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Lump On Palate Of Mouth
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
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.
What are the chances of a lump on the hard palate of my mouth cancerous? It feels hard and is painless.
I had all 4 of my erupted wisdom teeth out in nov. 2011. I now have a small tender lump in the soft palate of my mouth. Could this be a fragment?
Not likely.: A lump in the soft palate a year and a half after your extractions is not likely to have any association with that previous surgery. You should have that evaluated by either an oral surgeon or ENT (otolaryngologist). They will probably ask you if the area might have been traumatized (burned, etc) just before it's appearance and how it is behaving (getting better or worse). Don't ignore it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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I have a small red lump that is uncomfortable to touch, but not painful, on my palate just behind the two front teeth. Should I be concerned?
Doctor/Dentist: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, and physical examination. However, it does not appear to be an urgent issue and you may consult your dentist or doctor, next time you see one. ...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
Anxiety is killing me. Pea sized lump on palate above #13-14 tooth. Not midline. Get harder when pressing with tongue. #14 is half gray. Trauma before?
Now is the time!: Don't let the anxiety bug you! fortunately, there has been much technological advancement in diagnosis of strange bumps in mouth. Most likely you will not need invasive procedure to find out. Scan technology also makes it easier to see the "lump" under the gum, in 3-d. A special light may be employed to ensure the lump is not cancerous. So visit your dentist/oral surgeon and get peace of mind! ...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?
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 had a bone graft in my upper palate after an extraction of an impacted incisor tooth. It has been 11 days and there is a large lump where the bone graft was done. Is this normal? Was too much bone used?
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I have a hard bump slightly off center on my hard upper palate in my mouth, it showed up two days ago and I'm scared of what it could be. I'm 18 ?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers