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The bottom of my right eye hurts. Its not swollen. I have no stye just pain. I rubbed my finger under my eye (the bottom lid) amd That's when it started now it hurts when I blink. I have a tooth abcess on that side and roof of mouth swelling...

The bottom of my right eye hurts. Its not swollen. I have no stye just pain. I rubbed my finger under my eye (the bottom lid) amd That's when it started now it hurts when I blink. I have a tooth abcess on that side and roof of mouth swelling...

Infection: Your description seems mostly likely an infection which has started in your abcessed tooth, and has spread from the apex of that tooth into the soft tissue deeper in your face. The symptoms of pain on blinking and tenderness on touching the skin atop the bone at the bottom of the eye socket are typical. You need to see your family doctor, or a dentist to get started on the proper antibiotic. ...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 are the two tiny holes on the roof on my mouth/ palate called/ caused by? They are simetrical and I've had them all my life.

What are the two tiny holes on the roof on my mouth/ palate called/ caused by? They are simetrical and I've had them all my life.

Fovea Palatinae: They appear as small depressed points at the junction between the soft and hard palate just off off the midline and are the ductal openings and recipients of distributaries of ducts of the surrounding clusters of mucous glands. ...Read more

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Can post nasal drip cause roof of mouth on hard palate to be white?

Can post nasal drip cause roof of mouth on hard palate to be white?

Post nasal drip: Possibly it could be from the mucus present from the post nasal drip. If it lasts for more than a week I would have your dentist take a look at it. It could be a sign of something else. ...Read more

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I have a non painful red spot on the hard palate of the roof of my mouth. Could this be caused by trauma? Or something more serious

I have a non painful red spot on the hard palate of the roof of my mouth. Could this be caused by trauma? Or something more serious

Yes it could.: So, obviously we would need to get it examined asap. Without a photograph, it is impossible to give you any information that is relevant to you. Good luck! ...Read more

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What causes itchy mouth roof, itchy face, itchy nose, itchy eyes and itchy body also itchy lips all at once? And also mouth ulcer on upper & lower lip

What causes itchy mouth roof, itchy face, itchy nose, itchy eyes and itchy body also itchy lips all at once? And also mouth ulcer on upper & lower lip

Itchy mouth: This is impossible to diagnose accurately without a clinical exam and thorough medical history. It sounds like you have either a viral infection, or an allergic reaction to something ingested or touched to your face.
Viral infection usually heals in 7-10 days.
To be certain, see your medical doctor for an examination. If it is an allergy, it is very important to learn what you are allergic to. ...Read more

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Roof if mouth throbbing what causes this can dental abcess cause that? I have a dentist app on the 21st

Roof if mouth throbbing what causes this can dental abcess cause that? I have a dentist app on the 21st

Sorry: No way to tell without an examination. Could be...I don't have the room to list all the possible causes. If you are uncomfortable, call Dentist and see if they can get you in sooner. ...Read more

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I have an abscess in the roof of my mouth next to my rear molars, is it likely I will have to have the tooth out, even if the abscess clears?

Possibly, but it: Needs to be evaluated by your dentist. You may need a root canal, you may need an extraction, there may be different options. ...Read more

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There is a blister-like abscess on the roof of my mouth. What could it be?

There is a blister-like abscess on the roof of my mouth. What could it be?

Viral or PIZZA: Many blister lesions are of viral origin, your md can help you with that. Believe it or not, I have seen many, many roof of the mouth blisters from pizza burn, hot cheese adheres to the tissue and burns it, hence a blister. It may sound strange, but I have seen it more times than I can remember. ...Read more

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I have a severe toothache and a big pus pocket in the roof of my mouth is that an abscess?

I have a severe toothache and a big pus pocket in the roof of my mouth is that an abscess?

It Sounds Like It.: If you are feeling a pus pocket in the roof of your mouth, it usually means there is an abscess in the lingual/palatal root of an upper tooth. You want to see your dentist or endodontist (root canal specialist) to examine, diagnose and treat your abscess. Sometimes, the abscesses may travel into the fascial space (between bone and muscle) and end up requiring hospitalization and be dangerous. ...Read more

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Is the mass in the roof of my mouth an abscess or could it be something else?

Is the mass in the roof of my mouth an abscess or could it be something else?

Depends: A torus (as in the center of the picture) is a bone extension on the roof of the mouth which may increase in size over time. Also, if large enough, you may scratch it with hard, crunchy foods or burn it from hot foods. See your dentist so they may actually see why you are referring to and determine if any treatment is even necessary. ...Read more

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Have an abscess on the roof of my mouth, not dental or incisive canal related. Left sinus has odd circular shape on xray. Could this be sinus related?

Possible: I would not rule it out. You should get a 3d ct scan of the head to evaluate these asap. Might start with an oral surgeon or ENT md. They may need to collaborate. Oral-antral fistulas are very tricky to get to heal. See them asap. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can regular doc drain abscess in roof of mouth?

Can regular doc drain abscess in roof of mouth?

In rural areas, most: Of the generalists have more experience with stuff like this, but honestly it's much better if there is any question about involvement of other structures in the head, an ENT doc or maxillofacial surgeon or dentist is a better choice. They have specialized training in surgical care and diseases that affect this region. You will get better care, as the DDS or ENT have the proper equipment for this. ...Read more

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Can an abscessed tooth cause a numbness sensation in your head and face?

Can an abscessed tooth cause a numbness sensation in your head and face?

Yes: An abscess can press on a nerve. Usually in the lower jaw. Get the tooth treated by your dentist and then hopefully the numbness will resolve. ...Read more

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Abscess on roof of mouth right behind front teeth. Painful. Help.

Abscess on roof of mouth right behind front teeth. Painful. Help.

Phone call: Help is as close as your telephone. Please call a local dentist for proper diagnosis and treatment. An abscess can be caused by a non-vital nerve or periodontal problems, conditions that you cannot treat yourself. Feel better soon.. ...Read more

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43 year old black male, non tobacco user with a painful white abscess on roof of mouth for one month?

43 year old black male, non tobacco user with a painful white abscess on roof of mouth for one month?

Palatal lesion: See a dentist or your PCP and have them examine you. Cannot possibly diagnose this without being able to see it and obtain a full history. Hope it clears up soon. ...Read more

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43 year old black male, non tobacco user has a painful white abscess on roof of mouth for one month?

43 year old black male, non tobacco user has a painful white abscess on roof of mouth for one month?

Time to see Doctor: This type of problem needs an office visit for evaluation.
Being a smoker you must make sure nothing serious is present. If the problem hasn't gone away in a month trying to ignore it further is unwise. See a physician soon! ...Read more

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Sudden pain in right side of face that goes into head feels tender like an abscess when infected cause?

Sudden pain in right side of face that goes into head feels tender like an abscess when infected cause?

Orofacial pain: Orofavial pain could be due to many reasons. Usually the main reason is odontogenic in origin. Please have a checkup By your dentist first and then take it from there ...Read more

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Lump near my tonsils at the roof of my mouth it hurts to swallow my throat is killing on one side Eyes are hurting Got a headache Been sick?

Lump near my tonsils at the roof of my mouth it hurts to swallow my throat is killing on one side Eyes are hurting Got a headache Been sick?

Many issues: Please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. You will be examined carefully and the staff will discuss your case with an Ear, Nose, and Throat doctor.
Please let me know what developed. ...Read more

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I feel itchy all over, leg, arm, eye. I ich my eye and gets worse. Stuffed up and sneezy. Roof of my mouth is warm, throat itchy, chest tight;cold?

I feel itchy all over, leg, arm, eye. I ich my eye and gets worse. Stuffed up and sneezy. Roof of my mouth is warm, throat itchy, chest tight;cold?

Allergy: This sounds miserable! If it came on abruptly within minutes I worry about an allergic reaction. Take an antihistamine right away and/or go to ER if it's progressing. Otherwise it could be a allergies. Itching all over is not usually part of a cold. ...Read more

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Is it normal for the gum area on top of a tori on palate to become pink and a little swollen after burning roof of mouth? How long until gum goes down

Is it normal for the gum area on top of a tori on palate to become pink and a little swollen after burning roof of mouth? How long until gum goes down

Pain is never normal: The damage is done, the too-hot food has been consumed, and your burned mouth is swollen. Avoid sharp, crunchy foods, vitamin E application and good oral hygiene will heal the condition in seven days. Take care. ...Read more

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Isn't "dental" issue pertaining only to the teeth? When one's palate or roof of mouth was injured during oral procedure, is it medical or dental issue?

Isn't "dental" issue pertaining only to the teeth? When one's palate or roof of mouth was injured during oral procedure, is it medical or dental issue?

Either: Dentists, oral surgeons and ear, nose and throat physicians all are concerned with the same area of the body. Any of these specialists may be consulted regarding the palate or roof of the mouth. ...Read more

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Back sides of hard palate on roof of mouth are swollen and sensitive. Any ideas what it could be?

See your doctor: You should see a doctor or dentist for an evaluation. Is could be from a number of things so only a by a medical professional actually examining you would be the only way a proper diagnosis can occur and subsequently treatment options to alleviate your symptoms. ...Read more

Eye Sight (Definition)

Sight is the sum of the light receptive and integrative capacity of the eye including best vision, color vision, night vision, depth vision, field of vision and the ability to track objects in motion. An ophthalmologist can measure these and determine the function of ...Read more


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Abscess (Definition)

Occurs when one has an infection in a part of their body, and the infection is being surrounded and fought off by white blood cells, causing a lump of purulent whitish thick material (pus) ...Read more