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How can I treat swelling on the roof of my mouth?

How can I treat swelling on the roof of my mouth?

See a dentist: See a dentist or oral surgeon. It may be a benign swelling you are just now noting (palatal tori), it could be an infected tooth, with the pus and inflammatory fluids working the path of least resistance to drain, it amy also be a cyst. An oral surgeon will be able to differentially diagnose and help you. There is no real remedy you can do other than call for appt. Rinse with warm salt water. ...Read more

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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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Swelling on the roof/palate of my mouth and migraine i ran/walked a 10k 3/17/12 after i finished i got an apple and a water as i took a bite of the apple i noticed the roof of my mouth was very tender, today 3/19/12 the roof/palate is still swollen in two

Swelling on the roof/palate of my mouth and migraine i ran/walked a 10k 3/17/12 after i finished i got an apple and a water as i took a bite of the apple i noticed the roof of my mouth was very tender, today 3/19/12 the roof/palate is still swollen in two

This : This could have multiple causes, some dental related. Any medical professional you will see would want to rule out dental causation first, as this is most common for your symptoms. Therefore i suggest you start with your dentist. Congrats on your 10k. ...Read more

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I have painful swelling on the roof of my mouth along with fever and sore throat, what is causing this?

I have painful swelling on the roof of my mouth along with fever and sore throat, what is causing this?

Burn/virus/autoimmun: It can often be due to a burn/hot food exposure, otherwise a viral infection/bacterial infection or autoimune process. Should be checked out by a qualified physician to make sure it is nothing that needs a biopsy or imaging like a growth. ...Read more

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The roof of my mouth is swollen and it hurts when i touch it with my tongue. The swelling goes away for a while but comes back do you no why?

The roof of my mouth is swollen and it hurts when i touch it with my tongue. The swelling goes away for a while but comes back do you no why?

No, I do not: maybe you have some virus of inflammation of your oral cavity at the roof of your mouth. When it is swollen, make an appt for the Dr. to look at it and then you will have the correct diagnosis and any necessary treatment will be forthcoming. Best wishes. ...Read more

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The roof of my mouth has been swollen and it hurts if i touch it with my tongue the swelling goes away some times but then it come back do you no why?

The roof of my mouth has been swollen and it hurts if i touch it with my tongue the swelling goes away some times but then it come back do you no why?

Crunchy foods ?: This happens to everyone occasionally when you are eating hard, crunchy foods and scrape the roof of your mouth. Make sure you eat soft foods for a few days to let this area heal, and if it continues, go see your GP and possibly a dentist or oral surgeon, it may be an infection that needs more attention ...Read more

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I had oral cyst removal on the the roof of my mouth and already 2 stitches came out I'm not bleeding but I notice it's swelling what should I do ?

I had oral cyst removal on the the roof of my mouth and already 2 stitches came out I'm not bleeding but I notice it's swelling what should I do ?

Contact your Surgeon: Best to check with your surgeon. Until you are able to speak to your surgeon, avoid hot foods and beverages, spicy foods, citrus, and any other irritants. Cool water would be more soothing. You may swish salt water. Speak with your surgeon for best direction. If there is bleeding, apply pressure. if it does not stop, and you cannot reach your surgeon urgently, then go to the ER. ...Read more

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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more