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Small spot like pimple on tongue looks big now. Painful to eat and talk. What to do?

my mother age is 63 the bisep report is not clear for her tongue, the small emerging spots like pimple (2 to 3) middle leftside part of the tongue now merged and it looks big now (within 8 days) earlier doct. say no problem but now she is having pain in mouth, ear, painful to eat and talk. new doctor(dentist) tells she needs operation (tumer) what to do.
Asked On : Sat, 23 Mar 2013
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ENT Specialist 's  Response
You must consult an ENT specialist and get her examined.
If required a repeat biopsy can be done and if the ENT surgeon feels then an Excision biopsy can be done .
In excision biopsy the whole of the lesion will be removed and sent for Biopsy reporting.
Sometimes the initial biopsy is negative as the lesion in bit inside the mucosa and may be taken from a non representative place .
So it will be better if you get done excision biopsy.
You must hurry up as these tongue lesions are very notorious and grow fast. so it needs to be removed and biopsy done .
Answered: Mon, 15 Jul 2013
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