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Doctor insights on: Inflammation Of Soft Palate

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I have inflammation of soft palate which is very painful?

I have inflammation of soft palate which is very painful?

Sore: See your ENT or oral surgeon. You may have a simple problem of snoring or something more ominous. ...Read more

Inflammation (Definition)

Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more


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Cause of inflammation of soft palate?

Cause of inflammation of soft palate?

Various: Could be allergies, soft tissue injury such as an abrasion, reaction to your medication. If it is short duration, likely a food allergy. If longer, could be side effect of medication. If just came on suddenly and getting better daily, it is likely an abrasion. Could be a fungal or viral infection. See your dentist or doctor for a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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Month ago I had sinusitis I took medicine, the symptoms of sinusitis is gone but still have soft palate inflammation

Month ago I had sinusitis I took medicine, the symptoms of sinusitis is gone but still have soft palate inflammation

See a dentist: I commonly see people that tell me they have had sinus infection, their physician gave them meds, it went away and then came back and they can't figure out why...Many times they had a dental abcess and there was a tooth that needed a root canal. With palate involved I would definitely say it is possible for you too. ...Read more

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Is mild soft palate inflammation cause for concern? Would post nasal drip do this? Had severe throat infect. 2yrs ago & nervous of sore throats now.

Soft Palate Problem: The palate and the throat are connected to each other. It is possible that the inflammation is associated with the sinus drainage, but you need to have an exam to know what is wrong. See your dentist. ...Read more

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I feel no pain but when I look in the mirror I see the right side of my soft palate inflammed.....what is this?

I feel no pain but when I look in the mirror I see the right side of my soft palate inflammed.....what is this?

Idiopathic Palate: I would advise you to have the "inflammation" examined by your doctor or ENT to help you with a diagnosis and treatment, if needed. ...Read more

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The right side of my soft palate is inflammed. ....what is the cause?

See a doctor: There can be many contributing factors including allergies, sinus infections, tooth infections or mononucleosis, just to name a few. Treatments vary depending on the cause and a doctor’s visit is necessary. See a doctor for evaluation, tests and treatment if needed. ...Read more

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My soft palate is black, should I be concerned?

My soft palate is black, should I be concerned?

Ofcourse.!: Are you a smoker? Have u had this issue for a long time? Is it painful, irritated, or has it changed color? All these questions are important issues. See a dentist/oral surgeon/periodontist. ...Read more

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What to do if I have 2 small bumps on my soft palate, what is it?

What to do if I have 2 small bumps on my soft palate, what is it?

See a Dentist: I would advise you to have the bumps examined by any 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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My soft palate feels dry. I feel congested as well. I have been feeling do for the past 4 days.

My soft palate feels dry. I feel congested as well. I have been feeling do for the past 4 days.

Take decongestant: Congestion and dry palate can be common. Try taking a decongestant and increase fluid intake. If no improvement after a couple days, call physician. ...Read more

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My baby she 5 months she doesn't want to drink her formula and her soft palate is white is that normal? What can I do?

My baby she 5 months she doesn't want to drink her formula and her soft palate is white is that normal? What can I do?

She has thrush: Most likely your baby has yeast infection of the moth called thrush. It may be sore, and that is the reason why she does not want to suck a bottle because it hurts. Young infants such as yours quite often gets thrush because their immunity has not fully developed. Nystatin (mycostatin) suspension, or gentian violet would take care of the problem, but you need to take her to a doctor first. Th. ...Read more

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Beside soft palate right side I have a white spot in that area, around 3 CM, what should I do now? It is causing no problem.

See a dentist: The white spot on soft palate that does not go away in a week or two, you should see a doctor or dentist when convenient. ...Read more

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I have a tiny hole between my hard and soft palate I've had it all of my life I know it's not normal but is it anything to be worried about?

Probably not: If there's been no problem up to now you're probably in the clear. Would be advisable to ask your Dentist to examine and advise. Referral to an Oral Surgeon for a more n depth examination is in order. ...Read more

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What can I do for this pain in soft palate when swallowing?

What can I do for this pain in soft palate when swallowing?

Sore Throat: Go to your physician tomorrow. You should be tested for strep throat of another type of bacterial infection. If you have a viral infection, you will simply be treated palliatively. Stay away from whatever stimulates the discomfort or pain, particularly acidic foods. Today, I would take Aspirin to reduce some of the discomfort and to treat an accompanying fever if you have one. Feel better! ...Read more

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Hi there. I have a very small grainy spot on my soft palate. Noticed it 2 months ago and hasn't changed. It moves freely under lining. Serious?  

Hi there. I have a very small grainy spot on my soft palate. Noticed it 2 months ago and hasn't changed. It moves freely under lining. Serious?  

Probably not, but...: Your grainy spot is probably nothing, as it moves freely, but to be sure it would be best to have a dentist or oral surgeon evaluate it. Better safe than sorry! ...Read more

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I have white patches on both sides of my soft palate. They seemed to have turned yellowish today I quite smoking 2 months ago but noticed them before?

I have white patches on both sides of my soft palate. They seemed to have turned yellowish today I quite smoking 2 months ago but noticed them before?

White patches: Any lesion in your mouth that lasts for more than two weeks mandates being seen by an oral surgeon for a proper diagnosis and treatment and\if necessary. Some lesions are easily diagnosed while others require a biopsy for confirmation. That is something that cannot be done over the internet. There are numerous possibilities, some benign and other not. ...Read more

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My doctor found lesion on soft palate, should I be concerned?

My doctor found lesion on soft palate, should I be concerned?

You should: If it does not go away in two weeks, it would be best if you visited a doctor in order to find out the cause and treatment if needed.. ...Read more

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How t0 cure itching soft palate?

How t0 cure itching soft palate?

Soft palate itching?: You may be allergic to something or coming down with a cold. There are other dental and medical conditions that may cause this. See your dentist for an evaluation if this continues. You can try rinsing with salt water but it would be better to have someone take a look regardless. It may vanish on its own and never come back. ...Read more

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My soft palate is red and painful. What's wrong?

See a dentist: There are several things that can cause your palate to be red and painful and only an oral exam can answer this. It could be viral, allergies, vitamin deficiency, infection thrush, autoimmune disease, and others. See a dentist asap to find out. What. Is going on in your mouth. ...Read more

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Helo gud morning sir...What is the cause of soft palate swolen? What would do this case?

Helo gud morning sir...What is the cause of soft palate swolen? What would do this case?

Trauma: Not common for soft palate to be swollen. Trauma is the primary cause for that to happen. How long has it been swollen? Do you have trouble swallowing? If more than a day or 2 see your doctor or dentist. ...Read more

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If your soft palate is very thick, say about 2 inches from top to bottom, can that cause breathing and gagging issues? How to fix it?

If your soft palate is very thick, say about 2 inches from top to bottom, can that cause breathing and gagging issues? How to fix it?

Possibly: If the back of your throat is crowded from a thick soft palate, large tongue, large tonsils or excessive neck fat you can have sleep apnea or other breathing problems. See your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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What are the signs of soft palate cancer?

What are the signs of soft palate cancer?

Painful ulcer.: Oral cancers present with nonhealing ulcers that can be painful. These patients usually present at over 50 years of age. ...Read more

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Can allergies cause pain in my soft palate when I eat?

Can allergies cause pain in my soft palate when I eat?

No: Allergies to environmental allergens should not cause pain in the soft palate. However, allergies to pollens that cross react with certain raw fruits and veggies can cause oral allergy symptoms when those foods are eaten and can sometimes cause itching or a burning sensation in the palate. ...Read more

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I had an odd condition that just began about 6 months ago. My soft palate has a constant tremor. What is the cause?

Palatal myoclonus: You have an interesting movement disorder and there are all sorts of facets that we could talk about but my suggestion is that either you see a neurologist to get a workup or if you wish write to me if you like at: www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi Key Code: PDXFNR ...Read more

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I have the problem of relaxed soft palate, not caused by sleep appnea and no allergy found. Nothing seems to be helpful since a year, plz advice?

Soft palate implants: The common procedure involves implanting 3 small, polyester-woven rods in the soft palate. The rods work like a scaffold to stiffen the soft palate and stop it from collapsing into your airway. You will be amazed with the results. ...Read more

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When I shine a light at my soft palate I see a bunch of tiny tinyyy bumps and one of them hurts after I ate and turned into pimple. What is that?

Salivary glands: You probably bumped or scraped one of them and it became inflamed and swollen. It should go away on its own. Do not go poking at it. Can happen when eating things like chips, crusty bread, and crackers. Good Luck. ...Read more

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Hello, I am 16. Since past 3 days, I have noticed tiny painless bumps on my soft palate. I don't smoke, drink. Wondering if it's related to puberty?

Doubt it: Wow! I'm impressed by how aware of your body you are to notice tiny bumps on your soft palate! My guess is they are minor salivary glands that are temporarily blocked forming tiny cysts, probably will go away by themselves. Also, kudos to not smoking and drinking!
Very proud of you young man! ...Read more

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Exactly one point on soft palate pops up, pains and itchy. It usually increase when I eat spicy/fried food. But exactly same point, small round shap.

Exactly one point on soft palate pops up, pains and itchy. It usually increase when I eat spicy/fried food. But exactly same point, small round shap.

Ulcer, salivary gland: Could be a number of things but if it consistently happens more often when you eat those foods and then it goes away or gets smaller in an hour it could be glandular. You should see your dentist or an oral surgeon
If it stays sore for 7-10 days it could be an ulceration ...Read more

Palate (Definition)

The palate is the anatomical description of the roof of the mouth. It separated into two parts: the hard palate (more forward) and the soft palate (which is closer to the throat), it separates the mouth ...Read more


Soft Palate (Definition)

The soft palate is the back part of the palate that has the uvula (dangling thingamajig) and has no bone underneath it. It ...Read more