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Old 03-11-2011, 10:22 AM   #1
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notenoughmoney HB User
Unhappy Lumps...multiple

Basically I smoked for about a year, 12 a day and gave up recently. Since I have discovered a lump at the base of the gum in my lower jaw. It is small, about the size of a lentil, hard but moveable and I haven't noticed any pain or significant growth...maybe a millimeter or two in 3 weeks. Not long after noticing the small lump I stumbled upon a much larger lump at the back of my tongue dead center, (about the size of a pea). Now the lump at the back may have been there since I was born its that far back I can't be certain but it's fixed in place, once again no pain and I haven't noticed any growth in that either...basically given that i smoked for a year should I be concerned...I'm going to the doctor on monday but i'd like to get some sleep before then.

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Old 05-18-2011, 06:24 PM   #2
Join Date: May 2011
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youngdream HB User
Re: Lumps...multiple

wow, im in the same boat man - smoked for just under a year too (in my 20's, how old are you?) i went to my docs and they didnt seem to think there were any problems at all, im still unsure so am booking a dentist app

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