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A 28-year-old male asked:

Red angry rash on hard palate not sore slightly raised bleb with red dots in male 28 smoker non drinker. any ideas numerous upper broken teeth.

3 doctor answers8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 56 years experience
Yes, two!: First, stop smoking! although there are other possible causes, smoking can cause irritation and inflammation to the soft tissues in the mouth and eventual cancerous lesions. Second, see a dentist to diagnose and treat your teeth and gums before you lose your teeth. Both serious conditions that need to be evaluated and treated as appropriate.
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Dr. Brett Noorda
Dentistry 27 years experience
Yeast infection: The red pebbly surface of the hard palate describes a typical presentation of yeast infection, especially if you wear a partial denture and are a smoker. You should see a dentist for a proper diagnosis and treatment, and if you have a partial to get it refitted.
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Dr. Gustavo Ruiz de Castilla
Periodontics 34 years experience
Tooth abscess: If, as you said, you have many broken teeth, the lesion on your palate may be due to a tooth abscess that is draining through your hard palate. You need to see a dentist!
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Last updated Nov 27, 2017

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