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Hi IV still got this inflamed red bumps on soft palate (pharyngitis) for 18 days now what's going on in feel fine but swallowing is not bad please help?

Hi IV still got this inflamed red bumps on soft palate (pharyngitis) for 18 days now what's going on in feel fine but swallowing is not bad please help?

ENT Consult: There are multiple reasons for the symptoms you explain and a good ENT evaluation would be the proper thing to do to find the answer and proper treatment. This is not an over the count solution. ...Read more

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Red Bumps (Definition)

Red bumps is a symptom in which a person has a rash of raised spots on the skin, and the spots are redder than the normal skin. Redness is usually caused by increased blood (red colored) in the reddened area. Increased blood flow can be due to allergies, infection, hormonal changes, ...Read more


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I had a single small red/white bump on soft palate for a couple days and its gone. In HIV mouth sores, would there only be one or would it be more?

I had a single small red/white bump on soft palate for a couple days and its gone. In HIV mouth sores, would there only be one or would it be more?

More than one likely: There are more than one type or mouth sores usually related to hiv. Most have more to do with being immunosupressed- like candidiasis (ulcers caused by yeast infections), cold and herpetic ulcers as well as leukoplakia ("hairy tounge"). The onset of a single small lesion that has healed is not an indicator that you have contracted hiv. If you are still fearful, the best remedy is testing. ...Read more

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Tiny bumps on soft palate, drainage march 2013, bumps on the back of throat, throat isnt sore, white spot on uvula with red outline. Possible hpv?

Tiny bumps on soft palate, drainage march 2013, bumps on the back of throat, throat isnt sore, white spot on uvula with red outline. Possible hpv?

HPV: That is certainly possible and would recommend seeing a dentist or oral surgeon. The spot on the uvula could be herpes, coxsackie virus, or a variety of other possibilities. ...Read more

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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 ?

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 ?

See your dentist: Some conditions like bumps on roof of mouth on soft palate may require further assessment and your dentist may schedule a follow-up appointment or refer you to a specialist to determine a diagnosis. See your dentist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Had small red spots on the hard pallate and had a red bumps on the tounge, what should I do?

Call an oral surgeon: These types of conditions really need to be visualized, and together with a full medical history a diagnosis can be made. Your best bet is to call a local oral surgeon who can examine and advise you. Without this info, the cause of your lesions is only a guess, and that's not what you're looking for. ...Read more

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Tiny flesh colored bumps on soft palate and around the arch near the uvula I can feel them with my tongue no pain no discomfort are these normal?

See your physician: There are many potential causes for colored bumps on soft palate. It can be sign of harmless or serious conditions, depending on its nature. See your physician for evaluation, diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more

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What to do if I have 2 small bumps on my soft palate, what is it?

What to do if I have 2 small bumps on my soft palate, what is it?

Bumps: What you do is easy. Pick up the phone and call your dentist for an examination. Probably nothing, but your dentist will have to see you to be able to do a diagnosis. Please call now. ...Read more

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What can cause a painful what pimple like bump on the soft palate in a 6year old?

Salivary gland issue: Occasional there can be a stone formation, or a small infection on a gland. Depending on the location- aphthous ulcers can create a painful situation for a couple of days too. Warm rinses should help expedite the recovery time. ...Read more

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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


Soft Palate (Definition)

The soft palate is the back part of the palate that has the uvula (dangling thingamajig) and has no bone underneath it. It ...Read more


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