due to a painful lump in the tongue. Pain in the jaw, gums, ear and neck. What could it be?

I have a hard lump inside (not on top or under) my tongue . It hurts to talk, eat, swallow ect. And its causing my teeth , gums, jaw, ear and neck to hurt. When I squish/pinch it between my fingers its very hard and a little mobileBut not much I do not have a fever or nausea , its not discolored or swollen just a painful lump what could this be?
Asked On : Mon, 21 Jan 2013
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Jan 2013
Thanks for posting your query.
With the described features, there appears to be a large lump inside the tongue as it is interfering with routine oral activities.
You should consult with general surgeon and should go for thorough check up.
There could be possibility of fibroma. lipoma and ranula formation (a type of cyst).
Exact diagnosis can only be made only after examination.
All these pathologies may require surgery for relief of hindrance.
Take care,
Dr. Mayank Bhargava

Answered: Mon, 21 Jan 2013
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