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What causes bump in the tongue?

so about a year ago i had my tongue pierced and about two to three months afterwards i took it out... now at the bottom part of my tongue where the hole was from the piercing there is now a bump there and it has been a concern to me i am just curious as to what this could be?
Fri, 25 Sep 2015
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Hi,Welcome to HCM.This could be due to impacted food with granuloma/ or could be mucous inclusion dermoid cyst/ or could be abscess at the pierced site.
Hope this would help you to resolve your query.

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Welcome with any other further query in this regard.
Good Day!!

Dr.Savaskar,
Senior Surgical Specialist
M.S.Genl-CVTS
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What causes bump in the tongue?

Hi,Welcome to HCM.This could be due to impacted food with granuloma/ or could be mucous inclusion dermoid cyst/ or could be abscess at the pierced site. Hope this would help you to resolve your query. Else Contact with a Followup Premium question to ME. Will appreciate your Hitting thanks and writing excellent review comments to help needy patients like you. Welcome with any other further query in this regard. Good Day!! Dr.Savaskar, Senior Surgical Specialist M.S.Genl-CVTS