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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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Thoughts as to what might be causing redness on roof of mouth for a month? It doesn't hurt or bleed. I have lupus. I have a photo in my file...

Thoughts as to what might be causing redness on roof of mouth for a month? It doesn't hurt or bleed. I have lupus. I have a photo in my file...

Roof of mouth: Any abnormal swelling, color change, or lesion, whether it is painful or not, that lasts longer than 10 days needs to be examined. Call your dentist or an oral surgeon for an examination. ...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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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

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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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...Read more