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I Have A Split In The Roof Of My Mouth
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.
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
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
A have one small black dot (1 mm in diameter) on the roof of my mouth (hard palate). It was not there yesterday morning, but it appeared yesterday eve?
Examination: Probably innocuous, but to b sure see your Dentist. ...Read more
Roof of mouth is yellow and I can feel little slits (not cuts) around the back of the hard palate. Any ideas what it might be?
See dentist: This is not a usual finding. Are you a smoker? See dentist asap for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Tiny red/pink bumps on roof of mouth on soft palate. These have been there for as long as I can remember but I just wonder if I should be worried?
Consult your dentist: Instead of 2nd guessing consult your dentist or oral surgeon. Good luck. ...Read more
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
Saw familydoc in regards to white hard palate on roof of mouth. (In'm'shape) and asked abt leukoplakia He said don't worry and it's just bone? Possible?
No: No. Bone is not exposed in the mouth normally. If you want a more expert opinion. Contact an oral surgeon. ...Read more
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?
Painless Creamy like film on roof of mouth on hard palate in m shape. So around teeth and in middle. Can't remove. Is it serious? Just saw it.
Need exam: Hard to say without exam. See oral surgeon for exam. ...Read more
Hi I am having burning/rashes sensation on the roof of my mouth. Also I see red dots on the soft palate. Its on both hard and soft palate. Smoker?
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
I have a swollen lump on the roof my mouth (hard palate), that is located evenly with the left side of my back teeth but over a little, painful.?
Palatal tori: It may be palatal tori, which is a normal overgrowth of bone on the roof of your mouth. Sometimes food or your toothbrush can scrap the tender tissue stretching over the tori causing pain. Rinse with warm salt water. You need to see a dentist to make sure you do not have a palatal abcess due to an infected tooth or less likely oral cancer. ...Read more
When I swallow saliva, my tongue exerts pressure hard against my palate but the pressure is backwards, pushing the roof of my mouth backwards. Normal?
Consider these...: Difficulty swallowing ("dysphagia") can be distinguished as a "transfer" problem (difficulty moving food from mouth to top of esophagus), "transit" problem (difficulty moving food down the esophagus), "spasm", gerd (due to sphincter problems), or obstructive (webs, rings, strictures, ulcer, tumor), & need to distinguish "globus, " LPR. A GI doctor can assess motility &/or need 4 a Speech Therapist. ...Read more
My hard palate is a little yellow and I've had cold symptoms for about a week. (not tasting, stuffed up, etc.) some small red patches on roof of mouth?
Mouth eruption: Your symptoms seem viral in nature, and the patches may be a specific type. Upper respiratory illnesses such as sinus infection can present similarly with nasal stuffiness and diminished taste. Bacterial infection such as strep throat is not usually a palatal disease. However, mononucleosis is always a concern for a range of symptoms and can be tested for. An exam is in order if you don't improve. ...Read more
Red spots on the roof of my mouth (hard palate) and tender to touch. It feels smooth and swollen where the spots are.
See your dentist: Red spots on the roof of the mouth may be due to many reasons like bacterial infection, viral infection, vitamin deficiencies or allergies. Gargle with warm salt water 3 X per day to help reduce swelling and relieve discomfort. However, if the symptoms persist more than 7-10 days please visit your dentist. ...Read more
Painful sores on roof of mouth, like semifirm blisters Cant really see them. Spread to gum across palate. Also palette slightly numb as if scalded.
Canker sores: Is the most common oral lesions. Most tongue ulcers, infections will clear up by themselves within a week or two. You should see your GP or dentist if the ulcer gets worse or lasts for longer than 2 weeks. Oral cancer appears as a growth or sore in the mouth that does not go away. If concerned see your dentist ASAP. ...Read more
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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