I am a 52 year old male. I have a lump just on top of my soft palate next to uvula. The lump was pink or red, medium and painless without bleeding. Three weeks ago, I found it, and I did not notice anything before. There is no such history in my family. I visited my GP, and he referred me to an oral surgeon. Is the lump, a dangerous one? What would you recommend for it to subside? I have uploaded my lump photos. It is not painful even if I touch the lump with my tongue. After doing warm salt water gargle, the lump reduced a bit. I am not a smoker. I am a known diabetic and hypertensive. I do not have a cough or throat problem now or before.
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Based on your query and attached images (attachment removed to protect patient identity), my opinion is as follows:
Excision biopsy of the lesion.Probable diagnosis:
Squamous papilloma.Regarding follow up:
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Thank you doctor,
It is not painful. Do you think it as a dangerous lump? I am going to meet an oral surgeon tomorrow. When I asked one of my friends, who is an ENT doctor, through email with the above photos, he said that it could be a papilloma or oral wart. Is that lump curable? Should I stop doing salt water gargle? Please advise.
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