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Dr. Gregory LaMorte
41 years experience Periodontics
Evauation needed: The sore needs to be examined to make sure it is not something serious. Have it checked today.

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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Harris
32 years experience Family Medicine
Probably a cold sore: You may have a canker sore caused by the herpes virus. These are especially painful little lesions that may occur in the mouth. They may be so painf ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Stoner
37 years experience Orthodontics
No: See your orthodontist
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Hmmmmmm.: I'm not sure if i personally would agree with that observation. Smoking can and will cause changes to the soft tissues of your mouth, including the pa ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Go see your DR: For prescription of antiviral meds and perhaps some antibiotics if there's some pus. In the meantime take motrin, gargle with warm salt water with per ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Koos
20 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Soreness: Could be from injection site when numbing the greater palatine nerve or from some soft tissue reflection during the procedure. Should subside within ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
50 years experience Dentistry
Probably not allergy: This sounds very much like a viral infection. Herpangina, herpetic stomatitis, and hand-foot-and mouth disease all have similar symptoms. All will he ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Earl Sandroff
42 years experience Dentistry
An outbreak. : Sounds like you have an outbreak of cold sores. They do come in numbers sometimes and the best thing do is go to your dentist or md and get a script ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Dalin
40 years experience Dentistry
Bump and throat: Can be a lot of different things...One possibility is a torus (harmless bone that occurs in a lot of people) if it is is right in the middle. If it is ... 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 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Many?: Since we do not know what causes canker sores, the remedies are many. One approach is to apply a topical broad-spectrum antibiotic a few times a day. ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Benda, jr
33 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Viral pharyngitis: Viral illnesses will frequently cause mouth ulcers, and the fever is low grade. These are usually short course of illness, less than two weeks. The m ... Read More
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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 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Normally not: In normal anatomical and physiological condition it is not supposed to touch the base of our tongue. Enlargement or swelling of the uvula is known as ... Read More
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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 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
42 years experience Dentistry
Possibly: See your dentist or oral surgeon to perform a thorough evaluation to determine if your "bad" wisdom teeth are the cause of your symptoms and to take t ... Read More
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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 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
24 years experience Infectious Disease
URI: Sounds like the common cold with post nasal sinus discharge (also known as nasopharyngitis, rhinopharyngitis, acute coryza).
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Kong
Dr. John Kong answered
17 years experience Dentistry
See a dentist: See a dentist. Not possible to give you an answer here without clinical examination and xrays.
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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 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Problems: You have quite a number of dental problems and each need to be addressed. When was you last dental exam? You need a one on one comprehensive evaluatio ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Viral: Possibly viral infection given the season. Allergy is another consideration. If you have other symptoms, please relay those.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory LaMorte
41 years experience Periodontics
Many reasons: Have an examination with a dentist. Someone with oral medicine experience would be a good bet.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Chronic pharyngitis: can be due to several infectious agents, swollen lymph glands are expected, you need to see your doctor for evaluation , whether you need an antibio ... Read More

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