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Discoloration on roof of mouth

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial 46 years experience
Hard to say: Hard to say without more information. Recent, forever? If it concerns you, get evaluated by oral & maxillofacial surgeon
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
See a neurologist: There are many neurological tests that can numbness in your mouth. These tests help determine the cause of the symptoms. See a neurologist for evaluat... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gustavo Ruiz de Castilla
Periodontics 33 years experience
Common: Herpes simplex virus - 1 (oral herpes) infections are common in the United States. About 68 % of the population are carriers of the virus. This infect... Read More
Dr. Jamielynn Hanam-jahr
Specializes in Cosmetic Dentistry
Yes.: Especially when it occurs just around the time you have had another viral infection such as the cold or the flu.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
See dentist: Very hard to diagnose your condition without looking at it. Are the bumps hard or soft? How long do you have them? Have they changed size? All these q... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Meng Syn
Dr. Meng Synanswered
Dentistry 39 years experience
See a Dentist: There are many, many things that can cause soreness in the roof of your mouth. The most common I have observed is inflamation due to dryness. The ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvaro Lazo
Dentistry 25 years experience
Two ways: One would be with surgery and the other with an appliance all the depends on location and size.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Frymark
Dentistry 47 years experience
Watch it everyday: Mouth sores are ubiquitous--they happen to everyone. Most are simple and benign, some are dangerous. Keep an eye on it for several days. Is it ge... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
Dentistry 40 years experience
Not normal: It could be a few things from pizza burns to some form of pathology. If it does not go away within a week or two, i would suggest a visit to a dentis... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Sampson
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 27 years experience
Yes, if...: It lasts more than a week you should have it looked at.
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 55 years experience
Possibly: The tongue is well known to have the vast majority of taste buds. Although there is some uncertainty as to whether or not the palate also has taste b... Read More
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