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Can I get reed of the herps bumps on my mouth?

Herpes/Cold sores: Yes. Are you on any prescription herpes medication? If not this may help you heal faster and more thoroughly. There is both a cream and a pill option for the doctor to prescribe for you. ...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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Is it normal to get bumps in the corner of your mouth?

Is it normal to get bumps in the corner of your mouth?

Have it evaluated.: Bumps under the skin could be as a result of different reasons of which could include an ingrown hair, acne, infection, abscess, or an allergic reaction to various things like detergents or soaps or to medications. Have it evaluated by your physician to get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Small hard clear bump on inside of cheek, what could it be? I get these from time to time in different places in my mouth.

Small hard clear bump on inside of cheek, what could it be? I get these from time to time in different places in my mouth.

Mucocele?: It sounds like a mucocele which is a clogged salivary gland that fills with fluid. They often resolve on their own. You would have to be clinically seen when one is present in order to confirm that best guess diagnosis. ...Read more

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I always get small painless bumps in the mouth filled with fluid. Usually pierce them and they don't hurt. What is the cause and got HSV1.

I always get small painless bumps in the mouth filled with fluid. Usually pierce them and they don't hurt. What is the cause and got HSV1.

Mucoceles: These sound like benign interruptions of the ducts on minor salivary glands that are common throughout your mouth. Of course your best bet is to get it evaluated by a dentist to be sure but your description sounds like these. They are often smaller than those in this image.. ...Read more

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Fluid bump inside of my mouth on the side of mouth. Popped it and it didn't hurt or bleed. I get them sometimes but they go away w/o trouble or pain?

Fluid bump inside of my mouth on the side of mouth. Popped it and it didn't hurt or bleed. I get them sometimes but they go away w/o trouble or pain?

OK: Next time you get one, have your dr. Examine you, and you will hopefully be able to get a diagnosis. The fact that they go away without trouble or pain is a good thing. ...Read more

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Sometimes when I eat I get these very small fluid filled bumps inside my mouth on the smooth tissue. It doesn't hurt. What is this and what causes it?

Sometimes when I eat I get these very small fluid filled bumps inside my mouth on the smooth tissue. It doesn't hurt. What is this and what causes it?

Most Probably: You are dealing with small blocked salivary glands, or small salivary duct cysts. These are completely benign and are just a small (. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of a big bump in my mouth?

How do I get rid of a big bump in my mouth?

See your dentist: Some conditions like big lump or bump in your mouth require further assessment and your doctor may schedule a follow-up appointment or refer you to a specialist to determine a diagnosis. See your dentist first for evaluation. ...Read more

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What can lead to acid bumps/ulcers in the mouth, I get them kind of often?

What can lead to acid bumps/ulcers in the mouth, I get them kind of often?

Depends: Upon what is causing the ulcers. This can be due to something very benign to something very serious like low white blood cell count (neutropenia), HIV. See a doctor for a complete work up. ...Read more

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Very painful bump on soft palate of my mouth what is it and how do I get it to go away?

Very painful bump on soft palate of my mouth what is it and how do I get it to go away?

Examination: So many possibilities from a simple cut/scrape or burn, to more serious infection, to a neoplasm. Literally hundreds ion possibilities. Cannot make a diagnosis based on "painful bump." Need more information and a thorough examination. Please call your Dentist, an Oral Surgeon, your Physician, or an ENT to start the diagnostic process. ...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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I'm starting to get a small bump inside my mouth.... I'm assuming its a syst. Does anyone know what it could be! I'm going to the dentist today?

I'm starting to get a small bump inside my mouth.... I'm assuming its a syst. Does anyone know what it could be! I'm going to the dentist today?

Need to see to know: A small bump inside your mouth could be one of many different possibities. Each possibility has a different treatment, so it is very important to determine what exactly the bump is and what is causing it. The bump could a cyst (as you suggest), a gum or tooth abscess, a fibroma, etc. Glad to hear you are going to the dentist today for an evaluation and treatment as needed. ...Read more

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I had a bump in my mouth that I poked at and now it has moved and spread out (not get bigger, just longer) Could it be a mucocele that didn't drain?

I had a bump in my mouth that I poked at and now it has moved and spread out (not get bigger, just longer) Could it be a mucocele that didn't drain?

Suspicious bump: I would advise you to have the bump examined by a dentist or dental specialist (e.g. oral surgeon, OFP), to help you with a diagnosis and treatment, if needed. ...Read more

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I have a bump on the inside of my mouth below where my teeth are at. I have had it for awhile, should I get it checked out?

I have a bump on the inside of my mouth below where my teeth are at. I have had it for awhile, should I get it checked out?

Of course: Anytime you feel something is wrong...Get it checked out. You will feel better and knowing is better than not knowing. Hopefully it will be nothing. ...Read more

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If I have a small bump in my mouth that burns sometimes should I go get it looked at again I just went 2 months ago and the dentist wasn't worried?

If I have a small bump in my mouth that burns sometimes should I go get it looked at again I just went 2 months ago and the dentist wasn't worried?

Small bump?: One would need to know what the diagnosis was. You certainly deserve more of an answer than, 'don't worry about it'. If you are concerned, than see an oral surgeon, and find out exactly what it is. Not all bumps require treatment, but suspicious ones do require removal and biopsy for a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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Mouth has becomesensitive after I let my GERD get bad anytime I eat crackers or toast or cookies chocolate bumps will rise on tongues an cheeks hurt?

Mouth has becomesensitive after I let my GERD get bad anytime I eat crackers or toast or cookies chocolate bumps will rise on tongues an cheeks hurt?

Controlling the acid: As you know, gerd will introduce stomach acids into the mouth. Stomach acid has a ph of 1, similar to hydrochloric acid. Keep your gerd under control so acid is not introduced into your mouth. Severe, uncontrolled gerd can literally melt your teeth. The bumps on your tongue and cheeks are probably due to the irritation of the acid. ...Read more

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What causes tiny bumps on inner lips, and at floor of mouth? Any way to get rid of this?

What causes tiny bumps on inner lips, and at floor of mouth? Any way to get rid of this?

Too many answers: Sometimes lesions and ulcers indicate an oral diagnosis as severe as gatrointestinal disease. And sometimes, bumps are just bumps. An oral examination (by a dentist) is critical in determining which is which. ...Read more

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I feel a hard bump on the roof of my mouth and I get this every year. Is it from allergies. It hurts to press on it.

I feel a hard bump on the roof of my mouth and I get this every year. Is it from allergies. It hurts to press on it.

Need to see: Have a dentist look at this. Hard bumps don't generally come and go. This may be something that needs treatment. ...Read more

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I have this hard bump on the roof of my mouth. It showed up about 2 days ago and hurts a bit. Do you know what it is or how I can get rid of it?

I have this hard bump on the roof of my mouth. It showed up about 2 days ago and hurts a bit. Do you know what it is or how I can get rid of it?

TORUS PALATINUS: It may be torus PALATINUS it is a bony growth on the hat palate which usually benign. It can be removed if it is painful infected or ulcerated. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of bumps around my mouth? They are small bumps around my lips. They get itchy, but not all the time.

How do I get rid of bumps around my mouth? They are small bumps around my lips. They get itchy, but not all the time.

HSV 1 and HSV 2: Herpes simplex is divided into two types: HSV type 1 and HSV type 2. Both of these conditions can affect your mouth or your genitals and can be spread via oral sex. There no cure for HSV infection and often stress is an aggravating factor. Cold sores generally clear up without treatment within 10-14 days. It is your call. ...Read more

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I have a small red bump on the roof of my mouth. What can get rid of it?

I have a small red bump on the roof of my mouth. What can get rid of it?

Red bump: Well that depends on what the red bump was casued by and how long it has been present. There are several things that it could be but it is important, especially if it havs been there for a little while to have it checked out by your dentist or oral surgeon as soon as possible. It could be an ifection of some sort, a sinus issue, or something more serious so have it looked at. ...Read more

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Are lots of small, painless red bumps on the tongue normal? Can swillimg saltwater around the mouth help get rid of these? Cheers!

Well: That's an option That can help. For specific diagnosis and treatment recommend Healthtap visit with photographs ...Read more

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I have tiny little bumps on my lips and at the corner of my mouth its painful when I lick the corners, how can I get rid of it? Or what is it?

I have tiny little bumps on my lips and at the corner of my mouth its painful when I lick the corners, how can I get rid of it? Or what is it?

Could be...: Caused by many different things: "Angular chelitis" can be due to yeast, bacteria, viruses, vitamin deficiency, dry lips, autoimmune disease, or just irregularities with the anatomy of the corners of your mouth. I would start with a good emollient like Lubriderm or Cetaphil cream, take a vitamin B complex supplement, and if there is no improvement in a few days, see doc to rule out infection. ...Read more

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What is it when you get a bump on the roof of your mouth close to your 2 front teeth when you have braces?

Hygiene: If tissues not cleaned well when teeth brought together, tissue can become inflamed. Have your orthodontist check this. ...Read more

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Whenever I drink soy milk, or eat food with soy, my mouth gets itchy, and I get bumps on the roof of my mouth. Does that mean I'm allergic?

Whenever I drink soy milk, or eat food with soy, my mouth gets itchy, and I get bumps on the roof of my mouth. Does that mean I'm allergic?

Good chance!: Since soy is a common food additive, it is important to know. A rast assay for soy can slice the issue! ...Read more

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There is a red bump on the side of my tongue, in the back of my mouth. What could this be? What could I do to help get rid of it? Any possible info

There is a red bump on the side of my tongue, in the back of my mouth. What could this be? What could I do to help get rid of it? Any possible info

Painful or not?: Is it painful? Have you ever had them before? Are there any other bumps elsewhere on your body or in your mouth?
If it's painful, it could be a canker sore. If not, it could be an inflamed taste bud or a benign fibroma, possibly from past trauma to the tongue.
I would recommend that you go to your doctor and have it looked at. ...Read more

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Why do I get a rash on my lips now and again? Red little bumps itchy and swollen. Corners of mouth as well.

Why do I get a rash on my lips now and again? Red little bumps itchy and swollen. Corners of mouth as well.

Seems like cold sore: Your description sounds like that of a cold sore, which appears as groupings of little fluid-filled vesicles about the corners of the mouth, not both simultaneously but successive bouts can alternate from side to side. It's a viral infection, for which most people in society (85-905) have the causative virus, so it's very common. ...Read more

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I have a bump on the roof of my mouth that just popped up, and I get sinus headaches, and my nose is always stopped up. What could be wrong?

Too many to answer.: The multiple questions are difficult to tie together but as the bump in the roof of the mouth could be just a small mucoid cyst it is unrelated to the sinus and nose conditions most likely. These problems need to be evaluated by someone who can examine you and take a complete history and do an exam. I can think of multiple answers but too much to cover here plus you need to be examined. Hope helps ...Read more

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Once every two months I get a white bump on the exact same spot in roof of mouth. Sometimes it itches, sometimes sore. Away in about 1-2 weeks. Idea?

Roof of Mouth: I suggest this area be a examined by your dentist or an oral surgeon, preferably during the time you have the bump. ...Read more

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Can an oral cancer bump get smaller or larger during the day or is it an abcess? It's closer to the roof of my mouth than a tooth but it is close to 1

Can an oral cancer bump get smaller or larger during the day or is it an abcess? It's closer to the roof of my mouth than a tooth but it is close to 1

Unlikely.: A oral cancer lesion is not likely to change shape during the day. It could if associated with infection. Infections and cystic lesion can change shape. You need to see your dentist to determine your issue. ...Read more

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I had the flu the past week but I can't get rid of this cough! Sometimes it's dry sometimes mucus! Now I have hard bump on roof of mouth!

I had the flu the past week but I can't get rid of this cough! Sometimes it's dry sometimes mucus! Now I have hard bump on roof of mouth!

Oral raised lesion: Try warm salt water rinses 4-6 times a day for 3 days. Also try sucking on sour candy a few times a day for 3 days. If not better have you dentist look at it. Possibly a blocked duct related to your earlier sickness. ...Read more