A 43-year-old member asked:
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what does it mean if you have a high palate?

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Dr. James Sidman
39 years experience Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Probably nothing.: It generally has no impact on speech or swallowing. It is a non-issue that some people make a big deal about for no good reason.
Answered on Dec 12, 2012
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
Nothing special: Simply an anatomical finding. Not to worry.
Answered on Dec 31, 2012
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao commented
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
It could also mean Marfan'syndrome if you have other associated symptoms.
Dec 31, 2012

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Dr. James Sidman
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Probably nothing.: It generally has no impact on speech or swallowing. It is a non-issue that some people make a big deal about for no good reason.
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