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What causes roof of mouth lacerations and bleeding?

What causes roof of mouth lacerations and bleeding?

Not normal: It could be a few things from pizza burns to some form of pathology. If it does not go away within a week or two, i would suggest a visit to a dentist or oral pathologist. ...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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The roof of my mouth is slightly bleeding, why?

Trauma, or perio: Any bleeding means the tissues have been traumatized with infection (periodontal) or trauma. Rinse with saline. See your dentist. ...Read more

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Red dots and minor bleedings in roof of mouth. Not a smoker/drinker. No Sob/fever etc. I am freaking out! HELP?!

Red dots and minor bleedings in roof of mouth. Not a smoker/drinker. No Sob/fever etc. I am freaking out! HELP?!

See a doctor: This needs to be professionally evaluated and this can only be done by a doctor examining you and perhaps obtaining some further testing. Go and get this taken care of soon. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Do I have hiv/aids spicy food made roof of mouth raw/sore, but no bleeding. French kissed guy once barely tongue?

Do I have hiv/aids spicy food made roof of mouth raw/sore, but no bleeding. French kissed guy once barely tongue?

Hiv: HIV is transmitted through sex and blood but generally not through saliva. However, if you are sexually active and unsure of the history of any of the partners you've had sex with, please see a physician to have testing for all std's including hiv. ...Read more

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Itchy red bumps on roof of mouth close to throat....and excessive bleeding gums...what could this be??

Itchy red bumps on roof of mouth close to throat....and excessive bleeding gums...what could this be??

Fungal Infection?: The differential diagnosis on this is fairly limited. Most commonly a fungal infection/ allergy can be the culprit. However, it could be something more difficult, such as a herpetic infection, or exotic like pemphigus. I would recommend a trip to your Dentist for visual examination and possible medication/treatment. ...Read more

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I had oral cyst removal on the the roof of my mouth and already 2 stitches came out I'm not bleeding but I notice it's swelling what should I do ?

I had oral cyst removal on the the roof of my mouth and already 2 stitches came out I'm not bleeding but I notice it's swelling what should I do ?

Contact your Surgeon: Best to check with your surgeon. Until you are able to speak to your surgeon, avoid hot foods and beverages, spicy foods, citrus, and any other irritants. Cool water would be more soothing. You may swish salt water. Speak with your surgeon for best direction. If there is bleeding, apply pressure. if it does not stop, and you cannot reach your surgeon urgently, then go to the ER. ...Read more

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A piece of a wire grill brush broke off into my dinner and poked the roof of my mouth. No visible wound. No bleeding. Do I need to get a tetanus shot?

A piece of a wire grill brush broke off into my dinner and poked the roof of my mouth. No visible wound. No bleeding. Do I need to get a tetanus shot?

Low T?: No T booster needed specifically for that, but you should get a tetanus booster about every ten years. Check your shot records. ...Read more

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I have red spots in the roof of my mouth nose has been stopped up an bleeding what could this mean. I'm freaking out?

I have red spots in the roof of my mouth nose has been stopped up an bleeding what could this mean. I'm freaking out?

Infection: Bacterial. See pmd. Treatment with Benadryl (diphenhydramine) in the meantime will help. Vit c, chicken soup, change tooth brush. ...Read more

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My 13 year old daughter had bleeding from the roof of her mouth yesterday. Was told it looked like it was"sweating blood. " What could cause this?

My 13 year old daughter had bleeding from the roof of her mouth yesterday.  Was told it looked like it was"sweating blood. "  What could cause this?

Bleeding: This sounds like it was caused by trauma,like something rubbing on the hard palate. The bleeding should stop by itself but if it persists please see a doctor ...Read more

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My 11-year-old daughter has a bleeding cold sore on the roof of her mouth, which appears pale, with other small sores. One side of her throat hurts.

My 11-year-old daughter has a bleeding cold sore on the roof of her mouth, which appears pale, with other small sores.  One side of her throat hurts.

Viral Infection: Sounds like she has a viral infection such as Hand Foot and Mouth Disease or Herpangina. they are caused by a herpes like virus called Coxsackie. Generally these are viruses that young( ...Read more

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Numbess on roof of mouth after eating?

Numbess on roof of mouth after eating?

See a neurologist: There are many neurological tests that can numbness in your mouth. These tests help determine the cause of the symptoms. See a neurologist for evaluation, diagnosis and treatment if needed. ...Read more

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Taste buds on roof of mouth ?

Taste buds on roof of mouth ?

May locations!: Taste receptors or taste buds are generally located on your tongue, soft palate which is the top of your palate way in the back where it gets softer, and the papilla (small bumps) way back on your tongue. ...Read more

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Is herpes on roof of mouth common?

Is herpes on roof of mouth common?

Common: Herpes simplex virus - 1 (oral herpes) infections are common in the United States. About 68 % of the population are carriers of the virus. This infection is less common on the palate than on the lips. Once it happens, this infection tends to reoccur in the same place. This virus remains lodged and inactive (latent) in the relay houses (ganglion) of the nerve branches acting up two- three times/yr. ...Read more

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Tiny bumps on roof of mouth normal?

Tiny bumps on roof of mouth normal?

See a dentist: You should see a dentist and have the tiny bumps looked at. ...Read more

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Can sinusitis cause sores to roof of mouth?

Can sinusitis cause sores to roof of mouth?

Yes.. : But it would be better if a ct scan of maxilla is taken, if you are suspicious of sinus pathoses. ...Read more

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What do do when you have an itchy capalate (roof of mouth) ?

What do do when you have an itchy capalate (roof of mouth) ?

Allergy?: You could have a food allergy or sensitivity to certain foods such as citrus or other types of spices. You should also check the toothpaste and mouth rinses you might be using. Do you smoke? I would also advise having a periodontist or your general dentist do a full exam to verify that there isn't any pathology. http://www.drgums.com. ...Read more

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Pizza burned roof of mouth, does this require medical attention?

Pizza burn: Ususally resolve on their own if you avoid the area when eating and try to keep it clean, using warm salt water rinses, you can see your dentist for any follow up or peace of mind and they may provide you with additional treatment, they may send you to a specialist like an oral surgeon if deemed necessary. ...Read more

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What are these small, colorless painles bumps on the roof of mouth?

See dentist: Very hard to diagnose your condition without looking at it. Are the bumps hard or soft? How long do you have them? Have they changed size? All these questions help determine what you have. ...Read more

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Itchy clumps in the roof of mouth off and on for a couple of years.?

Itchy clumps in the roof of mouth off and on for a couple of years.?

Get checked out: More than likely, this is a fungal infection, but the only way to tell is by getting a biopsy/ culture of the clumps by a dentist or oral surgeon. ...Read more

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Hard bump with softer bump in front of it on roof of mouth. What could it be?

Anatomical structure: incisive papilla (soft) and torus palatinus (hard bony protrusion on the palate). If concerned, see a dentist to rule out pathology. ...Read more

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What is the line in the middle of the roof of mouth it's quite rough and rugged etc raised if u will is this normal.?

Normal: As the palate is developing while you were in the womb it consists as three parts that merge to form the roof of the mouth. The two largest parts come in from the side and fuse together leaving a midline ridge of bone and lining. It is a normal result of palate development. ...Read more

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What are the two tiny holes on the roof on my mouth/ palate called/ caused by? They are simetrical and I've had them all my life.

What are the two tiny holes on the roof on my mouth/ palate called/ caused by? They are simetrical and I've had them all my life.

Fovea Palatinae: They appear as small depressed points at the junction between the soft and hard palate just off off the midline and are the ductal openings and recipients of distributaries of ducts of the surrounding clusters of mucous glands. ...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


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