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small painful lump on fenulum

My son felt a burning flow of maybe acid reflux stuff in neck directly under his chin where the tounge is on the right side. He then felt pain & burning from that area travel to the fenulum( under tounge) & a lump appeared that is very painful, could this be a salivatory gland issue? He can not even eat yogurt or the discomfort is almost unbearable. This happened as he was eating ice cream, don't know if that is related or not.
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612551 tn?1450025775
Sorry I can't be of more help. In fact I opened mainly because I didn't know what a fenulum is, how is it this word is in your vocabulary? Are you a medical person?  May not be relevant, but my point may have something to do with the lack of responses.

From what you describe I can only say, see a doctor.
4763188 tn?1358871879
You made a very good point, thank u! Fenulum actually wasn't a part of my vocabulary until yesterday, I googled the tissue that attached to the tounge since that's where the lump was located. I got my son into his Dr and it turned out to be a stopped up saliva gland but it relieved itself thankfully!! I the pressure became enough that the lump busted and the saliva inside came out. He was lucky that it took care of itself because they don't always do that and it was very painful. When it did finally bust the pain immediately began to subside. Thanks for ur response ill remember the point u made next time I post a question and I'm not in the medical field I just thought it would be better to ask about it using the medical term but I think u were right. Thanks again!!!
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