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Lump In Hard Palate Of Mouth
I have a lump on the hard palate of mouth, close to teeth. I went to hospital doctor, been told that it has fluid in it but it's been there for about 4 months now.
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What are the chances of a lump on the hard palate of my mouth cancerous? It feels hard and is painless.
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Yes: It is a common variation of have a platal torus. Most are a normal variation and do not require any intervention. If a patient needs a full upper denture then the torus may need to me removed. If it intefers with speech or swallowing then it may need to be removed. ...Read more
I have a lump on the left side of hard palate of my mouth, close to the teeth from the last year. Is it dangerous?
It could be: It could be a number of things ranging from normal bone anatomy to underlying infection to heavy calculus deposits if it is really close to teeth to prominent root if gum recession to a neoplasm to many other things. Some of these things can be serious, while others not. You need to have your own dentist take a look at it in order to know exactly what it is and what treatment, if any is indicated. ...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
I have a strep type virus and bronchitis and I now have a small lump beside the hard palate in roof of my mouth toward the back, its mildly painful.
Strep type virus?: I am not sure who made the diagnosis. I am not sure of that be a real disease. Suggest you get examined by a licensed provider ...Read more
I have read that there are no salivary glands in the anterior hard palate or the gingiva. Is this true? I have a lump that formed after an injury. Thx
Lump?: Rather, that try to arrive at a diagnosis over the internet, see a dentist to determine the cause of you lump. The lump may or may not be related to the accidental injury. Don't make the assumption the two are related. Regardless you will find out what it is and what, if anything, is required to resolve your issue. ...Read more
Are there minor salivary glands in the anterior hard palate? I have a swollen area that fluctuates in size. Jabbed with toothbrush before lump. Scared
Yes: And this is almost certainly secretion retained in one such gland. ...Read more
Lump on left hard palate by center ridge by jct of soft palate. Teeth cleaning last week & was ok. No lesions. Shuld I worry? DT would've seen it yes?
It is normal: This is considered a normal anatomy. These lumps are naturally occurring and are benign protuberances of the bone covered by mucosa. No treatment is required. ...Read more
Hard lump between #13 and 14 teeth on hard palate. 14 is half gray. No pain lump or tooth. Just finished abx 2000 mg amox. Bump still there. Bone feel?
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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Painless hard bump on hard palate along the midline to the left. Hardly seen in a mirror, but can be felt with tongue and finger. What could it be?
Could be exostosis:
How long has it been there? Is it growing rapidly or slowly? It could be a palatal torus, but without visualization, it is hard to say for sure. Have your dentist take a look.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/torus_palatinus. ...Read more
My husband has a painless small white circular spot on his hard palate that bleeds when he sleeps or forms a suction with his tongue. It was a bump?
Get to your dentist: While this can be many things, you should get him into his dentist soon. They will evaluate this lesion and may either provide treatment or refer this as necessary; but get to your dentist soon. ...Read more
Teeth cleaning last week was ok but now noticed bump on left side, near center ridge of hard palate w my tongue. Concerned? No lesions or patches.
Exam: If this is new, if it has just become noticeable since your check-up, you must return to your Dentist for an examination. Please call now to make an appointment. ...Read more
Hard painless bump on hard palate. Shrinks during night. Pushing on with tongue gets bigger. Same color as palate. Had 4 month. Scared. Not torus. :(?
Oral surgeon: Are you sure that it's not torus palatinus which is harmless? An oral surgeon or an otolaryngologist are best qualified to advise you. ...Read more
Half of molar #14 is gray. Hard painless bump on hard palate above tooth. No pain in tooth. Not red or ulcerated. Bump hurts if you press hard. :(?
Abcess?: The gray discoloration could certainly be a large cavity. The lump on your palate could certainly be an abcess asthma result of the cavity. You can easily have an abscessed tooth that died without sensitivity. You need to have an examination and a xray of that tooth from your dentist. ...Read more
I was sick a week ago with some Sinuses stuff, and now I have a white bump/ball on my left tonsil and sores all over my tongue and my hard palate is white and my soft palate is yellow. Any idea what this is?
Infection: See your PCP...you likely need to be on antibiotics. ...Read more
I have a decayed top molar causing agonizing nerve pain. Pain and swelling in soft tissue between gums and top hard palate of mouth. What could it be?
Until it's gone: Herpetic lesions are contagious as long as you can see any sign of the actual sore. There is no specific time frame, though commonly they resolve in about 10-14 days. Be very careful until completely resolved. ...Read more
Should i be concerned with two lumps on my hard palate? I am currently getting over a sinus infection
Bumps on palate:
Depends on how long they have been there, and whether they are hard, soft or painful.
A hard bony bump in the midline of the palate is called a torus, which is normal and which many people are not aware of until it becomes sore or injured.
It is best to have any bumps or lumps in the mouth checked by your dentist. ...Read more
I vomited last Tuesday morning and have a sore lump on the left side of my hard palate any suggestions on potential diognosis?
Sure: Lots of potential causes. May or may not be related to your gastric distress. The only way to be properly diagnosed to be properly examined. Please see your Dentist ASAP. The space provided here is not long enough to list all the possible causes. Important, however, that you be seen for evaluation. ...Read more
Could creamy or milky white top hard palate in mouth mean cancer or something serious? Very worried.
Examination: If you're worried see a Dentist or an Oral Surgeon. Can't see you over the computer, can't evaluate tissue health. Unless you smoker drink, your risk of oral cancer is fairly low. For peace of mind, call your Dentist for an appointment to determine what's wrong, if anything, and how it should be treated. ...Read more
My hard palate intensely hurts and is swollen on both sides. It slightly relaxes when i don't move my mouth but when I eat or drink anything it KILLS!!
Swollen Palate: More information is needed to give a reasonable opinion. I would suggest a visit to your dentist to make a more complete and through diagnosis. ...Read more
I have a bony lump on the midle of my hard palate. Painful when pressed. Covered with soft-palate?
Torus Palatinus ?:
This may be the exostosis you are referring to. No treatment is usually necessary, but they may interfere with the fit of a maxillary denture.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/torus_palatinus. ...Read more
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