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Water/saliva makes my throat tight; goes away if I don't swallow or eat something solid. Slightly relieved by pressing tongue against roof of mouth.

Water/saliva makes my throat tight; goes away if I don't swallow or eat something solid. Slightly relieved by pressing tongue against roof of mouth.

Symptoms Complex &: result of a huge number of variables. As embodied Souls?Mind?Brain?Body, the range of internalized history to body perceptions& behaviors is huge, thus huge individual variations. Suggest look up reported side effects of meds; e.g. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Migraleve as one place to start. However, the list of interacting possibilities remains huge. Work at finding help worthy of your trust. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

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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Rough patch on roof of mouth near the back. Having trouble swallowing throat feels hairy or like sandpaper! What could this be?? No pain!!

Rough patch on roof of mouth near the back. Having trouble swallowing throat feels hairy or like sandpaper! What could this be?? No pain!!

Post/palate lesion: Only in person intra oral examination by a doctor can offer a response. It could be so many diagnoses - thrush, step, trauma,etc.. 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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Having really dry mouth I have to excessively chew food to swallow & sometimes have to drink it down with water. My tongue sticks to roof of mouth?

Having really dry mouth I have to excessively chew food to swallow & sometimes have to drink it down with water. My tongue sticks to roof of mouth?

Many causes: While there are many causes the one i find most common is dryness or diminished salivation due to side effects from drugs including many over the counter types like anithistamines. In fact, the most common side effect secondary to prescription drugs in dry mouth. Talk to your dentist or doctor to find out for sure. ...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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Consumed cough drop during exercise.postexercise swallowing food burns roof of mouth and esophagus as food travels through the areas. what is this?

Consumed cough drop during exercise.postexercise swallowing food burns roof of mouth and esophagus as food travels through the areas. what is this?

Have LPR maybe?: Avoid foods & behavior that delay stomach emptying &/or relax the lower esophageal sphincter--spicy, greasy food, mints, alcohol, tobacco, chocolate, tomato-based products, caffeinated & fizzy drinks, eating before bedtime, exercises. Lose weight. Elevate head of bed on blocks. Can try otc acid blocker for relief (h2's: tagamet, zantac, pepcid; ppi's: prilosec, prevacid,nexium). Eval if persistent ...Read more

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Back of nose feels blocked when I breathe and swallow. Causes anxiety. Feels like it's at the back of the roof of mouth? Adenoids? Epiglottis?

Back of nose feels blocked when I breathe and swallow. Causes anxiety. Feels like it's at the back of the roof of mouth? Adenoids? Epiglottis?

Hard to know: Congestion is often due to chronic rhinits, maybe from allergy, irritants, structural problem, infection, hormone changes, sensitivity to weather/pressure changes etc. Often, post-nasal drip occurs and this is irritating to the back of the throat, causing symptom called globus pharyngis. I think your description is consistent. Acid reflux is another common cause. This can be confirmed and treated. ...Read more

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My tongue doesn't thrust my teeth but the roof of mouth VERY hard when swallowing, could this relapse jaw surgery and how can it be fixed?

My tongue doesn't thrust my teeth but the roof of mouth VERY hard when swallowing, could this relapse jaw surgery and how can it be fixed?

Tongue thrust: high vaulted palates could be one of the signs of tongue thrust weather it's during sleep or during normal daily activities,consult your dentist for treatment options . ...Read more

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Saw ENT had scope, found nothing. I have dry roof of mouth, trouble swallowing, choking. Stopped antihistamines, hydrated, tried everything! help!

Saw ENT had scope, found nothing. I have dry roof of mouth, trouble swallowing, choking. Stopped antihistamines, hydrated, tried everything! help!

See an oral surgeon : Dry mouth can be a result of many causes such as certain medications, salivary gland flow problems or obligate mouth breathing (nasal obstruction). See an oral surgeon for an evaluation. ...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