Bump on the Roof of the Mouth: Cancer?

Lumps or bumps on the roof of the mouth are usually easily treated. However, if the bump does not clear up quickly, a dentist should be consulted who may refer the patient to a doctor.

Very rarely, lumps or patches on the roof of the mouth can indicate the presence of a serious medical condition including oral cancer whose symptoms include:

– Rapidly growing bump

– Open and bleeding sores

– Oddly shaped patches of tissue

While it is important “to give (any) sores time to heal”, and a dentist will routinely check for oral cancer while examining a patient’s teeth, any persistent oral problems should not be ignored. Read more on the subject at https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/323063.php