Hi everyone, I hope I can get an answer here. Two weeks ago I was diagnosed with geographic tongue after taking amoxicillin and metronizadole for 2 weeks to treat h-pylori. Yesterday I noticed what seems to be a lump(swelling) on the right lateral side of the tongue, very deep inside(right where the portion of the tongue that you can move ends). The thing is composed of 3-4 little things(folliate papillae?). It is of the same colour as is the tongue on the lateral and you can easy move it around and even separate the 3-4 components. My question is: does this resemble tongue cancer in any way, or it could be foliate papillitis:inflamation (inflammation) of the foliate papillae. I am concerned that the enlargement of the papillae is present only on the right lateral side, is that normal in foliate papillitis or is it cancer?
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