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swollen bump on roof of mouth

A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
No need to be scared: But it would be a great idea to have a local dentist examine you. You might have periodontal disease. Make the call for an appointment...
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
See Dentist ASAP: See your Dentist as soon as you can for examination, diagnosis and treatment. The swollen node could be from many things, not necessarily related to t ... Read More

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Palatal bumps?: It could be a host of possibilities. Without seeing it in person, it's hard to say and only a guess. Irritation from food and inflammation from smoki ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Andrea
33 years experience Dentistry
Have it checked out: May be something as serious as an abscesses tooth to as minor as a plugged minor salivary gland. Be safe and have it checked soon.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
50 years experience Dentistry
Swollen bump: This sounds like either a tooth or gum abcess. Since it is getting bigger, you should see a dentist or an oral surgeon ASAP.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Cold symptoms: Many of your symptoms may be from your cold. What is a while? If your symptoms are not resolving seeing your doctor will determine what is going on.
A male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Immediate: medical examination, throat culture and antibiotic therapy is mandatory. Call for an appointment right now.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Devin Cunning
28 years experience 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 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Girish Kalva
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Influenza: You have the flu! Check out CDC.gov site for more info.its all over the USA.vet a nose swab done to confirm it.drink lot of fluids and take rest.
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Bump: The causes for tiny bumps to appear in the mouth are legion. Now that it's gone it may not be possible to put a label on it. Residual bump may be sc ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Husam Bezreh
Specializes in Periodontics
Rarely: Very unlikely, but possible. Definitely have it checked by your dentist to rule out something more serious. The roof of the mouth is a critical locati ... Read More
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