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Lump on lip. Had it operated. Why is it growing back? Due to biting?

i recently got a lump in my lower lip(inside)of the lower lip.I am 28 years old.I had got the same thing when i was 17-18 years old some 10 years back and doctors had operated it.They said that i had the habit of biting that area wid teeth .I recently do not remember biting myself accidentally or intentionally but i have again got the same kind of lump and it isgrowing painful day by day.I am in US and i am scared to go to doctor since he will again ask me to get operated.Pls suggest me what to do?
Asked On : Sat, 30 Jun 2012
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Dentist 's  Response
hello and welcome to HCM forum,
the history presented by you suggests that you have got a tendency to get this lump again and again,
i would recommend that before getting it operated again just get the biopsy done so that the cause of this problem as well treatment is well decided.
visit a oral surgeon or an oral pathologist so that biopsy can be done, do not worry there is treatment for this problem.
first of all knowing the cause is important.
i wish you good health,
take care.
Answered: Mon, 23 Jul 2012
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