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I have small red bumps on the top of my mouth and a stuffy nose any clue what it could be?

I have small red bumps on the top of my mouth and a stuffy nose any clue what it could be?

Probably a virus: Try OTC meds for nasal congestion and gargle your mouth with saline water. If you have fever, or don't get better in a couple of days, you need to be examined for a definitive diagnosis. ...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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I have a sore throat and red bumps in the top of my mouth. I have no stds, I just have never had red bumps before. What's wrong?

I have a sore throat and red bumps in the top of my mouth. I have no stds, I just have never had red bumps before. What's wrong?

Insufficent informat: It would not be wise to make a diagnosis from the information provided. If the signs and symptoms have persisted more than a couple of days, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Protected sex w/ stripper 1wk & 4wk ago. Sore red throat. Also bump @ top/back of mouth. No fever/lymphnodes swollen. No pain or fatigue. Sign of hiv?

Protected sex w/ stripper 1wk & 4wk ago. Sore red throat. Also bump @ top/back of mouth. No fever/lymphnodes swollen. No pain or fatigue. Sign of hiv?

Unlikely HIV,: But see your doctor for evaluation. It could be something as simple as strep throat, but even then antibiotics are necessary. Consider having evaluation for std's for your own peace of mind especially if there was unprotected oral sexual behavior as a part of the encounter. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a red bump on the top roof of my mouth and I don't know what it is?

What to do if I have a red bump on the top roof of my mouth and I don't know what it is?

Needs to be seen: It could be many things. We can't diagnose your problem without actually seeing you. You will have to visit your dentist to find out what it is. ...Read more

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I have a big red bump on the top left of my mouth. It hurts really bad and I can feel it in my mouth. It also hurts when I swallow.

I have a big red bump on the top left of my mouth. It hurts really bad and I can feel it in my mouth. It also hurts when I swallow.

Top left?: Not much to go on. Best advice, see your Dentist for differential diagnosis and treatment plan. Pain and swelling are red flags telling you to get immediate help. Could be from infected tooth, infected gum, trauma, burn, lesion, etc. Call your Dentist for an appointment. ...Read more

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Cold for three weeks, nasal chest congestion, dry cough nowc followed by mouth sores on top pallet. Red bumps with large white sores?

Cold for three weeks, nasal chest congestion, dry cough nowc followed by mouth sores on top pallet. Red bumps with large white sores?

Sinus infection?: The mouth sores on your palate sounds viral, but if you have been sick for 3 weeks you might have a bacterial infection requiring antibiotics. See a doctor, rest and drink plenty of fluids. ...Read more

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Had 3-4 small red bumps/lumps back of throat for about a month. Painless, no flu or cold symptoms, top of mouth has a orangey tint. Is this lymphoid?

Had 3-4 small red bumps/lumps back of throat for about a month. Painless, no flu or cold symptoms, top of mouth has a orangey tint. Is this lymphoid?

Throat bumps: These signs are nonspecific and don't necessarily denote pathology. The bumps may be accentuated or prominent gland like structures related to mucus secretion. It is not uncommon for the palate to have different hues of color. If you still have concerns, have a throat examination by your physician or an otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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I have red bumps all the way back of tongue. It's painless. I can feel it when I swallow. I also have tiny red bumps on the top layer of my tongue.

I have red bumps all the way back of tongue. It's painless. I can feel it when I swallow. I also have tiny red bumps on the top layer of my tongue.

Probably normal: Everybody has a row of large (up to 1/8 inch) red bumps across the back of the tongue, called circumvallate papillae (google it for photos). And normal tongue papillae and taste buds could be the "tiny red bumps" you describe. Therefore, I'm guessing nothing is abnormal. But see your doctor or dentist if you remain cocnerned. ...Read more

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I have red bumps that are on the right lip of my vagina and the top part that kind of hurts that comes every few months or so but I am a virgin.

I have red bumps that are on the right lip of my vagina and the top part that kind of hurts that comes every few months or so but I am a virgin.

Genital lesion: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. ...Read more

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My 16 year old has 3 red bumps on his top lip and a slight white film on his tongue and what looks like I don't know I guess a scratch on his tongue?

He needs to be seen: It could be local irritation from food or medication. At 16 he could be ingesting any number of things that could be irritating. If it bothers him then have him seen. ...Read more

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Boyfriend has a irritated shaft on the side it has some red bumps and on top of red bumps it looks like a small tiny black head. When pee burns a tad?

Boyfriend has a irritated shaft on the side it has some red bumps and on top of red bumps it looks like a small tiny black head. When pee burns a tad?

Must be seen: This could be herpes or a staph infection. Add that to dysuria (which in a male represents Gonorrhea or Chlamydia) it is a definite indication that this man needs a doctor visit today. ...Read more

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Tiny white and red bumps on inside of lip/ top and bottom. Kinda sore. Not canker sores. And around crease of lips where lips sit on eachother? Tiny

Tiny white and red bumps on inside of lip/ top and bottom. Kinda sore. Not canker sores. And around crease of lips where lips sit on eachother? Tiny

A tiny bumps: A tiny bumps in mouth including the lips, may be caused by a few possible conditions like foods irritation or allergy. In most cases they are harmless and may resolve on their own, but you should see a doctor if the bumps persist for more than 10 days or becomes worse over time. Take care. ...Read more

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2 or 3 raised red bumps with white center on back of throat on top near uvula. I had tonsils removed years ago. Bumps are a little sore. What is it?

2 or 3 raised red bumps with white center on back of throat on top near uvula. I had tonsils removed years ago. Bumps are a little sore. What is it?

Cannot diagnose: Answers on HealthTap aren't intended for individual treatment, prescription or diagnosis. Even if we could, this would have to be seen to be diagnosed as there are several possibilities that would require specific testing. See your doctor. ...Read more

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My child (4) has 7 tiny red bumps on her face they started 3 days ago and slowly a few more each day there is none inside her mouth or anywhere else?

My child (4) has 7 tiny red bumps on her face they started 3 days ago and slowly a few more each day there is none inside her mouth or anywhere else?

Have the doc see it.: Children get so many types of rashes and skin lesions. They can be due to allergies, illness, or any number of things. Think if there have been any new foods, soaps, shampoos, detergents, etc in her life. Best is to have her pediatrician check her out to make sure that it is not a rash associated with any other type of condition. Many times, a rash's origin cannot be traced. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What are red bumps in roof of mouth?

What are red bumps in roof of mouth?

Need exam: I can't tell you what the red bumps are. There are several things that can cause this. Some causes can be infection, allergy, virus. You need to see a dentist for an exam, diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Wtf are these itchy big red bumps on my mouth?

Wtf are these itchy big red bumps on my mouth?

Itchy big red bumps: If you want the answer, you will need to see a dentist. It could be many things, some serious, others not. Without actually being able to see them, we can't tell you for sure. Sorry. ...Read more

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I have Tiny red bumps on floor of mouth what could this be? Http://instagram. Com/p/qaTcGTgJkR/

To many: To many things to list here, but probably not of major concern. Call your Dentist for an examination. Take advantage of all his/her years of training & experience. ...Read more

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Got small sores that come and go in the mouth. Usually come one or two and disappear. With red bumps filled with blood. What may be the cause?

Got small sores that come and go in the mouth. Usually come one or two and disappear. With red bumps filled with blood. What may be the cause?

More info please: Are the bumps mainly on inner cheeks, roof of the mouth (palate), or floor of the mouth; or mainly on the tongue? Do they blister? Do they heal with scar, ulcer or completely clear? ...Read more

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My 4 year old son has tiny red bumps around his mouth what could it be?

My 4 year old son has tiny red bumps around his mouth what could it be?

Perioral Dermatitis: Perioral dermatitis (pod) is a chronic papulopustular and eczematous facial dermatitis. It mostly occurs in women and children.The clinical and histologic features of the perioral dermatitis lesions resemble those of rosacea. Patients require systemic and/or topical treatment, an evaluation of the underlying factors, and reassurance. ...Read more

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I've got red bumps on tongue in back of mouth, what does this sound like?

I've got red bumps on tongue in back of mouth, what does this sound like?

Taste Buds: It sounds like normal taste buds called circumvallate papillae. Of course, without actually seeing you we can't be sure. To confirm this, you would have to see your own dentist. ...Read more

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The thin skin that connects my tongue to my mouth has little red bumps on both sides. What is it?

The thin skin that connects my tongue to my mouth has little red bumps on both sides. What is it?

Salivary opening: That connective thing between the tongue and the floor of the mouth is the frenulum linguae and the red bumps on the side are the openings of your submandibular salivary glands. ...Read more

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I have red bumps on my tounge and on the sides I went to the emergency and they said I had yest infection in mouth what could it be?

I have red bumps on my tounge and on the sides I went to the emergency and they said I had yest infection in mouth what could it be?

Thrush: Thrush is what it's called. It occurs when your immune system is a little low such as in diabetes. It can also occur when you have been on antibiotics for a while. Did they give you a mouthwash to use? That will get rid of the yeast. ...Read more

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I havr had red bumps on the roof of my mouth for a week what is it sometimes the bumps are hard?

I havr had red bumps on the roof of my mouth for a week what is it sometimes the bumps are hard?

See a dentist: These types of situations need to be diagnosed by a general dentist or an oral surgeon who can actually see you and the lesions in person. Merely giving you a list of possibilities will not help you in any way. ...Read more

Red Bumps (Definition)

A bump is an area of tissue or skin that is raised. Red bumps are elevations ...Read more