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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?

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

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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


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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

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

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The dangly piece at the roof of my mouth is red enflamed and looks like there is a white spot and causes a lot of pain swallowing or coughing?

The dangly piece at the roof of my mouth is red enflamed and looks like there is a white spot and causes a lot of pain swallowing or coughing?

Pharingitis: It is called Uvula. If You also have tonsillar enlargement and White exudate on them; Then there is Tonsillitis. Cough, sore throat and Inflammation of Uvula/ Pharynx may need Antibiotic. Please see your doctor . Meanwhile Use Throat Lozenges, and Gargle with salt and warm water. Also take Ibuprofen for pain and Qufenasin for Coughing. ...Read more

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Have you ever encountered a patient that when swallowing food, causes pain in the roof of their mouth? And would eosinophilic esophigitis be why?

Have you ever encountered a patient that when swallowing food,  causes pain in the roof of their mouth?  And would eosinophilic esophigitis be why?

Due to food allergen: 39 year old female with pain on roof of mouth when swallowing food due to Eosinophilic Esophagitis a chronic immunologic disorder in which some white cells called Eosinophils reacting to some food Allergens form a build up of the lining of the mucus membrane in the mouth and swallowing tube, (Esophagus) causing irritation and pain when food touches the roof of the mouth while swallowing ...Read more

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Ive been getting sick at night. The roof of my mouth hurts causing it to hurt to swallow. But it doesnt happen during the day. What could it be?

Ive been getting sick at night. The roof of my mouth hurts causing it to hurt to swallow. But it doesnt happen during the day. What could it be?

Acid Reflux: Those symptoms suggest that you are having acid reflux at night. I would take omeprazole OTC every night for 2 weeks and see if the symptoms improve. If they persist then see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have red patches with some white bumps on roof of mouth. Irritated when i swallow. When my young touches it is when it hurts.. ?

I have red patches with some white bumps on roof of mouth. Irritated when i swallow. When my young touches it is when it hurts..
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APTHOUS ULCERS: Possible canker sores from stress or too much acid in system.It is a virus that lasts about 10 days and hurts for about 4 days. Rinse with hydrogen peroxide or apply a Benzocaine ointment. ...Read more

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Bright red back of mouth, small bumps, hurts to swallow. Also, roof of mouth has a yellowish tint.

Bright red back of mouth, small  bumps, hurts to swallow. Also, roof of mouth has a yellowish tint.

Throat: Sounds like you have an infection. You need to have a culture done to make sure its not bacterial ...Read more

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Gum graft done 10 days ago. Putty material in roof of mouth moves around when I eat, but won't come out. I don't want to swallow it, what can I do?

Gum graft done 10 days ago. Putty material in roof of mouth moves around when I eat, but won't come out. I don't want to swallow it, what can I do?

Call ur periodontist: The periodontal packing is locked between your teeth and may be moving around a bit after ten days. You say that it won't come out, so the chances of swallowing it are very, very slim. Get in touch with your periodontist and see him/her soon. ...Read more

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