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Dr. Joseph Wineman
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Red spot on soft palate .. I'm not sure if it's due to a gum disease or due to oral sex or drinking ?

Dr. Joseph Wineman
Board Certified, Dentistry
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Red spot on soft palate .. I'm not sure if it's due to a gum disease or due to oral sex  or drinking ?

Red spot on palate: The red spot could be caused by any of the things you suggested. Best thing to do would be to visit your dentist if the spot does not disappear within 5-7 days and have the dentist check it out. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Levin
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Hi IV got red spots size of small buttons on my soft palate in my mouth but before that happened a week ago i had a ulcer on the palatine is it cancer?

Dr. Barry Levin
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Hi IV got red spots size of small buttons on my soft palate in my mouth but before that happened a week ago i had a ulcer on the palatine is it cancer?

Probably not: It is not possible to answer this question without a clinical exam. However, this may be a fungal infection, such as yeast (thrush) or a another condition altogether. I strongly recommend you see your primary care physician or an ENT fro an evaluation. If these lesions persist, there may be a need to take a small sample (biopsy) to confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Dr. Alvin Lin
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I have red spots on the soft palate of my mouth and I think there is yellowing where my tonsils were. There's possible white spots on back of throat?

Dr. Alvin Lin
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I have red spots on the soft palate of my mouth and I think there is yellowing where my tonsils were. There's possible white spots on back of throat?

Sore throat or not?: If sore throat, go see your Family Doc to discuss testing for Strep. If not, this may be normal for you. ...Read more

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Dr. Cynthia Archer
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What looks like a Canker sore on soft palate. Red spots in back of throat/roof of mouth. Mouth is also yellow in color instead of pink. What is this?

Dr. Cynthia Archer
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What looks like a Canker sore on soft palate. Red spots in back of throat/roof of mouth. Mouth is also yellow in color instead of pink. What is this?

That's not an easy ?: Sorry about that, but I'm certain a doctor will need to examine you to answer that question. What other physical symptoms do you have? How long has this been an issue? Any fever? Maybe mono? Maybe oral herpes? The yellow could be superficial growth of bacteria or damaged skin or it might be jaundice. So, in a nutshell this is a situation where exam is unavoidable if you want answers. Feel better! ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Bobbitt
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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

Dr. Scott Bobbitt
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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

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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Dr. George Hanna
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My mouth is painful, when i chew i'll be biting the wall of my mouth and also red spot on the hard palate just behind front teeth. What could this be?

Dr. George Hanna
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My mouth is painful, when i chew i'll be biting the wall of my mouth and also red spot on the hard palate just behind front teeth. What could this be?

Bite might be off: It could be ulcer from trauma. Did you eat or drink something hot. If your biting the wall of you mouth, its your bite, is it normal or something new. If the red spots don't go away in 3-5 days, see a dentist to check hope this helps. ...Read more

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Dr. Pamela Asseff
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Removed tonsil stone from soft palate now I have a canker sore on the spot and redness around it. No other symptoms. Should I worry? How do I cure it?

Dr. Pamela Asseff
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Time: The tissue is irritated. Give it time to heal. The redness and canker sore should be healed within two weeks. ...Read more

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Dr. Paul Grin
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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 ?

Dr. Paul Grin
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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 ?

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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Dr. Richard Ruden
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