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Woke up to a little red bump on the roof of my mouth (palate). What's this sound like?

Woke up to a little red bump on the roof of my mouth (palate). What's this sound like?

Swollen palate: Sometimes a swelling can come from an infected tooth or gum it can be a draining fistula, it can be a cyst it can be a growth have your periodontist or dentist evaluate the area. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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What could cause a bump on the roof of my mouth?

What could cause a bump on the roof of my mouth?

Not sure?: Anything from trauma to an abscess from an upper tooth can cause this. Need to check with your dentist. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a bump on the roof of my mouth, help?

What to do if I have a bump on the roof of my mouth, help?

Needs to be seen: It may or may not be normal and would have to be seen to know which one it was. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a very painful bump on the roof of my mouth. What is it and what should I do?

What to do if I have a very painful bump on the roof of my mouth. What is it and what should I do?

See your dentist: We can't diagnose your problem without actually seeing you. You will have to visit your dentist to find out what it is. Even if we knew what it was, you will probably require treatment by a dentist. It could be many things, and especially if it's an infection, don't delay making that call to your dentist. ...Read more

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I have a large painful bump on the roof of my mouth it appeared after starting to get a cold what is it?

I have a large painful bump on the roof of my mouth it appeared after starting to get a cold  what is it?

Several options.: You could have what is called a palatal tori which is nothing more than a bump of thick bone which you may have scratched, but it could be like a cold sore although not usually in the roof of the ;mouth or a few other less likely options. See your dentist. ...Read more

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Have a half dime size bump on the roof of my mouth.Its been there five years.It colorless painles and never hurts.And u can't hardly c it.What can it?

Have a half  dime size bump on the roof of my mouth.Its been there five years.It colorless painles and never hurts.And u can't hardly c it.What can it?

Need to see it : This is not something that can be answered without an exam. Sometimes a picture is worth 1000 words. We also like to palpate bumps. If it's been there 10 years, most likely it's something not worrisome, but I do wonder what your dentist thinks. Hopefully you seen the dentist in the last 10 years:). ...Read more

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I have a small painless bump on the roof of my mouth. It's squishy and doesn't show up on a velscope check. It hasn't grown at all. Should I worry?

I have a small painless bump on the roof of my mouth. It's squishy and doesn't show up on a velscope check. It hasn't grown at all. Should I worry?

See oral surgeon: Any suspicious bump that does not resolve itself in two-three weeks should be reevaluated by your dentist or an oral surgeon and considered for biopsy to obtain a definitive diagnosis. Visit your dentist for evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a lump or bump on the roof of my mouth? What could this possibly be?

Torus: If it is hard like bone and in the center of the roof of your mouth it is likely a torus. Extra bone. They are common and can be quite large. They rarely become so large to cause a problem. If you should need a full denture one day it then may have to be removed. ...Read more