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veins on roof of mouth

A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alex Shvartsman
25 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Not really: But it could be. For you.
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Dr. Thomas Yash
46 years experience Dentistry
Probably: Small blue veins are commonly seen in mouth. The thin membrane of soft palate can allow the veins to be seen thru the skin. They may become more appar ... Read More

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Smoking irritation: Although it is normal to have fine veins on the palate, individuals who smoke typically have inflamed oral membranes from chronic irritation. This co ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Russell Lieblick
21 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
See an oral surgeon: There are sometimes small vessels in the posterior hard palate that can be visible, but you should have it checked by a specialist.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Purplish: Your doctor may be correct, a collection of blood vessels near the surface. However there are some blue/purple lesions that can be quite problematic. ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Chiang
11 years experience Rheumatology
No it is unlikely: Small vessel vasculitis often cause painful petechia or ecchymosis for skin most common in legs. For mouth is usually ulcer rather than enlarge vein.
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Dr. Philip Miller
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Get examined: this sounds like oral icterus from liver illness.Since you did not provide a photo, it is impossible to diagnose. Go to see your physician ASAP
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
See MD: In order to answer your questions and give you an accurate diagnosis, you need to see a physician (gp or ent). It requires a clinical examination and ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Linda Callaghan
53 years experience Addiction Medicine
See your PCP.: It could be a bacterial infection and you need to see your pcp to get a swab of it.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Meng Syn
Dr. Meng Syn answered
38 years experience Dentistry
See a Dentist: There are many, many things that can cause soreness in the roof of your mouth. The most common I have observed is inflamation due to dryness. The ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Trager
55 years experience Dentistry
Peroxide: Hydrogen peroxide is soothing -warm water or Benzocaine ointment .Find out cause.

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