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What could be the cause of this Peeling of gum and mouth tissue

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
Geriatrics 21 years experience
Normal: Hard, rough or sharp food and candy can commonly cause small tears on the roof of the mouth.

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
Geriatrics 21 years experience
Normal: Hard, rough or sharp food and candy can commonly cause small tears on the roof of the mouth. This is normal.
Dr. Daniel Quon
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 42 years experience
Abrasion: The hard food may be causing some abrasion or irritation to the palatal tissues, which can be thin in some patients, especially if there is a palatal ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Likely: Peeling on the roof of your mouth can mean many things such as illness, allergies or reaction to a medication. See a doctor for a proper evaluation.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 36 years experience
Peroxide burns: Stop using peroxide as a mouth wash. Peroxide can burn your tissuea a you are learning. Healing time depends on how much damage was done, but typical... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 36 years experience
See a dentist: Get to a dentist ASAP.. You may have an infection and this needs to be treated.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Check it out : Different possibilities-candidiasis, viral, systemic issues? See your doc for accurate diagnosis,
A female asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 42 years experience
Trauma?: The mucosa or tissue overlying the hard palate does not usually slough or peel off unless there is some history of trauma, or some underlying patholog... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dinh Bui
Dr. Dinh Buianswered
Dentistry 23 years experience
Gingival recession: 3 causes of gingival recession. Firstly, brushing teeth should be done only with soft bristle brush to avoid trauma to the gum and teeth and cause gu... Read More
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Dr. Pamela Martin
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It : It sounds like the dentist has prescribed "open flap debridement" or "osseous surgery". These are procedures that are performed on patients with moder... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Linden
Specializes in Periodontics
Gum lesions?: Depending on the clinical picture, gums can "peel" or slough off due to gum disease, trauma, viral, bacteria or other miscellaneous causes. You would ... Read More

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