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what to do about abrasion in roof of mouth

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Dr. Robert Trager
54 years experience Dentistry
Peroxide: Hydrogen peroxide is soothing -warm water or Benzocaine ointment .Find out cause.

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A male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Abrasion: Fortunately the mouth heals quickly. Should get a little better every day. Just keep your mouth spotlessly clean (brush/floss). Important: If it i ... Read More
A 76-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Possibly: The tongue is well known to have the vast majority of taste buds. Although there is some uncertainty as to whether or not the palate also has taste b ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gustavo Ruiz de Castilla
31 years experience Periodontics
Common: Herpes simplex virus - 1 (oral herpes) infections are common in the United States. About 68 % of the population are carriers of the virus. This infect ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Cause?: It depends upon what is causing it. If you accidentally scraped or burned it, salt water rinses may help. Avoid hot, spicy and acidic foods. This sh ... Read More
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A 79-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Collins
23 years experience Prosthodontics
Dry throat: That can be caused by medications or salivary duct issues most of the time. I would recommend seeing a dentist, also drink plenty of fluids like wate ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Goodpaster
28 years experience Dentistry
Angular Chelitis: You probably have angular chelitis though generally there is some itching or burning associated with it but not always. One thing that can cause this ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
See a dentist: The sore could be from any number of causes. Why don't you see your dentist to find out what is causing the sore and then recommend appropriate treatm ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Majid Jamali
25 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Sores: It has to be diagnosed clinically. If it is viral, palliative treatment for about ten days. If systemic, corticosteroid might be used.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Desquamation: It happens after pizza because you likely burned it, and any noxious substance can cause the hard palae mucosa to renew itself. If it stays raw, ask ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Is it a canker sore?: Get examined please. Canker sores are common aphthous ulcers of mouth that occur situationally, often in response to stressors, are bacterial or viral ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Hulbert
21 years experience Dentistry
Angular cheilitis: For starters i would suggest using a quality brand lip balm that contains sunscrean. I often see in my practice a condition called angular cheilitis. ... Read More
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Mann
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Aphthous ulcers: These are common. Change toothpaste to detergent (sodium laureth sulfate) free brand. Avoid spicey, acidic (tomato, citrus)oragel or other topical ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Sidman
39 years experience Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Probable virus: If this is a new problem then this is probably a viral infection and will go away without treatment.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Alternatively: if you chew outside of your mouth it looks really disgusting! Not sure of question, but if you mean rubbing teeth onto the inside of cheek, biting on ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Allergic reaction: Could be an allergic reaction to food or mouthwash.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Mostly time: The cause of canker sores is not well understood. It often occurs during times of stress in areas that get irritated from toothbrush, food or sharp to ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John DeWolf
39 years experience Dentistry
An exam: This could be from poor oral hygiene, an infection, or a myriad of other causes. Get a dental exam to find the correct answer for you.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Try: gargling with warm salt water to decrease inflammation and any possible pain.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Isaacs
38 years experience Family Medicine
Angular chelitis: You can apply an otc triple antibiotic ointment or other skin protectant to the area. This problem is sometimes related to a b-vitamin or iron defici ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
Ointment: A and d ointment usually works well. This has those 2 vitamins in it. Also, resist the urge to lick your lips, and keep them lubricated with lip balm ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Injury, burn, ...: Sipping liquids too hot can cause a mild burn in the hard palate (roof of the mouth). Chewing on crunchy food can cause scrapes that also hurt. Certai ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
18 years experience Urgent Care
Angular Chelitis: The condition you have may be Angular Chelitis. When this condition is present, the underlying cause must be identified. Dietary causes as well as ane ... Read More
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