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roof of my mouth is sore and swollen

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
TRY: Gargling with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water).
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bert Bergland
46 years experience Family Medicine
Usually viral: While a number of things can cause such symptoms, the most likely cause would be a viral infection. Strep might be a consideration, as well. Check i ... Read More
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
See your dentist: Red spots on the roof of the mouth may be due to many reasons like bacterial infection, viral infection, vitamin deficiencies or allergies. Gargle wit ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
I : I do not think the swelling is related to your run, but more so to irritation or an abcess, the cause of which cannot be determined over the internet. ... Read More
Dr. Basile Muntean
Specializes in Dentistry
This : This could have multiple causes, some dental related. Any medical professional you will see would want to rule out dental causation first, as this is ... Read More
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Dr. Steven Hart
44 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
I : I agree with the other respondent that you should start with your dentist (or oral surgeon) to evaluate the swelling. If his or her finding is inconc ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Debi Williams
25 years experience Dentistry
Tips for pain: Apply an ice pack to the side of your face for twenty minutes. If no relief, try moist heat. Take an over the counter pain medicine such as ibuproph ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Sampson
25 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
It depends: This could be due to trauma or irritation or infection. Somtimes rumors can cause soreness. The only way to diagnose is to see your physician or den ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to t ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Needs to be seen: These types of situations require a personal visual examination and evaluation. We can't know what you have and whether or not it's serious without se ... Read More
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Dr. G Funari
Dr. G Funari answered
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Without : Without more information and a clinical examination it is impossible to diagnose the problem. Recommend the following: 1. Stop mouthwash and substitut ... Read More
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Dr. G Funari
Dr. G Funari answered
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Without : Without more information and a clinical examination it is impossible to diagnose the problem. Recommend the following: 1. Stop mouthwash and substitu ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeremy Porter
12 years experience Pediatrics
Get checked out: Some of your symptoms are common to upper respiratory viral illnesses, and I am unclear about the "sore," whether this is on the skin or in the deeper ... Read More
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