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swollen palate of mouth

A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Shapiro
Specializes in Internal Medicine
ENT problem: You need to see an ear, nose and throat specialist. What you are describing sounds like a very treatable problem. (Examples include local infection ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
44 years experience Dentistry
See an ENT Doctor: I would not hesitate to see an ENT specialist. I t may be nothing, but don't wait and take a chance. Could be a mouth breathing issue.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Many possibilities: Can be from burn, chemical irritation, systemic disease, abrasions, and many other reasons. You need to be examined to be diagnosed and then treated. ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kari Sakurai
31 years experience Dentistry
See your doctor: You should see a doctor or dentist for an evaluation. Is could be from a number of things so only a by a medical professional actually examining you ... Read More
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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 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Krulak
22 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Trauma of any type can cause inflammation around the palatal tori and thus make it swollen. Resolution will generaly occur within a few days as long ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Debi Williams
25 years experience Dentistry
Palatal tori: It may be palatal tori, which is a normal overgrowth of bone on the roof of your mouth. Sometimes food or your toothbrush can scrap the tender tissue ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
35 years experience Pediatrics
It could also be: a viral infection. I would recommend also seeing his doctor, especially if you can do that sooner than the endodontist. it may also be something he at ... Read More
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A 30-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
A 47-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

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