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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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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 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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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?

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?

Need exam: Oral ulceration or known as apthous uclers is common and can be benign, though they are conditions that may have associated pathologies including chron's disease. Otherwise if your symptoms become a chronic, it is worth the time to have it examined. ...Read more

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Tiny bumps on soft palate, drainage march 2013, bumps on the back of throat, throat isn't 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 isn't 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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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?

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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There's red spots on soft palate, yellowing where tonsils were and possibly white spots on back of throat?

There's red spots on soft palate, yellowing where tonsils were and possibly white spots on back of throat?

Mouth spots: Do you have any pain and/or fever? Do you feel very tired and worn down? If so, you might be experiencing strep throat. Have you recently engaged in oral sex? If so then you could also have an STD. Go to your doctor ASAP and get it checked out. Many common conditions once diagnosed can be treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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I hve this yellowish soft palate with red spots, and red spots also in my uvula. I have a runny nose, soar throat, small tonsilitis. Wat could ths be?

I hve this yellowish soft palate with red spots, and red spots also in my uvula. I have a runny nose, soar throat, small tonsilitis. Wat could ths be?

Strep: Throat. You will need a prescription antibiotics from your doctor. You may come down with scarlatina rash and you are contagious for the next 48 hours.Diet as tolerated, hydrate yourself, supportive treatment ...Read more

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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

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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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?

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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Hi I am having burning/rashes sensation on the roof of my mouth. Also I see red dots on the soft palate. Its on both hard and soft palate. Smoker?

Hi I am having burning/rashes sensation on the roof of my mouth. Also I see red dots on the soft palate. Its on both hard and soft palate. Smoker?

If you are...: If you are a smoker then stop. These can be sensations that are a warning to stop. I say this because you have smoker at the end of your message. These can be cause also by hot liquids if you do this frequently. Stop now before you have cancer. ...Read more

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My soft palate is yellow and I have a red bruise on the hard palate of my mouth which were red dots yesterday and look like tiny holes today?

My soft palate is yellow and I have a red bruise on the hard palate of my mouth which were red dots yesterday and look like tiny holes today?

See dentist: Did you burn your mouth or eat too much spicy or sour food? New toothpaste or mouthwash? Are you sick with a fever or sore throat? See your dentist or doc & get it checked. Unless you recently burnt your mouth with hot food or drink, or if you have been eating too much of a spicy or hot food, or changed mouthwash or toothpaste. Then stop doing it & give it 3 days to heal. See doc then if needed ...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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I have 2 sores in my mouth. 1 small bright red sore on soft palate by my teeth and 1 underneath the tip of tongue small red border white center. Can u have canker sores and oral herpes @the same time?

Anything is possible: But, the description sounds like canker sores on the tongue. The palatal sore could be due to a canker sore, or due to periodontal issue or a tooth abscess. Get checked by a dentist. ...Read more

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My soft palate is itchy, came after I ate lots of chewing gums. And now its got red/yellow spots. Exacerbated by sweet stuff. Came 6-7 months ago help?

My soft palate is itchy, came after I ate lots of chewing gums. And now its got red/yellow spots. Exacerbated by sweet stuff. Came 6-7 months ago help?

See a Pro: May be Thrush, allergy, lichen plants, neoplasm, etc. Red and r white lesions should always be evaluated immediately. Please call your Dentist for an examination. ...Read more

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Why are there red dark spots in my soft palate?

Why are there red dark spots in my soft palate?

IRRITATION: Most probably mechanical trauma or something that irritates thar area.
If it last for too long, see an ENT doctor. ...Read more

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I have red spots on my soft palate and I don't feel any pain what would it be? Is it dangerous?

I have red spots on my soft palate and I don't feel any pain what would it be? Is it dangerous?

Not likely: The red spots are probably palatal petechiae--capillary hemorrhages or can be caused by smoking--nicotinic stomatitis. It would be best to see a dentist to explore the cause of this condition. Most of these conditions are benign or resolve on there own however, some conditions that cause these spots may be more serious such as infectious disorders. See your dentist. ...Read more

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My soft palate is itchy, came after I ate a lot of chewing gums. And now its got red spots. Exacerbated by sweet stuff. Came 6-7 months ago?

My soft palate is itchy, came after I ate a lot of chewing gums. And now its got red spots. Exacerbated by sweet stuff. Came 6-7 months ago?

See your doctor: Itchy soft palate with red spots that last longer than 2-3 weeks without healing should be checked by a doctor or an oral pathologist. Call for appointment ASAP. ...Read more

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Are Red dots on soft palate after wisdom teeth removal normal? I can feel them and it's really annoying

Irrelevant: Red dots on soft palate can be because of some irritant or allergy, regardless of wisdom teeth surgery. If cornered, see your surgeon for post-op appointment. ...Read more

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I have red dots on my soft palate and I can sometimes feel them. This started after my wisdom teeth removal. What cause be causing them?

Red dots: "Red dots" is not a diagnosis, merely a description, so can't tell without an examination. Assuming it was an Oral Surgeon who removed your wisdom teeth, anything pathological would have been noted at the time of your surgery. Return to the Oral Surgeon to have your red dots examined. ...Read more

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My brother is 15 years old, its been two days he got red spots on his soft palate and gums, his lips are also dry and a bit swallon, it hurts too.

Could be many things: Please see ur dentist, and he may even refer you to a periodontist or oral surgeon for further evaluation. It needs to be looked at and examined closely, but it may be as simple as fungal infection, or herpetic lesion. .. But please. Don't take it lightly. ...Read more

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The soft palate (not gum) on the back next to my last molar has more red veins & hurt a little when my tongue touches the area. Wt could be the causes?

Soft tissue: Can be irritated by a burn, infection, lesion, trauma, etc. Please make an appointment with your Dentist to, examine the area. ...Read more

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My soft palate near my tonsils is red, but there is no pain. A little mucous in the morning on occasion. Is this anything to worry about?

Maybe: This is a hard question toanswer without any visuals. My rule of thumb is if it doesn't geet better in two weeks you should see your health care provider. ...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


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