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A 35-year-old female asked:

Why is the roof of my mouth orange? and no i haven't been eating orange foods

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Larry Greenbaum
Internal Medicine - rheumatology 38 years experience
? Tangier disease: Tangier disease is a rare familial disease. The absence of alpha-lipoprotein causes very low levels of HDL cholesterol. Your doctor can do blood tests.
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
51 years experience
Not normal: Soft brush the roof of your mouth. Also smoking or other tobacco use can cause this.
Last updated May 23, 2021

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