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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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I have a red sore patch on the roof of mouth. Hurts to drink or eat.?

I have a red sore patch on the roof of mouth. Hurts to drink or eat.?

"Pizza Palate": Pizza or other hot foods and liquids also can burn the roof of your mouth. If the soreness persist beyond one week, call your dentist. ...Read more

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Roof of mouth hurts and feels like I cant talk right. I wake up gagging from dry mouth.

Roof of mouth hurts and feels like I cant talk right. I wake up gagging from dry mouth.

Exam: Get to a dentist to get it examined ASAP. Some causes of swelling are more serious than others and a good clinical evaluation is your first step to figuring it out.. ...Read more

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Red irritated throat white puss red dots on roof of mouth hurts to swallow. On amoxicillian for 10 days now symptoms returning.?

Red irritated throat white puss red dots on roof of mouth hurts to swallow. On amoxicillian for 10 days now symptoms returning.?

Recurrent strep: Please see a physician for a throat culture and additional antibiotics. Recurrent strep throat can happen in cases of antibiotic resistance, improper dosing of medications, underlying immune suppression, being close to a strep carrier. Petechiae (red dots) on the soft palate are an uncommon but specific finding for strep throat. ...Read more

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I've had swollen lymph nodes for over year. Now my tounge and roof of mouth hurts. I have a sore on roof of mouth. My ears also hurt?

I've had swollen lymph nodes for over year. Now my tounge and roof of mouth hurts. I have a sore on roof of mouth. My ears also hurt?

Active/swollen nodes: Aka lymphadenopathy, that have been symptomatic for a year suggest a chronic problem w infection or systemic issues. This is not normal. Get to your otolaryngologist or oral surgeon asap. Very important that you be examined and find the source of this long standing issue. ...Read more

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Why does the roof of my mouth hurt?

Why does the roof of my mouth hurt?

Depends: You should be examined by a dentist or your physician. ...Read more

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Why does some of the roof of my mouth hurt and feel weird?

Why does some of the roof of my mouth hurt and feel weird?

Depends: Without more information, it's hard to be sure. Apthous ulcers may occur on the palate and are painful. These usually go away with no problem. Other infections, irritations (for example, by dentures) and some tumors may also be located here. If there is a lump, you should consider having it checked by your doctor or dentist. Chances are its nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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What are some concerns if the roof of my mouth hurts when eating?

What are some concerns if the roof of my mouth hurts when eating?

Common condition: But the causes may differ. This pain may occur due to infections, canker sore, dental issues, trauma hot drinks or spicy food. If the pain continues for several days to weeks, it is good idea to consult a physician or dentist. ...Read more

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The roof of my mouth hurts and sensitive when I touch it with my toungue?

The roof of my mouth hurts and sensitive when I touch it with my toungue?

Need more info: Have you been eating anything that could potentially hurt the roof of your mouth i.e. Cap'n Crunch? Do you wear a mouthpiece for sports? Would need more information to determine what this could be. ...Read more

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Why does the roof of my mouth hurt after I start to eat a plum?

Why does the roof of my mouth hurt after I start to eat a plum?

Only plums?: I've heard of allergic reactions to acidic or spicy foods that can sting, irritate, burn the roof tissue - but it's odd to only be plums - but allergies are about as hard to understand as anything. Consider an exam by an allergist if it bothers you - also consider not eating plums. If that's all there is that bothers it - it may be the best solution. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I've been getting sick at night. The roof of my mouth hurts causing it to hurt to swallow. But it doesn't happen during the day. What could it be?

I've been getting sick at night. The roof of my mouth hurts causing it to hurt to swallow. But it doesn't happen during the day. What could it be?

Toothpaste: There could be several reasons that need to be looked at but I will mention a very common problem. You may have to switch/change the toothpaste that is being used. Many of the toothpastes contain strong tartar removal ingredients that will irritate the roof of the mouth. So, try milder and less irritant one to start with. You can find the information on the label of the product. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Roof of my mouth hurts from a burn, any idea on how to heal it?

Roof of my mouth hurts from a burn, any idea on how to heal it?

Roof of mouth burn: Time will heal it. Usually a lot better in a day or so as skin there grows very fast. ...Read more

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The roof of my mouth hurts after eating hot pizza, how do you stop it?

Hot food: The roof of mouth is sensitive. Avoid eating hot foods. Note:even scratchy food like captain crunch can irritate the palate. Also, certain foods which are acidic like tomato paste can irritate the mouth. Finally, some people have allergy which causes irritation. Foer example, I am mildly allergic to bananas (common with ragweed pollen allergy)and my palate itches after eating. ...Read more

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Sometimes when I eat or drink something it makes the roof of my mouth hurt. Does that mean gum disease?

Sometimes when I eat or drink something it makes the roof of my mouth hurt. Does that mean gum disease?

Not typical symptom: What you are describing is not a typical symptom of " gum disease". I'd suggest that if you haven't already, see your regular dentist to make sure you don't have another problem! ...Read more

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Why does the roof of my mouth hurt on the back left side it hurts when I talk a lot and swallow please help

Why does the roof of my mouth hurt on the back left side it hurts when I talk a lot and swallow please help

Have: A doctor look in your throat. Maybe you can have a tonsillitis but maybe other things can cause the same complaint. You need to be seen by a doctor! ...Read more

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Does the roof of the mouth hurt post op after getting a sub tissue gum graft for one big tooth?

Does the roof of the mouth hurt post op after getting a sub tissue gum graft for one big tooth?

Gingival Graft: Pain may occur following a gingival graft surgery. It is a surgical procedure and is not completely risk-free. Pain, swelling, bad breath and infection following surgery is usually at its worst 24 – 48 hours after surgery. After that it should subside more and more every day and after 7 days stop. Good luck. ...Read more

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The roof of my mouth hurts. I have a headache and pain in my jaw, teeth, and behind my nose. I don't have a cold.?

Pain: Could be infected tooth, gums, sinus. Could be burn, abrasion. Could be infected throat. Could be viral, bacterial or fungal. Could be so many other causes. You have to be seen, to be examined, possibly to be X-rayed and/or to have lab tests. PLEASE call for help. This could be anything from simple to quite serious. Start by calling your Dentist. ...Read more

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Slight sore throat when I swallow the back an roof of my mouth hurts will it get worse?

Slight sore throat when I swallow the back an roof of my mouth hurts will it get worse?

Sore throat: See your primary care doctor for throat examination and possible throat culture to r/o Strep. Infection. ...Read more

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Does smoking cause you roof of your mouth to hurt?

Not usually: If you have a torus mandibularis (a bump on the roof of your mouth which is a bony deformity) that can get irritated and inflamed by cigarettes smoke. You need to see your doctor for an examination, especially since long-term tobacco smokers can get oral cancer. The single best thing you can now do for your health is to talk to your doctor about ways to quit tobacco smoking. ...Read more

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What could cause the roof of your mouth to hurt in cold weather?

What could cause the roof of your mouth to hurt in cold weather?

Nerve stimulation: It being cold enough to stimulate the nerves in that area to elicit a painful response. There are different kinds of nerve receptors in our body to alert us to danger such as cold, hot, pressure, etc. That is what they are there for. They are merely doing their job. Be grateful that you have them. ...Read more

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Mnth ago I noticed small (3-4mm) lump in back roof of my mouth. Doesn't hurt, same color of mouth, invisible but I can feel with my tongue. What can be?

See a Dentist: Any lump inside your mouth that last longer than 2-3 weeks should be checked by a dentist or an oral pathologist. ...Read more

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I had gum graft surgery over 2 years ago and it still bothers me. The roof of my mouth still hurts and so does part of my tongue.?

I had gum graft surgery over 2 years ago and it still bothers me. The roof of my mouth still hurts and so does part of my tongue.?

Chronic Pain: See Orofacial Pain specialist for evaluation, diagnosis and management. Any additional dental surgery or treatment is not recommended. ...Read more

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Hi, I have red patches and white bumps or spots on the roof of my mouth, it hurts super bad when my tongue touches the red part, also my ears hurt?

New problem?: If these symptoms are new, it sounds like you may have a throat infection. Inflammation of the tissues in the throat can lead to referred ear pain also. If you are having fevers, are unable to swallow, or pain is increasing I would see your physician for evaluation and to rule out a strep infection that would require antibiotics. ...Read more

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For past 2 days I had a tender spot on the roof of my mouth. It hurts if food or my tongue touches it. Not canker sore maybe food burn. What can I do?

Roof of mouth: This can't be answered without a visual examination. Have the area examined by your dentist, especially if it does not heal within 5-7 days.
In the meantime, avoid anything that irritates it such as hot and/or acidic foods. ...Read more

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4 year old in school, coughing, red spots on soft pallet roof of mouth, says mouth hurts, runny nose (spots are not blisters). Causes?

4 year old in school, coughing, red spots on soft pallet roof of mouth, says mouth hurts, runny nose (spots are not blisters). Causes?

Most likely viral: Could be hand foot and mouth disease (if there are bumps on foot and hands) - which is a virus, or can be cused by other visrues or if he has a sore throat it can be strep. ...Read more

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I have little red dots on the roof of my mouth that hurts like a sore throat. I did give vigorous fellatio 4 days ago. Could it be an std?

I have little red dots on the roof of my mouth that hurts like a sore throat. I did give vigorous fellatio 4 days ago. Could it be an std?

Petechia: The little red dots most likely represent petechia, or small bruises from the vigorous fellatio. Could it be an STD? If your partner has an STD, and the fellatio was unprotected, you could be at risk for an STD. ...Read more

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