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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Bates
35 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Throat anatomy: I'm afraid it's not a simple yes or no answer. There isn't a lower palate and an upper palate. There's a hard palate and a soft palate. Neither of the ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
No way: No way to tell without an examination. May be anatomy, may be lesion, etc. See Dentist for exam. If you have been seeing Dentist regularly he/she w ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
Infiltration: Infiltration is a possibility. There are unrelated medical conditions, but amyloidosis and hypothyroidism must be considered.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
It's probably: It's probably that your jaw size or position of your teeth crowd the available space for your tongue. There are medical conditions that can cause an a ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
32 years experience Rheumatology
Possibly viral: Many types of throat infections can have sores in the mouth/tongue. Viral illnesses may be the most common. strep certainly can causes sores in the th ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Soreness: It appears that you may be developing a viral illness of the mouth.
A female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Internet Diagnosis: Can't help you unfortunately. Even the best internet doctors and dentists can't replace one on one doctor\patient exams and evaluations. I have no ide ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Needs to be seen: You will have to see a local dentist, primary care physician or ENT specialist. We cannot diagnose or treat patients over the internet. A medical and ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Infection: you may have an infection involving the tongue or gums. See a doctor to get a definitive diagnosics
A 76-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
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
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Kam
Dr. David Kam answered
35 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Taste buds: Small bumps on tongue diffusely are normal taste buds. See ENT if you are very bothered by this!
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Nonspecific: Non-specific symptoms. Try warm salt water rinses. If symptoms persist, see ENT doc or oral surgeon for exam.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Swollen throat: Sounds like an infection, go get seen and evaluated.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
35 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
See a dentist: No but you should have those areas checked by a dentist and please don't stop brushing your teeth.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
Have a doctor have: look and check you for candida (yeast) infection.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Ward
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Bumps: Could be minor salary glands. Hard lump could be stone in submandibular gland duct. Should have this checked by ENT as small salivary gland tumors can ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John DeWolf
39 years experience Dentistry
Wharton's Duct: On either side of the lingual frenum, the skin that looks like a vertical wall under your tongue.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felicia Mata
24 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Dry Mouth: Can also cause the symptoms mentioned. Use non alcoholic mouth rinse and drink non sugary fluids to moisten the throat and mouth. Observe though if th ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
Possible virus: These can all be symptoms of herpes virus. See your dentist to check your mouth.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Rather than guess: These types of situations require a personal clinical evaluation, along with some x-rays to determine cause. A proper diagnosis is recommended rather ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Perhaps: Strep throat, mononucleosis, or other viruses. For significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
TMJ dysfunction: See an oral surgeon: this sounds like TMJ syndrome with TMJ instability.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
?thrush: Get eval to rule out a possible thrush infection.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Asseff
27 years experience Dentistry
Yes: You could have a swollen lymph node under your tongue.
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