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Sore throat, lump on roof of mouth, sore to touch, tiny hole and white discolouration around lump. Causes and treatment?

hi there, i have had a sore throat for the past three days and a lump has been on the roof of my mouth, hard and sore to touch. on checking the lump tonight i have noticed there is a tiny hole appearing and now seems to be turning white around the lump. I would be obliged if someone could advise me to what this could be as I am now starting to worry. Many Thanks
Asked On : Sun, 24 Jun 2012
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hi jennifer.this seems to be a viral not worry,most viral infections are self limiting.this does not look like cancer.
Answered: Sun, 24 Jun 2012
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