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are there lymph nodes in the roof of your mouth

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Yash
46 years experience Dentistry
Herpes virus: The sore on your palate is probably a herpes viral infection. These ulcers normally last 10-14 days. They can be painful and cause other referred pai ... Read More
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Dr. R Lee Hinson
38 years experience Dentistry
Active/swollen nodes: Aka lymphadenopathy, that have been symptomatic for a year suggest a chronic problem w infection or systemic issues. This is not normal. Get to your o ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
36 years experience Wound care
Yes, nearby: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste ... Read More
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Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
Not exactly....: ....But your tonsils and adenoids are essentially lymph nodes.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
50 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Not ususally: There are lymph nodes in various places and you generally have no reason to seek them out. Even the tonsils are lymph tissue.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Austin Mackens
11 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe : If they are inside it could be a rare but serious medication side effect or infectious cause called Stevens-Johnson Syndrome. I would recommend an in ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Don't give up: Many cases of common mouth cancer that have made it to a few lymph nodes still get cures with today's rx.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Not necessarily: You most likely bit the inside of your check. If the lesion has not resolved on its own in about two weeks, let your dentist take a look and advise yo ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
No need to be scared: But it would be a great idea to have a local dentist examine you. You might have periodontal disease. Make the call for an appointment...
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Dr. Ajay Dhankhar
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LymphadenitisTrismus: Those are the names of what you describe. That is not a diagnosis but just the terms for your symptoms. Various problems in the head and neck can be r ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
No: The B12 shot isn't the cause. Your physician can help you look for the real explanation.
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