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Bump on roof of mouth, sore throat, dry spot in throat. What it could be?

I have a small hard bump on the roof of my mouth. It is about the size of a bb. It comes and goes. It will be there for about 3-4 days, then go away. Then a week or so latter will reappear. It is on the back of the hard part, of the roof, a little of center to the left. Always comes back, in the same spot. Only one. I also notice a sore throat. More like there is a dry spot, in my throat, on the left side. It doesn't hurt to swallow . Just feels dry. The dry spot in throat has been there for about 3 months. The bump on the roof of my mouth ismore recent. It has been going on for about a month. What could it be? I have heard everything, from hiv to herpes, to cancer. Very scared.
Asked On : Fri, 12 Apr 2013
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ENT Specialist 's  Response
It is very difficult to comment what it is without examining.
You must consult an ENT specialist.
It could be an enlarged salivary gland.if not painful and recurring.
what you can do is
Betadine gargle 2 tsf in half glass of water three times a day
Do not eat hard food .avoid smoking and alcohol.

Answered: Fri, 12 Apr 2013
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