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My palatoglossal arch is really sore. What is this?

My palatoglossal arch is really sore. What is this?

Infection: Frequently an infection will cause this area of your throat to be sore. Also, chronic post-nasal drip can cause this. Try rinsing your nose out thoroughly with saline solution and see if that helps. ...Read more

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My palatoglossal arch on the right side has been bright red and sore for about 4 days. What would be causing this?

My palatoglossal arch on the right side has been bright red and sore for about 4 days. What would be causing this?

See your dentist: infection, burn or irritation to area including a cut.
should have it checked by a dentist or oral surgeon. Try salt water rinses although that may hurt. Spicy foods would irritate it also ...Read more

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Rice size tear in palatoglossal arch close to my uvula.little blood, sore, been rinsing with salt water, will it the tissues ever reconnect,sharp tool?

Rice size tear in palatoglossal arch close to my uvula.little blood, sore, been rinsing with salt water, will it the tissues ever reconnect,sharp tool?

Tear: That tear should heal with time and warm water mouth rinses. The mouth and throat are rich with circulation and complete healing should occur. If you have any further concerns, consult an Otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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Sore red palatoglossal arch with occasional bleeding (base, both sides) for 4 wks. Yesterday sudden crack in Adam apple. Feels bruised, hoarse voice.

Sore red palatoglossal arch with occasional bleeding (base, both sides) for 4 wks. Yesterday sudden crack in Adam apple. Feels bruised, hoarse voice.

Adam's apple crack?: Do you mean the skin over the area ? Anyway, there appears to be something really wrong in your oropharyngeal area and you need to consult an ENT ASAP. ...Read more

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I had a sore throat last week, but it resolved within 5 days by warm salt water gargle and plenty of fluids.However, my palatoglossal arch on both sid?

I had a sore throat last week, but it resolved within 5 days by warm salt water gargle and plenty of fluids.However, my palatoglossal arch on both sid?

Throat Swelling: The swelling is probably due to excessive gargling.
Avoid hot foods/liquids. Take cold or iced.
If swelling persists, use Clear.ease ™ lozenges. This is papain and bromelain that you melt in your mouth between cheek and gums - one 3x a day. ...Read more

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I am having a sore throat. Bumpy looking tonsils and tiny yellow spot . Palatoglossal arch with white spots .. what is this?

I am having a sore throat.  Bumpy looking tonsils and tiny yellow spot . Palatoglossal arch with white spots .. what is this?

Dr. can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is very painful, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Some throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) can lessen pain. ...Read more

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I noticed I have a bump (flesh colored) on my palatoglossal arch. Its been there fore 3 weeks. I have had a sore throat, mild ear ache, tonsil stones, ?

I noticed I have a bump (flesh colored) on my palatoglossal arch. Its been there fore 3 weeks. I have had a sore throat, mild ear ache, tonsil stones, ?

Don't have room: Don't have room to list all the possible causes of "bump" on soft tissue. Please see your pcp or an ENT specialist for examination, diagnosis, and treatment plan specific to your problem. ...Read more

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Hardish bumps inside palatoglossal arch, scratched it a because i was curious, then it bled a bit and now it just stings. what is this?

Hardish bumps inside palatoglossal arch, scratched it a because i was curious, then it bled a bit and now it just stings. what is this?

See an oral surgeon: the description can be from many different problems.
some are oral in nature and some can be a bodily health
issue.

get it evaluated asap
try to go before it goes away or changes ...Read more

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Does the palatoglossal tonsil pillar have taste buds? i can feel some bumps on the inside of that arch bilaterally

Does the palatoglossal tonsil pillar have taste buds? i can feel some bumps on the inside of that arch bilaterally

See your PCP: Yes, anterior pillars and posterior pharyngeal wall contain taste buds. The best thing you can do is have your PCP to examine your palatoglossal tonsil pillars and make sure all is well. Take care. ...Read more

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I have a fluid filled small blister on my palatoglossal arch that keeps reoccurring. I don't have tonsils. What could this be? I've had it for weeks

I have a fluid filled small blister on my palatoglossal arch that keeps reoccurring. I don't have tonsils. What could this be? I've had it for weeks

Sialocele: It's quite common to have a blocked minor salivary gland which will fill with a clear mucus material. They can spontaneously rupture and then recur. Sometimes they can be treated with cauterizing or silver nitrate in the office with your ENT specialist. They usually are of no major concern or significance. As always, seeing the problem is helpful, so get checked by an ENT md. ...Read more

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When i run my finger down on the inside of my palatoglossal arch past my tonsil, i can feel a lot of bumpiness on the inside of the arch. normal?

When i run my finger down on the inside of my palatoglossal arch past my tonsil, i can feel a lot of bumpiness on the inside of the arch. normal?

Yes, it can be.: We all have lymphoid tissue underneath the mucosal surface at the back of our mouths. If you had a recent cold or allergy, these bumps of lymph cells can become raised during this time of year and are nothing to be concerned about in a healthy teen. You could take a photograph of it and request a consult if it remains concerning for you, via HealthTap Concierge @ healthtap.com/saurbornmd ...Read more

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I have a bump on my palatoglossal arch nearest to my tongue.It feels like I have popcorn stuck in my gums what is it,what caused it and how do I fixit?

I have a bump on my palatoglossal arch nearest to my tongue.It feels like I have popcorn stuck in my gums what is it,what caused it and how do I fixit?

Could be: Could be popcorn husk, tonsil stone, infection, fish bone, and so many other possibilities. See your GP, or preferably an ear/nose/throat specialist for diagnosis and appropriate treatment. This is not a DIY situation. ...Read more

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2 pinhead size white dots on my palatoglossal arch in mouth, been there for 2 months at least. Saw a doctor he wasn't concerned. not a tonsil stone.

2 pinhead size white dots on my palatoglossal arch in mouth, been there for 2 months at least. Saw a doctor he wasn't concerned. not a tonsil stone.

2 white dots: The fact you are typing this message shows you are concerned and don't share your doctor's opinion. I would encourage you to go back and see him or her about this. Don't leave until you feel satisfied with their explanation. If you are still unhappy with their answer, consider getting a second opinion. ...Read more

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My throat pains near palatoglossal arch right side. Same side papillae r bit bigger. slight sweet taste in same side. My tonsils removed 4 months back

My throat pains near palatoglossal arch right side. Same side papillae r bit bigger. slight sweet taste in same side. My tonsils removed 4 months back

See an ENT: The best thing you can do is have your ENT to examine your palatoglossal tonsil pillars and arch and make sure all is well. Take care. ...Read more

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The arches of my feet get sore when I jump rope? Why is that?

The arches of my feet get sore when I jump rope?  Why is that?

Lack of support: This is usually caused by shoes that do not fit properly or have poor arch support that will cause a strain of the plantar fasciia, which is a ligament that covers and protects the bottom of your foot. See your podiatrist for orthotics and examination. ...Read more

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Why would the arch of my foot be sore?

Why would the arch of my foot be sore?

Plantar fascitis : Common complaint of pain in the arch is due to an irritation of the plantar fascial band. Try wearing a good supportive shoe and stretching before you get out of bed. ...Read more

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How can I treat sore knees and fallen arches?

How can I treat sore knees and fallen arches?

Try arch supports: Get a pair of over the counter arch supports and make sure your shoes are in good repair. If these measures do not provide enough relief, talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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How come when I jump rope the arches of my feet get sore after a couple minutes?

How come when I jump rope the arches of my feet get sore after a couple minutes?

Likely: They need support. Wear an orthotic or arch support when performing this excercise next time. ...Read more

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Very sore stiff bottoms of feet (along the arch) when first walking on feet in morning. Stand on feet all day at work.

Very sore stiff bottoms of feet (along the arch) when first walking on feet in morning. Stand on feet all day at work.

Plantar fasciitis : This is likely inflammation of the tendons and muscles on the bottom of your feet. Medical name plantar fasciitis. Stretching exercises, ice therapy, and taking an anti inflammatory medication OTC is a good first line treatment. If no improvement after 2-3 weeks go to your doctor for evaluation. Another risk factor is poorly fitting shoes or obesity. ...Read more

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I have a pain in the arch of my left foot just in front of my heal. It is sore in the morning and after long days on it. How do I prevent/treat?

I have a pain in the arch of my left foot just in front of my heal. It is sore in the morning  and after long days on it. How do I prevent/treat?

Plantar fasciitis: Heel and arch pain are common especially if you stand for long periods of time or walk in flat shoes. The best shoes would be good running shoes. Bare feet, flip flops, and other flat shoes should be avoided. The pain usually doesn't appear until the next morning and can be relieved by stretching. Stretching exercises for the calf muscles and anti inflammatory meds should help. ...Read more

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My feet from the arch area to the ball always feel sore, very similar to the feeling of being badly bruised. Pain consistent all day. What could it be?

My feet from the arch area to the ball always feel sore, very similar to the feeling of being badly bruised. Pain consistent all day. What could it be?

Plantar Fasciitis: Your symptoms sound like plantar fasciitis, an inflammation of the tissue on the bottom of the foot. It is usually due to an overuse sort of injury. Treatment involves rest, motrin or tylenol, (acetaminophen) and calf stretches to increase the calf muscle's strength, taking pressure off of the plantar fascia. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Whats the best shoe or in sole for plantar fascitis. Its the arches that get sore, hard to walk in morning. From standing at work. ?

Whats the best shoe or in sole for plantar fascitis. Its the arches that get sore, hard to walk in morning. From standing at work. ?

Support: You need a shoe that has good midsole and rear heel support. There are too many shoes out there these days that are too soft/flexible. This causes the fascia to be under repetitive strain. Orthotics (insoles) can be of benefit. See your local doctor to be evaluated. ...Read more

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I've had a sore foot in the morning and anytime i step down after sitting for months. It's not my heel, but more arch and toes specifically.?

I've had a sore foot in the morning and anytime i step down after sitting for months. It's not my heel, but more arch and toes specifically.?

Plantar fasciitis: There are several things you can do on your own. But, if they don't work, you will need to go to the podiatrist for help. Stretch your calf muscle, ice your heel and arch, take an NSAID if you don't have an allergy/intolerance, wear a very good supportive shoe with a good quality otc arch support, avoid barefoot or flat shoes. ...Read more

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Found a lump on my right palatoglosal arch, right in the corner. Not sore; fleshy to touch. Casual smoker. Possible mild fever. Should I be worried?

Found a lump on my right palatoglosal arch, right in the corner. Not sore; fleshy to touch. Casual smoker. Possible mild fever. Should I be worried?

Perhaps: Ask your dentist about this when you see him next. If the lump gets larger or becomes sore, see him sooner. If the lump has been present for less than a week, I will wait to see if it starts to improve within the next week. It never hurts to see your dentist sooner if you are concerned. ...Read more

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When i try to run or do excessive work on my foot it hurts very bad (sore/ache). It got injured by a long fall 2 years ago. My arch dropped as well.

When i try to run or do excessive work on my foot it hurts very bad (sore/ache). It got injured by a long fall 2 years ago. My arch dropped as well.

Foot pain: Several conditions could cause foot pain as you have described - stress or frank fracture, plantar fasciitis, non-union of fracture, etc. For this question you really should see a physician for further evaluation. ...Read more

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The arch of one of my feet hurts after running. What should I do? For exercise i ran for 5 miles in an hour one week ago. This was more than normal, but in my opinion not that much. The next day my right foot's arch was sore and is still sore today. T

The arch of one of my feet hurts after running.  What should I do? For exercise i ran for 5 miles in an hour one week ago.  This was more than normal, but in my opinion not that much.  The next day my right foot's arch was sore and is still sore today.  T

Treatment options: Begin with rest, ice massage, otc anti-inflammatories, & stretching the foot/ heel throughout the day. Make sure you are wearing shoes with an appropriate amount of support... Consider shoe inserts (arch support), and wearing night splints... Prp or steriod injections may be considered after the above options.

For more information please see http://drmarkgalland.Com/what-is-plantar-fasciitis/. ...Read more