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Dr. Mark Venincasa
34 years experience in Cosmetic Dentistry
See a dentist: Direct visualization will provide the best answer to your question.

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience in Dentistry
See a physician: Unfortunately, we can't make an accurate diagnosis over the internet. There are too many possibilities even to list on this type of forum. Please s ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience in Dentistry
Cause?: It depends upon what is causing it. If you accidentally scraped or burned it, salt water rinses may help. Avoid hot, spicy and acidic foods. This sh ... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience in Orthodontics
Canker sore: selve diagnosis is at best risky. If the "canker sore" is still present 14 days after onset, make an immediate appointment to see your Dentist or an O ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience in Dentistry
Infection: A bump near a tooth usually means an abcess. You should see a dentist and get this treated so it does not get worse.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Sampson
25 years experience in 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 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Monica Michel
11 years experience in Family Medicine
Be seen: Sounds like you have ulcers/blisters/cuts in your mouth which is not normal so be seen ASAP . Good luck
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Devin Cunning
28 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Infection: Sounds viral but may be bacterial. If you use tobacco, a palatal biopsy may be in order. Salt water gargles and topical anesthetic will help. A thr ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience in Internal Medicine
Various causes...: When cheek hurts, problem could be abnormality on the cheek itself (biting own cheek, cyst, inflammation etc), teeth on that side, referred sinus pain ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Viruses: Viruses are very common and self limiting.
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kiyan Mehdizadeh
8 years experience in Dentistry
Don't wait: The dark spots are most likely blood vessels called varicosities. If spots weren't there before, but now they have been there for a week or so, and no ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience in Family Medicine
Lump on mouth: Lumps on top of mouth. Most common would be fungal infection, polyp, apthous ulcer. Can be lichen planus or cancerous lesion. Smoke or chewy tobacc ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Earl Sandroff
42 years experience in 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 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
42 years experience in Dentistry
Possible Infection?: See a dentist. There are a few types of problems this could be.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Satloff
39 years experience in Pain Management
Get checked: More than 1 issue is present. Itching usually due to bacterium, Chlamydia Trachomatis. Swollen gums usually due to gram negative anaerobic rod bacte ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
See MD.: See MD. May be a STD if you are sexually active.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Cheng
25 years experience in Family Medicine
Mouth pain: If no signs of infection , ulcer, fungal infection, consider if eating hard potato chips or doritos could have scrapped the roof of your mouth.
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Paula
24 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Hot pizza: Is it burned? Common reason for palate pain is burn from hot food. Without a clue, its just a guess.
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience in Orthodontics
Lots: Scratch, burn, viral or bacterial infection, neoplasm, and lots of other reasons. Please see your dentist for evaluation.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
Depends: Anything that does not appear normal to you should be visually evaluated by a dentist or physician to rule out dangerous lesions. If necessary, a biop ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience in Pediatrics
See below: If he also has a sore throat and a fever, he may have hand, foot and mouth disease. This is an infection caused by coxsackie virus.
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
Seasonal flu: Seasonal flu is very common viral infection with symptoms you have described. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water an ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Peltan
27 years experience in Ophthalmology
Not normal: The symptoms you described sound like thrush, a yeast infection of the mucus membrane lining the mouth and tongue, also called oral candidiasis. Oral ... Read More
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