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Pain In Soft Palate Of Mouth
Probable tooth probl: Teeth cause 90% of pain in the head. You should get a complete evaluation by your dentist to rule out any tooth or gingival issues. Your dentist will also check for less common lesions of the mouth. You may have a more severe problem that would require getting more doctors involved but the statistics are way on your side of having a tooth problem so start there. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Can stretching mouth widely constatly cause soreness in upper mouth and jaw area? Mouth sore where maxillary jaw attaches to hard palate. :(
A purpleish discolouration of the soft palate inside the top of the mouth behind the teeth. Some noticeable small mouth sores. What's your thoughts?
Palate discoloration: This can be several things. It depends on where on your palate the discoloration is and their relation to the mouth sores. What color the mouth sores are, how large they are, what is the color, etc. It is best to get this examined while they are prominent and easily seen. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many things...: An inflamed palate could be a sign of many things, most of which are not a worry. Believe it or not, the largest reason i see inflamed palates is a pizza burn. Eating hot pizza, the cheese burns the roof of the mouth and can be quite painful for a few days. If it persists, see a dmd/dds. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Red pain full irritation in back of the mouth by the end of the soft palate can it be a strep throat ?
Sore throat: A hole in the gum is suggestive of a primary problem with the teeth. I could represent a cavity of the tooth with erosion of bone and early abscess formation. It could be from a tooth socket that is communicating with the sinuses. Either way, you really need to see a dentist and possibly and ENT if there is involvement of the upper or lower jaw bone and possibly sinuses if in the upper jaw. ...Read more
Wisdom tooth: The answer you are probably expecting is to see yor dentist or an oral surgeon and schedule to have wisdom teeth removed. Based on your description you should probably be on antibiotics as soon as possible. You will feel much better once the teeth are removed and this will no longer be something you have to worry about. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Pain in throat, difficulty in swallowing and pain in lower part of tongue. Moderate pain in both ears. No node or swelling. Is it cancer?
See physician: You need to see your doctor or ear and nose specialist to make sure everything is ok or not your symptoms could be easily explained by many benign explanation specially you are still so young but if you are as smoker or chewer need to see a physician anyway in case of infection might need antibiotics. ...Read more
When our mouth is closed from uvula till epiglottis does our upper palate touches the lower palate or any skin of upper palate touches the lower palat?
Varies: Since people have sometimes quite variable anatomy, an index called the Mallampati score helps quantify pharygeal space. A rating of class III or IV is predictive of difficulty being intubated as well as tendency for sleep apnea. The lower classes probably will not contribute as much to airway occlusion but the higher classes suggest vigilance for issues relating to the airway being blocked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wisdom tooth on lower left side of jaw growing in. Swollen in that area & annoying discomfort in gums of that area. Gum feels like its lifted in area?
Inflammation: Sometimes the gum flap over an erupting wisdom tooth can become inflamed, especially if the tooth is partially impacted. Please call your dentist for an emergency examination. Referral to an oral surgeon to remove the flap of tissue or the tooth itself. ...Read moreSee 7 more doctor answers
May not be related: These 2 symptoms may or may not be related. Sore throat may be flu or any upper respiratory tract infection. Could be from trauma. Virus or bacteria. Who knows? The bump? How long has it been there? Could be a natural bony growth. Could be a cyst. Could be a number of things. Please see an md or a dds in person for further answers. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
Can a cavity in wisdom tooth cause jaw discomfort, ear pain and burning on the mucosa around tooth but NO TOOTH PAIN. Maxilla soreness inside mouth.
White hard palate
yellow soft palate
white, red nobs on palate and further in, swallowed back of the tounge
jaw to ear pain
no pain swal?
Maybe thrush(fungus): The tongue is known to have many variations with pigmenting, size, appearance, & not always due to disease. Causes of tongue that looks patchy include: lichen planus (responds to steroids), white sponge nevus (familial, benign, permanent), smoker's leukoplakia (2% risk of cancer, needs biopsy), hairy leukoplakia (due to epsteinbarr virus), warts (due to papillomavirus), "thrush" (rx antifungals). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: If the lump feels stone hard and immovable and it is not painful to touch it might be a Torus Palatinus - a natural and normal part of your mouth. If on the other hand the lump is different than the above description, you should see your dentist and have it checked out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain in mouth temple gum cheek neck and chest, swelling in gum and cheek, can't close or open mouth. No insurance?
possible infection: Possible infection. Dental evaluation would be place to start, but medical care will likely be required. ...Read more
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I have a flap of skin that came loose in my mouth last night, and it is located where the soft palate might be. Any suggestions?
Flap of skin: I would see your dentist. You are very young so the possibility of something severe seems slight but i would get checked. You may have burned the skin on something you ate or even abraded it with something sharp like a chip and it is sloughing off. You could be reacting to something new you ingested. I would think of what you have done differently recently and tell the dds if it doesn't go away. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Don't worry: Though we are always concerned about tissue color changes, I do not think that if seems too alarming. This broad area of yellow is most likely stain from food, drink, medication or tobacco. No other signs or symptoms but you can see your dentist to be sure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
For 4 months, I have had intermittent swelling of my soft palate (it doesn't look swollen, but appears to be sinking lower in my mouth). What is it?
My left soft palate is really sore and swollen. It only hurts on my left side of mouth and has been like this for 3 days. What could this be?
Virus : You probably have some viral infection. Common to attack one side of head. It can effect the whole side of head, ears, throat, etc. You may have some lesions that you cannot see. You need to be seen by dentist or physician to properly diagnosis and treat problem. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Have a kind of hard, painless bump right side of mouth, in front of uvula (basically soft palate). I see the dentist in 2 weeks but am worried.
Soft palate: How large is the bump? How long has it been present? Are you a smoker? Have you had any trauma in his area? It is impossible to make a diagnosis without seeing and examining the bump. These are some of he questions your dentist will need to know. If you are concerned try to,see your dentist sooner than two weeks. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No oral thrush,but my soft palate is yellowish,what would it be,no other issue,no sores,everything inside my mouth is ok?
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 ?
Behind my teeth, just before tonsils the skin on each side of my inner mouth is white. Each side of my soft palate or each side of my uvula
I had ulcer looking thing on my soft palate. Then I touched it with my tongue today and it pop? I had dry mouth before but now I don't. What is it?
Hey i have this yellow roof on the roof of my mouth and soft palate area. its there 2 months now. it doesnt pain but smtymz i get burning in mouth.
Yellow roof: Your problem is obviously not self healing, and is unlikely to do so. Have you seen a Dentist to be examined for fungal infection? Any lesion in the mouth that does not disappear in two weeks requires examination and appropriate testing to arrive at accurate diagnosis before treatment can be applied. Please see your Dentist. ...Read more
My x-rays showed I have a cyst on the top right soft palate of my mouth what is involved in the surgery and what is recovery time and what to expect?
Cyst Healing: Cysts in the soft palate are common. Most are small and burst, then heal on their own. An oral surgeon, hospital dentist removes a larger cyst, stiches the site. Healing is very rapid in the mouth due to the extra circulation there. Depending on size, pain is managed well with a short dose of pain meds. Antibiotics are used if infection is also suspect. A pathology report is usually requested. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a sore on the soft palate...Red in center and surrounded by white. I had burned my mouth with hot coffee or tomato sauce. What could this be?
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