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Canker Sore Soft Palate
What looks like a Canker sore on soft palate. Red spots in back of throat/roof of mouth. Mouth is also yellow in color instead of pink. What is this?
That's not an easy ?: Sorry about that, but I'm certain a doctor will need to examine you to answer that question. What other physical symptoms do you have? How long has this been an issue? Any fever? Maybe mono? Maybe oral herpes? The yellow could be superficial growth of bacteria or damaged skin or it might be jaundice. So, in a nutshell this is a situation where exam is unavoidable if you want answers. Feel better! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Almost everyone is infected with this herpes virus. The first episode is usualy in early childhood. It is dramaticaly different from all the later events. The virus is always present. When your immune system is weakened (stress, disease, almost anything) the viri end up stronger than your immune system. They do their job, and ...Read more
My soft palate is really sore and i can tell the exact location of where it's sore by poking it but there's no canker sore. What is this?
I had a canker sore on my uvula about 1 or 2 months ago. Now I see spotted canker sores on my soft palate and my soft palate is also yellowish. Help?
I think I have a soft palate canker sore in the back of my throat, it hard to put an ointment on it cause its so far back. How do it treat this?
Mouth rinse: Unfortunately there are no good remedies for canker sores and causes are often unknown. The best treatments are usually just to treat pain, not to cure the sore. My personal favorite is what most call magic mouthwash. It is 1/3 Benadryl (diphenhydramine) (to reduce inflammation), 1/3 viscous Lidocaine (to reduce pain), and 1/3 maalox (to make it stick). You rinse and spit or swallow. Ask your dentist about it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Removed tonsil stone from soft palate now I have a canker sore on the spot and redness around it. No other symptoms. Should I worry? How do I cure it?
What is the difference between oral thrush and a canker sore? Recently got tongue pierced, now have ulcerous sore on soft palate. Unsure what it is.
Difference is ...: Canker sores are small shallow ulcers that appear in the mouth and often make eating and talking uncomfortable. The exact cause of most canker sores is unknown. Stress or tissue injury is thought to be the cause of simple canker sores. Oral thrush is a yeast infection in the mouth and looks whitish. See a doctor if your concerned about the sore in your mouth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I think I have a soft palate canker sore in the back of my throat, its extremely painful and it hard to eat food and it burns when i drink fluids. ?
Viral or bacterial: Common cause can be a break in the protective surface allowing normal mouth bacteria into the tissue. This is called aphthous ulcer. Another common cause is viral. Normal cold sore virus is herpes simplex. They hurt but should resolve in 7 to 10 days. Other types of infection are possible and should be ruled out with a detailed personal lifestyle and medical history by a physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My soft palate is really sore but there doesn't appear to be any canker or cold sores. It has been like this for 3 days. What could this be?
Many possibilities.: Palatal irritation can be caused by burns from to hot liquids or hot pizza & the like. Other causes are smoking, acidic foods such as citrus fruits, pineapple, etc. Stomach acids from bulemia & gerd is another possibility. Avoid these foods, rinse frequently with warm salt water and call your dentist if it is not better in 14 days! it could be something more serious. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a sore palate which i think it's canker sore. It's getting more frequent. Would like to get it checked for cancer. What kind of dr I should see?
Dentist: General dentist or oral surgeon should be able to evaluate it. Oral surgeon could biopsy, if deemed necessary. But. If you get frequent canker sores, make sure to use toothpaste without. Sodium lauryl sulfate, which has been shown to promote canker sores in certain people. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have what started out as a bump on roof of mouth.. Then turned into a canker sore. History of sores. Side of hard palate.
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