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what does it mean if the back of your mouth hurts

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
NOTHING SPECIFIC: A lot of things can cause pain in the back of your mouth. Without examining your mouth, it is impossible to tell.

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Seegers
45 years experience Internal Medicine
HEADACHE: HELLO ~ then you have a classical tension headache. Try OTC ibuprofen with meals 3 x a day. Reduce stress thanks
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
47 years experience neurology
Pinched nerve: Assuming that numbness is persistent, there is likely a pinched nerve in upper part of neck which can cause numbness as well as pain.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Neck spasms: In a young person, you need to consider if you also have neck spasms. These muscles attach to the back of the head and can lead to head pain along the ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Justin Fuehrer
9 years experience Emergency Medicine
Hard to say: If the pain is in a bandlike pattern at the base of your skull it could be something as simple as a tension headache. The ear pain makes it a bit har ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
In your case: In your case obviously not. Important that you be seen by the appropriate specialist, in your case an Ear/Nose/Throat specialist, for differential d ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Infection!: Most likely viral, although\infected sinus drainage can cause this. If viral, it should clear within days. If it does not, see your pcp!
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazin Kizy
21 years experience Dentistry
See a physician: You should see a physician. They could be your circumvallate papillae which may be inflamed. To be sure see your doctor.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
ENT: Can't tell without seeing lesions. Ask your physician to refer you to an ear/nose/throat specialist.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Koos
20 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
It certainly can - : You can have some referred pain from the procedure, and also some injections are given more posterior to where the surgical incisions are and you may ... Read More

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