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A 38-year-old member asked:

What does it mean when you have red marks and it hurts on the roof of your mouth?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. John Thaler
Prosthodontics 43 years experience
Many possibilities: May just be trauma from crusty bread, chips, etc. May be herpes virus lesions. May be infection. Other possible conditions. Usually it is trauma. See your dentist for evaluation.
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 38 years experience
See your dentist: Red and painful spots on the roof of your mouth could be a sign of different things, which is why it's a good idea to see your dentist. No one can diagnose without examining your symptoms in person.
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Last updated Jan 6, 2015

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